September, 2008

A new way to stalk me. Because stalking is fun!

Yesterday, I was looking at my website referrers, as you do when you have no life to speak of, and I discovered that someone had found this here blawg after Googling the phrase, “Amber McNaught has red hair”. Seriously. So,…

new-hair

Hairdressing Curse: broken!

So, yesterday I went to the hairdresser and had a big ol’ chunk cut off my hair. Now, I know what you’re thinking, but don’t worry, this isn’t going to be one of those entries, where I end up screaming…

Harajuku Lovers Coffret Solids

I showed you the Harajuku Lovers Eau de Toilette Sprays back in August, and now here’s the sold perfume versions, which are every bit as cute! The scents are the same as the Eau de Toilette, but this could be…

How not to be a domestic goddess

Last night, as I waited for Terry to finish doing the grocery shopping online (they only charged us £5 for last week’s shop after the whole non-delivery debacle, by the way – result!) and make me dinner, it occurred to…

Review | AminoGenesis Perfect Reflection anti-aging serum

AnimoGenesis say their Perfect Reflection serum is "the most advanced anti-aging serum available anywhere". Now, that’s quite some claim, so let’s take a look at the science bit, first. This contains: – 4 powerful anti-oxidants (Vitamin A, C, D and…

Ralph Lauren launch new ‘Notorious’ fragrance

Anyone tried this yet? It’s Ralph Lauren’s new fragrance, "Notorious", and according to the marketing literature, its aim is to recall the golden days of Hollywood glamour. Well, I’m all for that – there’s just not enough glamour in the…

What we did on the weekend

So, for the past couple of years, Terry and I have been doing our grocery shopping online, and having it delivered. Because we are lazy, basically. And actually, I say, “Terry and I”, but really, Terry does ALL of it…

Kiss Colour Magnet and Draw-On French Tip Pen

Two new nail products from Kiss have just been released: the first, Color Magnet, is a base coat that will anchor your nail colour to the nail, helping to prevent chipping and stop dark colours staining your own nails (anyone…

rubin

I gotta lotta bottle. And I eats them.

Rubin is a dog with a blog. This post was written by him… I had been stalking the water bottle for some time. Watching. Waiting. Every time she put it down, I’d be there. I learned its routines, studied its…

bichon frise

I’m so taking this out of his pocket money…

This morning I was wandering around the house, obsessively cleaning the floors, as you do, when my gaze drifted over to Rubin’s lair, which is where he drags the many things he has killed throughout the day, and I noticed…

Full Moon Fever

There’s a full moon tonight. Can you tell? I can. I can always tell, though, and I don’t even need the little “moon” symbol in my diary. No, I can tell when there’s a full moon because of the absolute…

Doodles Nail Art from Miners Cosmetics

This is a product for those of you who are a helluva lot more skilled at applying nail polish than I am… It’s called Doodles Nail Art and it’s by UK company, Miners. As you can hopefully see from the…

Bandit Country

This morning I kicked off the day the way I meant to go on – by crawling all the way inside our blue recycling bin, to retrieve the letter I had intended to post in the usual fashion (in a…

Five Six Beautiful Links for Friday

This week, in the wonderful world of blogging: The Fashion Police find Swarovski contact lenses (pictured).Keeping It Realtor finds a dog crate fit for Rubinman (who has had a bit of a blog makeover this week, by the way).Forever Amber…

Is this thing on?

Aaaand we’re back! Did you miss me? And have we got everyone? Show of hands, please, so I can work out whether all of my prechus readers have made the move to WordPress with me, or whether you’ve decided to…

Review | Smashbox Brow Tech – wax and brow powder

My eyebrows are the absolute bane of my life. Seriously, sometimes they’re so wild and unruly I feel like grounding them for life. Instead, lately I’ve been using Smashbox Brow Tech, which is a wax/powder combo designed to first of…

Bow headbands: the cure for bad hair days

A couple of months ago, I had a really bad haircut. Then, a few weeks later? I had another one. The result? My hair is now the worst it’s ever been, and every day I face a fresh battle not…

Still ill

The title says it all, really. I’ll still ill. Oh, so very ill. Send flowers! And also: Haribo Mix. Just because. On Tuesday, when I last posted here, I was actually feeling like the cold was maybe on the way…

Lalique Amethyst Crystal Flacon perfume

I haven’t tried this perfume, so it appears here mostly on the merit of its pretty, pretty bottle. I mean, seriously, lookit the pretty bottle! It makes me want to buy it, and then buy one of those old-fashioned dressing…

Hair Screws/Scroos – help me find them!

***********UPDATE********** Since I wrote this post a couple of years ago, I have not only managed to buy some of the original hair scroos on eBay, but they’ve also been re-released, and are available from a company called Goody, which…

Paleface Cosmetics – makeup for pale skinned girls!

More good news for those of us with the kind of complexions that burn under an electric light-bulb. The UK’s Paleface Cosmetics was set up in order to provide makeup and skincare specifically for us palefaces, although the ranges will…