Monday, 23 April 2012

Jubilee Beauty

We're getting ready to celebrate the Queens Jubilee here at CutECOsmetics HQ and have picked a few of our fave Jubilee Beauty buys!

1. Gorgeous lips that last with OCC Lip tar in 'Queen' £8.99
2. Get patriotic with Love & Toasts Union Jack themed Lip Glaze in 'Crush Rush' £7.99
3. Royal Nails with Butter London 3 Free Nail Lacquer in 'Tea With The Queen' £12.00
4. Try some Jubilee themed nail art with Barry M Nail Paints £2.50

And very exciting news that Butter London are releasing a special Jubilee Lacquer called Lillibet's Jubilee that we're very proud to be stocking - available from June on our site £12.00

Have you spotted any great Jubilee Beauty Buys?

Thursday, 12 April 2012

Gold Medal Winning Nails

After our super exciting win yesterday in Jacqueline Gold's WOW competition for women in business we thought it was the perfect time to share with you these fabulous 'Gold' Medal winning nail polishes from Priti NYC.

Inspired by all the men and women who will be 'Going For Gold' Priti have released a special edition London 2012 set called 'Heavy Medal'. The best thing about Priti NYC Nail Polishes is that they are non-toxic and are made without toluene, dibutyl phthalate (DHB) and formaldehyde- all known carcinogenic ingredients.

The collection contains four edgy metallic shades Chrysanthos, Old Man Cactus, and Bills Bronze to represent the Gold, Silver and Bronze medals that we hope the GB team will be winning for us! Add to this Pewter Veil, a dark grey shimmery polish and we think you have the perfect winning metallic shades! All of which fit in perfectly with the trend on the catwalks this season for metallics.

Perfect for a special gift the polishes come packaged in this gorgeous box with a hand tied ribbon. We're really hoping that Jacqueline loves these too and have sent her a special set of them today in honour of our #WOW win!

Which Medal would you like to be wearing this summer?

Buy the set here

CutECOsmetics WOW Jacqueline to a Gold Win

CutECOsmetics are extremely proud to have been chosen by Jacqueline Gold as a winner of her WOW Women On Wednesday competition that celebrates women in business. Jacqueline Gold is the highly successful chief executive of Ann Summers and Knickerbox. Every Wednesday she holds the WOW competition on Twitter, inviting business women to tweet their business to her. She chooses her favourite three and retweets to all of her 23,000 followers, so it is a great honour and opportunity for small businesses.
After entering for a number of weeks we won the award on Wednesday 11th April, the winning tweet that caught Jacqueline’s eye was ‘Self funded Mum start-up! All my work in 6 months, handpicked ECO beauty brands with great reviews’. Jacqueline always gives her reasons for the winning tweets stating that ‘CutECOsmetics is an online Eco friendly cosmetic store selling some fab products – quirky and interesting website. It made me stop!’ and ‘I thought it was very refreshing, loved it. Good luck with the rest of the week :)’. 
Many small businesses follow the #WOW hash tag each week to see if they will be the lucky winners and appreciate such an inspirational businesswoman taking the time to support small businesses ran by fellow women.
 It has been a successful start to the year for CutECOsmetics after being chosen by The Good Web Guide in their list of ‘The Best Sites for Makeup’ and also becoming a recommended company of Radio 2 presenter Janey Lee Grace on her website We have also been featured on numerous beauty blogs over the last few months. We are hoping that this latest #WOW success will help to further spread the word of our website where we are launching even more fabulous brands including cult and beauty bloggers favourite Butter London later this month.

Sunday, 8 April 2012

Treats for Our Sweets

Happy Easter, CutECO fans! We hope you have been eating lots of chocolate and have been lazying around at home, having a generally lovely time and not doing anything too strenuous. Whether, that is a accurate description for you, or if you are a busy mum, entertaining the little ones, either way, we think you deserve a treat!

Here are our recommended beauty treats for our sweet and lovely fans. 

Get it whilst you can! Create a truly rocking look with Urban Decay's Dangerous Palette. Cruelty free don't you know! For another bonus, we've reduced this beauty from £27 to only £18.95! And you get free delivery, there's no better time to treat yourself to some shiny new make up.

What could be more sweet than Candy Cane flavoured balms from Crazy Rumors? Pick just one or if you've been extra nice, treat yourself to a whole bundle! We know it's a bit festive, but why shouldn't we enjoy good old fashioned Candy Canes all year around? Nom, nom, nom, we don't know which one we like most.
Are your hands in need of a sweet treat? We highly recommend investing in a pebble shaped pod of EOS Hand Lotion, the Berry Blossom version smells good enough to eat and will leave your hands silky smooth and never slimy. Plus, 97% natural and paraben free to boot.

Which tasty treats tempt you on the CutECOsmetics website? 

Have you spotted that you can now grab a blog button to spread the love for our site? Check it out in the column on the right.

Thursday, 5 April 2012

Happy Easter in The OCC Garden

We thought we would try and brighten up the Easter Weekend here at CutECOsmetics HQ by sharing with you the arrival of the New OCC Lip Tars 'The Garden' Spring / Summer 2012 Collection!

Spring has sprung at OCC with the gorgeous new floral shades in the Lip Tar range, OCC say:

'Inspired not by garden variety roses but psychotropic and poisonous plants, this collection turns traditional spring pastels upside down, injecting them with hallucinatory notes of nearly-neon vibrancy.'

The new range also launches with new packaging, featuring a precision nozzle applicator and now you get even more in your OCC Lip Tar tube (10ml).
So here are the lovely Spring beauties!

Digitalis - Pink Tinged Lavender (Left) 
 Ophelia - Pure Petal Pink (Right)

Kava Kava - True Peach Neutral (Left)
PennyRoyal - Roasted Peach / Brown (Right)

Belladonna - Ultra Ultra Violet
Chlorophyll - True Teal

If you've never tried these, a little goes a long way! All you'll need is a tiny bead applied with a lip brush. Wondering how you would ever wear some of the colours? The great thing about OCC Lip Tars is that they are meant to be mixed to create your own shades - so have fun with them!

They are £8.99 from here

We'd love to know which of the new shades you like?
Have you tried these yet?