• Rimmel Insta-Matte powder

    Rimmel Insta Fix & Matte

    June 24, 2017

    Rimmel Insta Fix & Matte (£4.99) comes from Rimmel’s new capsule collection of make-up products designed to make us all selfie-ready (whether we like it or not!?). The Insta range comprises products designed to be easy…

  • Benefit Dandelion

    Benefit Dandelion Twinkle

    June 21, 2017

    What a pretty product Benefit Dandelion Twinkle (£24.50) is! It’s a new sister product to the original Dandelion, Benefit’s cult brightening face powder which came out a decade ago and has already spawned several spin-offs. Whereas Dandelion is an…

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    Formula Innovate Radiance Reveal

    June 19, 2017

    It’s not often that a product I’m sent to try immediately becomes a staple in my beauty routine, but Formula Innovate Radiance Reveal (£17.50) has turned out to be one of those. Part of Marks & Spencer’s…

  • Givenchy Rouge Interdit

    Givenchy Rouge Interdit

    June 16, 2017

    Ooh-la-la. I have fallen completely in love with the recently relaunched Givenchy Rouge Interdit lipsticks. They are things of utter joy to anyone who appreciates luxury, elegance, beauty and sensuousness. Unlike some creamy lipsticks which drag…

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    Estée Lauder Advanced Night Micro Cleansing Balm

    June 15, 2017

    Estée Lauder keeps bringing out fabulous cleansers – and Estée Lauder Advanced Night Micro Cleansing Balm (£37) is no exception. In fact, it’s my new favourite – especially since my skin has been a little more dehydrated and…

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    L’Oréal Infallible Nail Paints

    June 12, 2017

    How pretty are the new shades of L’Oréal Infallible Nail Paints (£7.99; pictured above)? I hadn’t tried any of these double-ended nail polishes before and was keen to get a handle on them before my summer holiday as…

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    Rimmel Magnif’eyes Eye Primer

    June 8, 2017

    Rimmel Magnif’eyes Eye Primer (£4.99) is one of those products which just does exactly what it says on the tube. It’s a creamy-textured eye base designed to even out the skin tone and provide a foundation for…

  • YSL Le Vernis

    Yves Saint Laurent Vernis A Levres Vinyl Creams

    June 6, 2017

    My love affair with Yves Saint Laurent Vernis A Levres Vinyl Creams (£27 each) goes back five years to when they were first launched, and were among the first wave of liquid lipsticks to hit the…

  • Clean & Clear Gentle Hydrating Daily Wash

    Clean & Clear Gentle Hydrating Daily Wash

    June 2, 2017

    Clean & Clear Gentle Hydrating Daily Wash (£3) is a classic example of a beauty product which launches with little fanfare but is really worth seeking out. It’s a lovely, very gentle gel wash, made with rose…

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    Clinique Pep-Start HydroBlur Moisturizer

    May 30, 2017

    It’s been around since late last year, but I’ve only just had a chance to get properly acquainted with Clinique Pep-Start HydroBlur Moisturizer (£24.50) – and, boy, did it come along at the right time?! Part of…