Shopping in Los Angeles: Sephora, When Will We See You Again in UK?

For anyone who doesn’t know, Sephora is basically the ultimate beauty sweet shop. It stocks all the big beauty brands such as Chanel and Bobbi Brown alongside funky niche ones such as bite, Edward Bess, Ellis Faas. They are also often the first to stock new ranges like the new Marc Jacobs Beauty and exclusive […]

Nailing It: Yellow Fever! (Barry M yellow nail paint)

I love yellow. It’s just so cheering and spirit lifting. I defy you to feel sorry for yourself when looking at yellow.  Jo over at Patent Purple Life recently blogged about her “sunshine in a bottle”, (Maybelline Colorshow Electric Yellow) which inspired me to catch yellow fever and go bright with my nails too. The nail […]

Bite Beauty Launches Lip Lab: Custom Made Lipstick in 7 Minutes!

I do love retail innovation and this beauty concept from BITE Beauty certainly is. BITE Beauty has launched a Lip Lab in New York where you can tailor make a lipstick from start to finish including creating a colour, finish and fragrance. Then they use a magic lipstick machine to create your lipstick bullet in seven […]

Top Tips For Picking The Right Foundation In-store and Online

Lisa Eldridge, A-list makeup artist extraordinaire, has done a brill set of videos called ‘Foundation Course’, all about buying and choosing the right foundation. I find foundation is often the trickiest, most expensive and least fun makeup item to buy.  I’m sure all of us have wasted money buying ones that looked perfect in the shop, […]