Christmas Gift Guide 2016

I always loved Christmas, my house would have rivalled the Griswolds with lights attached to anything stationery. But then working and owning salons took the joy out of christmas for me. You would have been working for the whole month of December, no days off, really long hours and busy busy every day. Now since…

I’m back!

I have been so busy for the past couple of months that I literally have not had time to write a thing. Work has been busy, which is wonderful and my Dad managed to fall again and this time ended up breaking his hip and is still in hospital. He has had a shockingly bad…

Victoria Beckham SS17 Show Makeup

I really love this simple look. The skin is basically foundation free except for a really light layer of light foundation and it featured products from the Victoria Beckham Estée Lauder limited edition collection included Morning Aura Illuminating Creme, Highlighter in Modern Mercury, Eye Kajal Duo in Black Saffron/Vanille and the six-shade Eye Palette. The real…

Jo Malone Basil & Neroli

So, anyone that has been in my company in the past 900 years knows that I wear two fragrances mostly. One being my beloved Tom Ford Neroli Portofino or Jo Malone’s Lime Basil & Mandarin. On a recent trip to Brown Thomas I bought the Lime Basil & Mandarin defuser, candle and room spray, living…

Tom Ford Private Blend

Anyone who has ever met or read anything I have written will know that I adore anything Tom Ford, well over at the Tom Ford fragrance labs they have been very busy! They are introducing brand new elements never before seen in a Tom Ford fragrance in the new collection. The Les Extraits Verts collection…

Urban Decay Moondust Palette

It has been a while since I have had any time to write anything, I have been chasing my tail for the past couple of months. But I have been stockpiling all the goodies so that when I got time I could keep you all up to date. The new Moondust Palette from Urban Decay…

Youngblood Anti-Shine Mattifier

I am historically not a fan of mineral makeup. When I test out makeup I always make sure to photograph it immediately after applying it and then maybe an hour or so after applying to see how it has settled on the skin. And generally I have found that mineral (powder form) does not settle…

Adult Acne

It seems that our busy lives and hectic schedules are causing stress to our skin. With adult acne on the rise it seems to be the main reason that people are visiting dermatologist. In America it is one of the most common skin conditions affecting more than 40 million people and it’s the #1 reference…

Lancôme’s Grandiose Liner

This little beauty from Lancôme is magic. The top bends so you can get the liquid liner into the corner without having to be a contortionist. I have to say it took a couple of goes for me to like this liner, I don’t really like hard lines in makeup so a liquid liner is…

Shiseido Synchro Skin

Shedeido have done it again. The power house of cosmetics based in Japan is forever at the forefront of technology when it comes to makeup. But this time I think they have broken the mould. Synchro Skins revolutionary formation will appear differently on every face, adapt to each skin tone and recognize skin conditions. It’s mission…

Giorgio Armani Prive

Look at this beautifully simple look from the Giorgio Armani Prive show. Just stunning!! Brava Linda Cantello. Use EYE & BROW MAESTRO in “sand blond” (shade 12) to contour the temples. Apply brown SMOOTH SILK EYE PENCIL (shade 12) under the cheekbones. Blend smoothly down the color with a hint of HIGH PRECISION RETOUCH and…

Chanel Couture Show

Couture Shows are so exciting, it where you see clothes that inspire your imagination. They inspire the ready-to-wear collections that follow, but most importantly they are where all the heavy hitters stretch their creativeness. Karl Lagerfeld without a doubt is the Grand Dame of the fashion industry. Nobody has his experience or wealth of knowledge,…