Monthly archive July, 2010

Weekend Treat: Dior Christmas 2010 The Minaudiere

Weekend Treat: Dior Christmas 2010 The Minaudiere
Please meet The Minaudiere which will retail for £59 from October in Debenhams (and probably elsewhere, but at this stage can only confirm that location). A ‘Minaudiere’ is the French name for a small, ornamental clutch bag, normally used for evening wear. It’s this kind of amazing, beautiful, creative and desirable use of make up... Read More

Hmm. Free Ads For Mags.

Hmm. Free Ads For Mags.
I’m scratching my head a little at the moment in confusion because I’ve had a very recent influx of emails to my BBB account from magazines asking me to promote the fact that they’ve got give-aways in their next issue, gifts with purchase, competitions or some ‘great content’ in the forthcoming months. They’d like me... Read More

MAC, Rodarte And The Women Of Juarez

I really can’t say it any better than the source of this information, www.temptalia.com, but in brief, the news is that MAC have now agreed to donate the entire global profits to benefit a newly created Women & Girls of Juarez Initiative. After an intital offer to donate $100,000 to Juarez charities, and a decision... Read More

Neal’s Yard Remedies Organic Cosmetics

Neal's Yard Remedies Organic Cosmetics
A couple of weeks ago I went to the launch of Neal’s Yard Organic Colour With Care Cosmetics. On the one hand, I can see quite why they are such a cosmetic feat; it’s the only cosmetics range with a collection certified organic by the Soil Association. However, my heart sank a little when I... Read More

Yardley April Violets Re-issue

Yardley April Violets Re-issue
Now here’s a brand I never thought I’d be blogging about, but when I heard from the PR that bottles of Yardley April Violet Eau de Toilette had reached £100 on Ebay, I had a quick rethink! Yardley – and Woods of Windsor (owned by the same company) are completely revamping their entire ranges to... Read More

Rouge Dior Haute Couleur

Rouge Dior Haute Couleur
Launching today at Selfridges exclusively are 32 shades of gorgeousness from Dior, all based on and named for vintage Dior couture dresses. The lipsticks use two different sizes of hyaluronic spheres for super luxe, soft and hydrated lips. £22.Seen here is Ara Red.

The Cosmopolitan Beauty Awards

Ok, I’m taking a very deep breath before writing this as I suspect its not going to be a popular post. However, the issue of the Cosmopolitan Blog Awards has been niggling away for so long now that I wanted to share my view. The awards idea seemed to be a fabulous recognition of bloggers... Read More