Bare Minerals palette Jill Franks QVC

Eye Eye!


I decided this year I would try some new eyeshadows.

I am someone who, once I find a colour or two that I love, I stick with it. I never wore eyeshadow for everyday (only TV or theatre) until I discovered Mally Eyeshadow Sticks, which I love in dusk and violet. They are so quick and easy and now I can’t ever imagine not wearing eyeshadow at all.


I am not someone who likes heavy make-up and, in fact, a heavy make-up does make me look so much older. It just doesn’t suit me. After all I have made up my own face for many years and you get to know what suits you best.You know what you like and what you don’t like.

I am a huge Daniel Sandler fan and I love Mally too. Plus, my no-foundation foundation by Perricone –
that’s another blog another day!

I had a good scour of our website and speaking with a few of our guests I decided to order a few new eyeshadow pallettes. How gorgeous are these fabulous colours?

Bobbi Brown Pretty PowerfulBobbi Brown Pretty Powerful kit


Check out these gorgeous colours by Bobbi Brown and bareMinerals.

bareMineralsI am used to the Mally creamy texture, so I went gently on loading the brush and had a play around with browns, greys, creams, pinks and nudes. Matt shadows and a few with sparkle. I have always been good at application and copying the pro’s techniques.

I was also trained may years ago by many of the top make-up brands and done live make-up demonstrations. I use to love getting makeup books with different looks and creating them on myself or girlfriends. It’s amazing how a a tiny change can create a whole new look.



Let me know your favourite make-up brands and any eyeshadows you have recently tried!

Have a great week!

Much love


  1. Zoe July 26, 2014 at 9:15 am -  Reply

    Hi Jill
    nice to talk make up!
    I have a front cover pallet from a while ago with loads in, I dont wear eyeshadow most days, but its got great choice, but the shadow doesnt stay in the container the prettiest, it has good choice of matts and sparkle to.
    I love the taste of laura Gellar lipgloss! toffee / caramel taste! but this only gives a light shine,
    I think balance and brighten is great as an easy foundation, ,over all I am not much of a foundation fan and I adore a minty mally lipstick, but was most disappointed that the mally make up in general in the try me smudges and runs….not what I expected.
    I love eyeliner and lipsticks, I think it would be good if qvc had more lipstick. I know you like gloss best.
    Hope your well

  2. Denise Moses August 2, 2014 at 8:26 am -  Reply

    Hi Jill
    I enjoy watching all your presentations, you explain everything so well.
    While watching tsv today for Revitalash (I’m hoping to treat myself) I hope you don’t mind me asking but I really love the colour of your hair, your hair always looks so shiny and the colour looks really warm. Would you mind letting me know what colour you use.

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