Which Beauty Tribe Are You?

What with this being a real-time blog and all, I’m not quite ready to crack open the spring trends just yet. But until that heady day, here’s something rather lovely I heard this afternoon from MAC’s Director Of Make-Up Artistry Terry Barber, who apparently spent the last run of shows observing the fashion tribes at … Continue reading

Friday Post: Restorative Make-Up For The Morning After…

I haven’t drunk nearly enough this week for the following information to be truly useful so am relying on you to go out tonight and get utterly in your cups, just so’s you can give it a fair go tomorrow morning. And before you mention last Tuesday, I’m talking pink-eyed, pale-faced, dead-and-dug-up-again hungover, which unhappily … Continue reading

Friday Post: Kay Montano’s Daytime Red Lip

There’s something about a red lip in the daytime. While I’d rarely wear red in the evening, a quick whip of scarlet on a Saturday afternoon is a non sequitur of a make-up gesture that I really love – a little bit unnecessary, and remarkably cheering when you’re grubbing around in jeans and a jumper. … Continue reading

Friday Post: Three Steps To Buck Naked

Time to whack up the central heating, Something Purty’s feeling frisky. Yup, this weekend we’re all about how to look lovely in the altogether. But because we know you’re not that kind of girl, we’ll take it slowly…and oh…what a pretty frock you’re wearing! Mark Fast? ‘Those dresses are a lot stronger than they look,’ … Continue reading

Friday Post: What Does Your Weekend Smell Like?

(or what to wear at brunch tomorrow) Fragrance: get it right and you’ve found your second skin, but get it wrong and you’re stuck in the olfactory equivalent of a jumper that’s two sizes too small, or wearing a wholly inappropriate heel when everyone around you is in flats. While there’s never a good time … Continue reading