Tag: Laura Mercier

7th February 2016

Skincare of the Week 7th February 2016

A mixed bag skincare-wise this week, I started the week with a Zelens-heavy routine (have I mentioned how much I love Zelens?  It’s true, I do), and, I still love a full routine from them – in particular the Z Recovery Intensive Repair Balm, which is a lifesaver.  A non-greasy balm that sinks in, heals and nourishes stressed skin, I’ve used it after operations, during […]

24th January 2016

LipsNspritz 24 January 2016: The Lavender List

Lots of people don’t like lavender, and I have no real idea why. Its distinctive scent is unusual in having both floral and herbal facets to the scent, and the smell can range from menthol, to balsam, or (just a little, if you get a screechy batch) like cat pee.  But a good lavender fragrance is a thing of beauty, and this week, I thought […]

10th January 2016

Skincare of the Week 10 January 2016

 I took a couple of weeks off blogging over Christmas, which was fabulous, but I still kept at the “cleaning my face” thing.  It being a new year, I thought trying out some new products would be a good idea, but I think I tried too much new far too quickly, and my skin fairly quickly let me know it wasn’t entirely happy with the […]

6th December 2015

LipsNspritz of the Week 06.12.15

After spending last weekend doused in Tom Ford’s finest Black Orchid (albeit in the new Eau de Toilette version rather than the EdP), I was obviously stuck in a rather Tom Ford kind of groove for the early part of this week.   Monday brought Tom Ford Black Violet, a scent which I have always preferred to Black Orchid, for some reason (but it’s now discontinued), […]

30th November 2015

LipsNspritz of the … er … Fortnight.

I hate being ill, and I really hate being ill to the extent that it interferes with my posting schedule.  Nonetheless, here’s a double-dose (whether you wanted it or not, frankly) of my weekly diary of lipstick and perfume-wearing.  The above pic is from the week ending 22/11/15. Monday was Etat Libre d’Orange Like This, alongside Chantecaille Lip Chic in Wild Rose.  Like This is […]

12th November 2015

Laura Mercier Flawless Skin Kit

Alongside a bunch of lovely and wearable makeup kits this Christmas, Laura Mercier are also releasing this beautiful skincare kit, based on their Infusion de Rose line.  It’s not a line I’ve tried properly (yet) outside of having one of the products used on me a couple of times in makeovers this year, but this is a great value kit if you’re a lover of […]

10th November 2015

Laura Mercier Glam to Go Kit

I do love this time of year for makeup kits!   Laura Mercier is one of my favourite makeup brands (my all-time favourite eyeshadow of all time is Laura Mercier Twilight Grey) and they have some cracking kits this Christmas, and this is my favourite one.  Look at that gorgeous packaging! Opening it up, there’s more of that gorgeous burnished packaging, and a sparkly lipgloss […]

11th October 2015

#LipsNspritz of the week 11.10.15

Life would be dull indeed without lipstick and perfume, I’ve made it a mission this last month or so to document my entire lipstick and perfume “wardrobe”.  The idea is to wear every perfume and lipstick that I own, and post my thoughts on each on Instagram every day.  I’m trying to do it without repeats, but I’ve decided to allow myself the occasional one […]

13th April 2015

Laura Mercier Caviar Stick in Rose Gold

I’m still on an eye pencil kick I’m afraid, but I’ve saved my absolute favourites for this week.  This is Laura Mercier’s Caviar Stick in Rose Gold.  I may be wrong, but I think these were the first “cult” shadow sticks on the blogging circuit, and I’ve always had a soft spot for them. Rose Gold is a lovely easy to wear fleshy shade, perfect […]

9th April 2015

Laura Mercier Lipliner in Plumberry

I’m not much of a one for lipliner, and I am definitely not much of a one for matching my lipliner to my lipstick, I much prefer to match my liner to my lips, after all, you’re not supposed to see lipliner anyway, are you?  My lips are a pale rosy mauve naturally, but I do have a fairly strongly pigmented natural lipline (particularly on […]

15th January 2015

Laura Mercier Flawless Contouring Palette

First things first, let’s get some pedantry out of the way: Discrete means: Separate.  Apart.  Individual. Distinct. Discreet means: Subtle.  Unobtrusive. Private. Both the packaging and press release for this Laura Mercier Flawless Contouring palette promises you, (over and over): “DISCRETE” contouring.  This word they keep using, it does not mean what they think it means.  It has caused a couple of head-desk interfaces at […]

1st October 2014

Lipsticks of the Week

  Ah, Lipstick of the week, it’s been a while, eh?  I assure you, I’ve been wearing just as much lipstick as always, but there’s been no sunlight for pictures for ages!  With the change in the weather recently, autumnal berries and plums have been calling out to me this week, so this is what I’ve been wearing: Boots No7 Soft Ruby Lipstick Queen Saint […]