Marc Jacobs Beauty – lipstick and mascara is all a girl needs

Summer ends and provides an excuse to buy new make-up. I’d heard negative things about Marc Jacobs Beauty…how wrong were the naysayers! The velvet noir major volume mascara is just that – major volume in two strokes. And the le marc lip crème in 238 je t’aime is a rum raspberry that can be worn… View Post
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Dark circles be gone – Becca backlight colour corrector in peach

I’m not much of a make-up aficionado. I don’t contour like the pros or use tonnes of different products to ‘correct’ skin. I believe good skincare leads to good skin, which leads to a good base for make-up. Plus, I can’t be bothered spending loads of time getting ready! Except when it comes to dark… View Post
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Laura Geller baked balance-n-brighten colour correcting foundation – as a finishing powder

Laura Geller is one of those brands whose fan base started on QVC (or so it would seem to me). I’d seen the products on their beauty show a number of times, and what a fab find! This has taken over from my MAC face powder as my finishing powder. Over a primer containing a… View Post
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Brush cleaning just got easier – Japonesque Solid Brush Cleanser

Cleaning make up brushes is such a chore. I put it off time and time again, even though I know by doing this I am aiding and abetting the breeding of more germs, bacteria and general yukiness. My hero and saviour is this new brush cleanser from Japonesque. Made with goat milk, and scented with coconut,… View Post
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Burt’s Bees beauty box – it’s a cleanser frenzy from Latest in Beauty

I don’t buy many beauty boxes, mainly because there end up being a few products contained within that never get used or are unwanted. I do like the ones from Latest in Beauty though, not just because they contain products I like, but because the majority of them are a decent size! And guess what,… View Post
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