Monday, 29 September 2014

Neal's Yard Remedies Lengthening Mascara


As you probably know I am on a day-to-day basis a blue lash kinda girl and it takes a special mascara for me to put down my midnight or navy tinted wand for any real length of time, however in recent months I have been trying doggedly to work my way through an almost excessive stockpile of clean black mascaras. Some have gone by the wayside pretty quickly but there have been one or two that have stuck around and this is one of the few that I have actually repurchased - twice!

Friday, 26 September 2014

Top Five: Refillable Palettes



I am sure you know by now that I love good packaging and de-potting and decanting products can near bring tears to my eyes (less so with the cheaper products). Elysambre's beautifully engraved copper palettes or Ilia Beauty's sleek and streamlined tubes; Kjaer Weis compacts are a work of art in themselves and the frosted glass pots of RMS Beauty are simple and timeless. All are exquisite and stylish but all are weighty; especially when you have a number of them in your kit!

Monday, 22 September 2014

Organic Glam Red Nail Polish


A couple of weeks ago I was kindly (and somewhat unexpedly) sent a little bag of goodies from Organic Glam, the make-up arm of The Organic Pharmacy; anyone who follows me on Instagram will have been aware of the arrival of an early evening bike courier on our street that day... In amongst the array of products was a couple of nail polishes; one of which was a bright red.

Friday, 19 September 2014

Bookshelf: The Little Green Book Of Beauty by Sarah Callard

I recently re-read this book after discovering it on a recent sort out of my make-up books and remembered how great a little book it is.


Monday, 15 September 2014

Real Techniques Shading Brush



I am sure by now that you are not unaware of my make-up brush obsession; it is pretty mighty. In all honesty it doesn't take much for me to share my thoughts on a brush, although I try to restrain myself...

Friday, 12 September 2014

In Print: Your Healthy Living Magazine

The September issue of Your Healthy Living magazine is out. This month chemical free beauty is celebrated and I was asked to put together a little step-by-step guide to one of this the top make-up trends for this autumn...

Friday, 5 September 2014

From The Vault: UNE Breezy Cheeks Blush



This month I am looking back at an organic cream blusher that was a great budget addition to my kit. But how does it compare now..?

Monday, 1 September 2014

Top Five: Organic Liquid Eyeliner - Black

With the sunny days dwindling quicker than you can say raincoat, I have decided to cover a product that is a fantastic cross over from this years summer trends to the gems that this Autumn/Winter season has to offer...