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New Fragrance for 2012 – Vivienne Westwood and Vera Wang

Last week I had a sneak preview of new fragrances for Valentine’s Day – the two stand out ones for me being Cheeky Alice from…

L’Artisan Parfumeur

News reached me yesterday of the passing of Jean Laporte, the man who founded one of my favourite fragrance houses L’Artisan Parfumeur in 1976. L’Artisan…

Brilliant Reds – NARS and Daniel Sandler

Having rediscovered the joy of a red lip recently, these two have moved swiftly to my everyday make-up bag and are beautiful, gorgeous reds. Impulse is part…

Chantecaille Christmas – Updated

Some prettiness for Midweek. These are coming soon to a counter near you – and being Chantecaille, they are gorgeous. Limited Edition Evening Duo Palette…

Cheat Sheet – Dry or Dehydrated?

Cheat Sheet – Dry or Dehydrated? Are you DRY or DEHYDRATED? (or both!) Dry and dehydrated skins have similar characteristics, but different underlying reasons. Dry Skin – normally…

Diptyque Christmas

I’m a Diptyque fanatic. I trained in the brand and sold them when I worked at Space over 10 years ago and it has stayed…

Aromatherapy Associates Christmas and Rose Skin Tonic – Review

I’m a big believer in going to the experts in their particular field for product – i.e. don’t buy your makeup from a skincare brand…

Soap & Glory Cosmetics Launch

Marcia Kilgore is a genius. I don’t throw that word around thoughtlessly – she just IS. The woman behind Bliss and Fit Flops is in…

Hall of Fame – Kate Somerville Goat Milk Cream

I love it when I stumble across a product that over-performs and becomes a staple in my skincare wardrobe. This is one of those times.…