Especially Escada Elixir

I’m not normally a girl to change up her perfumes too often. Once I find one (or two) that I like, I tend to be quite loyal, repurchasing when I run perilously low and sticking to what I love. But just once in a while, along come a scent that it’s hard to ignore. Escada’s Especially Elixir is the third reworking of the original from way back in 2011. This…
View Post
Share:

Tarte Comes to the UK!

Beauty addicts will be more than familiar with Tarte. USA gals have been lucky enough to be able to get what they want, when they want it, while us beauty buffs on this side of the pond have been left drooling over the beautiful colours, the cute packaging and the much lauded formulas. Until now, that is. Those lovely people at QVC are exclusively bringing a considerable selection of 11…
View Post
Share:

The VIDEO: How I Do My Eyebrows

Brows are definitely having their moment. All over the catwalks and magazines; the best dressed face is framed with a beautiful set of brows. And judging by the response to my Brow Essentials post (here), everyone wants to know how best to get theirs looking perfect. So here’s my little video showing you exactly how I get mine looking party perfect. This is the full monty, but for a doing-nothing…
View Post
Share:

Vichy…for the vertically challenged

Vichy has long been a brand I’ve trusted and turned to. The fact that it’s well priced and easily available *may* have been a factor before I became a skincare junkie and would rely on whatever was easy to get hold of. But recently, Vichy has become less of a stand-by and more of a seek-it-out must-have and their latest launch, the LiftActiv Advanced Filler is a fabulous example of…
View Post
Share:

Mousse Magic

It’s no secret I hate blowdrying my hair. It’s not just because I’m rubbish at it. It’s not just that I spend ages on it and it never looks like it does when I’ve “just stepped out of a salon”. Nope, one of the main reasons is that after having spent all that time and effort on blowdrying and styling my hair, it lasts approximately one day. And that’s if…
View Post
Share: