step into sexy with avon & mumford and sons

Have you ever wondered how to completely and utterly grasp the attention of beauty bloggers? The answer, apparently, is pretty simple! All you have to do is lure them to an event that promises sexy men, sexy music, sexy fragrance and sexy skin. Bam! Captive audience. Last week, I was…

How to: remove glitter polish

Glitter polish is probably one of my favourite things ever. It tends to cover in fewer coats than regular polish, is easy to apply and harder to chip and makes you feel like a fairy princess when you’re wearing it. Unfortunately, taking it off can be quite the arduous task.…

beauty lessons from vanity school

You walked into the party like you were walking on to a  yacht…. Whether we want to admit it or not, we’re all a little bit vain. I attended Vanity School, hosted by ilaika and v:space studios to learn beauty tips & tricks from some of the industry’s best. I…

suds up your brushes, save your skin

I’m willing to bet you’re a dirty girl. Sure, you wash your face…but do you clean your makeup brushes? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Makeup brushes, especially if you use them every day, are the perfect home for dust, oil and bacteria. According to Catherine Marovich, director of Sephora Brand,…

How To: Lauren Conrad’s Chic Fun Bun

Hair SOS: What’s a girl to do when her hair’s dirty/frizzy/limp and she’s got to look presentable? Answer: Why not try a fun bun? The look, made hugely popular by Lauren Conrad of The Hills, is the perfect ‘do for both casual and formal events. While it’s the perfect way…

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…