Inclusive Natural Beauty: Alima Pure, Jane Iredale, Premae, Vapour Organic Beauty

I’ve previously shared my frustrations about the limited options available from many natural and organic beauty brands as far as complexion products for darker skinned green beauties go. I’m currently on a mission to find the best brands offering an inclusive range of foundations and concealers. As mentioned before, I certainly do not expect every single company to have a colour that matches everyone. However, in 2015, I do expect brands to offer a spectrum that doesn’t … Continue reading Inclusive Natural Beauty: Alima Pure, Jane Iredale, Premae, Vapour Organic Beauty

Top Tips For Healthy Asian Cooking At The Smart School of Cookery

Asian inspired food is probably what I cook the most at home as it’s quick and bursting with fresh flavours. So I was keen to attend a healthy Asian cookery demonstration hosted by LV= at The Smart School of Cookery in St Katherine’s Dock. I’m quite handy in the kitchen but I love that there’s ALWAYS new things to be learnt. Stu, our instructor and chef … Continue reading Top Tips For Healthy Asian Cooking At The Smart School of Cookery

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Nailing It: Nailberry Young & Fabulous / Grosielle Review and Swatches

As with lipstick, I tend to stay on the dark side with my nail polish, year-round. Here’s a peek of my polish collection – as you can see it’s mainly greys, blues, deep wine, purples……. https://instagram.com/p/zSL1FVr_h2/?taken-by=wonderlustinglynda   Every once in a while though, I fancy something bright and pretty. And so into my nail life twirled these two shades from Nailberry. Nailberry is a 4-free (made without formaldehyde, … Continue reading Nailing It: Nailberry Young & Fabulous / Grosielle Review and Swatches

Wonderloving: Ellis Faas Makeup

The products i use the most barely get a mention here so I’m remedying that with the Wonderloving series. Next up for the Wonderloving treatment is ELLIS FAAS.  I’ve previously mentioned the concealer, which is my favourite ever, in What’s In My Make-up Bag. It was love at first sight when I set eyes on the ELLIS FAAS makeup collection. Founded by Ellis Faas, a Dutch makeup … Continue reading Wonderloving: Ellis Faas Makeup

Mascara Fit For A Goddess? Eye of Horus Goddess Mascara Review

Mascara doesn’t really excite me much. For me it’s a strictly functional beauty product with non of the fun or allure of lipstick. However throw in talk of goddesses and ancient Egypt iconography and I’m all ears. Today I’m taking a look at Eye of Horus, an Australian beauty brand now available in the UK, making eye products inspired by ancient Egypt. The Pharaohs certainly rocked a killer … Continue reading Mascara Fit For A Goddess? Eye of Horus Goddess Mascara Review

Meet The Maker: Rose-Marie Swift, Founder, RMS Beauty

I’m always interested in finding out about beauty brands directly from the person who created it. Hearing their vision can be very inspiring and also the chance to get some insider goss 🙂 I thought I had missed my chance to meet Rose-Marie Swift, the founder of rms beauty when I was unable to attend a masterclass at Content. Unexpectedly the opportunity came up at the … Continue reading Meet The Maker: Rose-Marie Swift, Founder, RMS Beauty

Just Another Mani Monday: HJ Manicure Subzero and Purple Paradise (5-free)

His Royal Purpleness, my beloved Prince, wrote Manic Monday for The Bangles, so it’s only fitting that I wear a purple polish in my first Mani Monday post n’est pas? Yes tenuous link but let’s swiftly move on. PURPLE PARADISE, HJ MANICURE This ornamental cabbage was my single favourite flower last year. It lasted for months and the petals changed from this bright magenta purple to … Continue reading Just Another Mani Monday: HJ Manicure Subzero and Purple Paradise (5-free)

Luxe Lip: Lipstick Queen Silver Screen Review and Swatch

I love Lipstick Queen lipsticks. And as you know I adore purple lipstick so when I caught a glimpse of the new Silver Screen lipstick collection featuring a purplicious colour called Stella, I was giddy with excitement and it went straight on to my lipstick lust list. There are seven colours in the Silver Screen collection, promising intense, ultra-moisturising, long-wearing colour in one swipe. Lipstick Queen’s last luxury lipstick … Continue reading Luxe Lip: Lipstick Queen Silver Screen Review and Swatch