Coronavirus Lockdown Luxuries

For the last few months, most of the world has been on lockdown in an attempt to curb the spread of Covid-19, and that has meant most of us have spent more time at home. It gave me a chance to try out some samples that […]

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The Body Shop ~ Oils of Life Sleeping Cream Review

One of the best sleep creams on the market is The Body Shop Oils of Life Sleeping Cream, which simply sinks into the skin and makes the skin feel pillow soft immediately and also when you wake up. Sleep creams have recently become popular as a […]

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Revolution ~ Pink Clay Mask Review

Revolution is well renowned for their makeup that comes in a vast array of shades to suit just about everyone, including their foundations and concealers that sold out as soon as they were launched. They recently launched a skincare range, and I was asked to try […]

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Clarins Re-Charge Relaxing Sleep Mask ~ Review

If you’ve never tried a sleep mask, or have been put off because some feel a bit too heavy, then you will love this product. I tried it as soon as it came out earlier this year and fell in love with it. The new my […]

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Shiseido Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate Review

Shisiedo is one of the largest skincare houses in the cosmetics industry, and their skincare once tried is never forgotten. One of their latest products is the Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate, a bit of a mouthful but it’s more than a serum and is a powerful skin […]

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Sarah Chapman ~ Skinesis Ultimate Cleanse Review

Sarah Chapman doesn’t offer samples (I asked) which is a great shame, because if I had tried the products earlier I would have raved about them ages ago. I eventually got a travel sized Ultimate Cleanse as part of a free gift when I was buying […]

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Omorovicza Deep Cleansing Mask Review

Every now and then a beauty gem strays across your path when you least expect it, and you think ‘wow!’ when it does what it says on the jar. The Omoroviciza Deep Cleansing Mask is one if those gems. Now when I read it contained clay, […]

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Sunday Riley Skincare Box ~ Glossybox Limited Edition Box Review

When beauty boxes launch a limited edition collection, you can be forgiven for being skeptical; is it really a limited edition or is it an advertising ploy, and are they overpricing it to make a quick buck? While Glossybox isn’t my favorite beauty subscription box (no […]

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Drunk Elephant Skincare ~ Review

Drunk Elephant, a skincare company based in the USA is being launched in the UK on 3 October, so what is the fuss and buzz all about? The company was founded by Tiffany Masterson in 2012, when she found she was reacting to various products. She decided to […]

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L’Occitane Overnight Reset Serum ~ Review

I’ve been a fan of L’Occitane En Provence for many years, and visiting their shops is always fun, as they have beautiful displays and there’s something for everyone (and I try all the hand creams!). I was intrigued to sample the Overnight Reset Serum, because let’s […]

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REN ~ Flash Rinse 1 Minute Facial Review

When I first came across the REN Flash Rinse 1 Minute Facial, I was skpetical to say the least, because the natural thing to wonder is how can you have a facial in a minute? I’ve used the Wake Wonderful Night Time Facial before which worked, […]

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Omorovicza Cleansing Foam

f you haven’t heard of Omorovicza, it’s a relatively new Hungarian premium brand skincare house that has quickly become renowned for it’s innovative and luxurious products. You can often tell how good a skincare house is by their cleanser, and the Omorovicza Cleansing Foam is a […]

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Beauty Travel Hints and Tips

Putting together a beauty kit when you‘re away from home can be challenging because you need to travel light, have products that are multipurpose, and most importantly you can trust to work. I used to work away from home at least once a week, and so […]

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STARSKIN 7 Second Overnight Mask

I love overnight masks, mainly because you can leave it on and let the mask hopefully do a bit of magic while you’re asleep. When I saw the STARSKIN 7 Second Overnight Mask, I was intrigued to see how it worked. It comes in a pot […]

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Beauty Super Spy Awards of 2017

Last year I discovered a few new beauty gems, but not that many (I do have very high standards). I tried lots of items and some were meh, and others were just dreadful that I used them once and had to give them away. More than […]

