It’s About Time: Joan Collins Launches A Makeup Collection

Can you believe Joan Collins is 80? She just oozes glamour, sophistication and sassiness, proving that age doesn’t matter when it comes to carrying off red lipstick. I can’t believe it’s taken her this long, but finally the woman who…

NEW: Seventeen Stay Time Pressed Powder (Makeup That Stays Put?)

Adding a touch of powder over your makeup can help it set and ensure it stays in place all day. I’ve always used a little powder over my skin, reducing shine and providing me with a flawless finish that sometimes…

Introducing DuWop Makeup: It’s Not Just Lip Venom!

As our needs become ever more complex and our budgets are continually stretched, we need effective and innovative products that make our lives easier and our faces more beautiful. A lipgloss in a pretty pack is one thing, but a…

Bare Minerals 15th Birthday: Limited Edition Mineral Veil

It’s hard to believe that Bare Minerals’ much-loved Mineral Veil finishing powder is fifteen years old. For fifteen years we’ve all loved the translucent finishing touch of award-winning powder, providing a great result on all skin types. Not only does…

Not Worth It: Benefit The Porefessional, Agent Zero Shine

When Benefit’s original Porefessional face primer and pore perfector was launched, it became an instant best seller and classic beauty product. Now Benefit have added to the sub-brand with the launch of The Porefessional: Agent Zero Shine, a ‘shine vanishing…

MaxFactor Creme Puff: 1953-2013

In 1953 MaxFactor launched their Creme Puff compact. It was the first all-in-one blend of creamy make up base and powder (something that was quite innovative sixty years ago,) that applied like powder but stayed on like cream. Today it…

When ‘BB’ Claims Went Too Far

When BB Creams launched in the UK, there was justifyably a big buzz in the beauty industry about this new concept. Although well established in Asian markets, the BB Cream (or Beauty Balm Cream) claimed to offer multiple benefits in…

Urban Decay launches Naked Skin Finishing Powder

Pressed powder may not be for everyone, but it’s been a staple within my makeup bag for as long as I can remember. A little dusting of powder over the face can not only help to set makeup, but can…

Cover FX Illuminating Setting Powder

Cover FX are a makeup brand that are a little bit different.  If you go to one of their counters, you won’t see the usual riot of colourful shadows and bright lippies, but what you will find is a whole…

Revlon Nearly Naked Foundation

You can tell the seasons are about to change as our beauty counters are awash with the newest innovations in foundation. This time of the year we should all be moving away from heavy and covering formulas, in favour of…

Purminerals 4-in-1 mineral makeup

Mineral makeup has become a fundamental part of millions of morning routines since its mass introduction in the last decade. We often forget what life was like before multi-tasking powdered products that not only make you look great, but have…

Benefit: How to Look the Best at Everything makeup kit

The key to makeup success is knowing what products work well together and how to build up a complete look. Sometimes it’s a real challenge knowing what to use or how to apply the various concoctions that include primer, foundation,…