Skin & Haircare Empties

A recent moan session with Aisling McDermott on Instagram led to this post. Continue reading


2014 The Year Of….


The Selfie…..just kidding. Though trust me, you wouldn’t want to see a close up of my face right now, I’ve been sick all over Christmas. It’s been a quiet one in this house, myself and the small boy have spent our days in front of the fire watching Harry Potter movies. His father has been dodging the germs by carrying on with the usual Christmas tradition¬†of going out and getting hammered. Chance would be a fine thing. Anyway, I digress.

For me anyway, beautywise, 2014 has been mostly about SpaceNK & Charlotte Tilbury. Or the year I gave all my money to SpaceNK & Charlotte Tilbury. Continue reading

30 Days of Beauty…..Day 4

Day 4

Hair Style

Yes, technically I know this should be more like day 8, but I’ve been out and about the last few days as the hubby is on holidays. I went SHOPPING….woooo, got a few beauty bits so there will be reviews coming in due course. Also got some clothes & shoes in Zara & Topshop. Anywoo, back to the gruaig. My hair is long & layered. I have a half moon fringe (think Zooey Deschanel), it is brown with blondish ombred ends.

This is the image I took to the hairdressers for inspiration on the haircut….am I the only nutter who saves hair pictures on their iPhone to show to hairdressers???


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Review: Clarins Blue Orchid Oil

clarins-blue-orchid-face-treatment-oil-dehydrated-skin-30ml~2157929I was very, very late jumping on the facial oil bandwagon. The ones you hear most about seem to be rose based, and having tried Dr. Hauschka Rose Day Cream, I found it much too heavy for my combination skin and much more suited to a drier skin type. His Melissa Day Cream is lovely, smells lemony and is much more suited to my skin type, though only in winter when it leans a little bit drier. ¬†Anyway, back to the Clarins…. Continue reading