Spring Blush

In a world of contour and highlighter, where does a pop of blusher come in?! Personally, I can take or leave the highlighter, never bother with contouring, but ALWAYS add a pop of colour to my cheeks with blush. I like peachy/coral shades, popped onto the apples of my cheeks, instantly lifting my complexion, particularly when winter has left it looking a little washed out. So, I've rounded up a selection of some lovely new spring … [Read more...]

Bobbi Brown X Morag Myerscough Collection

When this Bobbi Brown x Morag Myerscough collection landed on my desk, my initial reaction was one of joy - it's so bright and bold. Not surprising, as that's what multi-media artist Morag Myerscough is famous for. Her award-winning, eye-catching design has transformed urban spaces around the globe. She's converted a train car into a kinetic cafe, revitalized a children's hospital, and built dynamic spaced within amusement parks. Her work … [Read more...]

Benefit X LinkedIn International Women’s Day collaboration

It's International Women's Day on Sunday, March 8, and Benefit has an interesting collaboration for it - with LinkedIn. The beauty brand is offering women the chance to have a FREE professional headshot taken to makeover their profile. The offer is available between 11am and 4pm on Sunday, at two Benefit locations - one of them in Glasgow. If you want to boost your professional profile on LinkedIn with a new headshot, then head along and … [Read more...]

Big Beauty Deals for Spring

It's the end of another month - almost, as February has another day this year, don't forget! But it's time to think about treating yourself once again for making it through another month - and a pretty crazy one weather-wise. Perhaps time to indulge in a Spa Treatment + Prosecco in the luxurious Fairmont St Andrews hotel?  Enjoying a glorious coastal setting on a 520-acre estate, this is the perfect location for a day of pampering - and that's … [Read more...]

Benefit launch Brow Zings Pro Palette

Yes, it is another Benefit brow product! There are SO MANY OF THEM. I lose track. If you are a fan of Brow Zings, this new one will be pretty special. It's basically Brow Zings but bigger, and perfect for brow newbies and pros. There are two palettes to choose from - Light/Medium, and Medium/Deep. If you know your Benefit brow shades, then Light/Medium covers shades 1.2,2.5,2.75, 3 and 3.5, and Medium/Deep covers 3.75,4, 4.5, 5, 6, and … [Read more...]

Pancake Day Lemon & Sugar Beauty

It's Shrove Tuesday - time to eat all the pancakes -and then give something up for Lent, if that's your thing. So, I thought I'd have a little bit of fun with my favourite pancake toppings - lemon and sugar -  and find some beauty buys inspired by that combo. LEMON Let's start with three luscious lemon products from Lush! Bohemian Soap (£5.50) is a simple lemon soap that might bring out the arty part of you - it will start your day with a … [Read more...]

FREE Blusher…If Your Name Is Georgia!

Benefit's Georgia blusher is back - and if your name is Georgia, it's FREE!  Only on Friday, February 28, and just a mini one, but hey, don't look a gift horse in the mouth, right? Benefit's peachy blush is back with a bit more of a modern bite. The blush was first created in 2004, so she was due for a wee update, we think. She's now a vibrant, pearly peach, with sheer, warm gold undertones, and is available this weekend at all Benefit … [Read more...]

Givenchy Spring 2020 Gardens Collection

Do you like peonies? Me too. Monsieur de Givenchy three. I'm dreaming of them right now as the rain and wind blow up a storm outside and wishing I was in the Givenchy Manoir du Jonchet gardens. The new Spring Gardens collection from Givenchy Beauty will have to do right now - created as a tribute to Hubert de Givenchy's 40+ years of passion for the peony-filled gardens. The brand's UK Makeup Ambassador,  Nicolas Degennes, took inspiration from … [Read more...]

Valentine/Galentine Beauty Buys

It's Valentine's Day this Friday - and Galentine's Day on Thursday 13th. So here are some cutesy beauty bits that you might want to treat yourself to, treat your pals to, or hint at your other half about. Let's start with a red lipstick. This one is from Sleek Makeup  - a Say It Loud Lipstick-  and the shade is called California Love. it's such a bright, fun, orange-scarlet red. And it's just £5.99. Bargain! Find it at Boots. Also from … [Read more...]

Danielle Lauder Act IV Collection from Estee Lauder

I can't even begin to try to understand what Danielle Lauder's life is like. The 26-year-old is the great-granddaughter of Estee Lauder herself, and part of the fourth generation of the New York power family which owns one of the biggest global beauty companies. She's an actress, apparently, and has now, like her older cousin, Aerin, put her name to a collection for the family brand. Unlike Aerin, I don't think she works at the brand, but she … [Read more...]