My face has fallen big time for this foundation

Nikki Parkinson Beauty 23 Comments

Is it possible to fall in love with a foundation?  Figuratively (or FACEatively) speaking? I’ve fallen before – and I know I fall again – but the current objection of my affection will take quite …

Mums, get your two-minute face on

Nikki Parkinson Beauty 40 Comments

I’ve actually got better at this whole makeup thing since becoming a mum. My time may be squeezed more inefficiently than the kids’ tube of toothpaste but once I became a mum (*sweet* 16 years …

Four “cheeky” products that will help you get your glow on

Nikki Parkinson Beauty 7 Comments

I’ve been guilty in my makeup past of neglecting my cheeks.  I’ve paid a lot of attention to my eyes, more recently to my brows, and forever and ever to my lips. But to my …

My current obsession: pretty pink lip colour

Nikki Parkinson Beauty 16 Comments

I’m not someone who you’d call a girly girl.  Well, not full-time, anyway.  I do like clothes and jewellery and things looking pretty but I’m generally not a frou, frou shabby chic kind of chick.   …

Trade in and trade up: offers from ghd, Illamasqua and Clinique

Nikki Parkinson Beauty 7 Comments

This is the closest thing you’ll come to a beauty sale.  Three brands – ghd, Illamasqua and Clinique – are offering trade-in deals. So how does it all work?  Illamasqua:  I’m in love with this cult UK …