• 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…

  • Revlon Ultra HD Matte Lipcolor

    Revlon Ultra HD Matte Lipcolor

    October 16, 2017

    Hold the front page! I have found a liquid matte lipstick which I actually enjoy wearing ….  Revlon Ultra HD Matte Lipcolor (£8.99) is without a doubt the best liquid matte lipstick I have tried – and…

  • CLinique Pep Start bubble mask

    Clinique Pep-Start Double Bubble Purifying Mask

    October 12, 2017

    Before I start my review of Clinique Pep-Start Double Bubble Purifying Mask (£24), I should probably point out that I hate water on my face for any length of time. I don’t get my hair or face…

  • e.l.f. eyeshadow duos - use

    e.l.f. Best Friend Eyeshadow Duo

    October 10, 2017

    Sometimes the most innocuous looking products turn out to become firm favourites – which is what happened when I tried e.l.f. Best Friend Eyeshadow Duos (£4.50 each). They cost less than a fiver and come in suitably basic…

  • Revlon Mega Multiplier

    Revlon Mega Multiplier Mascara

    October 8, 2017

    This seems to be the year of the mascara – and the latest one I’ve tried is Revlon Mega Multiplier Mascara (£9.99), which belongs in the new “tube technology” category of mascaras which beef up individual…

  • GOSH Primer Plus

    GOSH Primer Plus Skin Adaptor

    October 3, 2017

    GOSH Primer Plus Skin Adaptor (£14.99) is one of the pricier items in the terrific GOSH Copenhagen range of make-up – frankly, I didn’t even know that they sold anything that cost as much as £14.99!…

  • Benefit Foolproof Brow Powder

    Benefit Foolproof Brow

    September 19, 2017

    Benefit Foolproof Brow (£20) would appear to exactly the right brow product for me. This new addition to the already impressive line-up of brow buys from Benefit promises “foolproof fullness and a soft, natural look” and…