Happy Birthday Cosmetic Candy!

Oh my goodness! I have just realised, with an email demanding payment for domain renewal, that Cosmetic Candy hit its first Birthday on 19th July! For the long time followers, this blog began is ‘Mostly Makeup’ on Blogger where it lived for about 6 months, until I decided I wanted to completely control the presentation […]

Cute Haul of the day: Care Bear Stare!

We’re you a fan of the Care Bears? I was – my favourite was Wish A Lot Bear (the green one): When in reality, Grumpy is more my style: I saw this cute lipbalm and had to have it – its raspberry flavoured: The lipbalm compact is actually quite big – about 3 inches across. […]

A square mascara brush?! No. 7 Extravagant Mascara

When I saw this mascara brush I was excited…very excited…a square brush! Say it with me… I – AM – A – ROBOT. Boots No. 7’s new mascara launch for August the 12th is Extravagant Lashes Mascara (in Black, Black/Brown and Blut). The brush is interesting! This mascara promises a dramatic curling effect for up […]

My Stash – updated

I did a post on my stash a while ago but I noticed the photos are missing from it because the stupid hosts I moved from *A Small Orange – cough* lost a large portion of my image files. And I had deleted them from my PC. So I decided to do another post on […]

Tutorial: 10 Minute Purple Smoky Eye

Quick Tutorial: 10 Minute Smoky Purple Eyes < —————————-The Result! This is a quick way to get smoky eyes with one of my favourite colours for brown eyes – purple! In this tutorial I used: RMK Eyeshadow in Shiny Purple RMK Eyeshadow in Dark Purple Becca Solo Shadow in Chantilly Bella Pierre Eyeshadow Base Coffret […]

Guess the beauty invention!

You know I love to find beauty inventions from around the world, so riddle me this – what is this thing? Let me know your guesses in the comments! What is it and what is it for? 😀

Itty Bitty Nail Perfection: Mavala Nail Polish

So I am not a mad nail polish addict – when I do buy one its normally a stand out color I just had to have, and its always something overpriced from Chanel or Nars. I returned to my nail collection which is still quite big, to find lots of horrible colours that had started […]

5 Gentle Cleansers for Sensitive Skin

I don’t know about you, but with age my skin is getting more delicate and sensitive. I have a lot, a lot of skincare and I know, almost right away if something is not right for me – my skin gets hot, itchy, and I get small rashes. My skin is like me – it […]

Hey, did you notice?

I seem to have gone into over drive with posts as swine flu takes over my body – may as well leave something semi useful on this earth, right? Anyway the boyf decided Cosmetic Candy needed to produce a make up template for people to download cos he remembers how I used to nag about […]

Review: Coffret D’or Full Keep Gel Liner in PK03 and DB04

Have you met Coffret D’or (must remember where to put the apostrophe) yet? The Japanese brand by Kanebo replaced my beloved T’estimo a while back and although I have several of their palettes, lipsticks and blushers, we are still only acquaintances. I love Gel liners though. Booby Brown does the sensible colours the best but […]

Review: Anastasia Brows in Bloom Palette

I got this cute palette a while ago from Anastasia. The Brows in Bloom palette ($28). You get 2 brow powders (in brunette or blonde combos), a brow wax to hold hair in place and a cream highlighter and a brush. They say: Apply the Brow Powder with the Angled Brush, followed by the Wax […]

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