Posts in Volum’Express

Maybelline NY Volum' Express The Falsies Everlasting Mascara

Wearing mascara in summer is usually one of my most painful tasks. Summer is the worst time for my allergies and my eyes water like a fountain. They sting, they burn and I constantly feel the need to rub them, so you can imagine wearing mascara isn’t the most pleasant thing. Not so long ago, right in the middle of one of my morning tear-fests, the new Maybelline New York mascara landed on my desk. It made bold claims about being flake-proof, smudge-proof and the most powerful waterproof formula Maybelline has ever created. Of course I wanted to put it to the test and see if it would withstand my weeping.

Most mascaras, even waterproof, will never get through a morning with my allergies. If it isn’t smudging it is usually bits breaking off and landing in my eye. The claims of Maybelline’s latest release in the Volum’ Express The Falsies franchise gave me hope, but did it work? I think my review will answer that for you.  Continue Reading

The month of May seems quieter on the new products front, but I have a sneaking suspicion it is because June will be a big one. But don’t you worry, there are still lots of great products to tickle your fancy this month. The following ones got me jumping for joy.

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Cyber Week 2017 Sales Guide

Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Cyber Week are upon us. The great news is that this sales celebration has gone global! Of course, I wish all you beautiful people located in the United States of America a great thanksgiving holiday, but let’s get down to business.

I know you want all the sales and promo codes to shop up a storm, right? I polled you on Twitter, I quizzed you on Instagram, and you said that this blog post is what you want. This is your ULTIMATE one-stop Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Cyber Week sales guide for the best beauty, fashion and lifestyle offers. This list will be updated DAILY as new offers are announced. No other publisher offers a list as comprehensive as this one.  Continue Reading

Best Beauty Advent Calendars

Picking the best beauty advent calendar for yourself each year is tough, I totally get it. This year the choices are even bigger and better so I’ve rounded up the best beauty advent calendars for you to choose from. Past favourites like The Body Shop, Look Fantastic and NYX Cosmetics are back with their beauty advent calendars, plus some new ones to spice things up.

Unfortunately, many sell out the minute they are released and by the time you see them touted by your favourite Instgrammers you’ve already missed out. Don’t worry though, there are still heaps around that you’ll love. Treat yo’self, ladies!  Continue Reading

Deciem NIOD Copper Amino Isolate Serum

Have you noticed there’s been a bit of chatter about copper peptides in skincare lately? The biggest player on the scene right now is NIOD’s Copper Amino Isolate Serum (CAIS), and it has people swearing that this is a liquid version of the second coming.

Unfortunately when an ingredient becomes trendy we see the market flooded with products claiming to be using the best of it. Copper Peptides are that hot-new ingredient right now but what exactly are they? I’ve chatted with Deciem’s co-CEO, Nicola Kilner, to get the lowdown on copper peptides and how you can make sure you buy a product that works.  Continue Reading

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