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  • Bourjois Lip Duo Sculpt

    July 8, 2018

    If you think that the new Bourjois Lip Duo Sculpt  lipsticks (£7.99 each) look familiar, cast your mind back to last summer when Benefit launched They’re Real Double the Lip – angled, pointed, two-colour lipsticks with…

  • Kiehl’s Super Multi-Corrective Eye-Opening Serum

    July 5, 2018

    I really wasn’t expecting much from Kiehl’s Super Multi-Corrective Eye-Opening Serum (£40) when I first tried it. As soon as I pumped out my first dose of it, I was disappointed in the texture, which is very…

  • Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Cream Shadow Stick

    July 3, 2018

    Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Cream Shadow Sticks (£23), where have you been all my life?! I’m a late-comer to the party but now I’m a complete convert to these fantastically easy to use cream eye shadows from the…

  • Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet Liquid Lipstick

    June 19, 2018

    It’s not new but Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet (£8.99) has recently expanded its range of colours and so is ripe for review! I’m sure I tried these matte liquid lipsticks when they first came out four years…

  • Clinique Beyond Perfecting Super Concealer

    June 13, 2018

    I don’t need 24-hour coverage, and – frankly – I wasn’t convinced I needed a concealer but Clinique Beyond Perfecting Super Concealer (£18.50) might have converted me. A sibling product to Clinique Beyond Foundation + Concealer, Clinique…

  • Trinny London BFF Cream

    June 7, 2018

    Trinny London BFF Cream (£35) has had plenty of outings here in Scotland in recent weeks as we have been basking in a heatwave, and it offers a sun protection factor of 30 – which is…

  • Smashbox Always On Liquid Eyeliner

    June 3, 2018

    After being so impressed with the Smashbox Superfan Fanned-Out  Mascara, I was excited to try Smashbox Always On Liquid Eyeliner (£19) which came out at the same time. A longwearing, waterproof eye liner made – as…

  • The Ordinary Serum Foundation

    May 29, 2018

    The Ordinary Serum Foundation (£5.70) is one of the most sought-after beauty buys of recent times – there was a waiting list for it at one point. But does it live up to the hype? Well, with…

  • NIOD Hydration Vaccine

    May 25, 2018

    NIOD Hydration Vaccine (£35) is one of the first batch of products I’ve tried from NIOD, the Canadian brand whose initials stand for Non-Invasive Options in Dermal Science – and it’s the only one I’ve liked…

  • Bobbi Brown Long Wear Sparkle Sticks

    May 23, 2018

    Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Sparkle Sticks (£23) are limited edition eye shadow crayons with a pearlescent finish – not a type of eye colour product I would normally consider splashing out on. I was fully expecting to…