The perfect Kimmy K nude lippy + GIVEAWAY

Kiko lip gloss pencil  Can I just say something? We’re all friends here right? Ok cool. So here it is: Kim Kardashian scares the bejeezus out of me. She is terrifying in so many ways (the gravity-defying butt, the fact that if she marshaled all her twitter followers effectively she could seize control of the United States before brunch, the list goes on). Read more on The perfect Kimmy K nude lippy + GIVEAWAY…

Your 5-step for realz desk to dusk do-over

desk3Aaaah the ‘desk to dusk’ makeover. It’s an old beauty editor’s favourite and an article that makes regular outings in magazines and blogs alike. It’s fun in the way that Sex And The City is fun. The idea of sipping cocktails over brunch with your Manolo-clad besties is lovely and glam, but the reality is rather expensive and literally painful. Read more on Your 5-step for realz desk to dusk do-over…

Bushy brows and luscious lashes, and how to get them

brows1 Beauty is not a constant.  Every generation has a new focus, and every decade holds up a new icon of feminine beauty which informs (however subconsciously) the preferences of all, from journalists, to designers, to men and women on the street. For example in the 18th century it was considered that the height of beauty was a woman with small breasts and a flabby tummy and thighs. Read more on Bushy brows and luscious lashes, and how to get them…

The Drawing Room Salon (My Best Haircut Ever)

the drawing room salon  How is a good hairdresser like a unicorn? Let me count the ways. . . 1 – They are damned hard to find. 2 – They have magical powers over women of all ages. 3 – If you see one, you tell everyone you meet about it for months afterwards. Read more on The Drawing Room Salon (My Best Haircut Ever)…

So this ‘Fibrology’ malarkey actually works

hair1You gotta laugh at some of the ‘science’ beauty marketers come out with. Because if you didn’t laugh you would most definitely cry. The thing I find most offensive about the pseudo-scientific PR bumf of the beauty world isn’t the way in which it contributes to general public ignorance and confusion when it comes to matters of health and hygiene (which it does), but the fact that they really think we are dumb enough to fall for this sh*t. Read more on So this ‘Fibrology’ malarkey actually works…