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Bobbi Brown Eyeshadows

Bobbi Brown Eyeshadows

Last September Bobbi Brown released 15 new Eyeshadow shades in various finishes as part of the sheer brights range, that provides wearable pastel hues in opposing bold, but sheer washes of colour. These eyeshadows come in individual black flip top compacts with a clear lid, so you can see the colour and the brand name is embossed on the front, but they can also be popped out of these compacts and arranged into customisable palettes.

First of the four shades I have is a lavender blue shade called Cornflower, it’s part of the matte family, and is one of … Read More

Coloured Mascaras To Enhance Your Eye Colour

byTerry Mascara TerryblyIf you want to enhance your eyes, you probably reach for eyeshadow, or possibly a colourful liner. You probably don’t think about mascara. You’ll swipe on coat after coat of mascara to make your eyes look bigger, but you probably don’t think about it bringing out your eye colour. If you put down your black mascara for just a second, you’ll realise that there are plenty of colourful mascaras that can draw attention to your eye colour as well as any shadow or eyeliner. From surprisingly-easy-to-wear purple to vibrant blue, there are lots of options other than your go-to black … Read More

The Top Five Lip Balms

The Top Five Lip Balms

No-one wants dry lips – as well as being unattractive they feel pretty awful. The best way to keep your lips moisturised is by using a lip balm of which there are hundreds on the market for different prices. We have listed our Top Five Lip Balms on the market.

Ruby Red Giant Exfoliating Lip Moisturiser
This is a really gorgeous smelling lip balm with a medium texture that is not too light and not too greasy. It is 100% natural and contains no nasties and it is a fantastic little treat for cracked and dried out lips. It is … Read More

Earthzest Organics

Earthzest Organics

Earthzest Organics is a British organic brand started by Jackie Callow who left her career in a city law firm to pursue her passion and create an affordable organic skincare range that would suit her very sensitive skin. It should be noted that the brand self-defines itself as organic but is currently not in receipt of certification from any regulatory bodies ie Soil Association / ECO Cert, NATRUE or any other body. The brand launched in September and offers range of paraben, sodium lauryl sulphate, synthetic fragrance free face and body products. I have been trialling two over the past … Read More

Clarins Ombre Matte

Clarins Ombre Matte

They say that your eyes are the windows to your face and what better way to emphasise them than by using eyeshadow. As well as coming in different shapes and sizes, you can get them in powder and cream. Enter Clarins Ombre Matte which is a cream-to-powder formula that gives you the comfort and smoothing effect of a cream along with the fine quality and hold of a powder. They contain Bamboo powder which gives a matte and even finish with long-lasting hold that promises to stay put from morning to night.

The shadows are very light in texture and … Read More

Paul and Joe Lipstick Refills

Paul and Joe Lipstick Refills

Paul and Joe is one of those quirky beauty brands that I have heard about, but never tried any of their products till now. It originally started out as a fashion brand, founded in 1980, the Paul and Joe arm of the brand came later, when daughter Sophie Mechaly launched and named it after her two sons.

The beauty section didn’t launch until 2001, and the focus was on quality formulations and attention to the packaging. Paul and Joe items stand out from the crowd and are very recognisable among an array of beauty brands, a lot of the time … Read More