[REVIEW] Birchbox – June

Subscription boxes are very much a 21st century phenomenon, I think.  There are many different ones available, meeting many different interests and needs - not surprisingly, one of the most popular is hair and beauty, and there are several very popular ones.  Having done my research, I opted for Birchbox.  It seemed to represent the... Continue Reading →

[REVIEW] Glossier Milky Jelly Cleanser

Finally, the first of my skincare reviews! Skincare is a running pitched battle for me.  My skin is a temperamental combination of oily, sensitive and dehydrated, variable depending on the day, the weather, the temperature and a whole bunch of other influencing factors.  Fun times!  Sensitive, though, is top of the list of day-to-day problems,... Continue Reading →

How clean is your Beautyblender?

So, me banging on about brush/tool hygiene is hardly anything new by this point, right? A while back I came across this page: https://metro.co.uk/2016/03/26/you-might-want-to-cut-your-makeup-sponge-or-beautyblender-in-half-right-now-5777063/ Click-bait-y headline notwithstanding, it made for interesting reading. Cosmopolitan also picked up the same story: https://www.cosmopolitan.com/style-beauty/beauty/news/a55780/cut-you-makeup-sponge-in-half/ To spare you the extra reading if you're not in the mood, the gist of... Continue Reading →

[REVIEWS] Let’s talk about Primer!

One of the pleasures of writing this blog is that I get to talk at length about some of my favourite things. Primer is one of those things! My relationship with Primer goes back quite a long way, really. Somewhere around about 5 years ago, I was having lunch with two of the most beautiful... Continue Reading →

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