I recently attended the Selfridges Perfecting Beauty event and purchased the RMK Colour Brush (£32). This is a soft but dense goat hair brush (claimed to be cruelty free though I can’t guarantee or substantiate this personally). This is a beautiful shape (not as angular as you might initially think) and is a versatile size brush. So far, I have found it great for contouring, applying base blush, applying a pop of blush colour, and for applying highlighter. In addition to…

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Part of my joy from trying beauty products is finding The One… that Holy Grail item… the product that signals the end of The Search. Well, this only happens occasionally in life it seems. I have found my Holy Grail foundation (luxe edition), and my favourite gel eyeliner. This brings me joy and satisfaction of course, in that I can rely on these products to always do what I want or need them to do. A product can only become The One…

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I have a lot of skincare and makeup and one of the things that disappoints me is when I find products have gone off before I’ve finished them, or they have been destroyed through a clumsy mishap. So I like to try my best to avoid these incidences as much as possible. One of the things that I like to do is to only keep cleansers in my bathroom and keep all my other beauty products away from the temperature changes, humidity,…

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I have maybe one or two red lipsticks. Okay, I’m lying; I’ve got many red lipsticks. But guess what? I play it safe with my red lipsticks. Yes, that’s right, safe. These amazingly bold statement lip shades that I sport on a regular basis, whilst ignoring comments including: “red doesn’t suit you”, or “your lips are too large for bold colour; why not contour and enlarge your eyes to balance your face?”, or “red is a bit of a sexual colour for daytime”. How is…

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Yes, Selfridges may just be my favourite place to be. I went along to the Perfecting beauty event in Birmingham this week, which featured workshop sessions with Sali Hughes. I love it when Selfridges beauty hall do their beauty events as it usually means that I get to spend some time with some fellow beauty lovers and this event was no exception. In fact, I managed to rediscover a fellow adopted Birmingham beauty junkie at one of the workshops –…

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