Four Great Budget Maybelline Mascaras For Your Every Eyelash Need

Our lashes may serve a very basic function (keeping dust and dirt away from our delicate eyes,) but the beauty industry has made billions from selling us the ideal of full and long flutters; a great lashline is possibly the…

The Best Budget Mascara I’ve Tried All Year: Maybelline ‘Collosal Big …

Applying mascara gives me more satisfaction than it probably should. I love everything about the process: from the pop of the tube as you pull out the wand, to the layers of thick black goop and the motions of coating…

Five Of My Fave Mascaras For Lengthened Lashes Full Of Volume (Suited …

Let’s not beat around the bush: I have a lot of makeup. Probably more than is healthy, but it’s been an obsession of mine since such a young age that I can’t imagine life without a drawer full of options…

Budget Buys That Deliver: Three New Affordable Mascaras For Tonnes Of Volume

The mascara category seems to constantly be exploding with innovation; it’s definitely an area of the beauty market that seems to cannibalize itself with constant newness and pushing the boundaries of what one little plastic wand can achieve. Although a…

Two Great Affordable Alternatives To Benefit’s ‘Roller Lash’ Mascara

Let me start by saying how much I adore, love, heart with a capital ‘h’ the latest mascara launch from Benefit. Roller Lash was released amongst the usual media hype and speculation as to whether something so heralded as the…

NEW: Maybelline express nail varnish remover

Every time I apply a bright colour to my nails, a sense of dread washes over me. When the bright hue contains little flecks of glitter, the anxious feeling gets even worse: how the hell am I gonna get this…

12 Beauty Heroes From The Last Decade: Products I Loved Then & Now

It’s quite a shock, NGL, that I’m still here talking about beauty a whole decade later. When I hit publish on my very first blog post (about the hot pink lipstick trend, in case you were wondering!) I couldn’t have…

Buying Makeup From Discount Retailers: Do You Really Know What You’re …

I’ve worked in the cosmetics industry for many years, working on everything from a premium salon haircare brand to budget buys in Savers. During that time I amassed a huge amount of knowledge about retailers, budgets, product quality and generating…

What’s The Impact Of Coronavirus On The Beauty Industry?

Maybe it’s due to the fact I’ve already lived though bird flu, swine flu, a BSE crisis and a SARS outbreak, but when Coronavirus started hitting the headlines I didn’t foresee it developing into the worldwide issue it’s fast becoming.…

I Tried Primark Makeup & It Was Surprisingly Good: Five Great Things To …

PRIMARK BEAUTY PIECES YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT As a teen the only budget makeup you could find was Collection 2000, more often than not from the local chemist where it had probably been lingering for the best part of…

How To Look Less Tired In 7 Easy Steps

Mornings are not my specialty to be honest; I’d much rather spend a leisurely morning eating breakfast, watching daytime telly and catching up with emails than getting up at the crack of dawn and being on a commuter train by…

Buy It & Buy It Again! Seven Budget Makeup Buys I’m Still …

We’ve never been luckier when it comes to budget beauty; there’s such a huge variety at such a affordable prices, with quality that far exceeds expectations. I spent many a moment in my youth hoarding super cheap and super chalky…


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