Monthly archive January, 2009

Laptop = Tantop?

Laptop = Tantop?
I’m thinking maybe it’s an early April fool, but there’s talk of a new technology that allows your laptop (or computer) to emit tanning rays……I won’t even go into the debate of whether this is a crazy bad or crazy good idea until I know it’s not a joke…..!

Magnifique Genifique

Magnifique Genifique
Ok, so Paris was a blast…meeting other European bloggers was very, very cool, and while this blog isn’t about breathless accounts of free stuff and swanky trips, there are definite upsides to making the effort to go to these events. In particular, a bird’s eye view on the passion and enthusiasm Lancome’s Scientific Communication Director,... Read More

Teraracotta: Guerlain Spring/Summer 09

Teraracotta: Guerlain Spring/Summer 09
Guerlain’s Spring/Summer 09 cosmetic range is one of the best I’ve seen this year – it’s quite simply stunning. Stand out items from the launch include three High Shine Soothing Lip Balms in earthy nude tones that will look gorgeous on anyone, regardless of skin tone, the Tiare flower scented Soothing Moisturising Mist Refreshing Tan... Read More

Paris Awaits!

Paris Awaits!
I’m off to Paris on Friday to preview a new Lancome skincare product but it’s all rather veiled in secrecy other than a teasing reveal that the cream is all about Genomics and Proteomics – eek! It’s the first event targeted at this blog that I’ve accepted – although there have been others (notably a... Read More

Spring Forward: OPI South beach

Spring Forward: OPI South beach
While it’s still raining and cold outside, in my head it is spring. I’ve been wearing these some of fabulous nail shades from the OPI South Beach collection, scheduled for shops in February (9 pounds 95p) whenever I need a slick and sleek burst of colour. They’re glossy, girly and completely divine. My two favourites... Read More

Rapid White: Not Really That Rapid

Rapid White: Not Really That Rapid
I’ve just bought a tooth whitening system at Boots called Rapid White, and the reason I bought it is because it promises that it ‘Whitens teeth up to 5 shades lighter with 2 hours use’. Once you open the sealed box, THEN it tells you that this 2 hour period has to take place over... Read More

I Wish I’d Been In New York….

I Wish I'd Been In New York....
…Last week when department stores were giving away free beauty goodies from the likes of Chanel, Clinique and Clarins as settlement of a 2003 lawsuit that had accused them of price fixing. Department stores across the States had to give $175 million worth of products to anyone asking for a cut of the settlement spoils.... Read More