Friday, 29 October 2010

The Latest Bloodcurdling Anti-Ageing Beauty Treatment!!!

Just in time for Halloween, Wahanda introduce a real taste of vampire vitality - DRACULA THERAPY! Also known as S3, Dracula Therapy is the hottest news in anti-ageing – a spine-tingling treatment which involves having your face injected with your own blood to keep you looking young and fresh of face!
The S3 name is short for Stimulated Self Serum skin therapy. During the treatment, a doctor draws vessels of your own blood from your arm through a special machine, then separates the red blood cells from the fluid (plasma and white blood cells). After vitamins and amino acids have been added into the plasma, the enriched serum is injected into your face, targeting any problem areas.
What’s more, the treatment leaves little or no marks, banishing fine lines and leaving you with plump, glowing skin…Dracula Therapy also stimulates DNA repair which helps to erase scars and speed up skin regeneration, and the vitamin boost spurs on DNA production leaving you glowing with health! As creepy as it may seem, S3 therapy is not a new theory - doctors have used the process for over 20 years to help athletes heal quicker and to help treat receding gums.
With only one location in the UK where this cutting edge treatment is available through Wahanda, be sure to try it out before it really hits the headlines in a big way! Wahanda has exclusive offers available for the spa’s, wellness centre’s, gym’s and fitness centres that you won’t find anywhere else in addition to Beauty and Spa Gift Vouchers, which are redeemable at over 500 destinations nationwide.

St Tropez Moonlight Tan Halloween Offer

Create beautifully haunting and perfectly finished skin with the limited edition Moonlight Tan.
For a ghoulish glow on the night, try the Moonlight Tan using Wash Off Mousse and the Skin Illuminator or for a freaky finish that lasts, use the Self Tan Mousse with the Skin Illuminator – ideal for an ethereal Halloween inspired Tan.

Tanning Expert for St. Tropez, Sophie Evans shares tips for creating a spooky Moonlight Tan this Halloween:

“To ensure, smooth soft skin for any tan, slough off dull cells with St. Tropez Body Polish and follow below commitment tanners, I would recommend the Wash Off Mousse which can be applied in exactly the same way but rather than the night before, this product can be applied on the same day. For a true Moonlight Tan, this look is all about the skin finishing and the violet Skin Illuminator the on top and below, cheek bone, brow bone wherever the body naturally curves then blend with your fingers on smaller areas or use the palm on larger. For those that used the Self Tan Mousse skin for a dramatic ghoulish effect. To complete any Moonlight tan, slick the Skin Illuminator over"

Get 10% off each of the 3 key products, Self Tan Mousse 120ml, Wash Off Mousse and Skin Illuminator from Monday 25th until midnight on Sunday 31st October.
Enter discount code MOONLIGHT10 at checkout to take advantage of the discount.

Visit for more information.

Monday, 25 October 2010

Get Cheryl Cole's Look From Her New Video "Promise This' With No7

In her stunning new video ‘Promise This’, Cheryl Cole shows off two key beauty trends for this season. Whether you prefer the blissful ballerina look or want to vamp up your make-up, No7 has all the tools to help you easily achieve Cheryl’s look.
Cheryl’s matte base can be achieved with No7 Instant Radiance Foundation, £13.00; sculpt your cheekbones with a light sweep of No7 Limited Edition Mirrorball Highlighter Compact, £13.50. The stunning blissful ballerina look is all about shimmering alluring eyes, try No7 Limited Edition Mirrorball Eyeshadow Pencil in Silver or Mink, £9.00 which can be used as an eyeliner for subtle shimmer or be built up over the eyelid for a more striking look. Give lips a hint of shine with No7 Liplicious, £9.50 in Angel Cake.

