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Pieces of the Past

Pieces of the Past

Recently set up, the Pieces of the Past online shop is described by its proprieter as a “UK based vintage, rockabilly, pinup and tattoo scene inspired jewellery, apparel and accessory company”. Ok, so the...

Midi – The Short Girl’s Maxi

Readers, I have been AWOL for so long, but never fear – I am back! So let me just fill you in a bit about where I’ve been. Well since we last spoke, I...

Seventeen Again

Last week, I took a trip back to my youth, and by this I mean like twelve years old. Yes, back to the days of getting a crazy coloured eyeshadow palette which comes with...

Matching My Moisture

Matching My Moisture

So, different moisturisers for different skin types is nothing new but it’s nice to see that one of the brands at the lower end of the price bracket has now realised that there are...

CC is the New BB

CC is the New BB

Last season there was the BB Cream. A sensation in day time make up, the so-called Blemish Balm or Beauty Balm claimed a number of benefits in a a small package. And now, I’ve...

Smooth & Sleek

Smooth & Sleek

So for my birthday one of my best friends gave me some Sleek Make-Up. Now I’m ashamed to say that I’ve never really heard of this brand before (shocking for a beauty journalist, I...

I’ll Take The Glory (and the soap)

Last Saturday was my 25th birthday. Yes, a quarter of a century, halfway to 50, etc. I’ve known for a while that I’m getting old – I’m in bed by 10pm, I fall asleep...

Going Blonde(r)

Going Blonde(r)

Oh dear, the hazards of modern technology. I have already written out this post once but due to my poor understanding of how the iPhone blogger app works, I managed to save and then...

BRIT Awards Hot or Not

BRIT Awards Hot or Not

It’s awards season so expect a few of these posts rating and slating outfit choices! Wednesday saw the annual event to honour the best in British music – the BRIT Awards. The whole event...

Let’s Go Disco

Let’s Go Disco

Ok, so I love shiny. And I adore leggings. Therefore the trend for disco pants is pretty much right up my street. I have been hearing for a while about these but not paid...