Bang By Marc Jacobs

Celebrity mens’ fragrances are few and far between when you compare to the myriad available for women. And although you could argue that Marc Jacobs is not a celebrity in the same vein as, say, Sean Connery, Jude Law or Tom Cruise, in certain circles (fashionistas, that means you!) he is God! So it comes as no surprise to some of us that when Marc Jacobs launches his new fragrance…
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All About Eyes De-Puffing Eye Massage

It’s not often that you feel the effects of a beauty product almost instantly, but sometimes, it’s that instant hit that you really need. So I was so glad to discover that Clinique’s new All About Eyes Serum De-Puffing Eye Massage gave the requisite “hit” to earn it’s place in my make-up bag. Packaged in a satisfyingly chunky rollerball pen, this instantly cooling liquid gel-serum deposits just the right amount…
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SKIN.NY – an update

I’m testing out the SKN.NY Radical Eye Contour eye cream and Radical Restructuring Complex face cream and promised regular updates, so here’s the first one. I’ve been using the creams for one week now, but before I get into how I feel now, here’s my initial reactions.As regular readers of this blog know, I’ve recently had an extremely bad reaction to a particular eye cream, resulting in excruciating pain and…
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Ultra-Body and SKIN.NY

It’s that time of year when we all get busy trying to shed those last few pounds that scare the living daylights out of us the minute we hit the swimwear departments. (I could almost swear blind they need new mirrors in the changing rooms!). And so I’m going to try out a 30-day detox from Ultra-Body. Apparently I don’t have to change the way I eat, as the aim…
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Smashbox rules!

When the top dogs at Estee Lauder sit at their dressing tables, they’re already spoilt for choice with the huge range of brands in their proverbial make-up bag, including familiar names and cult ones too, from Mac, Bobbi Brown and Aramis to Bumble & Bumble, Tom Ford and Aveda. Smashbox, the latest recruit to the Estee Lauder stable brings true modern day Hollywood glamour to the game, as the Smashbox…
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