If you want to unleash your inner Vamp, take inspiration from Cheryl’s high impact seductive make-up look. For fierce eyes, define with No7 Amazing Eyes Pencil in Black and build colour starting from the outer eye corner and blending in with No7 Stay Perfect Trio Eyeshadow in Twilight, £9.75 for a graphic edge. Finish using No7 Exceptional Definition Mascara, £12.50 with a three-in-one brush for volume, length and separation. Finally, perfect your pout with fiery No7 Stay Perfect Lip Laquer in Flamenco Red, £10.25.
Whichever Cheryl look you prefer, No7 has all the tools and make-up to help you achieve stunning on-trend make up looks at home.

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Shiseido, leading the way in skincare and makeup technology, is introducing the new Makeup Simulator Mirror only at Selfridges London. The first of its kind in Europe, this revolutionary counter technology has only been available in Japan until now.

The new Makeup Simulator is a unique virtual make-up application device equipped with a camera that captures movement and expression in real time. This is the only machine which succeeded to reflect real movement of the user while virtually realising makeup on the face.

The Makeup Simulator automatically identifies the facial features of the user with the installed camera allowing the user to experience a virtual makeup application session by choosing from the selection of Shiseido Makeup colours available in the simulation menu. Users can then freely combine products for the eye, lip and cheek in multiple combinations to find an ideal look without having to wash their face. Shiseido will provide software updates twice annually in line with colours for the new season.

Initially launched in 1997 in Japan, the first Makeup Simulator utilised still-image technology innovated by Shiseido’s Beauty Solution Development Centre and in collaboration with Fujitsu created several versions of the device. In 2007, the first motion-sensitive camera version was achieved and subsequently introduced at Mitsukoshi department store in Ginza. Four units of the model are permanently installed at The Ginza retail shop location in Tokyo.

Available only at Selfridges London – 0800 123 400

Friday, 22 October 2010

Bejewelled and bling festive looks from myface.cosmetics

Get a touch of A-list, festive know-how with myface.cosmetics artistic director, Kay Montano’s must have tips for a bejewelled, bling on-trend look. . .

Dare to wear this Christmas with dazzling looks from myface.cosmetics – a bold, bright red lip, subtle glowing skin or simply transform eyes with just one slick for bang on trend metallic, foil look shine. for the must have festive essentials you’ll need this Christmas make sure you grab myface.cosmetics blingtone in Diamonds and Pearls (£9.99, Boots) and the Lil’ Bling nail chrome in Diamonds and Pearls (£5.99) for a double hit of glamour . . .

Get the look with myface.cosmetics artistic director, Kay Montano . . .

Cool, true blue: press myface.cosmetics blingtone in Bellbottom Blues (£9.99, Boots) over the eyelid and blend upwards from the lash line. This will ensure there is vivid colour intensity on the eyelid so when you blink, there is always a twinkle! ADD a sweep of the myface.cosmetics Lil’ bling in Bellbottom Blues (£5.99, Boots) to nails

Luscious lilac: to achieve a subtle lilac hue over the eyelids, apply myface.cosmetics blingtone in Purple Haze (£9.99, Boots) along the outer lash line and up round into the crease. this is a chic, pretty look destined to impress! ADD a sweep of the myface.cosmetics Lil’ bling in Purple Haze (£5.99, Boots) to nails

Diamond in the rough: a high shine, smokey look...firstly, dust myface.cosmetics blingtone in Diamonds and Pearls (£9.99, Boots) across the entire lid. Secondly, take myface.cosmetics Blingtone in Black Ice (£9.99, Boots) and blend upwards from the lash line to create sexy peek-a-boo eyes! ADD a sweep of myface.cosmetics Lil’ bling in Black Ice (£5.99, Boots) to nails

myface.cosmetics are available from Boots nationwide, and

Tuesday, 19 October 2010

Estee Lauder Pink Ribbon 2010 Collection

Estee Lauder have launched their new Pink Ribbon Collection this month for Breast Cancer Awareness Month & will donate over £300,000 from the Pink Ribbon Collection to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Firstly there is the Evelyn Lauder Lip Collection containing hand-selected full-size lipsticks, all in chic pink cases:
Pure Color Long Lasting Lipstick in Candy
Pure Color Long Lasting Lipstick in Rubellite
Pure Color Crystal Lipstick in Tiramisu
Pink Croc-Print Clutch

