Review: Got pores? Try Naris Up Dual Pore Cover

I am a sucker for a gimmick, so when I saw Naris Up’s dual pore cover on Adambeauty, I had to give it a go. This particular product has two sides – the whitish paste is a silicone based cream to fill in the pores and the flesh toned side absorbs oil preventing spots and blackheads, and works as a concealer. I have tried a lot of pore products, usually with very random results. Too […]

Foundation for breatheable skin: Lycogel


Reader Kate emailed me, asking if I knew of a liquid foundation without petroleum products, talc, nanoparticles, lanolin, magnesium stearate, heavy metals, sodium laureth or lauryl sulfide, mineral oil or bismuth oxychloride’. Well I like a challenge! My first suggestion (and I may find more foundations as I go) is Lycogel. They say: Lycogel®, the first truly breathable, completely safe camouflage and concealer products that oxygenate skin at the cellular level, and are suitable for […]

Review: Barielle Shades of Summer Nail Polishes


Barielle have a super cute, bright opaque nail polish collection for the summer. It’s just up my street because I love bright colours on the nails without shimmer (bold is enough, ya know?) Here is the collection: Swizzle Stix, a sky blue: Lemon Drops a pure opaque fresh yellow. This was the one I slapped on when I went to London and it lasted exceedingly well through much toil: My other favourite is Sweet Additions […]