Crèam De La Mer, The Lip Balm

Possibly the most extravagant lip balm is from Crème de la Mer. The Lip Balm is a wonderfully tasting mega lip balm which is packed full with marine extracts, botanicals and vitamins that will have your dry chapped lips feeling better in seconds. La Mer have a complex inside the balm which gets to moisturising…

Eight Hour Cream

The one that I use most and buy most is Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream. This apricot coloured magic balm is a must have item and my desert island product. It combines petrolatum, vitamin E and my favourite ingredients in any Skincare Hydroxy Acid, the BHA in Eight Hour Cream is Salicylic Acid which was…

Lip savers

There are lots of things that will make your lips chapped and dry this time of year. Cold weather being the worst culprit then there is not drinking enough water and drinking too many cocktails and of course the kissing! All of these combined make your lips feel like sandpaper! Not a good look with…

ChristmasPudding

Here’s my Christmas pudding, it’s a really old recipe that includes a bottle of stout.

Post Christmas treats

I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas, I had a great Christmas and Santa was very good! If like me you totally forgot to look after your skin during the festive season because you were far too busy cooking, baking and cleaning and for some of you drinking, it’s time to give your skin a…

Maybelline

Maybelline have loads of mascaras in their line and some of them are fantastic. My favourite is from the Colossal Lashes line, it’s called Cats Eyes and has a really cool shaped wand that is shaped like a claw and gives you lashes that are feline in shape in one stroke of product. It is…

Chanel Inimitable Intense Mascara

Chanel Inimitable Intense Mascara is amazing, Chanel where the first brand to introduce the rubber mascara wand which makes your lashes appear longer and thicker while separating them without clumping. You can really see the difference when you use this mascara. It comes I two shades black and brown. Available at all Chanel counters nationwide….

Dior Show Blackout

Dior Show Blackout is one on the best black mascaras on the market. It has an XXL mascara wand insuring full coverage and maximum drama. It comes in three shades but again the black one is my favourite. The packaging is great too, with Christian Dior stamped all over it. It costs €30.50 and is…

Lancôme Hypnôse Doll Eyes

The other mascara that I use all the time is Hypnôse Doll Eyes from Lancôme. The cone shaped brush was developed to insure you get the perfect amount of mascara on your lashes but it will never overload them. The mascara has been enriched with nylon powders making your lashes appear thicker and longer what’s…

YSL Shocking Mascara

The first is Shocking from YSL, the slim brush gives you lots of volume, allowing for perfect control and precision. The brush along with the great creamy finish of the product gives you perfect looking lashes. It comes in 7 colours, but as I said I always buy the black one. Costs €32.00 and is…

Mascara

Mascara, one of the makeup products that when you find one that you like, you hardly ever change. If you find that you end up with it running down your face every time you apply it maybe don’t apply it to your bottom lashes. But everyone needs it on their top lashes. I always use…

Boots this Christmas

Boots have some great gift ideas this year. With special offers on so many products you will be able to get all of your shopping done at one time. I’ve picked out two of my favourites for you but there are mega offers throughout the store with 3 for 2 on lots of gift ideas….