Empties – July 2016

Time for a nosey at what I've been using up this month! In fact I'm a little late with this but I'm hoping you won't mind too much. Skinceuticals Metacell Renewal B3 Loved this luxurious emulsion which I used at the serum stage of my skincare routine. I've reviewed it previously here and it's available… Continue reading Empties – July 2016


How much power do retailers have to effect change?

You may have read a recent post where I wrote about how retailers need to understand their customers' needs and keep up with their changing demands.  But when a retailer reached out to me recently with their Summer 2016 press brochure I started to think about some of the potentially powerful messages that it contained… Continue reading How much power do retailers have to effect change?


B. Is For Beautiful

I was talking to another blogger on twitter the other day and she was asking about ways to save money. She told me that she doesn't know where her money goes and that got me thinking about how one of things I do is to save money on everyday basics so that I have more… Continue reading B. Is For Beautiful

Beauty, business

What we want! What must retailers do to survive?

Consumers can be fickle - what's the brand of the moment one day can be off the menu the next. In social media we flit from one platform to the next. One day Periscope is the next big thing, the next you're asking the question is Periscope dying? Instagram is the best for visuals isn't… Continue reading What we want! What must retailers do to survive?

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Review – Superdrug Optimum PhytoSurvive

Own brand skincare from high street retailers is often overlooked and I think there are a number of reasons for this. We like to have the aspirational brand names at the high end of the market if we can afford them - often equating high cost with high quality. Alot of the time that's true… Continue reading Review – Superdrug Optimum PhytoSurvive


Superdrug Haul!

I've been itching to write this post about all the things I got from Superdrug last week but this week has been mega busy and I've had to put it off till now. This month Superdrug is celebrating five years of its loyalty card scheme Health & Beauty Card and is offering customers its biggest ever… Continue reading Superdrug Haul!

accessories, Beauty

It’s a celebratory Makeup Revolution haul!

I think it's fair to say that people in London know how to party and this week Superdrug have been celebrating the opening of their new store in London's East End. The Whitechapel store is now open for business! So those lovely Superdrug folk didn't want me to miss out on the party (as I… Continue reading It’s a celebratory Makeup Revolution haul!

accessories, Beauty, Uncategorized

Ain’t no party like a Makeup Revolution party!

There really is no stopping this brand! Makeup Revolution just powers ahead like Lewis Hamilton with his foot to the floor in an F1 race! Makeup Revolution was born 2 years ago and has an astonishing number of products released at the rate of 500 a year! What madness is this? It's the amazing business… Continue reading Ain’t no party like a Makeup Revolution party!

Beauty, Uncategorized

Empties December 2015 & January 2016

December went past in a flash and I didn't get the chance to write an empties post and anyway I hadn't used up many products so I thought I'd leave it till the end of January and now look what's happened I've got a whole heap of stuff to tell you about! So make yourself… Continue reading Empties December 2015 & January 2016

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Review – Superdrug Optimum Phytodeluxe Day & Night Creams

All through November and December I've been trying to catch up with my blog posts as there has been so much going on that I never quite seem to be on top of things. All the while I'd been discovering and trialling some amazing products and adding them to the list of things I wanted… Continue reading Review – Superdrug Optimum Phytodeluxe Day & Night Creams