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Posted by on Nov 5, 2015 in Random | 0 comments

SWIG Hip Flask

SWIG Hip Flask

Yes, I know, you might not want to hear the C word just yet but if you’re anything like me you’ll already be planning what gifts you’re going to buy for your friends and family this Christmas. There’s always that one person on your gift list that’s really hard to buy for – either they haven’t got any interests or hobbies or they’ve already got everything they want. So when I heard about SWIG Hip Flasks I thought this would be a perfect present! A British brand set up in North London in 2013, SWIG produce luxury hip flasks that are designed to last for generations, there’s a lovely story on the SWIG website describing the trials and tribulations of setting up the business – well worth a read! I was sent the SWIG Executive Moulded Orange Flask* from the SWIG Executive range. Of course ‘orange’ describes the pouch rather than the hip flask itself – all SWIG hip flasks are made from seamless stainless steel and have a...

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Posted by on Mar 6, 2015 in Makeup | 3 comments

MAC – Lip Pencil in Hip N Happy

MAC – Lip Pencil in Hip N Happy

Well today has been lovely and bright and sunny and feels just like the first day of Spring. So I’m bringing you a review of a lovely pink Lip Pencil from MAC to help get everyone into the Spring spirit! A few months ago I wrote a review of Clarins Lipliner Pencils in Bay Rose and Chocolate, and talked about how lip pencils had become a bit uncool. Since then I’ve been trying to increase my collection of lip pencils (which was woefully pathetic in size compared to my collection of lipsticks!) and I recently treated myself to this lovely Lip Pencil in Hip N Happy from MAC. MAC has such a great selection of Lip Pencil colours available and whilst they’re not cheap they are good quality. This pencil is neither hard nor soft, the perfect consistency to use around the delicate lip area, and you can use it just to line the lips or also to fill in the lips to provide a long-lasting base for your...

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