Monday, 28 April 2014


From time to time I mention how I rediscover a product in my kit that has been overlooked for for too long. This post is all about one such product.

Friday, 25 April 2014

Published: Beauty Awards 2014

The eagle eyed amongst you may have noticed a little piece that I wrote recently for the Beauty Awards supplement of the Natural Health Magazine.

Monday, 21 April 2014

Natural Health Beauty Awards 2014

Celebrating all things organic, pure, single, holistic and green, the Natural Health Beauty Awards is an annual round up of the best in beauty, hair and skincare.

Friday, 18 April 2014

UMA Expo 2014

The United Make-up Artist's Expo (UMAE) is a Pro-only make-up trade show held at the beautiful Business Design Centre in London's Islington. Now in it's second year, UMAE had a lot to live up to following the success of last years show and by all accounts it did pretty well...

Monday, 14 April 2014

Ilia Beauty Mascara: Shadow Of A Doubt

There is a wave of new clean mascaras coming onto the market at the moment, which is fantastic news but they are all black. Now I like a black mascara as much as the next Make-up Artist but what about brown? Brown seems to be very overlooked these days but it is an incredibly versatile colour that has many depths and hues, so for this post, put your chestnut aversions aside and take a look...

Friday, 11 April 2014


You may remember a couple of weeks ago I wrote about my desire to find a totally safe (well, as safe as it gets) nail polish. Initially a quest to find a non-toxic polish, safe enough for my daughter to use in the future, I have discovered there are certainly some benefits to a water-based polish...

Monday, 7 April 2014

New York Haul

A family member recently visited New York on business and as she was leaving these shores kindly offered to pick up some make-up bits and pieces for me. Ever frustrated by the number of products that are available in the US and not here, of course I kept at the chance!

Saturday, 5 April 2014

Top Five: White Eyes

It was big in the 1990's and now its back with avengeance this spring. White eye make-up is definitely one of those Marmite trends - you either love it or hate it. This season white it is most certainly back and so put aside your yeast extract-y breakfast spread feelings and take a look...