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  • 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…

  • YSL All Hours Encre de Peau

    YSL All Hours Foundation

    October 30, 2017

    It’s years since I last used a YSL foundation so I was eager to try YSL All Hours Foundation (£33.50), which launched recently. However, it only took one drop to whisk me back in time, so familiar is…

  • GLamGlow Volcasmic

    GlamGlow Volcasmic Matte Glow Moisturizer

    October 27, 2017

    GlamGlow Volcasmic Matte Glow Moisturizer (£39) is the latest product from the Hollywood beauty brand which brought us the Glam Glow GravityMud Mask which I reviewed earlier this year. GlamGlow Volcasmic Matte Glow Moisturizer is a clever…

  • Clarins SOS Comfort Nourishing Balm Mask

    Clarins SOS Comfort Nourishing Balm Mask

    October 23, 2017

    Clarins SOS Comfort Nourishing Balm Mask (£30) is my favourite of the three SOS masks recently launched by the French beauty company and designed to provide instant results. A thick, creamy balm-like mask, Clarins SOS Comfort contains…

  • GOSH Growth Serum-2

    GOSH Brow Growth Serum

    October 20, 2017

    GOSH Brow Growth Serum (£16.99) sells itself as the ideal beauty buy for someone who is challenged in the eyebrow department. At the priciest extreme of the exceptionally good value GOSH range, it promises to stimulate the…