Overnight beauty

night products beauty sleep one

The clocks go back this weekend, so that means another hour of beauty sleep! Yay! But no point in that if you don't have the right products, is there? So, here are a few of my favourite nighttime beauty products, from creams to balms, to serums and my favourite foot cream! Photographed by my bed! That's a great tip, to remember to use them, keep them by your bed!I use about three to four night time products. Whilst asleep, beauty products can … [Read more...]

Estee Lauder relaunch Advanced Night Repair Eye

estee lauder new advanced night repair eye serum II

Estee Lauder will launch new versions of their Advanced Night Repair Eye Serum, and Eye Cream from August.  Last July, Estee Lauder relaunched their Advanced Night Repair - the new Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II was born, and I absolutely love it. I blogged about that relaunch on here. These two new relaunches of the Advanced Night Repair eye products happen next week. If you haven't tried Advanced Night Repair in any … [Read more...]

Fake You’re Awake! Beat the lost hour!

fake you're awake 5pm

The clocks 'spring forward' this Saturday night, meaning we lose an hour's sleep. Yes, we know, it heralds the start of British Summer Time and those light nights, but, well, did we mention ... we LOSE an hour's sleep!This is not good. We need all the beauty sleep  we can get it. But, if we have to lose an hour, then fine - we've got it covered (literally, when there's concealer involved) with our 'Fake You're Awake' beauty guide. This little … [Read more...]

30 Shades of Double Wear!


Estee Lauder have added lots of new shades to their Double Wear Stay-in-Place Foundation, and I learned a little trick for putting it on last week, from their brilliant international makeup artist, Alan Pan.If you've tried Double Wear you will know that it is a medium coverage, buildable foundation which is oil-free, and can be a bit well, not to pliable when you apply it. I have always found it a little tight, having quite dry skin, but Alan … [Read more...]

30 Years of Advanced Night Repair!


If you've been using Estee Lauder's Advanced Night Repair (or ANR) from launch date to now, I bet you look fantastic!This iconic little brown bottle of serum heralded a new era in skin repair when it was launched in 1982 and celebrates 30 years on the market, as a best-seller, this year.Everything about the product was unique -the texture, formula, and technology and remains so to this day. The little apothecary style dropper dispersed just … [Read more...]