Max Factor’s #GlamJan #WearYourRed

Max Factor Marilyn Red Lipstick for #GlamJan

I'm maybe a bit late to the party with this one, but have you been enjoying a #GlamJan? Max Factor have been trying to get us to embrace the glamour all month, by simply wearing the most glamorous of beauty products - red lipstick! Using the hashtag #WearYourRed, alongside #GlamJan, it's been a very glamorous month - or has it?! The reason behind this campaign is that according to a Max Factor poll, over half of women (55%) avoid wearing … [Read more...]

#UDxGWEN Part Two!

Gwen Stefani for Urban Decay lipsticks

Yes, that means more Gwen Stefani and Urban Decay makeup is now available. You didn't think they'd stop at just one eye palette, did you? The Urban Decay team didn't spend all that time with the pop diva for just that palette, gorgeous as it is. So, here it is #UDxGWEN Part 2. And it's fantastic. I love it, and I have NO DOUBT, you will too. (Sorry, I couldn't resist!) It's on counter today, and there are four new items.And let's start with … [Read more...]

Bourjois Fuchsia Mania

Bourjois Fuchsia Mania 80s-tastic!

I LOVE this fab campaign image for the new Bourjois Fuchsia Mania Collection. It's so 80s-tastic, it takes me right back. Fuchsia Mania is four versions of fuchsia, from bluish reds to purples, with four new shades and four highlighted ones, in two lip finishes - Rouge Edition, and Rouge Edition Velvet.In the fab campaign image the model is wearing Rouge Edition Velvet in Fu(n)chsia on the upper lip, and Rouge Edition Velvet in Pink … [Read more...]

TopShop and Red Lippy Project for Cervical Cancer Awareness

red lippy project bag

This week the beauty world is encouraging us all to do something I do every day - wear red lipstick! The Red Lippy Project is a charity initiative supporting, and raising awareness of, cervical cancer.As part of Cervical Screening Awareness Week (June 8-14), the Red Lippy Project are collaborating with TopShop and have launched a limited edition Red Lippy Lipstick. It's their best-selling Pillar Box Red in a  Limited edition version.The … [Read more...]

Envy those lips with Estee Lauder!

Estee Lauder lipstick colours

It's Valentine's Day! Hot date? Out on the pull? Lips conditioned and ready for some kissing? Better get a hot lipstick on as well then! And that's where Estee Lauder's new Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick comes in.More modern than any Lauder packaging I've seen, this new lipstick range is one to, well, envy, if you're Lauder's competitiors! It has everything you need  - great formula, great packaging and a gorgeous - and varied - colour … [Read more...]

Red Lip, Nude Lip, from Bobbi Brown

Bobbi Brown red lip nude lip

Are you a red lip fan or a nude lip fan? And is that bold, scarlet red, or a deeper, berry red? If you love nude, is it a deep brown nude, or a pale, sandy nude? Bobbi Brown has launched six shades in her latest Holiday collection - Red Lip, Nude Lip - whcih go right across the nude to red lip colour spectrum.The six shades of Creamy Matte Lip Color, will give you the perfect look of a classic matte lip, but with incredible wearability. This … [Read more...]

World Aids Day and MAC

MAC viva glam rupaul

It's World Aids day on Sunday, and MAC are once again donating through their VIVA GLAM campaign. M·A·C launch VIVA GLAM every year, where the full R.R.P. less V.A.T. from the sale of its Lipstick and Lipglass goes towards helping women, men and children everywhere affected by HIV and AIDS. This year you can buy VIVA GLAM 1 (£15), which is legendary RuPaul’s sexy signature burgundy red which MAC first launched twenty years ago. RuPaul is the 2013 … [Read more...]

James Bond beauty!


So, there's a new James Bond movie out next month. Skyfall stars Daniel Craig as 007 once again, and with it will come the usual hype, and Bond-mania and memorabilia.I've never been a big Bond fan - bit too dated or action-packed for me! So, I'm  going to be hiding the remote from my other half when Sky 007 Channel launches in October. But, I do love this new 007 fragrance which is available now, with a clever gadget of a cap, of … [Read more...]

Madonna madness!


Everyone's gone Madonna-mad this week following her half-time show at the Super Bowl on Sunday night, her new single release, and the announcement of a World Tour.Madonna was probably my first ever beauty icon. When I was 13 I wanted to be her, and red was the only colour of lipstick I wanted to wear. She's had so many different makeovers over the years, but the classic Madonna/Marilyn Monroe/Bombshell look is what people will probably always … [Read more...]

Teeth Whitened? Red Lipstick on!


If you are taking advantage of today's 5pm Health and Beauty Big Deal - and getting your teeth whitened for just £69.99 instead of £219.99, you've made a wise choice! I had my teeth whitened earlier this year, and the effect was brilliant.You don't end up with a Simon Cowell-style blinging white smile, so don't worry. The effect is much more subtle, but it's clear to see, and it made wearing my favourite lipstick colour - red, all the more … [Read more...]