If the words gel cleanser has you thinking of terrifying foaming, stripping cleansers for teenagers that dry out your skin but leave it feeling squeaky clean, then please don’t fear. This beauty from Oskia will help you over the trauma of such horrid cleansers. The Oskia Renaissance Cleansing Gel is an all natural, pink gel cleanser is more like a balm in that it melts into a soothing oil when it is warmed onto the skin. A formulation where a gel…

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Ever do that thing where you are watching a YouTube tutorial and before it’s over you’ve pulled out lots of makeup to have a go yourself? Well, I did just that the other day! I was watching this video where Amy Conway and Ruth Crilly play with the new Bobbi Brown Long Wear Gel Sparkle shadow-liners to create a smokey eye and I just knew that I wanted to do a version for my hooded monolids. I used a similar…

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  As you may know from my previous posts on my hair routine (here and here), I spend a lot of time trying to keep my hair in good condition. That hasn’t stopped me playing with colour and bleach though! Despite all my experimentation over the years (my red ombrè was only last year), I’m surprised that this week I was told by my hairdresser Lindsey that I had no split ends and my hair was in great condition!! I’ve been growing…

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I thought that using another rose body cream was just going to be much the same having tested the REN Moroccan Rose Otto Body Cream not too long ago (review here). But actually I was pleasantly surprised with the results of using the Aromatherapy Associates Renewing Rose Body Cream. This medium weight, white cream dries really fast. So fast that sometimes I feel like it has sunk in almost too quickly that I haven’t moisturised my skin so I feel like I should…

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Today my blog is three months old. This blog that I started just to write about my beauty stash and to review things as a way to encourage me to stop beauty hoarding, has been growing steadily over this short period of time. Thank you for reading, subscribing, liking, commenting, and sharing. I have been through a bit of a strange year in 2014, and this blog has been a wonderful space for me to focus on things that I…

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