Beauty Stars of 2018 – Part 3

Welcome to the third in my “Beauty Stars of 2018” series!  The first and second parts are here and here, if you missed them. PART 3: MAKEUP (EYES & LIPS) Brows Winner: Glossier Boy Brow – £14.00 Another point for Glossier here: Boy Brow really is the simplest of things which manages to achieve an awful lot.  It grooms, shapes and adds colour to sparse and/or unruly eyebrows … Continue reading Beauty Stars of 2018 – Part 3

Beauty Stars of 2018 – Part 2

Welcome to the second in my “Beauty Stars of 2018” series!  The first part is here, if you missed it. Without further waffle – on we go! PART 2: MAKEUP (COMPLEXION) Primer (Face) Primer is a terribly subjective thing; because of the fact that primers serve all manner of different purposes, it tends to be the case that I choose a different one depending on … Continue reading Beauty Stars of 2018 – Part 2

Farewell, Urban Decay “Naked” – we loved you well!

In what can only be described as a shock move, Urban Decay have done something I never thought they’d do, and discontinued the original Naked palette.  And of course they’ve done it in the way that only Urban Decay can, complete with YouTube funeral, attended by “badasses and beauty influencers” and with a eulogy given by Nicole Richie.  Bravo, Urban Decay.  Well played. “Naked” was, … Continue reading Farewell, Urban Decay “Naked” – we loved you well!

[REVIEW] Urban Decay Comfort Matte Vice Lipstick in “Backtalk”

The first of two reviews from this week’s sale-induced loss of willpower!  I bought two products, this lipstick and the eye and face palette, also called “Backtalk”, which was inspired by the lipstick and released (as far as I know) about a year later. So – the lipstick.  Much as I hate to say it, there is a serious threat to the position of “default … Continue reading [REVIEW] Urban Decay Comfort Matte Vice Lipstick in “Backtalk”