Why wearing red lipstick doesn’t make me less of a feminist

Recently, I keep hearing the idea that I cannot possibly be a feminist because I am interested in ‘frivolities’ such as makeup and jewellery. Obviously this means that because I highlight and contour that I cannot possibly be interested in equality for women. Or want myself, my daughters and in fact every woman in the […]

17 Dec 2016


L’Oreal Colour Riche Gold Obsession in Rouge Gold

I’m not even going to pretend that I’m not obsessed with red lips. A slick of red lipstick is part of my non-working uniform. At the last count, I owned 57 lip products. Most of them lipsticks.  Most of them red. What can I say? I know what suits me and stick to it. Red […]

15 Dec 2016


Confessions Of A Beauty Addict

I’ve finally admitted it. I am completely and utterly obsessed with all things beauty. Am I a beautyholic? Or a beauty addict? Who knows what the noun is. Whatever it is, I am it. Although to be honest, I’m not sure that anyone is surprised by my admission. If you’ve ever seen my dressing table, […]

14 Dec 2016