I’ve always liked Burt’s Bees. Number 1 reason? I had a cat called Burt. He was wonderful. But I also love their brand story – it’s genuine. And while it might now be growing into a more corporate machine (still with a hearty commitment to their social responsibility), I love to imagine bearded Burt tending to his bees, content with the simplicity of it all.
Years ago, my sister bought be a Burt’s Bees lip balm (due to reason 1) and it really was lovely. So when I came upon the Lip Crayon, I was looking forward to trying it. Continue reading
There are very few rules in makeup that you absolutely must abide by. One of them is using the right foundation. Unfortunately, there’s no holy grail product that everyone can use to get perfect results. It’s a very personal matter. But there are a few points that can help in making the right choice for you, to enhance, rather than mask, your complexion. Continue reading
Right now, it’s all about the brow.
No matter where you look in the beauty industry, there are new brow brands and products making an appearance. And while Cara’s Caterpillars may have had their day, I think it’ll be some time before brows lose their emphasis. For me, I’m not sure they ever will. Continue reading
A warm day of walking in London’s Hampstead Heath left me rather too minimally made up for an unplanned dinner date with the girls.
With just a lippy and pressed powder in my bag, I made a quick stop into a (very small) Boots for all important eyeliner (I’m not dressed for anything other than the most casual activities without eyeliner). Continue reading