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.

Caudalie Vinosource Overnight Recovery Oil

For the last couple of weeks, I’ve been trying out Caudalie’s Vinosource Overnight Recovery Oil, designed to heal and nourish partied-out skin.

DIY home manicure product picks

Sometimes your nails need a breather from all that polish, and a DIY home manicure is a great way to give talons and hands some TLC. Here’s how…