the more you know the less you need

the more you know the less you need

Category: Beauty

Collagen Conundrums

Collagen Conundrums

COLLAGEN is a hot beauty topic and commodity these days. Have you jumped on the collagen bandwagon? So what exactly is collagen? Collagen is the body’s most abundant protein – it’s found in our skin, muscles, bones, blood vessels, digestive systems and tendons. Sadly, our body’s natural […]

Holiday Beauty

Holiday Beauty

Christmas is fast approaching. A little extra glamour makes the season merrier. I’ve purchased very little makeup this year, upholding my resolution to use and enjoy what I already have. But sometimes a new lipstick is just the mood lifter you need, or a thing […]

Best Blush

Best Blush

It’s always nice when a beauty product you love wins recognition. The Daniel Sandler Watercolour Liquid Cheek Colour has been voted BEST BLUSH at the Woman&Home Beauty Awards 2019Judge Ruby Hammer says, I love the texture and how easy it is to use. There’s a wide shade selection, it’s […]

Pink In the Afternoon

Pink In the Afternoon

When Lisa Eldrige bought Audrey Hepburn’s Cartier lipstick holder from Christie’s, she guessed that the lipstick inside was the iconic shade the actress wore in the movie, Breakfast At Tiffany’s (1961). Apparently, it wasn’t.   Revlon recently confirmed on their Facebook that it was indeed […]

Bolder Brow

Bolder Brow

Moving from barely-there summer makeup to a more intense autumn palette means more than just swapping colours. The seasonal shift to a bolder lip requires a bolder brow to balance the look. My thick brows were a casualty of the 80s trend of pencil-thin arches, […]

Seasonal Shift

Seasonal Shift

When I was a young girl, the best part of the new September school year were new clothes and new pencil crayons. Now, in this, my 57th year,( I actually had to use Google calculator to figure this out since I never think about my […]

SPF Makeup

SPF Makeup

Trying to find makeup that plays well with sunscreen can be challenging. THE ART OF LAYERING We know that sunscreen-infused makeup isn’t sufficient daily protection since you don’t use the quantity required to reach the stated level of protection, but what works brilliantly, is to […]

The Problem with Fragrance

The Problem with Fragrance

How do you choose your beauty products? Does an Influencer sway you? Do you make an impulse purchase whilst strolling the bright and shiny aisles? Or do you let your nose lead the way? What about ingredients? Do you flip the box over and read […]

Go Lightly

Go Lightly

Lisa Eldridge released her new lipstick collection this week: Summer Pinks. The four shades are L-R: Skyscraper Rose; Go Lightly;  Rainbow Spill; and Love of My Life. They come in two formulations: Luxuriously Lucent and Insanely Saturated. These lipsticks are only available to order online from the Lisa Eldridge website. […]

Retinol Details

Retinol Details

Oh, sometimes in beauty, as in life, it’s the little details that make a difference. I’ve been using French retinol A313 for 3 years now. I use it every night. Of late, I’ve been getting a lot of compliments on my skin. A woman who helped me […]