Miscellaneous ramblings, advice and reviews about beauty, makeup and celebrity beauty looks



Trying and testing out beauty products can be an expensive hobby. Not to mention the half full bottles of beauty creams, serums and such that take up so much room on bathroom shelves and in… READ MORE >


Summer festival makeup must-haves

Summer is almost here and with it comes festival fun. V festival, T in the Park, Isle of Wight Festival and the much-anticipated Glastonbury. It’s all so exciting! It’s a time to be carefree, joyful… READ MORE >


Become a professional makeup artist

The UK’s largest private beauty and make-up school, educating since 1995, has moved to a new, custom-built home – an urban style, seven story building, right in the heart of The City, London EC1. The… READ MORE >


The world’s best mascara 2012/2013

A beauty blogger’s quest for the ultimate mascara is now on and will continue until I have found a clear winner! After recently having a lash extension nightmare (I’ll tell you about that story another… READ MORE >


It’s absolutely FAB… First Aid Beauty

Is stubborn dry and itchy skin making it’s second, third or fourth appearance? Are all the remedies and creams you normally use, failing? Or maybe you’ve been given skincare advice from your doctor and they… READ MORE >


Take a break from washing…

Batiste Dry Shampoo a fantastic spray-on-shampoo phenomenon that allows us ladies to skip a day of hair-washing when the beauty regime get’s a little too much! In-case you haven’t already stumbled up on this amazing… READ MORE >


Glasses… or no glasses?

Have you ever been through the nightmare of getting ready to go out, to realise you only have ONE of your daily contact lenses left!? God knows how you can be left with only one,… READ MORE >


Little pots of luxury… ethical too!

At Mad About Makeup we’re always itching for natural makeup fixes and have been lucky enough to indulge ourselves in products from Inika Cosmetics – a luxury Australian skincare and cosmetics brand. Using the highest… READ MORE >


Flower Market by Lucy Backhouse

Mad About Makeup are in absolute awe of the Lucy Backhouse Flower Market range and have been for quite some time now. The packaging is undeniably gorgeous and there is such a wonderful story behind… READ MORE >