Monthly archive December, 2011

Final Blog of 2011!

There’s just no doubt that 2011 was the year of the Beauty Blog. I can’t really go all retrospective because I have trouble remembering what happened last week never mind last February, but I can say that it is the year that beauty blogs well and truly landed. So, I’m just going to round up... Read More

Dior Le Vernis Ultra Violet

Dior Le Vernis Ultra Violet
Swatching this shade has been nigh on impossible – my cameras, both of them, insist on turning the shade blue, but the above press picture is exactly correct although with two coats it is slightly darker than shown. I’ve had to do my best on my phone camera to knock out the blue tones that... Read More

Koh Gen Do

Koh Gen Do
If we needed any louder or clearer signal that looking to all things Eastern is the way that beauty is headed right now, Sephora (US) have started stocking this beautiful looking range, Koh Gen Do. The line was born in 1987 and is the brainchild of Japanese actress, Ai Saotome, who needed something to help... Read More

Peti’ Colle Baby Hand Hand Treatment Mask

Peti' Colle Baby Hand Hand Treatment Mask
I’m finally getting round to trying some of the Japanese and Korean products that I sent off for in the summer – I can’t believe it has taken me so long. The Baby Hand Mask is really quite remarkable; it’s a little bit of a tale of mixed fortunes because I didn’t read the instructions... Read More

Red Carpet Manicure Gel Polish Pro Kit Review

Red Carpet Manicure Gel Polish Pro Kit Review
It took me ages to get round to trialling this at-home gel nail starter kit; I just kept running out of time. When I did get to it, just before Christmas, I was really very impressed.  It comes with several stages to complete (no more really than a swipe of various coating) and that’s what... Read More

Beauty Sale Bargains

Beauty Sale Bargains
I’ve had a quick scout through Selfridges and Harrods on-line to see what beauty bargains there are and have listed what I think are the best value for money below. I’m not a fan of ‘special purchase’ sets cobbled together and lumped in with the sale items; the worst culprit for this seems to be... Read More

Happy Christmas!

I’m taking a few days off so there won’t be any posts until the 27th/28th December, so it’s a great opportunity to say thank you so much for checking in on BBB as much as you do, for all the amazing comments and opinions and for just generally being fabulous. Being this side of the... Read More