Monthly archive May, 2011

Hakugen Aroma Mint Oil Clear Film

Hakugen Aroma Mint Oil Clear Film
These film blotters were flagged up by a reader (thank you MakeMeBeautiful) and they’re really interesting. I’ve never seen anything like them before and I guess you would describe them as next generation blotting papers. It is very often the case that Japan leads with trends and I can see this one translating really well... Read More

L’Occitane Giveaway Winners

Right, the lovely people at L’Occitane had such a hard time choosing between the amazing entries that they offered a 2nd prize as well so that two people could have some L’Occitane goodies. I’ve never heard of this happening before but it was a hard call because there were some very inspiring stories. In fact,... Read More

Paper Cheeks

Paper Cheeks
While I realise there is no actual point to these sweet little papers infused with blush other than maybe a space saving option if you have a *very* slender bag, but they’re just so pretty I’d still love a set if they were available in the UK. Mai Couture are an interesting brand: they’ve very... Read More

Vintage Boots Bottle

Vintage Boots Bottle
Mr BBB picked up this old glass bottle at a market today – I love that it still has the handwritten label. The label is still clear but the writing is so cramped. What I can make out is whatever was in it had to be taken in the quantity of one tablespoonful twice daily... Read More

a-england Nail Polish

a-england Nail Polish
Loving a-england, the indi nail brand conceived by Adina Bondana who has a fashion background that includes working with Gianni Versace. The collection is based around Arthurian legend, so the names are all in keeping. Lady of The Lake is a lush mauve, Galahad is spot-on teal and Tristam is a not-quite navy blue. Lovely. ... Read More

Sunglasses Alert! Bottled Brights

Sunglasses Alert! Bottled Brights
I wondered whether CK One Summer even has a legitmate place on the blog given that I haven’t smelled it, don’t know the notes and haven’t a clue about the composition. But, what attracted me to this fragrance is the bottle. I love it. Packaging is such a strong part of the sell and this... Read More

Tom Pecheux Orange Crush Collection

Tom Pecheux Orange Crush Collection
This limited edition collection arrives in Harvey Nichols stores in London, Manchester, Leeds and Edinburgh on 17h June. Two Pure Color Eyeshadows, one in Orange Crush and one in Sugar Cube (both £15.50) and the blazing Pure Color Gloss in Orange Crush (£15.50) are everything summer. I love orange on eyes – get it right... Read More