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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No excuse not to cleanse anymore…!

As a beauty editor, you get sent all sorts of things to try and it’s all too easy to get blase and even a little disillusioned with the myriad of products that come your way. So when you come across something that you know you won’t be able to live without, it’s time to shout it from the rooftops! Especially when you’ve bought it with your own hard-earned pennies! Elemis’s…
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A pop of COLOUR!

Those make-up mavens at Estee Lauder have done it again! I’m normally a huge colour-phobe, and although I know that Asian skin-tones can take a stronger colour, I’ll always shy away from it, preferring instead to take the safe (and somewhat boring!) option. So you can imagine my initial horror when I first saw the new make-up, available from 26th April, from the Bronze Goddess launching for Summer, for tanned…
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Spring Clean Your Foundation

I’ve long been a fan of mineral make-up and have been using Bare Minerals SP15 Foundation for over four years now, so you’d think there wouldn’t be anything new there to write about…. but you’d be wrong! The new “Click, Lock and Go” feature being launched on their new pots means that it’s now even easier and less potentially messy to make sure I’m putting only 100% pure minerals on…
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