Sunday Tittle Tattle

Louise Young brush review

Sunday Tittle Tattle (noun?): everything from the week that I have forgotten to post about, in easy brunch-sized chunks… 1) Amazing online beauty store Cult Beauty (above) have recently relaunched their website in a slicker, faster and easier-to-use format. I think that it looks brilliant and there are some incredible makeup and skincare brands to be found. To celebrate their relaunch, … Read More

Ruth CrillySunday Tittle Tattle

Giveaway! Manuka Doctor Repairing Skin Creams

Manuka Doctor Skin Repairing Cream

I’ve heaped praise on the Manuka Doctor Bee Venom mask, I’ve worshipped the Manuka Doctor ApiClear serum; now please be upstanding for the Manuka Doctor Repairing Skin Cream. This uses the same key ingredients as the rest of the range (bee venom and Manuka honey) to moisturise the skin and help stimulate collagen production. It’s an extremely light gel-cream that … Read More

Ruth CrillyGiveaway! Manuka Doctor Repairing Skin Creams

Murad Q&A: How can I reduce pigmentation and acne scarring?

reduce pigmentation marks

Here we go with the first question for Dr Murad. I think Yvonne’s question will be useful for lots of people; pigmentation and acne scarring is a huge issue and especially in darker skin colours when it often becomes more noticeable.  If you want any background information on this Q&A series then please see the introductory post here. If you … Read More

Ruth CrillyMurad Q&A: How can I reduce pigmentation and acne scarring?

Dr Murad Q&A: 10 Top Skincare Questions

a model recommends skincare questions

In the summer I asked you to write down your most burning skincare questions so that I could pass them on to Dr Murad. I picked the ten that I thought would be most useful to a large number of people, so hopefully you will find this little Q&A series helpful. Some quick notes before we get onto the actual … Read More

Ruth CrillyDr Murad Q&A: 10 Top Skincare Questions

Three New Fragrances and Un Chat.

Best New Fragrances 2012 Autumn

I wanted to take some lovely pictures for you, I really did. But it seems that my cat, Mr Bear, has a bit of his (adopted) mother in him, and likes to get in front of the camera. I tried to coax him away with treats, violent threats and his favourite feather stick, but nothing worked. He was adamant that … Read More

Ruth CrillyThree New Fragrances and Un Chat.

The YSL Swimming Pool Makeup Tutorial

YSL Swimming Pool

I first filmed this tutorial in Greece, but when I got ALL THE WAY HOME I realised that the application part hadn’t filmed properly! So it has taken me a while to get the finished video to you – some will remember the original teaser pics on Instagram. July, was it? Oh well. I actually think that this look suits … Read More

Ruth CrillyThe YSL Swimming Pool Makeup Tutorial

French Pharmacy Skincare Essentials

French Pharmacy Skincare Essentials

This month, Escentual.com have had a third off ALL of their French Pharmacy brands. I meant to bring this up before, but kept forgetting, so I thought I’d do a quick run-through of my favourite and most-used French Pharmacy products. On the whole, brands found at the Pharmacie in France are affordable and simply packaged yet provide brilliant skincare for even the … Read More

Ruth CrillyFrench Pharmacy Skincare Essentials

How to Pose for a Photograph

How to pose for a photograph

I made a quick little video the other day whilst taking some self-portraits with my new camera. I had to send some pics off for a press pack and had about fifteen minutes to take them, crop them and email them, so the pressure was on! In this video I’ve just run through some common “posing” errors, some general fears … Read More

Ruth CrillyHow to Pose for a Photograph

Sunday Tittle Tattle

ruth crilly a model recommends telegraph

Sunday Tittle Tattle (noun?): everything from the week that I have forgotten to post about, in easy brunch-sized chunks… 1) Those who wanted a list of the products used in the Burberry Nude video for the Telegraph, it’s here: telegraph-burberry-nude 2) If you’ve been on holiday in a soundproofed box and missed my important Telegraph news, you can catch up here: Ruth … Read More

Ruth CrillySunday Tittle Tattle

Happy Hair Day…

A Model Recommends

I love it when my hair is exactly as I want it. The colour, the style, the length. This week I feel as though I’ve hit jackpot, hair-wise; I had my colour done last week at the ever-brilliant Trevor Sorbie Covent Garden. Faultless, as usual. Nathan (John was on his hols!) added some darker, more honeyed tones to bring my … Read More

Ruth CrillyHappy Hair Day…