A Glymm-er of beauty

I’m a sucker for tiny, pretty things. That’s probably explains a) why I have a tiny puppy b) my insatiable appetite for beauty samples. There’s something about miniature beauty treats that makes me fall in love (maybe it’s the promise of falling in love & adding more full-sized goodies to…

Summer-proof your beauty routine

The dog days aren’t over – they’re just beginning. Summertime can be a catch-22 for beauty addicts. Summer is a great time to experiment with bright, fun colours but creeping temperatures usually result in sliding makeup. [photo courtesy of doornail243 on flickr] With a few easy swaps (and a few…

Little Luxe-uries

If you’re a friend, follow me on Twitter or peruse this blog on a regular basis, you probably know I’m a beauty junkie. I’ve got that coveted-yet-embarassing VIB status at Sephora and whoever found my lost Shoppers Optimum Card probably had a field day with the points. It’s no surprise…

Newsprint nails

5 steps to cutting-edge newsprint nails

Love it – OPI’s Done Out In Deco

If you’re looking for the ideal summer colour, this is it…but prepare to look high & low for it! My first post-exams manicure was in this fantastic colour and imagine my surprise when I found out it was actually discontinued.  However, I persevered and managed to find this gorgeous lilac…

Take it or Leave it – Essie’s Mint Candy Apple

I wanted to love this. I really did. You see, I fancy myself a fashionista and those fashion bibles I love so much keep telling me that this greeny-blue colour is THE colour of the season. First off, it went on chalky. It was streaky, matte, and impossible (IMO) to…