Articles by: Claire Dodd

Picture Me: New film exposes exploitation of models

I think anyone with an ounce of intelligence realises that the seductive glamour of modelling is largely an illusion. We may envy these girl’s figures, their salaries, their social lives, […]

Illamasqua: The best kept secret in make-up

Illamasqua: The best kept secret in make-up

Illamasqua cosmetics make you feel rather smug. Smug because, although it launched last year, it still feels like a bit of a secret. The British brand’s range of professional quality […]

Get 50 per cent off Chloe at the Secret Sample Sale

Get 50 per cent off Chloe at the Secret Sample Sale

Fancy 50 per cent off the spring / summer 09 collection by Chloe? How about over 200 lines of samples from the autumn / winter 2009 collections of designers including […]

Nude lipstick: Sexy? No, no, no!

Nude lipstick: Sexy? No, no, no!

Nude lipsticks are one of the key beauty trends for the summer. Shades of pale pink, peach and even creams have made their way from the catwalks, to the red […]

Beauty Road Test: Revlon Matte Collection

Beauty Road Test: Revlon Matte Collection

What: Revlon’s Matte Collection was an undisputed hit when it launched in the US last year. In its first month ‘Mauve it Over’, a soft plum coloured lip colour became […]

Beauty alert: MAC Double Dazzle and Rose Romance

Beauty alert: MAC Double Dazzle and Rose Romance

Two new collections we’re lusting after: First up, there’s Double Dazzle, a range of seven new sparkle lip gloss shades, and two mascaras. The Dazzleglass lip glosses (£12.72) bring the […]