MAC Makeup Art Cosmetics Collection

11th February 2017

MAC have kicked off 2017 with a massive bang with a 50 product strong Spring collection in collaboration with three very well known makeup maestros; Diane Kendal, James Kaliardos and Kabuki as part of the MAC Makeup Art Cosmetics Collection. The collection was created to include products which reflect the signature style…

Makeup Revolution Haul

23rd April 2014

The brand new budget makeup brand Makeup Revolution is causing quite a storm with their amazing range of affordable makeup products. They’ve already received an huge amount of positive reviews from beauty bloggers on their products since their launch last month, so I couldn’t wait to try the brand for myself….

Joop! Miss Wild Eau de Parfum Review + Giveaway

16th September 2013

The minute I saw the bottle for Joop Miss Wild, I knew I would love it… It’s the same bottle as the men’s fragrance, with a rock chick edge. The Joop! Miss Wild bottle has an ombred purple design which is so beautiful, and unique. It has a chunky silver chrome…


23rd November 2019

  Welcome to Gemma Etc, a beauty and lifestyle blog which started life back in 2012 under the name Miss Makeup Magpie. I finally decided to rebrand from to in April 2017 as I felt like I’d outgrown my Miss Makeup Magpie name, and I felt like it really…

Carrington and Company Elsie Mesh Band Watch PLUS Giveaways!

26th September 2019

Beauty products will always be my first love, but one of the reasons I first named my blog Miss Makeup Magpie was my love for everything shiny and sparkly. I’ve featured lots of beautiful watches here on my blog over the last six years, and these Carrington and Company Elsie Mesh…

Royal Essence Cinnamon Doughnut Jewellery Candle PLUS GIVEAWAY!

31st October 2018

If you’re a long time blog reader, you’ll know I was Miss Makeup Magpie until April 2017. I decided to rebrand as I wanted to be able to talk about more than just makeup, but the reason I was given the makeup magpie nickname was due to my love of makeup…