Friday Frippery: Guess what this is?


Hurrah! It is Friday! I am very pleased as I have a weekend with a bit of pampering and a special appointment, then lots of frantic rushing around as I have 2 weeks off work for my wedding and honeymoon! Just for a bit of fun – it’s guess the beauty tool time! Can you tell me what this is? This is not particularly cheap to buy and it has a special element to it […]

QVC & Elemis TSV this Sunday! 5 piece Tranquil Indulgence Face and Body Collection

Ah! If you are in this Sunday 01st July (how is already July?!) and you are an Elemis fan, make sure you check out their TSV (Today’s Special Value) with QVC!  They have a 5 piece Tranquil Indulgence Face and Body Collection.  You get a full size: Pro Radiance Hand & Nail Cream, Pro Radiance Cream Cleanser, Frangipani Monoi Body Oil, Tranquil Touch Batch Elixir and a 30ml Pro-Collagen Marine Cream (and the pink pouch) for […]

Cheapy Find: Janet Ayurveda Nelli Gotukola Dry Hair Treatment Hair Oil Review


I am always looking for nice oils to treat my itchy sore scalp with and spotted this one on eBay a while ago.  It’s by a brand called Janet Ayurveda – the range looks huge and I think is aimed at the Asian market.  This is the dry hair oil (called Nelli Gotukola) and contains all kinds of herbs and extracts like hemp and olive. The hair oil is supposed to do the following…

Creamy Waterproof Gel Eyeliner? Holika Holika Jewel Light Waterproof Eyeliner Review


I am addicted to pencil eyeliners – I really am. Even if I don’t do eyeshadow, I will do a bit of eyeliner just to perk up the eye. I am obsessed with creamy gel type pencil liners because they are so easy to use! Korean brands are always releasing new ones that tempt me (I have lots of other ones to review!).  Holika Holika have released these Jewel Light Waterproof Eyeliners – I have […]

Beauty Bloggers Computer Accidents and My Dream Laptop!


This weekend I was trying to remove my caviar nails…as I’ve only just moved I had no idea where my regular nail polish remover was but I did find some pure Acetone.  Stupidly, I was leaning on my laptop and blogging whilst removing polish…big mistake. The Acetone reacted with the plastic of my Macbook and it made it bubble up and turn into a matte finish super while glob (it looks like someone spilled paint […]

Tony Moly Cats Wink Mascara Review (Curl & Longlash, Volume & Longlash)


Tony Moly is another Korean beauty brand, not one of my favourites I have to say, but they do good nail polishes and a large selection of BB creams (none dark enough for me).  I was completely suckered in by the CUTENESS of these mascara’s – Cats Wink in two formulas, Curl & Longlash, Volume & Longlash.  In my experience, Japanese mascaras are better than Korean ones for curl hold and durability. I have yet […]

Apivita Wine Elixir Anti-Wrinkle Skincare Line Review!


Apivita are a holistic beauty brand that hails from Greece – the range is pretty huge and they cover all kinds hair and skincare as well as sun protection and kids products.  The range centres on nature and uses all kinds of natural ingredients like Bee products and Greek herbs.  They avoid parabens, silicone, mineral oil, propylene glycol etc in their products.  I was sent a selection of products to try (and I will get […]

Life Update, Chit Chat, Blog Posts….


Aloha ladies! You may have noticed I’ve been a bit quieter with posting – I’m afraid life is catching up and whilst we have moved house finally in what was a very stressful week, I still now have the business of planning a wedding and I have around 10 days to get everything else into order! I’ve realised a few things such as: a. People don’t pick their dresses a week before the wedding day […]

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