Health & Beauty

MUMS THE WORD….

MUMS THE WORD….

Every mum or mother figure needs an extra dose of tlc this Mothers Day. So what better than to give her some pampering gifts to ease the stress of lockdown and being away from family and friends. Whether its fragrance, skin or body care products or cosmetics to brighten up their day we’ve put together […]

CUPID’S PERFUMED ARROWS….

CUPID’S PERFUMED ARROWS….

“Scents are surer than sounds to make your heart strings crack”, wrote Rudyard Kipling, so make sure you capture your beloved’s heart with a well chosen fragrance. Choosing a fragrance to suit your partner couldn’t be easier now with three hot off the press, launched today fragrances for him from L’Occitane.         […]

FACE UP TO LOCKDOWN…..

FACE UP TO LOCKDOWN…..

  Cheer up your bestie with a surprise gift that’s not just useful, cute and uplifting  but gives an addictive shine to lips. Lil Gloss Bombs Mini Lip Duo and Key Chain Holder is a limited edition from Fenty Beauty by Rihanna. The duo includes a Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer in the iconic rose […]

NAIL IT

NAIL IT

It’s hardly hot  news that over the last couple of  decades men have been paying more attention to grooming and beauty. It’s no longer just a quick dab of aftershave, a splash of cologne or the occasional application of a  moisturiser, they now have their very own ranges of grooming and beauty  products. In 2018 […]

BEAUTY RETAIL THERAPY IS ONLY DAYS AWAY

BEAUTY RETAIL THERAPY IS ONLY DAYS AWAY

Next weeks means we can get out and go to the shops! Although its quick and easy to order on line there’s nothing beats live retail therapy. So whether you are going to select some seasonal gifts for friends and family or replenishing your beauty essentials we’ve put together a selection of new beauty launches […]

FORM FOLLOWS FUNCTION STILL

FORM FOLLOWS FUNCTION STILL

Vidal Sassoon cited the ideology of the Bauhaus and their edict that ‘Form Follows Function’ as his key influence when developing his architecturally inspired method in the early sixties, when Vidal Sassoon was there to shape London’s swinging hair into his signature geometric look.                     As […]

A FRAGRANCE TO DELICATELY PERFUME YOUR DREAMS

A FRAGRANCE TO DELICATELY PERFUME YOUR DREAMS

Throughout time fragrance has been seduction’s most powerful weapon. Madam Pompadour spent the equivalent of more than a quarter of a million dollars on perfumes to impress her royal lover with true orgies of scene. Cleopatra never undertook a journey without having the sails of her boat coated with precious oils and Marilyn Munroe once […]

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 […]