Make Up Bargain Shopping: Do you buy out of season or discontinued make up?

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People buy discontinued and out of season make up for all kinds of reasons. It could be that you: a. Want a specific product that has been discontinued by a manufacturer/brand. b. Want a specific shade that has been discontinued by a manufacturer/brand. c. Want to try a range that has been completely discontinued …and […]

Compare and Contrast: Vaseline, Skin Lightening Creams, Facebook Apps and Shahid Kapur

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Vaseline have launched a Facebook application for their range of skin lightening creams targeted at Indian ‘metrosexual’ men, which lightens half the face to show how much fairer they can look. This has of course caused much fuss: The vehicle Vaseline have used is wrong. To have something as trivial as a Facebook App to […]

Help Me Pick! Which Colour Bag?!

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Totally self indulgent, but I need your advice! Which bag colour do you prefer? Black or Brown? I need to purchase soon, and I would usually go for brown but my heart sort of likes black… or Brown?

Happy Independence Day

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Sorry I’ve been quiet this weekend guys, but I am so busy and yes – tired! But…. 1. I would like to wish my American readers Happy Independence Day (it is called that right?). This cat would also like to wish you Happy Independence Day: I hope you are proud, cos I licked my first […]

10 Beauty Obsessions, 10 Life Obsessions, June 2010

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I am mad busy this week, but there’s always time to talk to you girls about my weekly obsessions! Please do share yours if you so wish in the comments My current 10 beauty obsessions 1. Cheek & Lip Tints. I think because it’s summer I’ve decided to collect lots of cheek and lip tints! […]

Help! Hints! Bronze! Make Up Looks Advice!

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I am going to a Make Up Consulation next week which I am really excited about and I need to choose ONE look that I want to achieve by the end of the session. Now – it would be very easy for me to pick something clean, elegant, simple for day to day but this […]

Thursday Question Time: What magazines do you read?

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It was interesting seeing what everyone got from the Glamour magazine Benefit freebie thing this month. It also seemed to me like people’s attitudes to women’s magazines have changed – people value the web more for up to date, relevant information and some people bought the magazines specifically for the freebies, not for the read. […]

What’s your average beauty and skincare haul?

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If there’s one shop where I can always find something to buy its Boots. Boots is the biggest pharmacy/drugstore over in the UK, where you can buy make up from drugstore level to high end, healthcare items, skincare, fragrance, even baby clothes and toys. This is what I picked up on my lunch break last […]

Poll Time: Do you prefer Blog Posts or Videos?

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You Tube is such a wonderful place – well, it has its downside – but overall its a fantastic place to watch what I want, when I want. It got me thinking – what do most people prefer – blog posts or videos? Blog Posts require a bit more effort – you have to read […]

Daily Fail: Catherine Zeta Jones and a bad Photoshop Job

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The Daily Mail generally speaking, doesn’t like women very much and they love to pick on certain celebrities. They are forever bitching about (and giving backhanded comments to) Victoria Beckham, Christine Bleakley, Cheryl Cole (Tweedy?) and Catherine Zeta Jones et al. Today’s Daily Mail bitchy reporting says that something is “up” with Catherine’s face: Oh […]

Beauty Memories: Extreme Nose Contouring, Remember This?

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Last week, me and Mr Candy decided to make some tapes (VHS for you spring chickens) for Candy Grandad, who hasn’t quite entered the DVD generation. As a result we ended up going through our own childhood tape collections, and I found an old recording of a Chinese Variety show by TVB (the biggest TV […]

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