Wedding Makeup with 5pm Deals

It's my wedding anniversary today - four years since the best day ever. Being a bit of a control freak, and knowing the way I like my makeup, I did my own on my wedding day. I actually did my bridesmaid's as well. But, if you are getting married, and you are thinking about getting your makeup done, then there are LOADS of makeup artists on 5pm that offer excellent rates and deals. At Flawless by Danielle in Glasgow's East End you can book in … [Read more...]

Benefit launch two new Hello Happy Foundations

A year after the original Hello Happy foundation launch, Benefit has added two new foundations to the line. Both will launch this Friday and are are very different. The Hello Happy Velvet Powder Foundation has a natural-matte finish, and is dual-coverage - so you can choose the level of coverage you have, by how you apply it. The cute compact contains the foundation, and a brush and sponge. Use the brush if you want light coverage, or … [Read more...]

New from NARS

NARS is one of my favourite brands- its Orgasm blusher is hands-down the best ever. Once you have used it, you will never buy another blusher ever again, trust me! The brand launches two new products this weekend - the Natural Radiant Longwear Cushion Foundation SPF50 PA+++ (£25), and the Metal Cream Multi-Use Palette Make A Scene (£36). Let's look at the gorgeous palette first. It's exclusive to NARS boutiques, and online at … [Read more...]

bareMinerals new Complexion Rescue Hydrating Foundation Stick SPF25

bareMinerals has come a long way since launch in 1995 - and here is another foundation to add to their already huge range. And I love this one - the new Complexion Rescue Hydrating Foundation Stick SPF25. To be fair, I am a sucker for a stick foundation. Forget any notions of old 1970s-style panstick - this stick foundation is a brand new innovative formula, which contains over 30 per cent enhanced mineral water. It's the first clean, … [Read more...]

Tom Ford’s Emotionproof Eye Colour

If it's Tom Ford, it's not waterproof, it's emotionproof. To add to the Emotionproof Mascara, there's now Emotionproof Eye Color and Emotionproof  Liner. I've not tried any of this collection, but it's supposed to last wherever your day or night takes you - that means this makeup is high endurance, and long-lasting, and, of course,  water-resistant. I do love the clever idea of emotionproof. The liner and eye colour combine in 22 … [Read more...]

Benefit Add New Brow Product Shades

Benefit is all about extending the shade range this year - first it was Hoola, now it's their best-selling brow products. Benefit is the biggest brow brand in the land - if you don't have Bene-brows, do you even have brows?! The Brow Bars are massively popular - and good. And if you want a brow product, then Benefit is the go-to brand.The range is huge, with an amazing 12+ products,and all sort of brow kits. And now they have added FOUR  … [Read more...]

HUDA Beauty launches in to Harvey Nichols in Edinburgh in June

Don't know who Huda Kattan is? Call yourself a beauty fan? Pah. If you actually don't, she's the American born, Iraqi makeup artist, who started her beauty blog, Huda Beauty, in 2010 and has since grown her brand into a billion dollar business. The former finance worker retrained as a makeup artist in LA, moved to Dubai, set up her blog, and the rest is history, as they say. The Huda beauty range was launched in 2013 - with her sisters Mona and … [Read more...]

NARS Orgasm Collection

This one will definitely make you squeal with delight - it's beautiful! The new NARS Orgasm Collection - to celebrate the iconic blusher's 20th Anniversary - is available nationwide from June, and if you love the iconic blusher, then you will go wild for this. NARS celebrates the universally flattering Orgasm shade with four exciting ways to achieve its iconic glow. I love this blush more than any other blush I've ever used. The … [Read more...]

Hourglass Unreal High Shine Volumizing Lip Gloss

Are you ready to down the matte and get with gloss again? Gloss is back, and Hourglass has launched Unreal - a High Shine Volumizing Lip Gloss that comes in 18 shades. This gloss promises volume and super shine. And like most good lip glosses now, it doesn't have any stickiness to it. The innovative formula is infused with powerful active ingredients, the trademarked Volulip (whatever that may be!) and hyaluronic acid. Both deliver intense … [Read more...]

Bobbi Brown Double Crush Crushed Liquid Lips

Imagine getting to create a lipgloss with Bobbi Brown? That's what these four lucky, mega-influencers did - how fab is that? To highlight Crushed Liquid Lip's liquid balm formula, and make it more crush-worthy, Bobbi Brown asked beauty influencers and their BFF 'girl crushes' to develop their dream shades of Crushed Liquid Lip. Each pair of BFFs personally crafted their shades that were cohesive to one another but felt individual to their … [Read more...]