Dry Lips be GONE!!

I love me a good lip balm, I pretty much have one in every coat pocket, desk, beside my bed, in the car basically anywhere I sit for extended periods. I have tried them all, I particularly love ones that are deeply hydrating, my lips get very dry from now until spring, the central heat…

Deciem

  I was in Toronto last week for the premier of my Glenn’s new movie which had its international premier at TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival). The film is brilliant, Glenn is the co-writer along with the director Rebecca Daly. I even went into the ugly cry at one of the scenes. You will all…

Estée Lauder’s new Advanced Night Repair eye serum

I genuinely love Advanced Night Repair, I use it all the time on myself and on my clients and I have been known to add it to foundation to give your foundation a beautiful glow and add extra vitamins to your skin. When Estée Lauder use the words ‘ground breaking’ in a press release you…

Dry Lips??? No more

Since I started doing makeup I have always been on the lookout for the perfect lip hydrator. When working I always have Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream in my kit, I rather the fragrance free one as the original has a string taste, not horrible but strong. I don’t think I will ever not love…

I finally had a facial

As a makeup artist I truly believe that in order to get a great looking makeup you have to look after your skin. This does not necessarily involve spending huge amounts of money but you do have to invest time. This is what I have been telling my clients since I started doing makeup. Yet…

New from Liz Earle

Arriving this month is the brand spanking new lip treatment in the Superskin range from Liz Earle. Superlip Balm has some mighty ingredients to help hydrate, smooth and plump your lips this launch is perfect for worn out lips after a long winter. The ingredients really sound like something you would find in Hogwarts. Dragon’s blood…

Clearly Corrective Brightening and Smoothing Moisture Treatment from Kiehl’s 

If you’ve been reading my blog for long you’ll know that I’m in love with Glycolic Acid in skincare. It’s a magical ingredient that does wonderful things for your skin. It’s anti ageing, nourishing and many other things. New from Kiehl’s is their Clearly Corrective Brightening and Smoothing Moisture Treatment. With a balance of Glycolic…

Kiehl’s SALE

When is there a sale on beauty products???? Hardly ever well this Friday and Saturday 24th-25th June Kiehl’s are having a 20% sale. Deadly! If you are not familiar with Kiehl’s it’s a mega brand whose skincare is incredible, I particularly love their shower gels, oil free SPF (does not go white) and their tinted…

Trilogy Starter Packs

You know when you read about a product range that you have not tried yet and all you want to do is run out and buy it all immediately and all too often you get home and when you try it it just does not do what you want. Like actually make you look 16…

Eye WOW from Kinvara

It’s possibly unfair of me but whenever I get a product from an Irish brand I tend to test it a lot before I put up a review. I think it’s because I really want it to be brilliant, I want to fly the Irish flag with pride so everyone knows that yes we are…

Ibuki Skincare

Asian skincare is generally miles ahead, and one of the Asia’s biggest companies, Shiseido, have just launched some new products to their Ibuki range that is specifically targeted at people in their mid 20’s to early 30’s, devastated that I’m not in the age group, but didn’t stop me from trying them! One of the…

Hand rescue

So myself and Glenn have been busy getting Gay Gardens ready for the summer BBQ season. Glenn doing most of the heavy lifting as my back will not allow it and I also don’t think my Glenn can listen to me moaning. But she is starting to look pretty with some fantastic new plants for…