27 Jun 2014
I was a bit sad when the Sephora-OPI connection came to an end. That was always one range I looked forward to hauling when I went to the States on holiday. It had cute names and great colours - Metro-Chic anyone? When I heard about the new brand - Formula X - I was a bit non-plussed and didn't give it much attention. However, this past week it finally landed in Dubai Mall Sephora and to promote it's arrival they gave out free manicures to anyone who loitered by the stand. My office is directly opposite Dubai Mall so I rumbled up some excuse and popped over. It would have been rude not to.
22 Jun 2014
Clinique is a brand with huge nostalgia factor for me. I used to sneak into my sister’s room and play with her stash when I was at school and then when I went to university, ploughed a chunk of my student loan into their skincare routine.
I haven’t really kept up with their makeup releases so I was very happy to see a little bag waiting for me when I got home from work last week. I was even happier to see that inside were two lipsticks that were – and I mean this in the nicest possible way – a generic pink and nude.
4 Jun 2014
I somehow feel reluctant to talk about skincare. It's never easy to "sell" in a blogpost because that old adage of "what works for one person, does not work for another" rings spectacularly true. I also lack skincare knowledge - some blogger's have sponge brains to absorb all the data on those ingredient's and can whip out the science with ease when talking about products. My brain is more of a non-porous rock. And honestly, I really don't care why something works. All I ask is that said products work well, do not smell and are not too expensive.