Health & Beauty

GLAM UP FOR THE BEWITCHING HOUR

GLAM UP FOR THE BEWITCHING HOUR

Not everyone wants to look scary on Halloween but if you are partying there a few ways to jazz up your makeup  and give a glamorous bewitching look and if you want a total look why not go for a perfume, body cream and bath products that will add to the ambience of your look. […]

THE MOST WANTED….

THE MOST WANTED….

It’s time to look to the future beauty-wise this month with lots of  new launches of  that can help repair and nourish dehydrated or over sun exposed skin. There’s also a plethora of new foundations and colour cosmetics with new formulations  perfect  as we move forward towards the party season . If you are a […]

SEASON OF MIST AND MELLOW FRUITFULNESS

SEASON OF MIST AND MELLOW FRUITFULNESS

  As we hang on to the last rays of sunshine still treasuring memories of our days in the sun a wonderful new season approaches – Autumn. Autumn links us between those steamy hot days and nights and the prospect of snuggling up in front of a log fire or stepping out in our evening […]

HOT FOOTING IT……

HOT FOOTING IT……

  Walking around all winter in boots or wearing ill fitting shoes is a major problem and can lead to corns, bruised toenails or bunions. Simple steps such as alternating between high and low heels and taking a little extra care throughout the winter can rectify this and then panic doesn’t set in when its […]

A SHINING SPA

A SHINING SPA

Scarborough is probably the last place you would expect to find a luxurious alpine-style spa – especially in the confines of the Alpamare Waterpark. But Wellness at Alpamare is so cleverly designed you could be a million miles away from the hustle, bustle, shouts and screams of the kids in the water park enjoying the […]

THE FACE BEHIND THE COUNTER

THE FACE BEHIND THE COUNTER

Have you ever looked at the name above a cosmetic counter and wondered if such a person exists or if they do who they really are? In the case of Francois Nars does he really does exist and is one of the most celebrated makeup artists, photographers  in the world today. He is also founder […]

FRAGRANT INSPIRATION

FRAGRANT INSPIRATION

We often don’t realise when we walk through  beauty departments or go into our favourite perfumier, that many of the products on display have a fascinating history behind them and have drawn their inspiration from real people and places. Scents evoke memories, the famous fashion designer and perfumier Oleg Cassini once told me in an […]

I CAN’T GET THROUGH SUMMER WITHOUT….

I CAN’T GET THROUGH SUMMER WITHOUT….

  The L’Occitane boutique in the Victoria Quarter sports a fresh and fruity theme  with the launch of a their new collection that’s all about lips. There’s Fruity Lipstick in eight shades from a natural beige to alluring red that gives lasting colour and is enriched with a vitamin core. A Fruity Lip Perfector  in […]

FACE UP TO SPRING

FACE UP TO SPRING

This spring in both fashion and beauty there’s a bright new outlook. It’s a case of get up and go anywhere there’s no limit to how adventurous you can be with colour. Launched today is the MAC Art Library (pictured above). These are expertly curated palettes designed by MAC makeup artists to take your makeup […]

I CAN’T SURVIVE FEBRUARY WITHOUT…

I CAN’T SURVIVE FEBRUARY WITHOUT…

The Spring/Summer makeup collection from Chanel  Vision D’Asie: L’Art Du Detail, takes its inspiration from one of Lucia Pica’s photographic Expeditions. It includes the translucent new product Baume Essentiel that creates a  dewy, wet glow on the skin. Other products in the collection include the creamy metallic Ombre Premiere Crème which can be worn alone […]

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