Health & Beauty

YOU’LL JUST LOVE THESE SOAPS…..

YOU’LL JUST LOVE THESE SOAPS…..

  Good skin starts with good cleansing. And in these surreal times the importance cleansing not only to the hands but to the face is of prime importance. Up until recently the humble bar of soap was something nearly consigned to history. But in March soap took on a new role and became the most […]

MORE MAKEUP ON YOUR MASK THAN YOUR FACE?

MORE MAKEUP ON YOUR MASK THAN YOUR FACE?

Sun and sweat, rain and humidity, and now face masks; there’s a lot that our make-up has to contend with Masks are a whole new makeup challenge and even experienced beauty writers and makeup artists like myself have made mask mistakes and ended up with more makeup on our masks than on our face. I […]

THE BEAUTY BRAND WITH A ONE SIZE FITS ALL PHILOSOPHY

THE BEAUTY BRAND WITH A ONE SIZE FITS ALL PHILOSOPHY

Continuing our series of the stories behind our favourite brands – we spotlight Liz Earle whose very first product Cleanse and Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser celebrates its 25th birthday this year. The story of Liz Earle Beauty Co., started back in 1995 when co-founders Liz Earle and Kim Buckland had a realisation that skincare was […]

SKIN FEEDING…

SKIN FEEDING…

The stress of lockdown has taken its toll on everyone’s skin in one way or another. Worrying about family and friends,  the lack of fresh air and exercise, not always been able to get our skin and bodycare products, changes to our diet and constant hand washing all have affected and been detrimental to our […]

ALL THINGS BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL

ALL THINGS BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL

After weeks and weeks of lock- down its time to re-invent ourselves and think about how we can put some colour into our lives. What better way than to indulge ourselves in some of the new colour collection cosmetics that are finding their way to the counters and are, of course, also available on line. […]

NEAL’S YARD

NEAL’S YARD

In the early 80’s if I was near Covent Garden I  would always make a point of stopping off at, what to me was a veritable cave of wonder – Neal’s Apothecary – at it was known in those days. Founded by natural health advocate, Romy Fraser I knew I would find something there to […]

DITCH THE SOCKS……

DITCH THE SOCKS……

Father’s Day is about making sure father figures understand just how much they mean to us, and saying thanks for all their patience and understanding during the year. So whether you are buying for your dad, dad-in-law, grandpops or just someone whom you feel deserves it, why not ditch the socks and give them something […]

VIRTUAL YOGA…….

VIRTUAL YOGA…….

Virtual yoga sessions may well have become a sign of the times right now, however when that live yoga session is coming directly from one of the most exclusive private islands in the world, it might just have something slightly special. Virgin Limited Edition, who own an award-winning collection of luxury retreats around the world […]

HOW TO LOOK GLAM

HOW TO LOOK GLAM

As we slowly make our way back out into the world, we are all sporting a new accessory, the face mask!  Wearing one is our new normal to protect ourselves and others so why not recreate an everyday makeup routine to embrace the new norm? Here is a quick makeup tutorial from Benefit’s Global Chief […]

BARRE AND BODY LIVE CLASSES

BARRE AND BODY LIVE CLASSES

HARROGATE BARRE INSTRUCTOR SUPPORTS MULTI-TASKING WOMEN OF THE REGION  HELPING THEM CARVE OUT TIME OUT TO DE-STRESS A fitness instructor from Harrogate is doing her bit to help stressed out women from across the region and beyond, unwind and reconnect with their minds and bodies whilst in lockdown. Elishea Boswell, a 32 year old entrepreneur […]