Benefit’s New Brow Collection

Benefit have been into eyebrows since the brand was founded, in 1976. I was invited to the Benefit Brow Bar in Debenhams, Eldon Square to learn about the new brow collection, which is available as of right now! From Friday 24th June, there will be 9 eyebrow products available, compared to the 3 they had…

NYX Counter Opens in Newcastle

Much to the delight of beauty junkies across the toon, NYX Cosmetics counters opened in Boots Eldon Square and Boots Metrocentre last month. You’ve probably heard about it already. I think I’ve done pretty well to hold out until now if I’m honest. I was in town for The Botanist event last week and got there early so I…

Fenwick Beauty Week – Newcastle

Those of you who know me, know of my intense love for all things beauty. I’ve been meaning to start the Beauty section on my blog for ages… so here goes! I received an invite to the blogger preview for Fenwick Beauty Week which runs from Saturday 7th May – Sunday 15th May, this was pretty exciting to…

Operation Ombré Hair at Chill Hair Design

A few weeks ago I decided I wanted ombré hair… those who know me will verify that I’m quite impatient, so when I get an idea in my head I will be restless until it’s done! Nice personality trait there… ha. I decided to give my hair stylist Chris (at Chill Hair Design) a call…

Harwood Health & Spa

When I received an invitation to the re-launch of a luxury woodland retreat and spa in Northumberland I obviously jumped at the chance (and felt very lucky). The event was on Monday evening and I took along my lovely friend Sioban as my guest. Harwood Health & Spa has had a full refurbishment and boasts…

If French Women Can Wear Red Lipstick, So Can I

I’ve always loved beauty products, but had never worn lipstick until my late twenties, most memorably on my wedding day. Having gone to high school in the ’90s meant that I was very familiar with those iconic shades, you know which I mean don’t you? Coffee Shimmer, Heather Shimmer, Black Cherry if you were feeling super…

Cleanse, Cleanse, Cleanse!

Those who know me will testify that I have an all-encompassing love for cleansing… but not just any old cleansing, nope… no cotton pads go near my face because I hot cloth cleanse (also referred to as HCC). I was introduced to this wondrous beautifying technique a few years ago whilst reading my favourite weekly beauty…