Smoky Eyes On A Budget
It's the make-up artist's buzzword ... smouldering, smoky eyes. The sexy way to wear eye make-up, and still a bit of a mystery to many of us.
Never fear, all you need is a good eyeshadow palette, a little spare time and a light touch. This is one of three new palettes from Collection, all designed to create the perfect smoky eye, and at just £3.99 (Superdrug) for six shades, it's a perfect opportunity to have a play.
The one pictured is Collection Eyes Uncovered in Nude Grey, which will ...
£1.49 Shampoo Is A Winner!
What can you get for £1.49 these days? A loaf of bread and that's about it.
Well, we've got news - you can get yourself a brand new, shiny big bottle of shampoo for a bargain £1.49. And the best news is, it's brilliant!
Henara Shampoo and Conditioner, £1.49 each (Savers) comes in Gold Shine or Bronze Shine, for blondes or brunettes, and it's specially formulated to keep hair shiny without stripping it of its natural oils. In the blonde formula, there's hemp and chamomile to enhance ...
New Nail Shades For £3.99
Look at this glorious nail polish - it's the perfect shade of bluey-purple with a hint of metallic, and a fab new brush style to apply it with.
This is Moroccan Night, one of seven new shades from GOSH, which are available from February 11, for the great price of £3.99 (Superdrug). In the wider world, it may not be important, but for those of us who love nail polishes, getting the shades and the brush just right is a big deal.
The new, bigger brush in this bottle means you can apply ...
Salt To Help You Sleep
A peaceful, restful sleep is the best beauty boost to make you look your best.
Yet sometimes sleeping well doesn't come easily. That's why we love these Dr Salts Sleep Therapy Bath Salts With Rosemary. At a bargain £6.99 for one kilo (Sainsburys and Tesco), they're a wonderful way of relaxing the body and the mind.
Two handfuls of these salts from the Dead Sea, which are combined with essential oils, turn a warm bath into a haven of relaxation.
And, even better, there are four ...
Fab Free Gifts With Perfume
When buying perfume it's always a good idea to check if there are any gifts with purchase around. These tend to be free gifts when you buy a certain size of scent, at a certain store.
The Perfume Shop has some great gifts available from January 29 until February 19 - and although they're to celebrate Valentine's Day, it doesn't stop you treating yourself and getting a freebie into the bargain.
If you're thinking of buying aftershave for Valentine's Day, choose any Issey Miyake men's scent ...
Smooth Out Wrinkles With Comforting Facial Oil
The elements are tough on skin at this time of year. Harsh winds and cold temperatures dry skin out, and can leave it dull and lifeless looking.
This is the time to indulge in facial oils - they absorb into skin really well, instantly hydrating, feeding and softening. And there's something comforting and warming about using a facial oil at bedtime.
Mychelle has a lovely new oil, Advanced Argan Oil, £16.95 (mychelleuk.com), which is 100 per cent organic, and loads the skin up with ...
Free Clinique Bag
This cheeky little make-up bag will cheer you up on a dark January day ... especially since it's free!
Designed in collaboration with chart-topping singer Meghan Trainor - remember All About That Bass? - to celebrate her new single, Lips Are Movin', Clinique are giving this bag away with all purchases over £20 on clinique.co.uk
The offer is available from February 9 while stocks last, so if you're planning to buy anything, save your purchases till then, as this is a limited edition bag, ...
Six Shades of Grey
The book was a huge hit, the movie's set to be massive, now we have the nail polishes ...
To celebrate the Valentine's Day release of the movie version of Fifty Shades of Grey, OPI have just launched six limited edition nail polishes. There are five striking shades of grey along with a rich, vibrant red, with fabulous names such as My Silk Tie, Dark Side of the Mood and Romantically Involved.
Each polish is £11.95, but this pack of mini bottles has all six shades for £19.95 (Debenhams ...
The Beauty of Brightening Blusher
Just look at this swirling pot of magical shades ... this is a blusher that could change your whole complexion. New from Max Factor at the end of January, Crème Blush Puff, £8.99 (Boots) is a baked, lightweight formula designed to give a natural, healthy glow. Which, apparently, ladies, makes us look younger ...
Blusher can be tricky - it should look more like a flush than a streak, and dewy rather than caked-on. The combination of pigments in this blush creates a multi-tonal effect that, ...
Heaven Scent … for just £8
The scent of spring flowers is guaranteed to lift your mood - even on dull, dark days.
Heathcote and Ivory have just launched a delicious new Lily of the Valley collection - and everything's under £10.
Our pick of the bunch (nice pun!) is the 50ml bottle of Eau De Toilette, which costs a bargain £8 (heathcote-ivory.com) The bottle is pretty, the scent is green, fresh and uplifting, and this will take you straight back to your grandmother's dressing table.
It's like a little ray of ...
No 7 Protect & Perfect Kit for £16
For those who haven't tried No 7 Protect & Perfect yet, this is the perfect opportunity.
This No7 Skincare Collection Gift Set, £16 (Boots) set contains Protect & Perfect Day Cream and Night Cream, as well as No 7 Beautiful Skin Hot Cloth Cleanser, Eye Make-Up Remover, a head-band and a muslin cloth, so it's a full skincare kit for a really good price.
Although the products aren't full size - the Day and Night Creams are 25ml, compared to the usual 50ml - the full-sized products ...
Save £59 on Mineral Make-Up
Finding the right foundation is the key to getting everything else right in beauty. Find the foundation that suits you and you have the perfect canvas for even, long-lasting and flattering make-up.
Mineral make-up works for most ages and skin types. It doesn't settle into fine lines and wrinkles, accentuating them, and it doesn't dry out skin prone to dryness, or make oily skin more greasy. But if you've made one expensive mistake too many, and you're wary of trying something new, it can be ...
Shape Up Skin For The Festivities!
As we all know, excessive eating and drinking and not enough sleep adds up to tired and often troubled skin.
More often than not, the problem is dehydration. Alcohol, late nights and even cosy nights in with the central heating turned up dries skin up, which can lead to it looking grey and lifeless, making fine lines and wrinkles look more pronounced.
Origins is a great range for giving skin 'a big drink'. The products are packed with moisturisers and hydrating agents that replenish skin ...
Fabulous Frozen Gift Set
As the biggest children’s movie of the year, lots of stockings will be packed with Frozen surprises this Christmas. This Disney Frozen beauty box is a bargain at £6.99 (The Perfume Shop) – a very pretty Frozen perfume with a matching bag. The fragrance is scented with vanilla and comes with a princess crown-topped bottle.
It's meant for little girls, but some big girls might like it, too!
A Saving of £90 on Lash Serum!
Oh, how we do love a real bargain - and this one's a cracker. TJ Hughes currently have Uberlash Eyelash Enhancing Serum for £19.99 ... that's a massive £90 saving on the £110 price tag.
Eyelash serums seem to have got a little overlooked recently, with the huge choice of false lashes and eyelash-enhancing mascaras around. But they shouldn't be underestimated. False lashes can damage your own lashes, especially the salon-applied ones. So if you can enhance your own lashes and keep them ...