Terry Barber x MAC Eye Palette

MAC fans, this is a beauty! BUT... it's only available at Selfridges. So, get you to a shop, or go online - it's Limited Edition, but still available. Oh yeah, it's an Eye Palette. And a gorgeous one at that. It's called the Eye See x 15 Eye Palette, and has been created by Terry Barber, MAC Director of Makeup Artistry. He's put 25 years worth of experience into this, and it's gorgeous. It has 15 fantastic shades in it, all specifically … [Read more...]

Sparkle with Bobbi Brown’s new Eyeshadow Sticks

BOBBI BROWN'S Long-Wear Cream Shadow Sticks now come in a Sparkle formula - and it's great. This new formula is infused with multi-dimensional pearls that give a 'prismatic' finish. That in turn brings a sparkle effect to the eyes. I've been trying the shade, Gilded, a gold colour, and the sparkle is great - but subtle enough not to be overpowering. The formula is a water-based gel technology with staying power - it doesn't fade or … [Read more...]

Eyes on MAC – new eye palettes

Eyeshadow is probably one of the least-used items in my makeup collection, but one thing I just love, all the same! I have TONS of them. And lots of them are MAC - they are the best, right? When I do eyeshadow, I tend to go for one of two or three different looks - a smokey eye, a glittery cream, or a bold, bright colour. I adore greens and blues, and the new MAC Eyes x 9 Palette in Tropic Cool Times Nine is perfect for me. The nine … [Read more...]

Peachy Keen Too Faced Collection

Too Faced's Sweet as Peach collection is cute - and if you like scented cosmetics, then it's definitely for you. I find the scent a little bit cloying, but I adore the packaging. The Creamy Lip Oil Lip Gloss (£16) comes in eight shades, with fab names like Papa Don't Peach. I love that one. I've tried Peach Tease, Peach, Please! and Peach Fuzz. If it's bold colour you want, these are not for you, but they are really hydrating and creamy, and … [Read more...]

Sisley launch new Eyeshadow Quad

Sisley's latest makeup launch is their Phyto 4 Ombres  - two lovely eyeshadow palettes with a bold, bright harlequin design to the cases. Each palette has four shades in it - there's two very different palettes, the nude toned Dream palette, and the bolder Mystery palette. Each palette is £57, and I know, I know, how on earth can anyone justify that much on eyeshadow. But it is true that money will buy you quality when it comes to this … [Read more...]

The Eyes Have It

I think lipstick is my favourite beauty product ever, but every now and then there's nothing more satisfying than creating a gorgeous eye. So, I've been delighted to try the latest Estee Lauder Double-Wear eye makeup products to do just that. Already hugely popular, with shadows and eye pencils in the range, they've now added a new Double Wear Stay-in-Place Gel Eyeliner (£15.50) which comes in a little pot with a petite little brush for … [Read more...]