I was having an interesting conversation on Twitter with Mizzworthy, who goes to the same large department store (Selfridges, Trafford Centre in Manchester) as me. It has a gorgeous, big, relaxed beauty hall (but a vicious pig-in-a-lipstick for a floor manager. But that story is for another day…) The thing about beauty junkies like me is that you spend a lot of time on counters. You build up relationships with these girls and they sometimes […]
It’s going to be an expensive Monday…. Which is annoying because after my little Shu Uemura haul last week, I promised myself I wouldn’t buy any more make up for the rest of the year (well, we are in November)… But I will have to make an exception. Have you seen the Bobbi Brown Chrome collection? I have my eye on: Chrome Tool Box £59. Metallic smokeys are 100% up my street and Metallic Lip […]
Happy Halloween! Did you have a good one? I’m afraid I completely avoided the glow in the dark fangs and plastic pumpkin buckets this year, as I was, for once in my life, not babysitting – readers, I was ditched by a 9 year old. She had other plans. That said, who needs a snotty, nit-infested brat to have fun on ghoul night anyway? (bitter? moi?). Here is the look I did on Halloween which […]
Roll up, roll up, for Cosmetic Candy’s new series, Beauty Court. All you badly behaved cosmetics will have no where to hide, now that I can take you to court! (suggestions for offenders are also welcome). This week we are dealing with Asian beauty products that have have strange names which have been sound like they have been conjured up by a copywriter on acid. We are not talking about Engrish or dialect induced spelling […]
Deep purple. What would you wear with this? Note: This image is part of the soon to be launched swatch gallery. Do not reproduce any of these images in any form for personal or commercial use without requesting permission. You can request usage by using the contact form.