Brow Tutorial for Long Lasting Brows

My Review of Freedom’s Bulletproof  Brow Pomade and my current brow routine with photos and swatches.I reviewed Bobbi Brown’s Brow Gel a while back and found it lacking in pigment and staying power. I’ve since been harbouring brow disappointment. I’m growing my brows back after the 2 decades of fashion foolishness that was “the commas as eyebrows…

Freedom Makeup|Dreamcatcher Pro12 Palette 

The prettiest, most colourful and most importantly bargainous palette I’ve ever found! My Review and Swatches of the little stunner. I’m not one for budget eyeshadow palettes. You think you’re getting value for money but you really aren’t if none of the shades are useable, or there are just a couple of goodies. Wouldn’t you…

Summer Heat Beauty Survival Tricks 

Aka how to avoid a summer spot fest if you have oily skin. Aka A few handy products and tips to keep us looking fine in the makeup melting summer heat. It’s summer and when you’re rushing about in the heat your makeup is gone before you can say “you’re glowing!”.  I quite often find…

Bourjois 123 perfect CC Eye Cream| The Under Eye Concealer That Does It All!

Review of Bourjois 123 perfect Colour Correcting Eye Cream with pictures and swatch. What Bourjois has to say- The skincare action of an eye cream + the colour correction of a concealer! Its multi-care formula and its smoothing silicon applicator: Camouflages imperfections and dark circles around the eyes. Smoothes wrinkles and fine lines. Reduces puffiness..without…

The Best Mascara for Oily Lids?

Bourjois Clubbing is a great choice for ladies with oily eyelids, here’s why…  There are thousands of mascaras in the world. I have probably tried 0.05% of them, I don’t pretend to have encyclopaedic knowledge of the mascara world. What I do know is that I have oily eyelids. My face basically produces eye makeup remover. I…

This Eyeliner Sucks!!!

A cautionary tale about buying an eyeliner without testing it first. And what happens when you try and return makeup. I’m talking about Mr Write Now by The Balm in shade Scott Bordeaux. I was checking out their coloured eyeliner when I bought Mary LouManiser highlighter (which is excellent, I should add Check out the post)….

Pretty in Pink|Soap and Glory|Sexy Mother Pucker Lipstick 

My Review and recommendation of Soap and Glory’s New Sexy Mother Pucker Lipsticks with photos and swatches. They’re so beepin pretty!  I really like Soap and Glory. I reviewed their excellent Supercat eyeliner the other day. I do think they go the extra mile to making their products fancy, user friendly and even the makeup contains “good…

How to Choose a Highlighter.

I’m going to take you on a journey through all the highlight products I own, from the silly expensive to the most bargain drugstore in a bid to help you chose the best highlighter product for you.Highlighter is very helpful for brightening the face, particularly if you have had a long night. My baby woke me…

My Second Liebster Award Nomination!

Thanks so much to Karen Proctor at A Charming Guide to Makeup for my second Liebster award nomination. I’m so chuffed when I get a nod to my blogging. Here are the rules for the Liebster Award: 1. Please thank the blog that nominated you. 2. Select 5-11 bloggers that you would like to nominate for this…

Review|The Body Shop|New Lip and Cheek Stain

My Review of  Body Shop’s New Lip and Cheek Stain with pictures. The Body Shop took off big time in the 90s, mostly because of its ethical ideology. I used to spend hours on Saturday afternoons loitering in there and sniffing things. The scent you chose defined you as a person, were you a confident…

Review|Lord and Berry Alchimia Mascara

My Review of Lord and Berry’s Alchimia High Definition and Volume mascara with pictures  Lord and Berry is an Italian Makeup company based in Milan. They take inspiration from the fashion world in creating their makeup, which can be worn as an accessory. According to their website. They do a full range of makeup and Lord…

Review|Soap and Glory Supercat|Best Eyeliner Pen

My Review of Soap and Glory Supercat Liquid Eyeliner Pen in Carbon Black. With photos and swatches. Finally an Eyeliner Pen that I can get on with! I really like Soap and Glory cosmetics. I like the packaging- gold and pink with 1950s styling. I like the funny names (Sexy Mother Pucker lipgloss, Arch de Triumph…