Christmas Gift Guide 3

There are brands that really embrace the silly season, with tonnes of gifts for everyone. Clarins are one of them. This year they have a massive 18 gift sets ranging in price from a very affordable €26 to €92. First up are the two most affordable gifts. Holiday Beautiful eyes has the iconic mascara, possibly…

Christmas Gift Guide #2

What’s a better gift than good skin for Christmas?? There are literally thousands of products out there that help improve the tone, texture and feel of your skin. And this time of year there are some amazing gifts sets with proper savings to be had or gifts with purchase that I’d be delighted to get!…

Now, I am fully aware that I have been AWOL for ages, any freelancers out there will know that this time of year is tax return time and it is proper hell! I have spend the past three weeks trying to figure out how to file my own taxes, accountant fees can but outrageous and…

Urban Veda

Recently I tried Urban Veda, I actually had a facial with them in a pop up salon. The brand is based on Ayurveda’s holistic health and wellbeing system which originated in the Himalayas 5000 years ago, so there are literally thousands of years of knowledge and practice being used in this affordable brand. Ayurveda is based…

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…