Monthly archive August, 2010

Shiffa Soothing Body Oil

Shiffa Soothing Body Oil
Dubai skincare range Shiffa looks, feels and acts hugely premium. The packaging is beautiful – I loved the way the inner box opens out to reveal product information, and a duck egg blue ribbon just adds to the luxury look of the blue and cream boxes. The oil is gorgeous; easy to apply, it sinks... Read More

Oskia Perfect Cleanser

Oskia Perfect Cleanser
If you love a face balm, this will be your trip to skin heaven. It’s easily one of the best balms I’ve ever come across; a fluid, light balm that literally floats over the skin, wiping away every last bit of grime. In fact, you just want to massage and massage and massage…which any way... Read More

Nicole by OPI

Nicole by OPI
I’m having a little ‘does not compute’ moment and wondering how on earth I’ve missed that Nicole by OPI (the more budget friendly OPI little sister) is in Boots. Not sure how this one passed me by – for all I know it’s been there for years. But, on an internet trawl for new and... Read More

Chanel SoHo Limited Edition

Chanel SoHo Limited Edition
To celebrate the opening of an envelope, uh no, sorry, the re-opening of the New York SoHo store in Spring St, Peter Phillips has flicked his magic make up wand and created the limited edition SoHo Collection. The stand outs are the nail colours, Steel (grey) and Strong (purple metal), and the SoHo de Chanel... Read More

Getting Mixy: I Made Bleige!

Getting Mixy: I Made Bleige!
Ok, all the new nail collections had got me thinking that maybe I could blend my own perfect colour. So, I got to it and found it isn’t nearly as easy as I thought it might be, but ended up with a colour (only enough for one hand though! and I’ll never be able to... Read More

Andrea Fulerton Nail Boutique

Andrea Fulerton Nail Boutique
Finally! Nail lovers have been waiting for a peek at Andrea Fulerton’s range – it is really very impressive, so here’s a view of some of the polishes modelled by my friend Anna. I’ll have product pics shortly, but wanted to showcase some of them in the place they’re meant to be first! What I... Read More

Brands I’d Like To Buy HERE!

Brands I’d Like To Buy HERE!
Some trends emerging in the make-up market, other than the blatantly obvious ones, will be I think a gradual transition for the professional ranges into a more open consumer market. If bloggers have shown the buyers anything, it’s that so called professional ranges are used by – gasp – non-professionals! I’d love to see a... Read More