Sally Hansen Miracle Gel Romantic Rendevous Collection

Sally Hansen do great nail products, and great nail polish. Their Miracle Gel polish is a cult favourite, and today they launch new shades - the Romantic Rendevous Collection - exclusive to Superdrug. The miracle I guess is in the top coat  which you use following two coats of the colour. There is no heat or light needed,and your nails stay chip-free - so they say - for up to two weeks. I've not tried these, but I do love the look of the new … [Read more...]

Rimmel Volume Shake Mascara & Brow Shake Powder

I wonder how many more different mascaras will launch over the years? I have seen so many in the years I've been a beauty writer, I've forgotten half of them! Vibrating mascara wands, layered mascaras, combs instead of wands, silicone, fibres, all sorts... Rimmel has now launched another new mascara - the Volume Shake Mascara - with more new technology involved. It's the first-to-market (that means there may be more of them to come!) Shake-Shake … [Read more...]

Rimmel Wake Me Up Mascara

So, this is a new one from Rimmel - the first ever eye-awakening mascara! Whatever that is... Well, after my hen day at the weekend, I need anything to keep my eyes open, so I was game to give this a go. The new Wonder'full Wake Me Up Mascara, to give it it's full title, awakens your eyes, delivers clump-free volume, lift and length. It contains Pro Vitamin B5, Vitamin E and cucumber extract to condition. I'm not sure what the … [Read more...]

Cheap and Cheerful from Miss Sporty

Miss Sporty are one of those uber-cheap brands you probably walk past in Boots and Superdrug, if, like me, you can be a bit of a beauty snob. But we're actually missing out on some excellent bargain buys. New for this summer, Miss Sporty has a few excellent, fun, good quality products - that are just £2.99 each! First up is the Instant Colour & Shine Lip Colour - these are Miss Sporty's version of lip crayons, and at first glance, I was all … [Read more...]

Beauty Bargain of the Week – Hottie Tottie – WIN!!

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! This week's Beauty Bargain is Anatomicals new Hottie Tottie is Never Spotty range. It made me smile. The packaging features cute little cartoon girls, and the packaging is bold, bright pink and … [Read more...]

Beauty Bargain of the Week – 2True summer makeup

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! These lovely new products from Superdrug's 2True will give you a brilliant tropical and tribal summer look, for a ridiculously low price. All of these products are £1.99 each or £4.99 for three. … [Read more...]

Has your make-up got the X Factor?

I'm no great fan of the X Factor, but I love these images of Diana Vickers who was on the show in 2008 and got to the semi-finals and was probably more noted for her quirky style than her singing. Diana Vickers for Collection 2000 is a collaboration for Autumn Winter, and the fantastic looks were created for Diana by the brand's makeup artist, Athena Skouvakis. “I grew up with Collection 2000 which has always been one of my favourite brands.  I … [Read more...]

Look After Your Teeth

I went to the dentist yesterday for a check-up - .I hate it, but it’s a necessary evil if you want to keep smiling. There is nothing more off-putting than rotten teeth. And if you don’t keep your teeth healthy you will never be able to take advantage of any cosmetic dentistry or teeth whitening. There are some brilliant offers on 5pm Health & Beauty - laser whitening at Dentawhite in Glasgow for just £239 instead of £499 is just one. But … [Read more...]

Beauty Bargain of the Week – Get Naked!

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! Naked Skin. That's the name of this week's bargain buy, from the Naked body care brand. It's their first foray into skincare, and it's all cheap, cheerful, has brilliant names, and after a week … [Read more...]