Bianca Matley

My name’s Bianca, Content Assistant on Beauty & Kidswear. Contrary to belief, I love Eastenders but wasn’t named after the character… heyday of hoops and ponytail quickly erased from memory. Times have changed (thankfully) and my desk is a mini department store – saving beauty disasters for HoF staff since the start of 2014. I’ll also spend part of my time cooing over baby things and loving the excuse to be a kid again, broodiness also ignored.

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Tried & Tested: Clarins Everlasting Foundation

You have to put a foundation to the test when it claims 18 hour wear without touch ups. The new Clarins Everlasting Foundation contains a High Fidelity System+ technology combined with bamboo powder, to help smooth skin and a flawless complexion, without any shine. So what was the verdict?

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Tried & Tested: New La Prairie Cellular Swiss Ice Crystal

We might be scared to try it but premium skincare can be all it’s cracked up to be. With La Prairie’s new Swiss Ice Crystal Collection we knew it would be something worth trying, so one lucky tester go to give it a go…

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What to do this Half Term

No sooner is Christmas over, than half term begins. Although the little ones might have got the latest toys, there’s a multitude of ways – and things to do – to survive the half term. We give you a few ideas to help relieve the pressure of making this the best half term yet…

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Tried & Tested: New YSL Luxurious Mascara

It’s always difficult to find the perfect mascara for you with the number that are out there for us to try. It’s a very personal thing, like all makeup, but brand favourites continue to bring out ‘new and improved’ formulas, making the choice even more difficult. Yves Saint Laurent have brought out a new version of Luxurious Mascara for Instant False Lash Effect, so we gave this and the old a try to compare…

Competition: Peppa Pig

This competition is now closed.
If you have kids or know friends/family who have kids, you’d have to be very far distanced to know nothing about Peppa Pig (I’m mid-20s and I’ve still heard of it) so it’ll be no shock to those who do, to be told that ‘Peppa Pig: The Golden Boots’ starts in cinemas tomorrow.

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