Sunday Tittle Tattle

1) Viviscal (makers of brilliant hair supplements) are conducting a worldwide hair census, finding out the true meaning of a good hair day. (For me, a good hair day is pretty much any day that I’ve made enough effort to actually release my hair from the usual ballerina bun, but I can imagine that it…

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The Hands of an Eighty Year Old.

It’s REALLY hard to take a good picture of your own hand! I’d just like to point that out before you judge my photograph. I persevered only because I didn’t want to lump you with a useless picture of a nail polish bottle and no indication as to how the colour looked in real life!…

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Is it Too Early to Say the C Word?

Every year I am filled with a sense of abject horror when people tell me that they have completed their Christmas shopping already. “But it’s only the start of November!” I say and then they give me a pitying look, the kind of look that your Mum gives you when you tell her that you…

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A New Addition to the Emergency Beauty Kit

Clarins’ Skin Smoothing Eye Mask has only just been added to my emergency beauty kit but it’s already a firm favourite. It’s very hydrating and soothing and it actually absorbs enough so that it doesn’t have to be rinsed or tissued off. If you like a regular face mask but don’t like to take it all the…

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Window Shopping: Best Winter Sweaters

My sweater shopping has begun in earnest. I’m trying to keep the heating bill down as I now have a house that seems to literally suck any kind of warmth from the air and dispose of it out of some form of secret trapdoor in the roof. As I type this I am wearing a…

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The Oral B Smile Competition: Time to Vote

Last month I announced my involvement with Oral B* as a judge in their Smile Competition. It has been running alongside the search for a new beauty model on Sky TV series The Face, which is sponsored by Oral B 3D White Luxe. I have done my judging bit now and I am so pleased that five of my shortlisted…

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Dior Creme Abricot: Try not to Eat It.

Many will be aware of my love for Dior’s nail polishes – I think that they get them just right. The shades are great, the formulas are easy to apply, the brush size is perfect for getting an even finish with just one coat… So it was a warm welcome that I gave to their…

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How To: Prepare your Skin for an Important Event

I’ve finally managed to get around to filming my Preparing for a Beauty Shoot video and I have a feeling that, in a small way, it may be something of an anticlimax. Because I don’t have some kind of crazy twenty-five-step facial routine that I do before a modelling job; I actually keep things very simple. I…

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