Monday, 29 July 2013

Faking It!

I am not someone who tans easily. I generally burn and then eventually turn slightly honey coloured before rapidly returning to my former pale self. I have a tendency to wear short sleeves a lot of the year and consequently my arms by default, generally have significantly more colour than the rest of me and although I'm not really that fussed about having a tan, I am not overly keen on my legs looking as though they belong to someone else entirely!

Friday, 26 July 2013

To Infinity And Beyond...

A few nights ago my partner commented on how youthful my skin looked; completely unprompted and whilst watching an episode from one of our current box set obsessions - I think that it may actually have been a replaying of the second Twin Peaks season (definitely not as good as the first season by the way) but I digress...

Monday, 22 July 2013

Top 5: Brow And Lash Brushes

A beautiful eye make-up can be really let down by a messy brow or a misplaced lash, however you don't need many tools to keep unruly eyebrows and stray lashes in check, so here are some of my favourites...

Friday, 19 July 2013

My Holiday Bag

I am off on holiday! I'm vey excited as its been a couple of years since I've been out of the country - the longest non-holidaying time in a while. This year is a little different as it is the first year of travelling with a young child and as I will be flying without a second pair of hands to help baby wrangle, push the pushchair and carry luggage, packing very light is a must!

I thought I'd share with you some images of the skin and make-up essentials I will be taking on my trip...

Monday, 15 July 2013

I C What You C

This post was originally scheduled for last month however I replaced it with 'Learning Your A, BB,CC's, a post that I felt was a better introduction to the world of Beauty Balms and Colour Correcting creams...

Friday, 12 July 2013

Monday, 8 July 2013


Natural Cosmetics are not legally defined anywhere in the world. Many products claim to be natural but are far from it, so it's all very well going on about organic products but how do you know if a product is truly organic? The answer often, although not always, lies in the labelling. But what do the labels actually mean? Here is my brief (but not completely conclusive) guide to organic cosmetic labelling...

Friday, 5 July 2013

Animal Testing Ban: India

On Friday India become the first South Asian country to introduce a complete ban on animal testing for cosmetic products.

Monday, 1 July 2013

Top Five: Tangerine Nails

I love a bit of bright nail polish and one of the hottest trends of this summer is the tangerine.