Rimmel’s The Only 1 Matte Lipsticks

Thursday was my day off. I had a missed parcel on the Tuesday so arranged for it to turn up when I would actually be around. Sure enough that package, shipped over from the USA, arrived but flung into my hand by the postman was a rattling red padded package. Nothing else was due to […]

Empties, September 2016

At last the Use It Up attitude has returned and the motivation to eliminate the back up products and only have one thing of each type is back (and hopefully willing to stay around for a while). Seeing a box of finished beauty items in front of me is certainly a factor that keeps me […]

My Birthday + Aims For The Year Ahead

It was my birthday yesterday and as a result my Olympics coverage has gone rather array in the last couple of days but as events have neared an end the sports I feel I can contribute anything to have also come to an end. And to add a bit of brightness to this blog the […]

Oval Brushes From My Makeup Brush Set

So a month or so ago My Makeup Brush Set reached out to me, like they reached out to literally hundreds of other instagrammers, and offered to send me their ten piece oval brush set. And I am always interested in trying new products out and giving various companies a go so I said yes, […]

Product Empties: May and June 2016

At the end of May I barely had any empties to discuss. I decided to wait and combine them with the following month of products as I did not think that I would actually accumulate that many more. But clearly I was mistaken and ended up with a rather large collection of things to discuss. […]

Recent Awkward Moments

There are things that we all dread. Hopping in the shower and somebody coming to the door leaving you scurrying around for your towel and getting there in a timely manner. Cooking food to impress somebody and it turning out the main ingredient is something they do not or cannot eat. Recently several badly timed […]

My Daily Routine

07:30 My partner is putting on his tie and gathering his lunch from the fridge to set off to work. He wakes me up to say goodbye and remind me of anything important, such as ringing up a company or if he will be out late, before scurrying off out the door. If I am […]