The Sunday Time Style Beauty Box with Latest In Beauty ~ 2020

The Sunday Times Style Beauty Awards has come around again, and in conjunction with Latest In Beauty are offering a selection of the shortlisted items in a six item beauty box for £30. In previous years there have been a good selection of premium and budget […]

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Birchbox December 2019 ~ Review

This December, Birchbox have redeemed themselves after a disappointing November box with a beautiful blue velvet pouch with 7 items inside. Usually each box is £10 per month (plus £2.95 shipping) but right now you can get the December goodies for £5 plus shipping with the […]

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Black Friday ~ Beauty Offers 2019

It’s that time again, and Black Friday is later this year but these days acts as a pre-Christmas sale, and for those who haven’t done their Christmas shopping it maybe a good time to start. As most people go online rather than to the brick and […]

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The Sunday Times Style Awards Beauty Box ~ 2019

Brands always love to win awards, and its great publicity for them so team that with a beauty box you can build yourself with Latest in Beauty, and you get excellent exposure and hopefully more votes. This year, The Sunday Times Style Beauty Awards has teamed […]

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Black Friday Week Beauty Offers

It’s that time of year again, and Black Friday seems to begin earlier each year as retailers scramble to get people to part with their cash as quickly as possible. Some deals are good, but are only valid while stocks last or for a day, so […]

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Birchbox with Etsy ~ August 2018 Review

The August Birchbox has no less than 10 beautifully designed drawer boxes this month as it joins forces with 10 Etsy designers. Unfortunately you don’t get to choose which design, but all are stunningly creative, and the drawer boxes are invaluable. I received a lovely flowery one […]

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April Beauty News and Deals

It’s springtime, and Easter sadly didn’t have too many deals that tempted me, so I’m keeping an eye out for some good deals and new products this month. Here are some of the ones that I have found so far that I feel are worth taking […]

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Lacura Charcoal Spa Skincare Range

One skincare problem I always get asked about is how to clear blocked pores. The Charcoal Spa range from Lacura helps solve the problem of finding products that work and that are affordable. The range consists of a Lacura Charcoal Mud to Foam Cleanser (£5.99), Lacura […]

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Powder Beauty Drawer Detox Box Review

January is traditionally a detox month (I started in December to try and get a head start) and the Powder Detox Box is packed with a mixture of full and sample sized products to help your skin and body survive a chilly winter. Housed in a […]

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January 2018 Beauty News and Deals

I always like the January sales as there can be some great bargains, but this year there haven’t been as many. Some companies still have advent calendars on sale, while some who didn’t sell out have broken them down and will repackage the items as other […]

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Great Christmas Beauty Gifts under £10

I love the build up to Christmas, and now that advent calendars have been opened, it’s time for some real gifts. To me, it’s the thought behind it more than how much it costs and while inboxes are filled with daily deals and offers, it’s not […]

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Black Friday Beauty Deals ~ 2017

Each year in the UK Black Friday deals start earlier with offers that last up to 10 days. As a result some websites have gone down or links don’t work, offers have sold out, and codes don’t work. Some companies have brought their sales forward and […]

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November (pre- Black Friday) Beauty Deals

I’ll be doing a separate Black Friday deals post next week (November 24th) when (hopefully some great ones) limited beauty deals will be released, but in the meantime companies have been releasing some good deals to tempt buyers. Jane Alexander and I have been having fun […]

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October Beauty News And Deals

These days some beauty deals are gone within hours, so it’s hard to list offers that can expire early or get closed before the day is out. Rather than taunt people with a FOMO I’m going to focus on offers that most people are going to […]

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September Beauty News And Deals

September is always a busy month for all cosmetic houses and beauty websites—there are spoilers for Christmas coffrets and advent calendars, and it’s the season of new launches and limited edition colors to coincide with fashion week in Paris, London, Milan, and New York. As there […]

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July Beauty Deals

The summer sales have begun, but to be honest they don’t seem that great so far and websites are chopping and changing their offers each day, and sometimes several times a day. I’m going to list a few that are good value, and websites that do […]

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Beauty Promotions and Offers ~ June 2017

Want a FOREO Luna Play at 50% off? Read on for details and some current and upcoming promotions from some of my favourite brands and companies. The offers are available while stocks last, and codes are given in good faith, but companies can withdraw them at […]

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LoveLula Beauty Box Review ~ May 2017

I opted for another last minute order for LoveLula’s monthly beauty box, and this month has a general selection of beauty products suitable for all ages and skin types. LoveLula is a company that specializes in organic and vegan beauty products, and offer a monthly surprise […]

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My Little Box ~ April 2017 Review

The market for subscription boxes is getting fierce; boxes packed with more products and with more variety. I’m not one usually for lifestyle items, but I decided to try My Little Box as they have their own beauty brand, and had a tempting first box offer […]

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Birchbox ~ April 2017 Review

It’s been a while since I’ve had a Birchbox, but as I was in need of another drawer box to put my cosmetics in some sort of order, and so it was a perfect excuse to resubscribe. This month they have collaborated with Boden, and beside […]

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Little-Known Box ~ March Review

After last months box where every item was used, I was slightly disappointed with the March box that didn’t contain any skincare items. Out of the six items, I had heard of three of them, and only have use for the body scrub and nail items. […]

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas And Beauty News

As Mother’s Day approaches, there are a plethora of gift hampers and coffrets available to make buying a gift easy. Here are a few ideas, and also news of the latest offers in the beauty world: The March edition of Marie Claire has a free 15 […]

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Little-Known Box ~ February Review

Little-Known Box is a new beauty box that is available in the UK that focuses on (as the name says) emerging and niche brands with a particular emphasis on premium, natural and organic beauty products. Launched in May 2016, each box contains 5-6 items, which are […]

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February Beauty Offers And News

After the Christmas rush and January sales, February can be a bit quiet as everyone waits for new launches, and for most of us for winter to pass, to get fit, and see what is happening in the Paris, London, Milan, and New York fashion shows. […]

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Final January Sale Beauty Bargains

The sales have been on since Christmas Eve, but most will finally end either this week or on 31 January. Some stores have held out until the end, and while there are fewer bargains around, some pricier items you couldn’t quite justify to yourself maybe in […]

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New Year Beauty Super Spy Eye

Christmas is finally over as stores and websites have all their seasonal products on final reductions. Some companies who don’t have a sale offer value starter sets, in a bid to gain new customers, which are usually great value and a way to try a new […]

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The After Christmas Sales

Most beauty geeks have been eagerly waiting the sales, and some started before Christmas after the last posting day had gone. Here is a list if sales that are on, and some that will begin shortly. Some subscribers were given sneak previews, but remember, many sites […]

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FOREO ~ A New Generation Of Cleansing Tools

You may have seen these brightly colored cleansing devices (some are round and others oval shaped) and wonder what they do, and how do you use them. There are also quite a few FOREO models, so how do you figure out which to choose? The devices […]

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Latest in Beauty ~ £20 Gift Collections

The relaunch of Latest in Beauty has brought with it some excellent gift collection beauty boxes, perfect for a treat or as gift for any beauty lover. Subscribers to Latest in Beauty get free postage on all the boxes, otherwise it’s £3.95 for non-subscribers. These are […]

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