Klorane Cornflower Eye Makeup Remover

klorane cornflower

I just love this Klorane makeup remover. They discontinued it last year, or so I thought, but here it is again and thank GOD for that! It’s so soothing and gentle and it does a pretty nice job of getting off all but the most stubborn eye makeup. I squirt some onto damp cotton wool pads and then place over … Read More

Ruth CrillyKlorane Cornflower Eye Makeup Remover

The Best Concealers for Tired Eyes

ruth crilly model

I have been absolutely shattered this week (burning far too many candles at all ends!) and so my dark circles have made a bit of an appearance. I thought that I’d do a little video about my favourite cover-ups – with a few extras such as eye creams and highlighters thrown in for good measure. You’ll notice that nearly all … Read More

Ruth CrillyThe Best Concealers for Tired Eyes

Budget Bonfire Beauty

Beauty video Stila

 I made bonfire eyes yesterday; the video below shows how I did it! For those who couldn’t think of anything worse than sitting through a video with someone applying makeup, there are some little close-ups below! Star of the show, I think, has to be Stila’s Collectible palette with its great pinky copper shadow. The link for that palette – … Read More

Ruth CrillyBudget Bonfire Beauty

The Beauty Encyclopedia from ELF

I’ve never been great at doing my eyes – although I do tend to set my standards rather high, comparing my skills to those of the makeup artists who work on me day after day! When they effortlessly create a fierce smokey eye, or an incredible metallic lid, I just watch (through the other eye, obviously!) in absolute awe. My … Read More

Ruth CrillyThe Beauty Encyclopedia from ELF

Red Eyes be Gone! (Courtesy of Eyebright, Liz Earle)

Liz Earle’s Eyebright is a gorgeously soothing eye lotion that has so many uses it’s hard to believe that I have ever used anything else in the morning!

Ruth CrillyRed Eyes be Gone! (Courtesy of Eyebright, Liz Earle)

Elemis Absolute Eye Serum

I have been keeping this beside the bed and applying it religiously for about a month.

Ruth CrillyElemis Absolute Eye Serum

Lancome Effacernes Concealer

It doesn’t cope well with crying, but then what concealer would?

Ruth CrillyLancome Effacernes Concealer