Purple Tuesday The UK’s Accessible Shopping Day

Today, Tuesday 13th November is Purple Tuesday, the UK’s accessible shopping day. Disabled people make up one in five in the UK and the Purple Pound is estimated at £249 billion to the UK economy. And yet retailers are missing out on this by overlooking the needs of their disabled customers.Purple Tuesday is here to…

Shopaholics Accessibility Guide: Rushden Lakes

On Monday I took a little trip to Rushden Lakes, Northamptonshire. It’s approximately fifteen minutes from my front door and this certainly wasn’t the first time I’d visited but this time it was for a different reason. Of course I shopped, I mean, hello, do you even know me? But I also went and scrutinised…

Luxury High-End Beauty Haul: Charlotte Tilbury, Laura Mercier, Becca and Tom Ford

The Selfridges in Manchester City Centre has a Charlotte Tilbury counter; I don’t own anything by Charlotte Tilbury; I had a cardiology appointment in Manchester; I had to go shopping afterwards, obviously. I also decided I would treat myself to a Tom Ford lipstick. Selfridges Charlotte Tilbury K.I.S.S.I.N.G. Lipstick – Bitch Perfect | £23 |…

I Went Shopping: Nars, Mac, La Roche-Posay and Paperchase Haul

I got a few things.  I had to take my phone to Apple as it was being a silly sod but all the department stores and Boots were whispering my name when I got there, I had to go in, it’d be rude not to. Boots – 3 for 2 La Roche-Posay Serozinc Spray | £8.50 |…

New Products: Make Up For Ever Launch at Debenhams

    Make Up For Ever has finally arrived in the UK. I can’t tell you how pleased I am about this. The line is available in store at the Oxford Street, London branch and online. Step 1 Skin Equaliser Hydrating Primer | £24 | Link | HD Loose Powder | £22 | Link | Aqua Rouge Waterproof…

I Bought a Few Things: Smashbox, YSL, Accessorize

  I popped over to the Milton Keynes Centre and sought out the nearest Boots, 1. Because I’m obsessed with Boots. 2. Because I needed the Smashbox Contour Sticks in my life. 3. Because I had a Double Advantage Card points voucher. 4. Because I’m obsessed with Boots.   Smashbox Step by Step Contour Stick…

Beach Babe, Wavy Hair Products: Mini Hair Haul

Remington Professional Silk Curling Wand | £25.99 | Link | I’ve been craving that wavy, beach hair and since my hair is at a length that I’m able to curl, I thought I’d pick up a curling wand and test whether my uncoordinated self could manage it. I’d read a few reviews and as always, there…