Can I borrow a quid?

My make-up bag is full of impulse buys that seemed a good idea at the time, most of them brightly coloured or ‘fashion’ shades which go out of season very quickly. The problem with having on-trend colours is that you…

SHOP GIRL to stylist

ELLE magazine are after the high-street heroes who style the nation. ELLE is launching a nationwide search for talented shop girls – and boys – who have what it takes to become an international stylist. The winner will get the chance…

Twist and Shout

The newest mascara from Rimmel is ‘1-2-3 Looks’ and I have to admit I was both intrigued and excited to try this latest innovation. From the adverts and online coverage I’ve seen it looked too good to be true –…

Bring & Buy

We all have wardrobes filled to the brim… but how many items have actually seen the light of day in the last year? I know I have hundreds of dresses, tops, skirts, bags, shoes and accessories that I’ve thought were…

It’s just so Lush!

I love going to my local Lush store of a weekend, and this Saturday afternoon was no exception. It’s not just a shop, it’s a whole sensory experience. As soon as you walk in you’re hit by the aromas of…

Land of Soap and Glory

This quirky brand has been on our local Boots’ shelves for some time now, but it just seems to get better and better. I’m a fan of their bath and body range as they not only smell delicious and look…

All Frizzed Out

For all of you who suffer from frizzy, curly locks and salivate at the thought of a luscious, shiny straight do then these tips are for you…! My hair is naturally curly, but not a nice curly (oh no) but…

Spangle Sparkle

I love a bit of glimmer and glitz as much as the next girl when it comes to Saturday night. I’ve just seen these delights from Urban Decay which could fulfill all my glittery needs… extra sparkly eyeshadows in a…

Take it all off

Make-up removers should be the foundation of any good beauty regime – if you don’t take off your make-up properly you’ll have a rubbish canvas to start from! There are so many products available that it’s easy just to go…

Flutter those lashes

I’m a massive fan of fake lashes as it means I don’t have to spend an hour and a whole tube of mascara trying to perfect my flutter. My particular faves are from Eylure – they’re so easy to apply and mega-comfy. You can’t have…

Pink Kisses

Right now the trend is all about bright, pink lips. Not just for Alex Drake circa 1981, pink lips are a must have for summer and will instantly funk up your look and bring you right on-trend. Bright lips have recently been seen…

Shampoo or not to shampoo?

As an avid festival go-er dry shampoo has always been a staple of my beauty cupboard. Since the craze has kicked off so has the demand for dry shampoo… you now have so many different fragrances and variants to choose…