Massive Pixi offer at M&S – THIS IS NOT A DRILL!

Many of you might know about this offer already but it’s so good I couldn’t not share. At the moment, Pixi is buy one get one free at Marks & Spencers, both online and instore. It’s not over the entire range but some things, like Pixi’s flagship product Glow Tonic in super size is definitely…

Clarins – The Signature Facial @ House of Fraser

There are aspects of blogging I really love and being invited to try a Clarins Signature Facial is absolutely one of them. My very first facial was a Clarins one but that was a very, very long time ago, so I jumped at the chance to experience it again. I was delighted to meet Emma…

I heart Pixi Beauty

I really, really do. Pixi by Petra is exactly the kind of brand that has the very product I needed before I even realised I needed it. Even better, I get to meet about once a year with Pixi’s make-up artist Amanda Bell. Apart from being just about the nicest person you’ll ever meet, you…

My Don’t Buy List

The Don’t Buy List OK first things first, this isn’t me holding a grudge against anyone. As a blogger and media professional I know I’m incredibly lucky to be sent a lot of free stuff. But just because it’s free, doesn’t make it good. Of course others will have used these products and loved them,…

New beauty favourite – Hempz

A package of rather unprepossessing stuff dropped through my door the other day. Hempz has been around for 20 years but it’s mostly an American brand. It won’t surprise you that these are beauty products created from hemp seed oil. And no, you will not enjoy yourself if you roll this stuff up and smoke…

Beauty Review – Pestle & Mortar Pure Hyaluronic Serum

So this blog post is a quick review of a serum I’ve been using for a while now. In case you haven’t heard of them yet, Pestle & Mortar are an Irish skincare brand. The company prides itself on a capsule range of skincare products using science and nature to create them. The company gifted…

My five skincare rules

So I’ve been thinking about skincare recently and thinking about the basic skincare rules that I always follow. I’m not going to talk to you about the best moisturiser, if you should retinol or Q-10 or the best chemical peel. We’re all different with different kinds of skin and you know best what works for…