THE VIDEO: September Favourites

September’s rather an odd month. Summer is still not really over, but I’m being smothered by the leaves drifting down from the trees. Autumn is most definitely here! I thought I’d have a go at my first ever “favourites” video – a run through of some of my absolute faves over the last month.  It’s mostly makeup, but there’s some hair bits, body bits and even some fitness thrown in…
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One for the Boys: 007 Quantum EDT

Fast cars, beautiful women, cutting edge gadgetry, high octane dangerous situations brushed aside without breaking even a bead of sweat. All served up with a dose of suave sophistication. I’m betting I don’t even have to tell you I’m talking about none other than Bond. James Bond. Licensed to Kill. (Err, can you tell I’m a bit of a fan?) Mention his name and women swoon. Men want to be him,…
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Budget Buy: Nivea In-Shower Body Moisturiser

Once in a while comes along a product that instantly gives you that “why didn’t someone think of this before” feeling. Soreen’s ready sliced Malted Loaf comes immediately to mind. Nivea’s In-Shower Body Moisturiser* is the latest shining example. Or should that read ‘hydrating example’? When I’m rushing to shower and get dressed in the morning, the last thing I need is the faff of waiting for my body moisturiser to sink in…
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THE VIDEO: Illamasqua Sacred Hour

Anytime Illamasqua release a new collection, I’m always more than a little excited to see the new goodies they have to offer. So when I got my hands on the new Sacred Hour collection, I knew I just had to make a little video for you all. So here’s a really simple, five-minute face for you. It’s really easy to do, (no fancy brush work here, I’ve mostly used fingers…
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The Lust-Have: Serge Lutens Lipsticks

Why oh why do I have such expensive tastes? Quite apart from the fact that it’s murder on the bank account (hence my consequent self imposed spending ban for the month of September!)…. really, I should just stay away. But of course, I can’t. Be it shoes or lipsticks (let’s not even count the number of red soled fripperies on the “shoe wall”, I just can’t resist. Especially when the…
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