FOTD: my favourite Top Shop lippie and Kiko BB cream

"Sartorial" lip stick from Top Shop

I’m officially back on the blogging bandwagon, so thought I would continue with some of my summer favourites, most of which I happen to be wearing today. These include the Kiko BB cream which I picked up in Sicily earlier in the summer. Kiko is an Italian brand which is dirt cheap but amazing. If […]

Rant about designer bags

Anyone who reads my blog regularly will know that I have a real bee in my bonnet about designer ‘it’ bags. In a nutshell, I prefer the bag not to do the talking for me….. I appreciate that I am in the minority here. Understandable really when every magazine or fashion blog is telling us […]

February FOTM: Jouer, Laura Mercier and Illamasqua in action

Rather excited about this particular post. For a change I can actually see all of the products I am wearing in this shot becoming a regular part of my routine…no brushes involved, just a quick dab with my finger and I’m done…perfect…who has times for brushes when you’ve got to be at school with two […]

Madara: an eco-friendly skin tint

Swatched: Madara tinting fluid

I was really excited about doing my review on Madara deco-face in sunflower, until I googled it, and realised that there have actually been a fair few reviews of this particular tinted moisturiser already, and as you can see it has already garnered quite a few beauty awards. Oh well…here’s my tuppence worth on it. […]

Bourjois healthy mix serum: perfect for sensitive types

Bourjois healthy mix serum

I received this foundation from Bourjois to review just before Christmas, and really wanted to give it a proper try before giving it my final verdict. For those who don’t read my blog regularly, I have quite dry, sensitive skin so if I do use foundation, it tends to be something that’s also moisturising (e.g. […]