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New Beauty Products Reviewed

New Beauty Products Reviewed

New beauty products are always great to try. So when I review new beauty products, I use them for several weeks, even months, before I write about the results. Lately, I have the pleasure of trialling several brands including Jane Iredale (makeup), Alpha Keri (skincare), Matrix Biolage new ‘Sugar Shine’ treatments (haircare), Lano (cleansing), and also YSL ‘Mon Paris’ (perfume). This collection covers many of the important Spring makeup and skincare must-haves. To READ MORE please click the link.

Best Vaseline Beauty Hacks.

Best Vaseline Beauty Hacks.

Who loves beauty hacks? We all do, of course. There was once a time when every beauty cupboard had a jar of Vaseline inside. With so many new, and expensive, beauty products now on the market it’s nice to know that Vaseline still goes the extra mile with some clever beauty hacks you’ll love. To READ MORE click the title.

Timeless Beauty Tips

Timeless Beauty Tips

A beautifully made-up face should enhance the features you like and conceal the bits you want to minimize, so you’ll love these timeless beauty tips. I was delighted to interview Australian make-up maestro, Ant Adams from anthonyadamsmakeup.com, who was a mine of dazzling information about cleansing, priming and ‘making up’ on a blank canvas – YOURS. Ant Adams has been an international make-up artist for over 20 years working with clients from Barbara Eden and Kimbra to Christine Anu and Deni Hines. He’s worked in film, television, and print creating glamorously understated beauty for many women, so he has a…

A Reader Trials New Makeup

A Reader Trials New Makeup

If you saw some of my Instagram posts, you will have seen the amazing selection of Maybelline makeup I was sent to try. Madeline Cavanagh is a part-time model and make-up artist who is also a reader of Don’t Call Me Penny. She was keen to try some products and provide her feedback to you. Trying new makeup is always exciting so here’s what Madeline tried and what she thought. Madeline says. I’ll start with what I’m impressed with about the new makeup!  Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation. Although the foundation wasn’t my true colour, it still blended in…

Three Hot Winter Makeup Trends To Try NOW

Three Hot Winter Makeup Trends To Try NOW

On my radio show last week, I talked about three easy winter makeup trends and lots of callers asked for the information to be posted here on my website. Isn’t that nice 🙂 When it’s cold and wintry, our skin does suffer and sometimes it’s hard to even feel like revving up our makeup application. So these three hot winter makeup trends are really easy to do and will give you a glow and a gloss. Add an Illuminated Primer I am a big fan of primer and LOVE the Inika Minerals Primer, it’s beautiful. However, in winter try using…