BEAUTY

Best Beauty Products for Sensitive Skin

Best Beauty Products for Sensitive Skin

23rd April 2018

When I was getting Not About the Kids off the ground, I decided to do a bit of market research. I emailed my (excellent and discerning) friends and asked them to tell me about their favourite beauty products. I had no idea we were such a delicate bunch. So many of the replies began ‘I have … Read More

Lush, M&S, Dermalogica and The Ordinary, Beauty Heroes reviewed

Lush, M&S, Dermalogica and The Ordinary, Beauty Heroes reviewed

21st February 2018

This is my verdict on the most recent crop of Beauty Heroes I have been testing. I buy all of these products myself, and they have been recommended only by trusted friends. Marks & Spencer Formula Absolute Ultimate Sleep Cream A sensible £22 from Marks and Sparks Shall we start with the product I like … Read More

Understanding The Ordinary

Understanding The Ordinary

10th February 2018

As I am browsing at Deciem’s Covent Garden store, I overhear another shopper complaining to staff that since Kim Kardashian revealed she uses her favourite skin emulsion, it has been sold out and she hasn’t been able to get hold of any. It is true, many of the shelves are empty. It is so busy … Read More

Elemis, This Works & Benefit, latest Beauty Heroes reviewed

Elemis, This Works & Benefit, latest Beauty Heroes reviewed

12th January 2018

Elemis Pro-Collagen Marine Cream I paid £82 at John Lewis, but I notice that it is available for less at various online beauty retailers. This is the most expensive day cream that I have ever purchased, by a country mile. You can see your money’s worth in the ultra-lux glass and silver packaging. The Elemis … Read More

My Friend’s Beauty Heroes

My Friend’s Beauty Heroes

28th November 2017

When I started the Not About the Kids Instagram feed, I emailed a group of mates and asked them to name one beauty product that they would be 100% happy to recommend to a friend. I thought that it would be a good little bit of market research. I’d read that to women in our … Read More

Top 5 Beauty Heroes November

Top 5 Beauty Heroes November

28th November 2017

Real Techniques make up brushes These are such a winner. I knew that I needed new make-up brushes, but didn’t really do much about it, because in my mind it was going to cost a fortune. Real Techniques are great quality, and a great price. I bought three for under £10 each in Superdrug, and … Read More