Monthly archive March, 2010

Love & Toast Comes To SpaceNK

Love & Toast Comes To SpaceNK
If you’ve ever Googled Love & Toast, you’ll find an surprising amount of sites dedicated to toast before you’ll ever find the official Love & Toast site (www.love&toast.com). There is one under construction and only (a cute) look-book that you can see now. But, in case you can’t be bothered to wade through all things... Read More

Jeanne Lanvin Fragrance: La Rose

Jeanne Lanvin Fragrance: La Rose
I adore pretty packaging and highlight this fragrance as my personal packaging perfection. With a genuine Lanvin label adorning the bottle and two dusky pink tulle pompoms attached to the cap, the use of fabrics on glass is just delicious. In fact, I’m so taken with the pompoms that I’m actually going to find a... Read More

Philips Lumea Review

Philips Lumea Review
Hair removal..just one of life’s irritating essentials, but for the life of me I cannot bear a hairy leg or armpit. So, faced with waxing, shaving or sugaring, I tend to go for the strip wax at home option on legs and bikini, but cannot deal with that under my arms. I’ve always – unhappily... Read More

Shu Uemura To Pull Out Of US

Shu Uemura To Pull Out Of US
There are going to be some deeply unhappy US beauty girls who won’t be able to get their Shu Uemura fix since L’Oreal made the decision to pull their US operations. The official statement goes: “Going forward, we decided that L’Oreal USA would be better served by focusing on our other strategic luxury brands like... Read More

Tom Ford Private Blend Lip Color Collection: Reviewed

Tom Ford Private Blend Lip Color Collection: Reviewed
Right, here we go – Tom Ford Lipstick as it really is. Twitter this morning was full of talk about whether £30 is too much to pay for a lipstick…given that the Tom Ford Lipsticks are £35 each then some may baulk at that. However, expensive as they are, these are lipsticks that really do... Read More

Less of Jonathan Ward?

Less of Jonathan Ward?
In this instance, less is good. Let me explain. Candle artisan, Jonathan, did a spot of research among his most trusted clients (latest including Dannii Minogue) and discovered that £30 for a candle is fine to spend oneself as a luxury treat but is a little too steep to spend on a friend (and I... Read More

Beauty Geek? Moi?

Beauty Geek? Moi?
I’ve wanted to post about my little stash of Chanel make up for ages, but time got the better of me. Anyway, here are just a few of my favourite ever Chanel limited editions: 4 Fleurs De Chanel, Feeries (2008) each pod of colour shaped like the Chanel Camelia, Quatuor Boutons de Chanel (2009), Levre... Read More