June, 2007

Review | Botanics Soothing Eye Make Up Remover

Those of you who’ve been paying attention at the back will know that my Holy Grail mascara is a waterproof one – Lancome’s L’Extreme. While L’Extreme is great for creating huge, dramatic lashes, though, it’s not so great when it…

Migraine Season begins

The Scottish summertime hates me. And also: is trying to kill me. GOD. Actually, it’s migraine that’s trying to kill me. And it’s not the Scottish summer per se, but all the thundery, humid weather that tends to be pretty…

Beauty Mistakes to Avoid: Cutting your own hair

As you go through life, you start to realise that there are some things only stupid people do. Pouring bleach in their coffee. Almost choking to death on their own dinner. Wearing crocs.  To this short list, however, I would…

Beauty Product Review: Microplane Foot File

This is probably way too much information for most of you, but my feet? Suck. Well, I mean, they don’t literally suck – they’re feet, after all. But years of dedicated stiletto wear have left them looking rather the worse…

Hard Candy’s ‘Mix Tape’ makeup palette

I should probably be embarrassed to admit this, but I’m a complete sucker for packaging. Show me a piece of makeup in a funky box, and I’ll probably be reaching for my credit card and getting ready to buy it….

How to wear false eyelashes

I love my falsies. (No, not those kind of falsies…) No special event would be complete without them, and after the devastation caused by the disappointing YSL Faux Cils Mascara, and my complete failure to identify a suitable replacement, I…

Review | Creme de la Mer ‘La Mer’

I don’t know what’s wrong with me, I really don’t. I buy the must-have, super-dooper, will-give-you-lashes-like-a-spider’s-leg YSL Faux Cils mascara – it doesn’t work. I buy the equally must-have, so-expensive-it’ll-make-you-weep Creme de le Mer face cream, and guess what? It…

Review | Yves St.Laurent Faux Cils Mascara

I so, so wanted to love this mascara. It’s been recommended to me by so many people, who’ve said such wonderful things about it that I just had to try it. Here’s what happened… How It Works: Well, it’s a…

The Vigil, take 2

OK, let’s try this again, shall we? Tomorrow morning, Terry is going into hospital to have his fistula removed. Yes, just like he did last time, only this time we’re hoping the operation will, you know, actually happen. Now, clearly…