Beauty Pie: The hits and the misses

Beauty Pie

Are you a #PieGirl or a #PieGuy? Know what the hell I am talking about? 😉 A couple of days ago Beauty Pie were offering a ‘first month for free’ and it was just the gentle nudge I needed. Not that a £10/$10 a month subscription is a lot,

Two organic skincare brands have changed the way I shop

By Sarah London organic lip balm and face oil

I have been testing two organic skincare lines (28 days and counting) and want to spread the love. Both brands are British (whoop) and both have challenged me to think more about what I put on my skin. Why? Well, I would hazard a guess that

The must-have ingredient to the ultimate ‘no makeup makeup’ look

Natalie James Makeup Artist No Makeup Makeup

Have you seen Lisa Eldridge’s ‘Secret Makeup’ video? The one where she demos her version of the no makeup makeup look? It is quite stunning. I want to share it because it brilliantly demonstrates the nuance around ‘no makeup makeup’ and why nailing this look takes more than just five minutes (my condolences in advance ;).

Should you abandon wearing makeup to be taken more seriously at work?

Image credit: Albertay University

The Telegraph and The Daily Mail recently published articles based on a new study around office makeup. In short, both articles make two claims: Wearing too much makeup to the office is harmful to a woman’s leadership chances Female bosses who wear too much makeup are considered worse leaders compared to their bare-faced colleagues Oh happy […]

The facial that takes its brief from your skin

Have you ever had a facial and resented paying for it? I have. It feels like a kick in the teeth, especially when we are regularly lead to believe, through slick advertising and marketing, that the more expensive the facial, the more effective it must be. So you can imagine my delight when I came […]

The best skincare box money can buy

Happy new year! How are you faring so far? 😉 I started to miss my evening glass of wine today. It has been five days. How am I ever going to manage thirty-one?! I digress. I have been desperate to tell you about this incredible Cult Beauty Box by Caroline Hirons ever since the moment

BEAUTY ADVENT 2017 // DAY #25: The best concealer I have ever used

Sisley Phyto Cernes Eclat concealer

Good tidings one and all! How early were you up this morning? 🙂 Today is my last post and I have deliberately saved the best til last! If you have ever struggled to find a concealer that will not crease or dry out the under eye area and actually does the job of concealing dark […]

BEAUTY ADVENT 2017 // DAY #24: My favourite high street setting powder

Rimmel Insta Fix & Matte Translucent Powder

It is Christmas Eve! If you have been following this beauty advent since day #1 thank you so much for joining me. I hope I have introduced you to some new products and inspired you with some present ideas (including ones for yourself!).n I suddenly realised the other day that posting a present idea on […]