Exercise, diet and a million excuses


Guest Contributor: Noel Flynn from ABC GYM It’s 2.25pm on Sunday and I am only sitting down to write tonight’s blog post that is due to go live this evening. I usually write these posts on a Friday morning, so why am I late? This week I had a mental week. It was mental in a good way, […]

Hit, Miss or Maybe : Concealers


As someone who has quite dark circles, I am incredibly hard and picky on the concealers I use. My concealer needs to not only cover my dark circles, but they must be comfortable, long wearing and above all they must not settle in my fine lines! Often with a concealer you can get a feel […]

Nima Brush Elite Face Detail Set


Hot on the heels of the new Artist collection releases, Nima Brush have come out with the brand new brush collection for makeup brush lovers like myself. The Elite face detail set is a five piece face set that covers all your brush needs for your face. All the brushes are made with Taklon, non […]

The Secret to achieving your health and fitness goals


Guest Contributor: Noel Flynn from ABC GYM As I write this post it is Thursday afternoon and I am currently sitting on a flight from Dublin to London. Earlier today, I got quite emotional over a message that I received from one of my clients and I felt compelled to share this message with you. I […]

Blank Canvas Master series palette


Last year saw the release of the Blank Canvas Master series palette and if I am to be completely honest, although everyone was raving about this palette, I personally didn’t hold out much hope for it, as I didn’t love the Pippa palette the way everyone else did. Yet every so often a product comes […]

Star buys from the new releases from Wet n Wild

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A few weeks ago I was sent a number of products to try out from the Wet n Wild new releases. Long time readers of the blog will know that I am a big Wet n Wild fan and many of their products are in my regular makeup rotation. Like with any makeup brand, there will […]

Could this be a reason why you’ve stopped losing weight?

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Guest Contributor: Noel Flynn from ABC GYM Well guys are you keeping it simple? Are you implementing things you already know? Have you blamed anyone else for your health or fitness results this week?  Perhaps you have blamed your circumstances. We often find ourselves blaming other people from preventing us from completing our health and fitness goals during […]

New Autumn releases from Mac


The Autumn is by far my favourite time of the year. As a teacher, I see September as the start of a new year, rather than January. For me, September is all about fresh starts, new clothes and of course the Autumn beauty releases. At this time of year I am ready to leave behind […]

Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra Cushion foundation & Blush Subtil


  Don’t you just love when the beauty overlords shake things up and come out with new technology that sets our hearts all aflutter. Over the past few months, cushion foundations have begun to make an appearance on the makeup scene, with Lancome’s Teint Idole Ultra Cushion foundation the latest to hit the shelves. The Teint Idole Ultra […]

Cocoa Brown Rose Gold and Golden Goddess


Is there really any stopping Marissa Carter? Hot on the heels of her hugely successful  Cocoa Brown Golden Goddess shimmery dry body oil release late last year, comes the Limited Edition Rose Gold Goddess . I mean the words limited edition and rose gold are enough to make any girls heart skip a beat. Both […]

Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance Palette


STOP!!!! If you’re broke, or your willpower is weak, then you need to click out of this post right now! It is very rare that I write a post like this, but be warned, I am about to gush a serious amount of love over this palette from Anastasia Beverly Hills. The  Modern Renaissance palette […]

Paese Long cover fluid foundation


What has become of me? Those of you following the blog for a while will know that I am a foundation junkie. All you have to do is go back through my foundation reviews to know that a serious amount of my money has been spent trying out the latest must have foundations. Yet, when you […]

The Balm, Meet Matte Hughes review


For the past 18 months, there has been a constant stream of liquid lipstick releases. While we have seen some new regular lipsticks released, such as the Vice lipsticks, for the most part, brands have focused on capturing the popular liquid lipstick market. Yet not all releases are worth buying. Sometimes they are too drying, crack […]