I wasn’t going to post this at first as the Charlotte Tilbury Cheek to Chic blush in Pillow Talk – one of the new additions to her Pillow Talk collection and joining the cult classic lipliner and Matte Revolution lippie of the same name – sold out immediately after its recent launch, so it didn’t seem helpful.  Annoying even. But then thinking about Charlotte Tilbury as a brand, and the power of her Pillow Talk following, I’m pretty confident that the blush will become part of her permanent collection in a few months so I thought it might be helpful.… View Post

I love the process of writing my monthly favourites as I start off thinking how quickly the month has gone – and that I’ve done very little – and then quickly realise, as I scribble away, that it was a pretty full on, fun-filled month as always! Which is probably why this one is a little later than normal..sorry about that! So, what did I get up to in September? Well I made some pretty significant lifestyle decisions, watched my youngest in 2 plays and my eldest get his school medal (yep I cried), went to an 80s night with… View Post

I’m having a bit of an internal struggle with all things beauty at the moment and questioning how my approach to makeup fits in with my desire to enjoy a more minimalist, mindful life.  With less physical and mental clutter.  I’m a contradiction, I get it; I love – and get a lot of pleasure out of collecting – Charlotte Tilbury and I love going through my (clichéd) Ikea Alex drawers and looking at my makeup collection, all separated into neat, beautiful categories. However, I’ve been feeling a little bit out of sorts with my approach to beauty and over consumption… View Post

I am totally in a skin and foundation place at the moment; despite the fact that I have about 12 foundations on the go, which is more than enough for any one face, even one as big as mine!!  But I can’t help myself and whilst I don’t run out and snap up every new release, if I’m going to invest my beauty dollars these days, it’s typically going to be on skincare or base products and I’m ok with that! And this bad boy – By Terry’s Nude-Expert Duo Stick – totally sucked me in, largely down to one… View Post