Beauty Industry

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The ‘I know it’s a Hero Product but I …

So a few of us have secretly (openly on twitter) – in code – been very quietly admitting that there are some ‘Hero Products’ that we just…

Taking a stand against Photoshop.

Following my post below on the still-can’t-quite-believe-how-horrific-it-is photoshop job executed on Zooey Deschanel by Rimmel – I was contacted by Collin Resultime, who have featured…

Soap & Glory Cosmetics Launch

Marcia Kilgore is a genius. I don’t throw that word around thoughtlessly – she just IS. The woman behind Bliss and Fit Flops is in…

Elemis’ Think Pink Beauty Kit

October is almost upon us once again and having lived through the diagnosis, treatment and subsequent all-clear this year of my oldest and bestest friend,…

Liberty GWP – The Ultimate Beauty Gift

I know a LOT about GWP’s. And THIS, my friends, is a Gift. With. Purchase. I’ve waxed lyrical about my love for Liberty before –…

Max Factor Colour Elixir Lipstick and Ageless Elixir 2 in 1 Foundation + …

Last week I was invited to see Caroline Barnes discuss Max Factor’s new launches for Autumn. I’ve worked with many make-up artists in my career…

Cheat Sheet – Beauty Industry Jargon

This one has brewing for a long time but reading the Top 100 beauty products in a ‘top’ magazine yesterday sent me over the edge.…

CEW Beauty Awards Lunch

This Friday I attended the CEW Beauty Awards held at the Intercontinental in Park Lane. Long seen as the ‘Oscars’ of the beauty industry the…

CEW Beauty Award Finds and Favourites

On Monday evening I attended the CEW Demo Evening – an opportunity for the members of CEW to try a variety of products by brands…

Where do you draw the line?

This is my third attempt at writing this post. I don’t know whether I don’t know where to start or just that there isn’t enough…

Tales from the other side of the Till

She’s orange. She’s rude. She’s patronising. She complains openly about her job. She talks to her co-workers instead of serving you. She points somewhere and…