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Elemis Gentle Foaming Face Wash

When my face is thoroughly cleansed I feel good, it’s a bit like having freshly washed hair, and you can tell straightaway whether a product is good or not. I decided to try the Elemis Gentle Foaming Face Wash after my disappointing experience with their latest […]

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Lacura Cellsation Skincare Range

Lacura (Aldi) have brought out another limited edition skincare range, and the Cellsation range is aimed at mature skins, but as I don’t believe in ageism, it’s suited more to dry and fragile skins. It contains B5 which nourishes the skin and helps stimulate cell renewal, […]

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Evolve Organic Beauty Radiance Glow Mask

I’m a bit of a chocoholic, so when I saw that the Radiance Glow Organic Mask contained raw cacao powder (rejuvenating and repairing), I was intrigued as to what it would smell like, and yes, it’s pretty much heavenly, as it smells like liquid hot chocolate. […]

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Lyonsleaf Beauty Balm

Finding genuinely natural products that work effectively and that don’t cost the earth isn’t easy, and so I was intrigued to try out Lyonsleaf Beauty Balm that is 100% natural and preservative free, to see how it compared to other products on the market. It’s a […]

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The Red Skincare Edit Beauty Box Review

With so many beauty boxes around these days, the bar has become higher—especially for curated collections. The brands selected for the Red Skincare Edit are good and safe choices for those seeking a new skincare regimen, however, it fails in a couple of areas in my […]

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Balm Balm ~ Frankincense Deep Cleansing Balm Review

Balm Balm is a company that produces skincare products that are 100% organic—great for those looking for natural, ethical, or ecological products. I decided to try the frankincense deep cleansing balm, which is sold in 30 ml (£9) and 60 ml (£16.50) jars. Among the other […]

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Birchbox ‘Beautiful Skin’ Limited Edition Box Review

This impressive Birchbox ‘Beautiful Skin’ collection brings together a selection of six premium branded skincare products. Limited edition boxes can be hit or miss, but this one contains items suitable for all skin types, and includes two full sized items, one of which is a Foreo […]

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Liz Earle Early Christmas Deals

High shipping charges can put you off ordering, and then the high threshold to get free shipping too. Recently Liz Earle  who is renowned for her organic skincare ranges, has been solved that by offering free UK delivery on various dates, and right now they are […]

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Lacura Cuvée Royal Skincare Review

I had high expectations of these products and I was not disappointed. I hope Aldi decides to keep these products in stock, as it would be a shame to have them as a one off special buy. Customers want consistency, and the security to know they […]

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Resultime By Collin Paris ~ Regenerating Collagen Gel

Resultime is a French skincare company that specializes in anti-aging products that uses Vectorised Micro-Collagen as the main active ingredient in their products. This supports the natural collagen in the skin and stimulates the skin renewal cycle which is essential for healthy skin. The company also […]

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How to Figure Out Your Skin Type

Just as many women go around for years wearing the wrong bra, thinking they are a 34C when they’re really a 32D, a large percentage of women diagnose their skin type incorrectly. Wearing the wrong bra can damage the body, and so can using the wrong […]

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S.O.S. Emergency Mask: Elemis Tri-Enzyme Resurfacing Gel Mask

[yasr_overall_rating] The Tri-Enzyme Resurfacing Gel Mask is one of my favorite products, and will soon be known as the Dynamic Resurfacing Gel Mask, as Elemis are currently rebranding its look and some of the names of their products.  This is a quick acting mask that can […]

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The Body Shop ~ Vitamin C Skin Boost

[yasr_overall_rating] In the US, it’s called Vitamin C Skin Boost (@$28.00 for 1.0 fl oz) and in the UK, it’s called Vitamin C Skin Reviver (@£16.00 for 30 ml), but are both the same product. This is one of my favorite products and can be used […]

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