New Year – Back to Basics

So here we are in that weird bit between Christmas and New Year, where life feels listless and directionless. I am back at work with a streaming cold and between you and me just wishing this damn year would be over and done with! So whilst indulging in self-pity and feeling extremely sorry for myself…

Manhattan Gloss Lip Balm

I can’t get enough of those chubby lip pencils! so when I saw these for the bargain price of £0.99 on Fragrance Direct how could I not say no? I ordered two colours 10A – Nude Up! and 40D – Sweet and naughty They Say: Balm and gloss in one crayon format. I Say: If…

Vitamin C

So I posted here a while ago about food intolerance and also deficiencies. Since doing this I have been taking supplements so what better than to post about the vitiamns I am taking. Up for review today gold old Vitamin C – If I am honest I am surprised  that this came up however when…

MAC – Powder Blush – Pinch Me

I adore blusher, for me makeup is just not finished without it. From the wonderful pastel peaches, to deep berry pinks and sun-kissed bronzes, it can change your whole look in an instant. MAC Powder Blush – Pinch me £18.50 They Say: A blush that provides fantastic colour with ease and consistency. Designed by and…

Collection Bronze Glow Matte

We all know a good bronzer can make us look healthy, tanned and just that little bit more youthful. I always struggle however to find the right colour, and they always seem to have shimmer pigments in which can make you look like and over enthusiatic teenager. Imagine my delight when I discovered that Collection…

Watching the English – Kate Fox

Why are we the way we are? For those that are English we usually understand our eccentricities and bizarre rules, which to others are just completely confusing. I work with some of my colleagues who are from Zimbabwe and their take and reflections on English habits and culture are so refreshing where to us they…

Gin: The Manual – Dave Broom

It’s rare that I review books on here, but as we know I am a huge Gin lover so whilst out and about I came across this, and well how could i say no? Gin: The Manual – Dave Broom RRP £7.00 They Say: In recent years, gin has shed its old-fashioned image and been…

George – Flawless Creme Foundation

Whilst clearing out my beauty drawers I came across this purchase from a few years ago and thought it best for a review. I came across this whilst shopping in ASDA a while ago and was drawn to it as a compact you could slip into a handbag easily. I liked the fact it came…

Erbario Toscano Black Pepper Shower Gel

So my wonderful Botanical Aromatherapy Eucalyptus and Peppermint Body Wash that I reviewed here is slowly coming to an end so I was on the hunt for a new luxury bodywash. Being Winter I was on the hunt for something warming and earthy it was then I came across Erbario Toscano Black Pepper Shower Gel…

Baylis and Harding – Royale Bouquet

So as a wonderful pick me up a friend gifted me this. Baylis & Harding – Royale Bouquet – Limited Edition I have to say the box and packaging of this is wonderful, vintage without looking too aged and tacky, with a higher end look compared to the price of its products. In the pack…

MAC Mineralize – Gold Deposit

Ah the alluring nature of MAC, for me make up should give you confidence, make you feel that you can face the world again. Nothing better says that to me than adding a little bit of premium beauty back into that make up bag. Today is MAC Mineralize Skinfinish in Gold Deposit £24.00 They Say:…

Anovia – Fragranced Body Mist Marula & Argan

Always on the hunt for a beauty bargain and for a handbag body stray for when I am out and about and want a bit of a freshen up. Whilst at my local  bargain discount store I cam across Anovia Fragranced Body Mist Marula & Argan 150ml RRP £0.80 They Say: This sensual body mist…