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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Summer Gloss

What do I want from a lip gloss? Unless it’s a plumping gloss (and how much do I LOVE those!), it’s the following in no particular order: – staying power– good colour coverage– no stickiness– moisturising And yet again, Estee Lauder’s lipglosses have got it right. The new Pure Color Gloss range has a great range of shades AND formulas to choose from, with no less than 24 shades in…
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The Holy Grail for eyes? I’m still searching. . .

While I eat sleep and breathe beauty, it doesn’t mean I’m any closer to finding the Holy Grail of the perfect skincare. Or make that the perfect eyecream in particular. You know the one. Gets rid of all existing lines. Prevents any new ones making their presence known. Eliminates all puffiness. Gets rid of all shadows and dark circles. Gives my eye area a soft fresh radiance, the kind I…
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