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BUN FRIDAY (THURSDAY) – A RETAIL RANT

This video is not sponsored. A quick one and an early one as retinol is up tomorrow. Emma Hardie Gel Cleanser launches in April in…

A love letter to Beauty Departments

After the atrocious ‘service’ (and I use the word loosely) I had the misfortune of experiencing at Boots recently, I’ve been even more aware of…

Instagram Update

Where does the time go? It’s over a month since my last update and although it’s been typically quiet in the beauty industry, I still…

Inspiring women in beauty – so is corporate setting us back?

I just spent a really inspiring, great week in L.A. surrounded by brilliant women who have forged a way in the beauty industry and founded…

Beauty things that need to be put to bed in 2016.

This post was originally called ’10 beauty things…’ but I very quickly ran over 10, especially when I consulted my girlfriends (Thanks Ruth and Lily). Feel…

The importance of having an opinion. And voicing it.

Here’s the thing. Every time I do an event and get to meet some of you lovely readers, I come away inspired and always with…

Stem Cells – the nonsense continues

Nearly three years ago I wrote this post about stem cells and the utter nonsense of brands claiming that plant stem cells can ‘reactivate stem…

Beauty Myths No.16 – Active vs ‘Inactive’ Ingredient

What used to relate purely to ingredients that qualify as drugs, is now used as a marketing tool industry-wide and to say that the terms…

Beauty Myths No.15 – Celebs don’t wash their faces/Caveman …

Here’s the thing: if you don’t want to use anything on your skin, don’t. If you want to only use manuka honey on your skin,…

The BEST things about working in the Beauty Industry.

Yesterday was fun – but there’s obviously a reason we all keep doing what we do – so below are the best things about working…

The worst things about working in retail – alternate working title ‘…

Don’t get me wrong, I love LOVE working in retail. This is my 30th year doing it (in some form or another). And I know…