Salon Review: ColourNation Purple Hair

Soooo.. in case you missed it, I dyed my hair purple! Desperate to inject some colour into my dark hair, I’ve been DIY colouring for years but never managed to get the vibrant colour I so desired. So I gritted my teeth and admitted it. I needed professional help. Enter ColourNation on Winsley Street, aContinue reading “Salon Review: ColourNation Purple Hair”

Tried & Tested! Maybelline Dream Flawless Nude Foundation

What’s the latest with me? Well, I have a new foundation in my collection! It’s finally happened! As a seasoned makeup junkie I absolutely love trying new liquid foundations. The problem is that they take soooo blimmin long to use up, it’s a rare moment when a new foundation enters the beauty race.  For aContinue reading “Tried & Tested! Maybelline Dream Flawless Nude Foundation”

Budget Beauty: BD Trade Secrets from Tesco. Was It Any Good?

Beauty at Tesco? So I’ve seen the aisles lined with Rimmel and Maybelline but I confess, it’s not the first place I think of going to for my beauty fix. I normally consider Boots as my beauty Mecca. That was until I tried BD Trade Secrets, Tesco’s own beauty range.  Evolved from the original BarbaraContinue reading “Budget Beauty: BD Trade Secrets from Tesco. Was It Any Good?”

From Backstage To Bathroom, Can I Pull Off This LFW Catwalk Look at Home?

It’s all very well and good rocking giant purple eyeliner and blue lips on the catwalk or the Somerset House quad but can ANY of these looks actually translate to the real world?  Despite my undying love for makeup, I don’t really experiment with colours and  wild shapes so this is quite out of myContinue reading “From Backstage To Bathroom, Can I Pull Off This LFW Catwalk Look at Home?”

London Fashion Week Report LFW AW15 Day 1

So you’ve been BOMBARDED with my tweets and instagram pics showing snippets of London Fashion Week so far. So NOW, here’s the photos and full low down on what happened today, Day 1 of LFW AW15.  As you may know, last year was my first ever year covering Fashion Week and reporting for Yahoo Lifestyle.Continue reading “London Fashion Week Report LFW AW15 Day 1”

Beauty Brand Focus: Cosmetics A La Carte

For Valentine’s Day, I pulled together a collection of visually stunning beauty products over on Yahoo Lifestyle – I’m talking literal masterpieces in cosmetic form. But, like they say, less is sometimes more and my latest beauty bag inhabitant is a prime example of that.  Just when I thought I had tried every brand out there, somethingContinue reading “Beauty Brand Focus: Cosmetics A La Carte”