Review|Urban Decay|XX Vice Ltd Reloaded Eyeshadow Palette 

My Review and swatches of Urban Decay Limited Edition XX Vice Reloaded Eyeshadow Palette Urban Decay are celebrating their 20 year anniversary with this beautiful eyeshadow palette. I got it for my birthday, not my 20th unfortunately. It’s thing of loveliness to behold.  The Vice XX Reloaded palette contains 20 shades of their most popular eyeshadows,…

Review|Lancôme|New Teint Idole Ultra Cushion Foundation 

Review of Lancôme’s new Teint Idole Ultra Cushion Foundation Cushion Foundations are relatively new to the world. The trend started in Korea (Korea is so hot right now) and is gradually working its way to the British high street. L’Oreal is doing one as well as MAC, YSL, Kiko, Dior, cushion foundation is the beauty world’s…

Boots No7 New Match Made App Review 

Review of Boots No7’s new Match Made App for at home foundation shade matching.You might have already noticed Boots No7 Match Made machines in store. I tried the service out for the first time recently when I bought some fantastic Beautifully Matte Foundation. The Match Made machine is a handheld device which you use to scan…

Morphe 35D Dark Colour Smoky Eyeshadow Palette 

Blog Review of Morphe 35D dark colour smoky eyeshadow palette. Hope you like swatches!! My husband bought me this palette for my birthday. I nearly fell over I was so surprised. He had been given an insider tip off by a makeup artist friend. Cheers Laura for sorting me out! This is the first thing I’ve had…

Boots No7|Beautifully Matte Foundation|2016 Review

Blog Review of Boots No7 Beatifully Matte Foundation and shade selection using the Match Made service. Made for “All day velvet matte perfection”. With photos and swatches.No7 isn’t a brand I’ve got much experience with. I have to come clean, I’ve always walked by No7 and rejected it for not looking jazzy enough. There’s something mumsy…

Fake Makeup|How to Spot a Counterfeit Benefit They’re Real!

Be careful buying makeup off eBay, some of it may be counterfeit. Here’s how to spot a dodgy Benefit They’re Real! Mascara from the real thing. A friend of mine recently said how disappointed she was with They’re Real Mascara by Benefit. I was taken aback. They’re Real is one of my all time faves-…

Boots Essentials Curl Crème|Review|Perfect for Defining Curls

My Review, Recommendation and “How To” of Boots Essentials Curl Crème. A perfect sleeper product for frizzy unruly curls. I have a friend who has very similar hair to mine- wavy, thick and dark. (I’d say my hair is 2c on the classification table). The only difference is that her curls always look defined and…

Foundation for Dark Skin|Q&A with StyleAfterNine

My Interview with Yvadney from Style After Nine. Today we talk about how Yvadney chooses makeup for her skin type. I wrote a post recently about Shade Matching your Foundation. It’s hard enough matching foundation to pale skin. It seems to me that when it comes to dark skin colour matching gets much harder. The UK…

MAC In Extreme Dimension Mascara

My Review of MAC In Extreme Dimension Mascara I’m really into mascara at the moment. I’ve been monogamous with Bourjois Clubbing Mascara for some time now. I feel the urge to play the field a bit.  I bought In Extreme Dimension ages ago. It was pretty expensive at £19. The Mac shop assistant assured me that my…

“Ooh That’s Nice” Hairbrush by Kent

Review of Ooh That’s Nice Hairbrush by Kent. The best brush for children with knotty curly hair. I’m not one for reviewing hairbrushes. I don’t use them much. My hair is wavy so if I brush it when it’s dry it grows to the size of a hot air balloon. So I generally leave my…

Work Makeup 

Work suitable makeup inspiration- products you need for workplace suitable makeup perfection. For some of us I know this isn’t an issue. If you work, say, down a Mine or if you’re a deep sea diver, maybe you wouldn’t be bothered about foundation. If you work from home, where only person you see all day…