MAKE UP FOR EVER – HD Second Skin Cream Blush

  Last Thursday, I had the pleasure to attend the official launch of Make Up For Ever’s new HD Second Skin Cream Blush range, and I’m going to sum it up in a… Continue reading

Blurred Lines: the flawless skin effect

  For those of us not blessed with perfectly poreless skin, we now have some interesting new options to work with, as several brands have all jumped on the ‘blur’ bandwagon. The following… Continue reading

Giorgio Armani – Fluid Sheer Radiant Pigment #13 (LE), Effetto Nudo Collection Spring 2014

  The Giorgio Armani Effetto Nudo Collection for Spring 2014 is speaking my language (see previous review here). Executed with the attention to detail that Mr. Armani has become known for, this collection… Continue reading

Dior Le Vernis #204 Porcelaine & #187 Perlé – Trianon Collection Spring 2014

  Dior’s Trianon Collection for Spring 2014 takes its inspiration from Marie Antoinette and her private domain, the Petit Trianon – a stunning ‘Greek-style’ mansion (more like mini-palace, if you ask me) surrounded… Continue reading

Illamasqua Maneater Lipstick

  Finding the perfect red shade, whether for lips or nails, can turn into a lifelong hunt. Well, maybe nothing so dramatic, but this is a colour that can either elicit spasms of… Continue reading

Jouer Luminizing Moisture Tint

  Jouer Cosmetics is one of those brands that everyone seems to be talking about these days, and when I recently received a selection of products to try out, I couldn’t wait to… Continue reading

YSL Spring 2014 – #48 Rose Scabiosa (LE) & #49 Rouge Pablo

  The Spring Look 2014 Collection from Yves Saint Laurent Beauté features 2 new nail lacquer shades, #48 Rose Scabiosa (limited edition) & #49 Rouge Pablo (permanent) – and both hues are nothing… Continue reading

Dior – Dreamskin Perfect Skin Creator

  Meet my latest obsession: Dior Dreamskin Perfect Skin Creator. The name says it all and let’s face it; for those of us not blessed with a perfect complexion, who wouldn’t want dream… Continue reading

Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate + a cause

  Here’s a scary statistic: 72% of children who need HIV treatment are not receiving it. Founded as an old-world apothecary in 1851 in New York’s East Village neighbourhood, Kiehl’s has become known… Continue reading