Category Archives: Product Reviews

Illamasqua Liquid Metal Palette

In January I went a bit overboard in the Illamasqua sale.  It’s hard not to really, their sales are always pretty generous and there’s some real gems to be found.  One of the things I was most excited about was a … Continue reading

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James Read Bronzing Products

My complexion is very much ‘English Rose’.  At least, that’s how I like to think of it, it sounds better than ‘pale and pastey’.  I humbly admit that, yes I did, twice in my life, visit the sunbeds, but that’s … Continue reading

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A Day At Wella

Earlier this year I travelled to Manchester to spend a day at the Wella studios, taking in a colour master class with Laura and Dan.  I’ve been a fan of Wella shampoos and conditioners for a long time – the … Continue reading

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Laura Mercier Foundation Primer Protect

It’s only really in the last couple of years that I’ve become really aware of the benefits of a good primer.  To date my primer-of-choice has always been Smashbox Photo Finish, but now it has a rival for my affections … Continue reading

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TIGI Bed Head Straighten Out

My hair is mostly straight.  It’s the sort of hair that, when left to dry naturally will have a bit of a wave and not a vast amount of body.  If left to it’s own devices, it’s not a hair … Continue reading

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Butter London – 3 Free Colour Clash Nail Lacquer

Known as the ‘lipstick effect’, recent years of recession have seen sales of cosmetics soar, with consumers wanting a cheap treat to brighten their day.  In 2011 61% of British women bought nail varnish, resulting in £221 million worth of … Continue reading

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Rigid Collodion

Rigid collodion is a cheap and effective way to produce scarring. The brand I generally use is Mehron. Collodion is applied straight to the skin and then it gently constricts as it dries, tightening the surrounding skin, producing an indented … Continue reading

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