Monthly archive July, 2012

Strangebeautiful Super Chroma Collection

Strangebeautiful Super Chroma Collection
Somewhat complicatedly, this collection is inspired by Professor Albert H Musnell who created a ‘rational way to describe colour’ using decimal notation instead of names. He based it on three dimensions; Chroma (colour purity), Hue (value) and Brightness (to correspond to saturation of the perceived colour). See, I said it was complicated. I can’t even... Read More

D & G Summer Passion Pleasures Duo Collection

D & G Summer Passion Pleasures Duo Collection
The D & G Summer Pleasures Collection is bang on for a quick pre-holiday beauty buy. I’ve pretty well given up on the UK summer – so it’s even more reason to wear some bright colours so that we’re shining and glowy even if the sun isn’t. The super splash above is of Intense Lacquer... Read More

Estee Lauder Fiery Hot Pure Color Nail Lacquer Swatch

Estee Lauder Fiery Hot Pure Color Nail Lacquer Swatch
I’m in love with this shade from the Estee Lauder Pure Color Nail collection launching this month. It’s called Fiery Hot and is at its best in bright sunlight (see photo) where it twinkles and sparkles like a firework. It’s a really unusual shade being a bit bronze and a bit brown with golden-pink shimmer... Read More

The V Steam

The V Steam
Wahanda has shared with us today the secrets of V Steaming – yes, it is what you think it might be – a steaming session for your vajayjay. Known as Chai-Yok, the steaming involves stripping from the waist down over an open-seated stool with a boiling pot of mugwort tea strategically placed beneath.  It’s used... Read More

Rebecca Adlington’s Winning Nails

Rebecca Adlington's Winning Nails
Minx Being Applied at Eton Dornay You couldn’t help but notice that British swimmer, Rebecca Adlington’s nails were all things patriotic and right on time for her to win a medal for Team GB. There is a little bit of confusion around who has done her nails – I thought they looked like Minx, the... Read More

Paul & Joe Limited Edition Lipsticks September Launch

Paul & Joe Limited Edition Lipsticks September Launch
Image courtesy of www.diarydirectory.com I’m not very good at change, but though these new lipsticks from Paul & Joe are completely adorable as usual, they’ve changed the way you buy them. Instead of getting a complete lipstick, you can now buy the bullet, £12.50, and the paper casing, £5, separately, allowing you to choose both... Read More

Clarins Odyssey Face Palette and Clarins Eye Quartet Mineral Palette Limited Editions

Clarins Odyssey Face Palette and Clarins Eye Quartet Mineral Palette Limited Editions
I know it’s too early. I don’t care. Because, how gorgeous is this Limited Edition Odyssey Palette from Clarins? Actually, the Clarins Christmas offerings go on counter sooner than you’d think, at the beginning of October and they’re just so beautiful! This is proper, collector’s make-up right at the top of its game. The Odyssey... Read More