• Fenty Beauty Multi Stick

    Fenty Beauty Match Stix Shimmer Skinstick

    December 14, 2017

    Fenty Beauty Match Stix Shimmer Skinstick (£21) is one of the core products in the new make-up line which pop diva Rihanna launched amidst an international frenzy of excitement earlier this winter. After all the hype, I was…

  • Bobbi Brown Lip Crush 1

    Bobbi Brown Crushed Lip Color

    December 1, 2017

    Ooh, Bobbi Brown Crushed Lip Color (£24) is one of the prettiest lipsticks I’ve seen in a long while. Just look at the black tube with its chic stripe in the same colour as the stick it contains.…

  • Estee Lauder ANC eye cream

    Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Concentrate Matrix

    November 28, 2017

    Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Concentrate Matrix (£49) is probably one of my favourite skincare products of the year. The latest addition to the longrunning Advanced Night Repair collection – which started with just the…

  • Urban Decay Troublemaker-2

    Urban Decay Troublemaker Mascara

    November 26, 2017

    Urban Decay Troublemaker Mascara (£19.50) is another of those attention-seeking mascaras which claim to stay put “even during sex” ! I have to confess that I didn’t test that particular claim, but I don’t feel confident…

  • YSL Couture Eyeliner

    YSL Couture Eyeliner

    November 23, 2017

    There’s not a huge amount to say about YSL Couture Eyeliner (£25) – although it does seem to have attracted negative comments from fans of YSL’s Babydoll eyeliner, who don’t find this a good replacement. I’ve…

  • The Body Shop Drops of Youth

    The Body Shop Drops of Youth Youth Liquid Peel

    November 20, 2017

    The Body Shop Drops of Youth Youth Liquid Peel (£15) is one of my favourite new products of 2017. It’s from The Body Shop’s recently launched Drops of Youth range, which tackles the ageing effects on…

  • Revlon Youth Fix concealer

    Revlon Youth FX Fill + Blur Concealer

    November 9, 2017

    Revlon Youth FX Fill  Blur Concealer (£11.99) is one of four products in the recently launched Revlon Youth FX collection, a range of products created to help make users look younger by – as the press…

  • Guerlain Blurring Active Base

    Guerlain Blurring Active Base

    November 7, 2017

    Guerlain Blurring Active Base (£32) is another addition to the new skincare/make-up hybrid category of primers which fake the appearance of flawless skin. This beautiful-smelling (it has the signature Guerlain parma violets-like scent) cream claims to blur…

  • Givenchy Mascara Base

    Givenchy Base Mascara Perfecto

    November 2, 2017

    Givenchy Base Mascara Perfecto (£25) may well be the product you never thought you needed – until you’d given it a whirl. A primer for the lashes which provides a base for your coloured mascara, Givenchy Base Mascara…