Then there's there most popular set which is the Elizabeth Hurley Lip Collection
New Pure Color Gloss in 2 dual-ended glosses for 4 shades in all, plus a Pink Croc-Print Clutch.
The shades for this exclusive set were hand-selected by Elizabeth Hurley:
Nude Rose
Rock Candy

Available Nationwide & from

Crème de la Mer’s Eye Balm Intense Is The Secret To Ageless-Looking Eyes!

Crème de la Mer introduces The Eye Balm Intense, an innovative eye treatment that helps support skin’s natural renewal process to revitalise the fragile eye area.
At a natural disadvantage by virtue of its shape, the eye well is prone to the accumulation of fluids that can lead to the appearance of puffiness. Powered with a triple concentration of Crème de la Mer’s seaborne elixir—The Miracle Broth™, state-of-the-art Marine De-Puff Ferment™ and exclusive Lifting Ferment™, The Eye Balm Intense immediately comforts skin with the cooling sensation of pure hydration. With use, the appearance of lines and wrinkles is diminished. The look of puffiness is smoothed. A firmer, more lifted looking eye and newfound clarity are revealed. Strengthened to help protect against future damage, the eye area emerges looking younger, smoother and clearer.
Delicate skin under the eye area emerges looking bright and healthy, revitalised and refreshed as never before. As part of the Crème de la Mer beauty ritual, The Eye Balm Intense offers a visible transformation with a soft, luminous finish for younger, smoother and clearer looking skin. Use it in tandem with the Crème de la Mer moisturiser of your choice.
For daily use, apply a small amount of The Eye Balm Intense with the cooling silver-tipped applicator. Starting at the temple, sweep the applicator underneath the eye towards the nose. Finish by gliding the applicator back to the temple.
RRP £95

Wednesday, 13 October 2010

Miraculously Moisturised Mitts With ARK!

The sensational seasonal shift from sultry summer to attractive autumn is well and truly underway, and while the candidly cosy, crisp air has an alluring appeal, the bitter blows of wintry weather can play havoc and horror on hands!

ARK Anti-Ageing Hand & Nail Cream is a targeted treatment which offers some cosy comfort for less-than-perfect paws! The fast-absorbing emollient soothes distressed, dry and irritated hands while protecting them from the icy elements.

Not only does this hero hand cream reinforce the skin’s natural barrier with a concentrated moisturising action, which diminishes the look of dull, dehydrated brittle nails, but - unlike other hand hotshots - it also reduces the appearance of brown spots caused by ageing and excessive exposure to sunlight!

The active ingredients which make this luscious lotion so effortlessly effective include -

Essential Fatty Acids
Natural Antioxidants from Fruit Oils
Raspberry and Cocoa Butters
Keratin Protein

A real seasonal sensation, use ARK Anti-Ageing Hand & Nail Cream as and when needed - and particularly at bedtime - by massaging well into clean skin for miraculously moisturised mitts.
Ark has an ever-growing celebrity fan base including Dannii Minogue, Nikki Chapman and Katie Melua.
ARK Anti-Ageing Hand & Nail Cream £18.55 for 75ml - Available online -

