Benefit launch Porefessional Pearl Primer

Benefit launch The Porefessional Pearl Primer just after Christmas - perfect for the whole Korean K-beauty-led 'glass skin' trend that you are going to know all about come 2018 - trust me. The idea behind it is, of course, perfect skin. But rather than the matte perfection we've all been after this year, and not the dewy look that can be a bit much, this is a sort of middle-ground - a 'glass effect. Super shiny, but perfectly matte … [Read more...]

Beauty Bargain of the Week – Real Techniques

We can all spend a fortune on beauty products, but we don’t need to. Every week, I’m going to bring you my ‘Beauty Bargain of the Week‘  – a product I’ve used, and would recommend, and that, on most occasions, costs less than a fiver! What’s not to like! So, yesterday on here, I was banging on about foundations being back on trend. And they are. Autumn is here, so a bit more coverage is required, and every brand and their auntie seems to be … [Read more...]

Stila’s CC Cream and the Perfect Complexion

See, it's all about complexion this season - see my earlier post today - and yes, Stila have a CC Cream in their simple four-part Autumn Complexion Collection - my name, not theirs! They say there are four simple steps - and four products, some of them new -  to achieving that velvety skin look that is going to be big this season. Think perfect skin, simple makeup. Their Stay All Day Prime & Anti-Shine Balm (£24.50) is a multi-tasking, … [Read more...]

L’Oreal Paris Skin Perfection

Perfect skin. It's what we all aspire to, and few of us ever have. But, don't despair! You can get close to it with all of those lovely beauty products out there, and L'Oreal Paris have a new range on the block (well, okay, the counter), called Skin Perfection. This one is targeted at the Under 35s - counts me out - and essentially deals with pore reduction and redness issues. Pores, texture and tone were identified as key skincare concerns by … [Read more...]

Beyonce’s Beauty Secrets!

I'm not sure how much baby weight Beyonce actually gained, (and no, I don't believe those rumours!), but, she is back to looking hot - as you can see from this recent picture of her and hubby Jay-Z posted on her tumblr blog Apparently she's being doing 'cardio and plyometric moves like lunges and jumps on and off a bench' with her trainer Marco Borges, sticking to meals of vegetables and grilled meats and stocking up on one particular beauty … [Read more...]