Mask of the week 2/52

This week's mask comes from beauty supplier Peggy Sage. The Caviar Extract Mask, is claimed to be anti-aging and smoothing. The thin fibre mask covers the face well. It's also heavily saturated, so much so that the serum dripped off the mask when taking it out of the pouch. Because the mask fitted so well, it didn't … Continue reading Mask of the week 2/52

Christmas gift ideas: Beauty Lover’s Stocking Fillers

From some of my favourite beauty supply stores (local and international), I chose a few items that would be a joy for any beauty lover to find in their Christmas stocking House of Makeup Schweiz CHF21.95 BH Cosmetics 11 piece brush set available at BeautyPalast.ch for CHF29.90 To keep makeup organised and what a lovely … Continue reading Christmas gift ideas: Beauty Lover’s Stocking Fillers

Review: Smashbox BE LEGENDARY Triple Tone Lipstick

Smashbox Pro Artists have formulated this rich, velvety-soft texture which is hardly noticeable on the lips. The formula is smooth and comfortable with a demi-matte finish. You get depth, dimension and definition, with a fuller-looking pout that's selfie-perfect!! Each Triple Tone lipstick has three pigment-packed colours merged into a lipstick creating an impressive Ombré look with just one, easy … Continue reading Review: Smashbox BE LEGENDARY Triple Tone Lipstick

Review: SCANDAL by Jean Paul Gaultier

Scandal, the new fragrance from the legendary Jean Paul Gaultier launched in June 2017, is a seductive fragrance that goes from day to night. Scandal has been designed to break all clichés, offering new and modern, and at the same time, powerful and elegant with it’s feminine, intimate, powdery pink scent. The key notes are … Continue reading Review: SCANDAL by Jean Paul Gaultier

Christmas Gift Ideas: Advent calendar for men

A few years ago I started a tradition making a personalised advent calendar of small wrapped gifts for my daughter and my partner. I thought I’d share what sort of gifts I’ve given to my partner (including ideas for future calendars). If you do Christmas stockings, these would also make great stocking fillers. Here is … Continue reading Christmas Gift Ideas: Advent calendar for men

Review: Urban Decay’s The Velvetizer

So the only way to describe this product is WOW!!  The Velvetizer is a loose, translucent powder that you mix in with your favourite tinted moisturizer or foundation to create an extra ‘velvety’ feel and giving a beautiful matte finish as well as a bit of extra coverage. Initially it’s a challenge finding the right … Continue reading Review: Urban Decay’s The Velvetizer