Tuesday, 12 October 2010


Create beauty looks you’ll be wearing long after Halloween!! With the continued popularity of all things supernatural, dark bitten lips and smoky eyes are still all the rage. As Halloween draws closer, it’s time to get sinfully seductive with your make-up with a few beauty treats from 17, available exclusively at Boots.
Accentuate your lashes with a bit of black magic. 17 Wild Curls New Mascara in Wildest Black, 9ml, £5.99 is their blackest and most volumising mascara yet. Add multiple coats to create sultry lashes that will hold their super long length for up to ten hours and cast a smiling spell on anyone that catches your eye.
For the perfect sultry look, Vanesa Guallar, 17 make-up artist, suggests: “Apply the mascara as close to the root as possible as this will help make them look super, long, bold and striking. For a more dramatic party look, add multiple coats to your lashes – you can never have too much volume for party season!”
As seen on the catwalks of Dolce & Gabbana and Givenchy, the key lipstick trend this season is a dramatic dark lip. Re-create a vampish pout with 17’s new intensely pigmented lip colour, Lasting Fix Lipstick, £3.49 in New Black. This purple-black tone is a great statement shade, perfect for a night out and will suit most skin tones.
Complete the gothic look with a plum nail colour 17 Fast Finish Nail Polish, 8ml, £2.99 in Gemstone. For even more on-trend talons, finish with 17 Nails Xtras Matte Top Coat Polish 8ml, £3.99 which will mattify and protect your nail colour.
Whether you want to simply update your look with a gothic twist, or go all out this Halloween, 17 has all the make-up essentials you need to perfect the look. Boots No 17.

Thursday, 7 October 2010

Prevage Advanced Anti-Ageing Serum By Elizabeth Arden - A Facelift In A Bottle!

Prevage Anti-Aging Serum by Elizabeth Arden is one of the most talked about and celebrated beauty products on the market at the moment; beauty editors love it, beauty professionals describe it as a 'miracle product' and even dermatologists have prescribed it (in its more potent form 'Prevage MD').

Over the course of this month I had the pleasure of trying it out for myself, something I was very excited about being a self-confessed anti-ageing product junkie!

The first thing I loved about the product is the over all consistency… it looks, smells, as well as feels wonderful. The serum instantly creates a healthy glow, over-all firmer look and even skin tone. It contains 'Idebenone' which is known as the strongest antioxidant available on the market today (with an EPF of 95) which assists in shielding the surface of the skin from all three types of free radical assaults; it also promotes natural production of collagen while protecting the skin from environmental damage and possible future signs of ageing.
As well as its protective qualities it can correct the appearance of sun damage, age spots, redness, minor scars and wrinkles, as well being clinically proven to benefit and transform the over all look of the skin.

Pretty impressive claims and a lot to get excited about when deciding to give it a go. So does it work? Well my simple answer is 'Yes it does'! It certainly lives up to all the beauty buzz that has surrounded it recently and it does exactly what it says on the tin so to speak!
Attached here are few pictures from Prevage's own tests (not my own trial) that show some significant before & after shots.

In fact as early as day one I saw some positive results. As I said earlier, straight away my skin was glowing and felt firmer. The product smells great, smoothes over the skin beautifully and is absorbed quickly, leaving no sticky residue.

I found that after the first week there was a definite overall smoothness to my skin. Suddenly my skin had a softer, silkier texture, plus it seemed plumper.

By the end of the second week, some of the fine lines I have on my forehead were reduced significantly, which I was delighted to discover early one morning while doing my make-up for work!

In the third week, I noticed a considerable improvement in some of the discolouration in my skin due to recent sun damage. There has also been a significant improvement in the appearance of my freckles too!

After having an inspection this morning, some of the fine lines around my mouth have started to disappear as well which is pretty impressive after just under a month of using the product!

I would certainly give this product 10/10 and have been delighted with the results so far. I look forward to continuing its use!

Elizabeth Arden are known as pioneers in addressing the signs of Ageing & have created Prevage as luxury skin care range that really delivers results (the full range also includes day & night moisturisers, an eye cream as well as an anti-aging body cream). I truly believe that in the beauty industry you do indeed get what you pay for & quality along with results does not always come cheap. Prevage is at the high end of the beauty market & it certainly deserves it's place as the anti-ageing qualities & over all proven results make it a clear market leader that is second to none. Prevage Face Advanced Anti-aging Serum (50ml) is priced at £145 & is available at Boots & department stores, for more information please see their website - Prevage Skin.

