Buy it now

Adorned with stars, bats and cats, SteamCream’s limited edition Midnight Party tin will set the scene for a fancy dress treat. The perfect base before applying ghostly make-up, £12.95 (

Crimes against faces

Call the beauty police. Women believe that failing to remove their make-up every night is their biggest crime. Tiredness is cited as the number one reason for lack of make-up removal (67%), followed by forgetfulness (38%) and a late night leading to laziness (36%), according to the Kleenex survey. Worst of all, more than a quarter (27%) admit to commonly re-applying a full face of make-up without removing their existing make-up first.

Recessionista alert

Keep your eyes peeled for Boots ‘Star Gift’ offers in the countdown to Christmas. There’s a bargain new deal each week, available from each Friday for one week only in stores and online ( while stocks last. This week is the 17 Ultimate Collection on sale for £17 (usual price £35), running from October 19-25.