Sunny Summer Beauty

Are you in a summer state of mind? I can't help drifting constantly to the beach in my mind, which is a nightmare, as I won't be heading there until at least August! This time of year is when we all start craving our sunny summer holidays, and who isn't keeping everything crossed that we get the summer weather we had last year? So, to keep things sunny, here are six sunny beauty buys that will at least have you feeling the summer vibes, even if … [Read more...]

NARS Steel The Show Fall 2017 Collection

I will only call this Fall 2017 because that's what it says on the press release. But it's Autumn/Winter, right? This is not the USA, and it rankles me, that US brands don't change the terminology on their press documentation. Rant over, here's the lovely NARS Steel The Show FALL 2017 collection, which is out now. Metallics are clearly key this autumn, as lots of brands have dark metals at the heart of their collections. Steel The Show … [Read more...]

Illamasqua’s Aftermath

Illamasqua launch their Aftermath collection next week - and you better rush to counters soon, because it's super cute, and bound to sell out. Now, I don't have a lot of info on it, because I am still waiting on a press release - which is a first, but there you go. Anyway, you can see from the pictures that there's a metallic theme going on here, and I have popped another shot on my instagram to show you some of it in a bit more … [Read more...]

Tom Ford’s Spring Makeup Collection

I had a lovely hour at the Tom Ford counter last week, having the new Spring Collection applied. This Limited Edition collection is the first seasonal addition to the main Tom Ford makeup collection which launched last year. It is beautiful - metallic based, small, and hugely effective on its own, or used in conjunction with various products from the core collection. Designed to achieve the look of sensuous, warm radiance, Tom Ford says: "I … [Read more...]