How to get glowing, in less than 60 seconds

This summer, I’ve been approaching my fake tanning strategy differently.

After decades of dedicated, traditional self-tanning and gradual tanning (I think I started aged 14, with a can of Sudden Tan …), I’m taking a break and going for wash-off tinted formulas. Quick and easy to use just where you need them, no self-tanning smell and easy to blend without fears of staining your hands or streaky ankles. Continue reading How to get glowing, in less than 60 seconds

The beautiful Chanel Les Beiges

I’m a bit late coming to the Chanel Les Beiges party, but, WOW, am I glad I did!

I’d heard lots about this much-loved collection, but for some reason – mainly because I always default to my much-loved Bobbi Brown base and bronzers – I hadn’t got around to finding out what its devotees love about it. Continue reading The beautiful Chanel Les Beiges

A fun, easy to wear a red lip for summer

You know the coral red nail polishes I was talking about last week?

Well the same principle – that orange-based reds make a great choice for a wearable, ‘grown-up’ ‘pop’ of summer colour that looks fresh and modern – applies to lips, too. Continue reading A fun, easy to wear a red lip for summer

Possibly this summer’s most perfect bronzer …

Hold the homepage! I think I’ve found my favourite bronzer of summer 2015.

I absolutely love this limited edition Bobbi Bobbi Brown Face & Body Bronzing Duo (£34) in Elvis Duran and Telluride. I’ve been sweeping it everywhere (pretty much) since it arrived for the weekend and I promised I’d review it on Instagram! Continue reading Possibly this summer’s most perfect bronzer …