Romantic braids with Seanhanna

Last weekend I went to try out the brand new braid menu at one of Seanhanna’s London salons: it’s a choice of six looks that can be added on post-blow dry, or chosen as a standalone treatment.

More bridal trials: Hiding dark circles with Estée Lauder & YSL

I found the perfect products and techniques to finally hide my dark circles – but are they suitable for my wedding day?

Wedding trials: Perfecting the base

As a bride-to-be (gosh those are scary words!) I’m really excited to start planning everything for my big day – from the dress, to the venue and flowers. It also means I have a year or so to really perfect my bridal hair and make-up, which I’m planning to do myself.

Review: Benefit Roller Lash mascara

The latest mascara in Benefit’s range, Roller Lash aims to do away with lash curlers, by creating a mascara wand and formula that both curls and lengthens each eyelash.

Benefit’s Curl’s Best Friend pop-up

Benefit – queens of a brilliant pop-up event – have done it again, with a month-long beauty parlour residency in Soho, London. Having enjoyed their World Cup ‘Pub’, Gabbi’s Head so much last year, I popped along to the Curl’s Best Friend launch, to see what was on offer.

Photo diary: pro bridal hair and beauty training

Big news… I’m now a qualified bridal hair and make-up artist, after taking on an intensive training course. I’m definitely still practising and perfecting my skills (which is great fun!) – but in the mean time I thought I’d share some photos from the course…

Ro’s Argan Body Conditioner: my winter skin saviour

I touched on this when I mentioned a gift set containing this product in my Christmas wish list post, but today I wanted to do a full review of Ro’s Argan Body Conditioner by Lush – a product I’ve loved since it came out four years ago.

What I learned in three hours at the Makeup London Academy

Recently I decided to boost my make-up skills by buying a Groupon for a three-hour make-up masterclass at the Makeup London Academy. Here are a five things I learned from the class:

BareMinerals 5-in-1 BB Advanced Performance Cream Eyeshadow

I’m posting about one of my absolute favourite make-up products today – a creamy, versatile and subtle eyeshadow by BareMinerals.

Let’s talk about tech: ASUS Me176 MeMoPad

Something a bit different from me today – a tech review! I wanted to share my thoughts on a new piece of kit I’ve been using, the ASUS Me176 MeMoPad.