Lip Stains and Lip Balms for summer from Clarins and Buxom

I've been trying out two new lip products recently - a stain and a balm, from Clarins and Buxom, respectively. Clarins launched its new Water Lip Stain in May, and Buxom launches its new Power Plump Lip Balm next month. The Clarins Water Lip Stain (£19) is an interesting one. There are a few things I love about it, and some things I'm not so keen on. It's a perfect summer product. It gives you great colour coverage, but in a more summer-friendly … [Read more...]

MAC Versicolour

MAC have launched a new lip colour formula this month - called Versicolour. It's a fusion of gloss and stain, which MAC say 'melts onto lips for a full-on glassy shine that lasts and lasts and lasts'. I've not tried these yet, but the colours are stunning- and they're permanent! And I adore their campaign image for this one. It's more than a lipglass, more than a gloss, so more highly  pigmented. They're infused with emollient oils, so … [Read more...]

Cult Beauty – BeneTint

Whilst it’s always great to celebrate new launches in the beauty world- and there are more than enough of them to do that on this blog every week – there are some cult beauty products we just love to celebrate. Classics that have stood the test of time, maintained their best-selling status, and products that many of us couldn’t live without. So, let's celebrate one every week! BENEFIT BENETINT Back in 1977, and exotic dancer visited the San … [Read more...]