Empties – August & September 2018

During this transitional time as the seasons are changing, I've found myself reaching for different products to manage my skin and hair and also to change up my look from light and bright to richer and warmer. For those of you who like to know what I've been using up and finishing off here are… Continue reading Empties – August & September 2018


Nail and Lip Picks for Halloween

I've been rummaging through my favourite lip and nail colours to try and find shades that I can wear to a Halloween party. On a daily basis, I tend to shy away from darker colours as they can be a bit harsh for my age and colouring but still I've found that I've got quite… Continue reading Nail and Lip Picks for Halloween


Olympia Beauty 2015 – My Highlights

This is my second year at Olympia Beauty (you can read about the 2014 show here) so rather than give you a blow-by-blow account of what I did I thought I'd give you a run down of my highlights of the day. It's been a week since I was there, and as I think about… Continue reading Olympia Beauty 2015 – My Highlights

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Empties – July 2015

Time to catch you up with what I've been using up this month. Seem to have got through quite a few favourites which is always an achievement for a beauty blogger! Epoch Baobab Body Butter This is a super-rich body butter that I used each day and night till it was all gone. I used… Continue reading Empties – July 2015


Coloristiq nail polish rental service – reader offer!

What is Coloristiq? It's the UK’s first, multi-brand, online nail polish rental service. How does it work? It's a service that allows members to set a wish list from a collection of nail polishes including Essie, OPI, China Glaze and Morgan Taylor. You are sent 3 nail polishes and can use them for nine paintings (three per bottle) for… Continue reading Coloristiq nail polish rental service – reader offer!


Strand On Beauty’s Top 5 Christmas Gift Sets from Look Fantastic!

I'm really sorry for introducing the C word in October but there are so many amazing gift sets available right now and I wouldn't want you to miss out on anything! So I've been rooting around on Look Fantastic and these are my favourites at the moment but there are way more than I can… Continue reading Strand On Beauty’s Top 5 Christmas Gift Sets from Look Fantastic!


Olympia Beauty 2014

Every time I enter this amazing building I'm in awe of the architecture and the sheer scale of the exhibition space. I was so glad to have the press room to use as a base for a coffee and a seat before I set off on a tour of all the lovely brands. The generous… Continue reading Olympia Beauty 2014


News, Offers & Discounts Issue 31

If you're anything like me then the weekend is when you think about doing a bit of on -ine shopping. To help you with your budget I like to share some of the discount codes and offers I' see. Here's what Look Fantastic have this week. All New Weekend Treats Save £20 on new GHD stylers plus… Continue reading News, Offers & Discounts Issue 31


Beauty News Offers & Discounts – Issue 10

In this week's Beauty News............ 1. FREE New CID make up gift set (worth £32.50) with all Look Fantastic orders over £55 The free CID make up gift set will be added to your basket automatically, no need for a code. Valid while stock lasts here. 2. 10% off Lookfantastic Get 10% off Look Fantastic using Code: TENOFF10… Continue reading Beauty News Offers & Discounts – Issue 10


Professional Beauty London

Today was the first time that I've visited the Professional Beauty Show. When I stepped outside of the show this afternoon, my initial thoughts were that it was that the experience was a cross between a morroccan bazaar, a car boot sale and shopping on Oxford Street! The sights and smells and colours and smells all… Continue reading Professional Beauty London