Paul Smith Is Optimistic (And Showed His Knickers)


This morning I went along to meet Paul Smith who was showcasing his new fragrances for men and women, Optimistic. I’d expected some sort of blah powerpoint presentation showing intense diagrams of top, middle and bottom notes along with a … Read more

BB Creams – The Trend Heads To The UK


If you follow any Asian blogs then you might be aware of the BB Cream phenomenon. The ‘BB’ abbreviation stands for ‘Blemish Balm’, but that’s a little misleading in terms of description. A BB cream is tinted moisturiser with additional … Read more

Maison Francis Kurkdjian Aqua Universalis Washing Liquids


I’ve heard of posh laundry liquids before – I’ve used a Tocca one ages and ages ago – but I have to admit to being totally in love with Maison Francis Kurkdjian’s range of Aqua Universalis Washing Liquids. They’re ridiculously … Read more

Trust Lipstick


If you ever should need an excuse to buy a beautiful red lipstick, there’s such a good one coming up that it’s impossible to resist. Trust is created by celebrity make-up artist, Karen Alder, to raise funds for the Prince’s … Read more