Wednesday, 6 October 2010

Get The London Look With Rimmel's New Competition - You Could Be The Star!

Rimmel are looking for the next Rimmel London Girl to Star in their next TV Ad, join the likes of Kate Moss, Sophie Ellis Bexter & Georgia May Jagger!! You'll be filmed by top directors & have the chance to model their latest looks & not to mention be the envy of all your friends!
Your entry could be the best beauty tip, a make-over demo or just tell them why you have what it takes to be in the next Rimmel London TV Ad. But at the end of the day you must say 'Get The London Look' to camera!
So using your mobile phone, camcorder, webcam or digital camera, practice your perfect pout & upload now!

Find out more details on how to enter by visiting the Rimmel London Facebook Page.
Closing dates for applications 15/10, then 15 entries will then be selected for a public vote to be held on from 18/10 until 27/10 with the winner announced on 30/10.

Revlon's Next Top Model!

Tiffany Pisani was crowned Britain's Next Top Model on Monday this week in their live final, I was delighted when the result came in as I always thought that Tiffany had the supermodel qualities that set her apart from the competition, so glad that the British public agrees!!!
Tiffany won the coveted prize & will follow in the footsteps of some of the most famous, beautiful women in the world including the shows Executive Producer, Host & Revlon Spokesperson Elle Macpherson to represent Revlon the iconic cosmetic brand nationwide from November 2010

The Revlon Gucci trend collection for AW2010 had already been used backstage at New York, London & Paris Fashion Weeks as well as the red carpet.

As the new face of the Revlon Autumn/Winter Collection 2010 Tiffany will be making personal store appearances in London & Manchester to Demonstrate the Revlon must have look for the season & meet the fans who voted her to be Britain's Next Top Model!

Stores & Dates -
Fri 29/10 - Super Drug Trafford Centre
Sat 30/10 -Super Drun Westfield
Fri 05/11 - Boots Sedley Place
Sat 06/11 -Boots Trafford Centre

Revlon Autumn/Winter Collection 2010
2 New Matte Lipsticks in Stormy Pink & Smokey Peach
2 New Nail Enamels in Emerald City & Ruby Silver
Super Lustrous Lipstick in Mink
Revlon Colorstay in Silver Fox

Friday, 1 October 2010

New Strictly Come Dancing Beauty Range At Boots!

Strictly Come Dancing is returning to BBC One on Friday 1st October and the new celebrities will be revealing their luscious Latin, beautiful ballroom or sexy salsa looks.
Now viewers at home can recreate these fabulous looks for this year’s festive party season as Boots has teamed up with Strictly Come Dancing to create this stunning and easy to use make-up range. This fantastic range offers 16 gorgeous new beauty gifts, turning you into a dancing diva so you can sparkle and shine like the stars. The secret behind the Strictly look belongs to the show’s make-up artist, Lisa Armstrong who uses her expertise to create stunning confidence building looks.

Saucy Salsa
To get this hot look you need luscious lips! Try the dark pink gloss from the Fab-u-lous Lip Collection, £12 for a sultry pout on the dancefloor.

Lustrous Latin
If you want the drama and allure of the Latin look you need Fab-u-lous The Eye Colour Collection, £16, where the three eyeliners, two mini eye pencils and four chunky eye pencils can paint fiery eyes perfect for the paso doble.

Beautiful Ballroom
A luminous complexion is crucial to the ballroom look. Create it with a swift brush from the diamante shimmer pots in the Strictly Beautiful Shimmer collection, £18 and you’ll be ready!

In the words of Lisa Armstrong, “If you’re a fan of Strictly Come Dancing and want to sizzle on the dancefloor, it’s important to have make-up which sparkles. The collaboration really brings the Strictly magic to life!”

The full range is available in-store at Boots from the end of September, and all products in the range are available as part of the Boots Christmas 3 for 2 offer.