Monday, 25 February 2013

March 11th 2013

Ten years after it was overwhelmingly approved by the European Parliament and over twenty years since campaigning began, March 11 2013 heralds the beginning of a Europe wide ban on the use of animals in cosmetic testing.

Friday, 22 February 2013

Eye Lines

I have to admit I have never been a huge fan of eyeliner pencils, generally choosing a cake or liquid liner for a hard, solid line or an eyeshadow (dampened or otherwise) or gel if I want something a little bit softer. Be they too hard, too soft, too scratchy or just have too much debris on application; on the whole I find liner pencils (natural, organic or otherwise) a little unsatisfactory.

Monday, 18 February 2013

Behind The Brand: Kjaer Weis

One of my all time favourite organic brands is Kjaer Weis. Inspired by her childhood in the countryside Denmark, training in Paris and her experiences as a Make-up Artist, Kirsten Kjaer Weis set about creating a high end, natural make-up brand.

Friday, 15 February 2013

Top Five: Ways To Radiant Skin

Natural, dewy, radiant skin is one of the biggest beauty trends in Spring 2013. Now is the time to banish dull winter skin, prepare for the season ahead and give yourself a natural, sun-kissed glow.

Monday, 11 February 2013

The Kiss

(The Kiss - Rodin)

The winter weather can play havoc on your lips and with Valentines day just a few days away, now is the time to make sure your lips look beautiful and are in tip top, kissable condition.

Friday, 8 February 2013


concealed past participle, past tense of con·ceal (Verb)

  1. Keep from sight; hide.
  2. Keep (something) secret; prevent from being known or noticed: "love that they had to conceal from others".

This time of year I find that the need for a good concealer is greater than ever; blemishes and under-eye shadows always seem to appear stronger in the winter months as our skin lacks the colour and warmth that the summer months bring.

Monday, 4 February 2013

Top Five: Brows That Wow!

With strong eyesbrows still making headlines on the catwalks this season, now is the time to stock up on products to make your brows do the talking.

Friday, 1 February 2013


Skincare isn't a topic that I have written much about during the life of my blog; my last, non-christmas posts were actually a three-part series for someone else (You can read them here, here and here). Make-up, my main focus, is something I feel generally much more comfortable writing about and discussing. I decided however that it is high time to add some Skincare products into the mix and thought I'd share with you a moisturiser that has become a real and very recent favourite...