Best Lipsticks for Dry Lips – Clinique Pop Lip Colour and Primer – In-depth Review and Ingredient Analysis

Lipsticks can be a lot more than just makeup, sometimes they can even be ways to cheer ourselves up or give us a confidence boost. Check out Why do we use make up…and should we? Lipsticks are also a nice way of expressing our mood or character on the day, and some can even condition and protect our lip skin from damage. I have very dry lips all year round and I’ve been on a mission to find the most nourishing andRead more

Oryza Beauty Lipsticks – In-Depth Review and Ingredient Analysis

I love lipsticks, they can be the perfect centre piece of any look. However, although there are many of them out there, most of them don’t last very long and some of them feel drying on the lips. I’ve recently tried the Oryza Dewy Glow Skin Beauty Balm as a lip balm and absolutely loved it! The ingredients are nourishing for the skin and it feels amazingly moisturising on the lips. Not to mention that it is actually cheaper thanRead more

Cheaper and Better Than Your Lip Balm? Check out the Oryza Dewy Glow Skin Beauty Balm In-Depth Review and Ingredient Analysis

Summer is almost over and with the colder weather slowly moving in, our skincare has to be adjusted as well. Colder months are known for making our skin more dry (even if your skin is not the dry type) and especially our lips. With that in mind, and the fact that I have dry lips all year round anyways, I have been looking for a moisturising lip balm and lipsticks. In a previous post I’ve reviewed in detail the AvonRead more

Affordable lipsticks of high quality – Avon True Colour Supreme Nourishing Lipstick – In-Depth Review and Ingredient Analysis

I love lipsticks, you love lipsticks, who doesn’t love lipsticks. But the best thing about lipsticks is having a collection of colours to choose from, to complete any look or express any mood. I’ve tried many lipsticks and despite the big trend of liquid lipsticks, I’ve always preferred the normal type because I have dry lips. I’ve worked with @shopwithjadekayy, an Avon representative, to find moisturising but also cheap lipsticks of high quality and I’ve come across the Avon TrueRead more

MAC Velvet Teddy Lipstick vs Primark Golden Rose #74. In-Depth Review, Ingredient Analyses and a Chemist’s Verdict. Is it a Dupe?

Cosmetics can leave a big mark on your purse, both literally and figuratively. It is said that an average woman uses around 16 cosmetics a day (although this number changes from study to study) which can be expensive. As a result, finding a dupe (= a product that gives the same results or looks the same but is cheaper) is very interesting for many. Additionally, with so many cosmetic brands and products out there, it is almost expected that someRead more

SPF Protection for Lips – Mega Battle: Carmex VS Maybelline VS Nivea VS Blistex – In depth Reviews and Ingredient Analyses

The summer months are here, the sun is lower and hotter and the days are longer. Hurray! Sadly though, all of that also means that we need to up our SPF protection to limit the sun damage on our skin and slow down the process of ageing. If you don’t know what SPF is, why we need it all year round or how much we need check out: Everything you need to know about sunscreens and SPF Although some of usRead more

Tarte Make Your Own Beauty Kit – Unboxing and Product Reviews

Tarte recently had an offer on for creating your own beauty kit by choosing 7 full size beauty products, from a given list, and paying £56. Considering that the foundation alone is worth £33, you can immediately tell that getting 7 full size Tarte products for £56 was a steal. Of course, this offer is an amazing promotion for Tarte, so rest assured they are not loosing money at all. However, it is also an amazing offer for all usRead more

Rimmel Influenster Product Discovery VoxBox – Unboxing and Review

Time for another VoxBox Review! This time I received the Rimmel box which contains the Rimmel Match Perfection foundation, the Rimmel Match Perfection concealer and three of the Rimmel Stay Matte liquid lipsticks in different colours. I’ve never tried any of them before so this box was exciting and a lot of fun to try out and play around. The Influenster box was very simple, black with Rimmel writing at the top and Influenster on the side. Nevertheless, it stillRead more

Let’s Backtalk. Urban Decay Backtalk Palette and Lipstick. In depth review, functionality and ingredients

With so much makeup out there, so many brands and so many colors, it can be hard to choose sometimes. However, there are also those times when something speaks to you personally, for whatever reason. Perhaps it works well for your skin tone, it’s from your favorite brand or the color is just perfect for you. This is exactly how I felt about the Urban Decay Backtalk palette. Last year, in my A chemist’s favorite beauty products – the BondsRead more

Exploring the red lipstick effect. Does it really attract men?

Despite what some men might tell you, “you look better without makeup”, “I don’t like it when you were makeup” etc, there have been various scientific studies that have shown that although it might be true, that those men do think you are beautiful without makeup and that they don’t like heavy makeup etc, it is also true that a lot of men are more attracted to women who wear makeup.  Simple things like colour homogenicity, aka skin colour evennessRead more