Frugal Friday: Buying second hand beauty books & my favourite childhood beauty book!


I absolutely love Usborne books and they were my favourite as a kid. They were pretty expensive for me so I used to go to the library on the Saturday and borrow them – I used to constantly renew some of them (I must’ve kept them for months and months!) and get annoyed if I had to hand it back because someone had reserved it! I was browsing Amazon the other day and got nostalgic. […]

Frugal Friday: Beauty Products from the Supermarket!


These days most of the big supermarkets will have their own beauty ranges – cosmetics, skincare and haircare! I know that Sainsbury’s ,Tesco, Aldi, Waitroise and even Asda have their own beauty ranges!  They’re very affordable, these days they look chic and not at all cheap, and are of course handy to pick up when you’re doing your weekly shop. Now…to be fair…in reference to this post, I didn’t go to any old supermarket, I […]

Paul & Joe Christmas Collection on Beauty Bay from 01st October 2011


The following collection is far too delicious to not share with you! Obviously I am a fan of Paul & Joe and having not had the best experiences on their counters, I am totally sticking to buying the range online.  I have enough faith in the brand to buy blind. Ok ok ok.  So you know how I bought the Paul & Joe select eyeshadow colours a while back? They were nice but the colours […]

Sisley Légende d’Automne Collection for Autumn/Winter 2011


Sisley is one of my current brand crushes; their Autumn/Winter 2011 collection Légende d’Automne is launching this week! This look is a combination of an intense yet subtle palette, a fusion of sensual shades and metallic highlights evoking nature inspired by a fantasy world. The palette looks quite sophisticated, very work friendly: Complexion: Phyto Blush Eclat and Instant Perfect (complexion enhancer). Eyeshadows: Phyto Ombres Eclat in Sorbet (pink beige) Midnight Blue (intense blue with shimmer) and […]

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