Red is Not Dead

Red is Not Dead

In my eternal bid to prevent myself from succumbing to the spring beauty campaigns and buying copious amounts of pastel makeup for the warmer months (which are not only unflattering but far too predictable for my liking), I’ve been looking for alternatives for the usual spring suspect of pink. I like a good medium pink … Continue reading

Operation: Candle Light

Operation: Candle Light

The few, and decidedly bizarre instances where I have been asked what my dream super power would be, my reply was mind reading. However, after a recent scarring encounter with a bathroom mirror and fluorescent lighting, I will, from now on, reply “24 hour candle light”. Photographers, models and beauty gurus alike will agree with … Continue reading

Chanel Illusion D’Ombre

Chanel Illusion D’Ombre

Oh my. I never thought it possible for an eyeshadow to be so close to perfection, and yet, it seems Chanel has achieved the impossible. Meet Chanel Illusion D’Ombre: the no fuss, high glamour, big impact eyeshadow that is every girl’s new best friend (sorry diamonds!). I’ve never been particularly fond of eyeshadow; it’s fiddly, … Continue reading