I love looking at Strapya World, a rather eccentric shop based in Japan which has lots of cute, weird, funny, useful, useless goodies, (specializing in phone charms but also other bits and pieces.) I spotted a cute bread based phone charm range – doughnuts! bun rolls! bagels! danish! and my favourite, white bread! Then I […]
Two things you can’t have enough of. Reeces Peanut Butter Cups and Lip Balm. I have far too many lip balms already but I couldn’t resist another not with a name like Rosa Fina! Scented with Persian Rose and Cardamom, no less! It sounds like the perfect ice cream. They say: Rosa Fina smooch penetrating […]
Ooh I nearly forgot – the beloved pink lipstick – how can we ignore this juicy, universally flattering shade? Here are 5 colours I really like! MAC Pink Packed – love the creamy texture of this lipstick and it is bright without being garish. A real princess peach pink: Nars Schiap – matte slightly drying […]
It was Elemis Pro Collage Marine Cream! I have used this before for a few weeks with a little itching but nothing as bad as this. This cream has created a cosmic explosion of red craters across my face. The lumpy ones that will take at least a week to settle down. This marine cream […]
Just for those who want everything in one place, a video version of the tutorial can be viewed HERE and it will be added to the Tutorials Page shortly.
Help me decide on what to put in my next tutorial! Don’t forget to enter this weeks giveaway to win a Bright LE Boots No. 7 Palette here! Scroll down for new posts!
This weeks giveaway is for this Boots No. 7 palette which can be used wet or dry – dry for a sheer look, wet for florescent! The colours are water-resistant and contains shades of vibrant green, apple green, lilac, metallic silver and soft mocha to add metallic shine to your eyes. If you don’t win, […]
I have a friend who is a jolly shade of bright orange after using too much fake tan. We were shopping for foundation for her and there came the realisation that there were no foundations in luminous, bright orange (unless you want to buy collection 2000 – hey that stuff turns orange on my skin). […]
Hallo my dears – this is my second tutorial which will be made into a permanent tutorial and a podcast/video shortly. This is a classic 50s look – dark strong brows, red lips, pale skin and dark black eyeliner in about 15 mins. Tools: Chanel Le Blanc De Chanel Primer Rouge Bunny Rouge Aquarelle Foundation […]
Oh Aveda, how do I love thee? I love thee very much, especially when thee has created a stellar new shampoo and conditioner for dry, frizzy hair like mine. I have tested a lot of lovely shampoos and conditioners you understand. Aveda’s Dry Remedy Shampoo made for – well, dry hair, is my latest. Coming […]
You get a mini sized Benefit Badgal Lash Mascara free this month with Glamour magazine. Thats if you can stand reading things like: ‘How to spot if he is cheating on you’ and ’10 reasons why your relationship won’t last’ and ‘Why you are an underachiever’ and ‘If your best friend really your best friend […]
theBalm is a make up brand from San Francisco which reminds me of Benefit with its retro packaging and multi purposes cosmetics – but its better. I recommend Stainiac which is a liquid blush or lip colour (very natural, non-streaky) and Hot Mama which is an absolutely gorgeous light pink/peach/gold for the cheek and lips […]