Foundation-My Guide-Part 2-Shade Matching 

Part 2 of my indepth guide to foundation is Shade Selection.  So in my last post I talked about Skin Prep. In the same way you wouldn’t start painting over a dirty old door and then say “This emulsion is rubbish” when the door looked crap, the same goes for your face. Like a painter…

Foundation-My Guide-Part 1- It’s a MineField!

I’ve been thinking about foundation a lot recently, trying to compose my thoughts on the matter. I’ve been asked by friends which foundation I recommend, I sort of go “Umm, go to a counter and ask a lady to match you”, which isn’t the advice they were after. I don’t think there is a great…

CB-12 Mouthwash and Boost Chewing Gum- a Dentist’s Review 

I haven’t posted very much about dental products at all even though it’s something I know a lot about (being a dentist by trade). But, I’m veering off the beaten track slightly to give my opinion on CB12 mouthwash and CB12 Boost chewing gum. I was sent these products by the manufacturer but this in…

Kiko Natural Concealer- A Great Allrounder

My Review of Kiko’s Natural Concealer with photos and swatches. Here’s what Kiko had to say about it- A liquid concealer, natural, light and smoothing, easy to apply. Boasts an effective coverage of dark circles and blemishes, smoothes fine lines while carrying out a purifying action. Fights free radicals thanks to the vanilla extract.  Protects against…

The Best Eyeliner Pencil for Creating a Smoky Eye

My favourite eyeliner- Kiko Intense Colour Long Lasting Eyeliner Pencil, my review, swatches, photos and non scientific performance test.  I’ve spoken about this marvellous product before, I know, but it bears repeating how good it is since I haven’t come across anything that comes close. I normally get it in shade 06, which is a…

Collection Glam Crytals Eyeliner

My Review of Collection’s Glam Crystals Glitter Eyeliner with swatches and photos  I have never owned a glitter eyeliner. It’s the sort of thing teenagers wear. I’m not sure they even existed when I was a teenager. And if they did, I had already spent all my money on bus fare and Macdonalds, in any…

Pink Smoky Eye Makeup Tutorial 

A smokey eye makeup tutorial and pictures with pink and black eyeshadow for a romantic look. Today I wanted to create a soft smoky, sort of romantic eye look. There are a couple of pretty pink shades in my new Freedom Dreamcatcher Palette that I wanted to try. Pink isn’t a colour I use often for eye makeup for…

Look Fantastic’s Healthy Skin Box for Oily/Blemish Prone Skin

My Review of LookFantastic.com’s Healthy Skin Box for Oily and blemish prone skin from the My Skin Solutions range. This is such a good idea. Look Fantastic has launched the my skin solutions box, check out the Website. A pharmacist has put together 3 skincare beauty boxes that meet your individual skin needs. I got…