The Oscars is just too much excitement for me, plus they don’t start til some silly time in the UK…So instead I shall wake up tomorrow, find out who won in about 10 seconds and critique the dresses. I will want to know: Who won best actress (please, not Winslet) Who won best supporting actress (please, not Cruz! Give it to little Amy Adams!) Who won best actor (let it me Mickey! I want him […]

Adambeauty Haulage


Yay Maquillage! I got the new palettes in the purple and brown set: I love the look of this palette! There’s a cream shadow, three powder shadows and one eyeliner and all the applicators all in a fairly compact, er, compact. I also got the Lip Chocolat Treatment from Kiss: I also got KATE’s palette: All in all a good haul, no? Can’t wait to play with MAQUillage but I am sure the lovely sparkles […]

Remington Spin Curl = Torture?


I was looking for a new hairdryer when I saw this gnarly looking thing in Boots: You put your hair in the long plastic tube and it gently twists your hair as it dries, giving it a wavy look. Initial thoughts: – I have long hair. This will take me ages to dry my hair – It looks dangerous – My arm will get tired after a bit of holding it in the same place […]

Daniel Galvin Hair Juice Melon Shampoo and Conditioner


I am still searching for the perfect shampoo and conditioner. To remind you, I have a horribly flaky and sensitive scalp – most hairdyes feel like lye on my scalp and most shampoos, especially those with a lot of chemicals make my itch like mad. Enter Daniel Galvin’s DGJ Organic Shampoo and Conditioner. I was tempted by the name – Melon Shampoo and Conditioner! Mmmmm smells good. I was actually tempted by that, and the […]

New Feature: Top 5′s!


New Feature Alert! Top 5′s! Coming up – my top 5 eyeliners, top 5 mascara’s that hold curl, top 5 looks with red eyeshadow..you get the idea! Any ideas for future Top 5′s let me know in the comments!

Earthbound Organics Skincare


I got six pots of rather generous size samples from Earthbound Skincare, a small company based in Wales. I am always looking out for nice skincare products and recently, since getting patchy, dry and generally badly behaved skin, I want to avoid as many chemical additive and toxins as possible. Here are my pots: Cream Cleanser: I really like this cleanser. It reminds me of the cleansing balm type products, similar to Eve Lom or […]

Afterglow Mineral Make Up


I liked the look of Afterglow cosmetics pretty purple website so had a dabble in some of the mineral make up products: Foundation in Caramel, Blusher in Peachy, Eyeshadow in Diva, Lipstick in Wink and baby Kabuki brush. I am still quite open minded about mineral make up. I love the idea that I can use a cosmetic quickly in the morning and just run out the door with, Even now I find loose powder […]

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