I’m All Over Clarins This Summer. Check Out Some Awesome Newness …

A few years ago I would have overlooked Clarins as a brand that wasn’t really relevant to me. I had a perception that it was all about old school makeup, skincare targeted at my mum and suffered from a severe…

A Revolutionary NEW Skin Base From The Korean Kings At Erborian: Achieve ‘…

SPONSORED FEATURE For Erborian, the perfect skin ideal means ‘baby skin’ – the beautifully plump, smooth and even-toned radiance that can only be associated with optimum health. As one of the original Korean beauty brands to have been adopted in…

PERFECTION IN A BASE FOR 30+ WOMEN: LA ROCHE-POSAY EFFACLAR BB BLUR

As I get older my needs from base products are definitely evolving. I’m a little over dewy finishes that are often associated with youth, preferring to opt for more coverage and a ‘blurring effect’ to provide the appearance of radiance…

WHAT’S A BB CREAM & HOW DO I USE IT?

Like mineral foundations before it, the BB Cream took the world by storm and gradually became accepted as a fundemental part of many beauty regimes. After the first UK BB Cream was launched by Garnier some years ago, many more…

A Fab Winter Base: Givenchy Hydra Sparkling Nude Look BB Cream

BB Creams definitely had a moment in 2013, but since then they’ve been overtaken by CC and DD Creams as well as formulas that claim to have been made using NASA technology. The makeup world never sits still long enough…

Current Makeup Favourites: The Products I’m Reaching For Daily

My makeup collection is probably the same size as my local Boots store, containing just as much variety and opportunity to experiment. Although I try to use as many things as possible and regularly shake up my routine, there are…

A New BB Cream – For Our Nails! Orly Launches BB Crème …

BB Creams have been big news over the last few years, providing a great base for those of us that don’t want to cake our complexions in foundation. BB Creams (Blemish or Beauty Balms, depending upon the brand and product,)…

Perfect Summer ‘Bare Skin’ Bases: Sleek, Bioderma & Face D 3-Luronics

As the weather gets a little warmer, our skin soaks up the sunshine and we start to leave the jackets at home, it’s important to ensure our makeup gets a shake-up just as much as our wardrobe. Colder months tend…

Get Ready In Five Minutes (And Look Fabulous) With Clarins

If you’re anything like me, you wake up and allow an hour to get ready but waste forty minutes making coffee and watching the telly. No matter how early I set my alarm, I always run out of time to…

The Overslept Makeup: Knackered To Knock-Out In Five Minutes!

It’s half an hour after your alarm went off. You haven’t had time to hop in the shower, you’ve sprayed a whole can of Batiste in your hair and wonder where on earth the time went. You’ve overslept again, and…

NEW From Benefit: Big Easy ‘Bigger Than BB’ Cream

I am so over BB Creams. Other than a handful of truly effective products that actually do leave the skin looking flawless, BB Creams in the UK tend to be a slightly thick tinted moisturiser. A thick tinted moisturiser is…

YSL Colour Correction: NEW CC Cremes in Lavender, Apricot & Rose

If BB Creams were the product of choice for 2013, then in 2014 it’s the turn of it’s sister product CC Cream. Although BB Creams are great at helping skin look healthy, covering imperfections and providing a great base for…