My Picks of the Month – April 2014

Wild About Beauty Safari Nights Palette £29.00 This palette from Louise Redknapp’s range Wild About Beauty is full of gorgeous copper, brown, and green shades. Includes cream and powder eyeshadows, as well as a highlighter and a blusher. Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer £4.19 For the price, it’s hard to find anything better. It gives […]

Daniel Sandler – Waterproof Velvet Eyeliner Aqua

I love Daniel Sandler’s Velvet Waterproof Eyeliner in ‘Aqua’. I got my hands on it a few weeks ago, and can’t put it down! Summer is the perfect time to add a pop of coloured makeup to the face or eyes, and this particular eyeliner glides on smoothly and lasts all day. Electric aqua blue […]

Dermalogica Medibac Sebum Clearing Masque

In the midst of a skin crisis I reach for Dermalogica’s Sebum Clearing Masque, a product that I have used for many years. The Sebum Clearing cooling mask deep cleanses the skin, purifying and inhibiting overactive sweat glands. I use this to calm the skin when I have breakouts – usually across the chin. My skin […]

Marshmallow Squares

My friend Lucy made Marshmallow Squares when I was at her house last week – more for her daughters than for me – but it reminded me of how much I loved them. 300g Marshmallows 45g Lightly salted butter 175g Rice Krispies Melt the butter in a large saucepan, add the marshmallows and stir continually […]

Roja Parfums – Ambre D’Orient

I adore this rather luxurious gift I received recently from my friend Dom. The candle range from Roja Parfums has been created using the finest quality oils and fragrances. Roja Dove candles are sold in Harrods – and the candles create divine room filling scents. My favourite is the ‘Ambre D’Orient’ – warming, exotic, and […]

NARS – Sin Blusher

I re-bought my long term favourite blusher ‘Sin’ from NARS when I was in LA recently. I used this blusher for the first time in 2000 after it was used on me by a make up artist on the sitcom Sam’s Game. 14 years later it’s still up there as one of my favourite make […]