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Feelin’ Fruity?

Ever wonder who decides what the next big thing in skincare is? This month, Allure thinks it’s anti-oxidant packed Coffee Berry…next month, who knows? But trend predictions for the organic…
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It Balm

At last – a fabulously nourishing lip balm that doesn’t taste of mint!! My lifelong search for an affordable balm sans methol has finally been accomplished. In April, Ren launches…
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Nothing Fishy…

Loving the latest creation from Chantecaille, whose butterfly embossed eye shades last year were on every beauty page for their sheer prettiness. These fabulously intricate eye and face colours are…
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A Rash Move

One of the downsides of being a beauty ed (yes, there are one or two!) is that sometimes skin has a bad reaction to a product. I try to test…
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Hot But Not Bothered

I found Jaily’s Intimate Beauty Wipes, £16.50, at a trade show in Paris last year. In her own very discrete French way, creator Valerie Myevs refers to anywhere below the…
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Dotty Mixtures

RMK’s Spring 08 collection, ‘Shiny Mix Dots’ is innovative, quirky and extraordinarily clever. Using a scramble of three dots of colour for each Shiny Mix Eye Shade, £18 and Shiny…
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Stylish Upstart

At 22, Edward Bess has already dabbled in the world of modelling in London, before designing his uber-sleek Lipstick Wardrobe, $350, exclusively at Bergdorf Goodman. I know its a British…
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Designer Wet Wipes

Loving the in-your-face luxury take on an everyday, utilitarian item. Prada Infusion D’iris Refreshing Mono Use Towels – could only find the $ price, so maybe they haven’t reached our…
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But What Does It Do????

Pet peeve coming up. Ren, fabulous skincare brand, known for it’s ‘clean’ ethics – no petrochemicals, sulphates, parabens etc, etc, have gone bonkers. Their latest anti-ageing cream is called Sirtuin…
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Is it, or isn’t it?

Can’t get to the bottom of the Sephora own brand coming to Marks & Spencer. The general view is that it probably isn’t – M&S talk to other brands all…
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Attack of The Self Tan

I’ve had my worst self tan experience to date recently. My body is now considerably more art intallation than holiday in St Barths, which will no doubt serve me right…
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Criminally Confused

According to the US National Retail Federation, the beauty products most likely to be stolen from stores and sold on Ebay are Covergirl and Oil of Olay. Thieves, have you…
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Sephora UK?

Heard today that fabulous beauty store – first stop in Paris or New York for me – Sephora – is making a come back to the UK later in the…
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Laugh? Please Do…

More press releases heading my way on detox patches. People, they just don’t work. The ones I have promise to give you a radiant complexion – and yet, you stick…
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WonderWeb

There’s one site that I absolutely love and its turning out to be a real research resource – www.thebeautybrains.com. A group of cosmetic scientists who understand the intricacies and components…
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Lights Always On

I’m weak for fragranced candles – my empty wallet is proof that I just can’t resist them. Top faves are Rigaud, Natural Magic, Jo Malone and Marks & Spencer. Tell…
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TLC from DLC

First thought on the olive oil based range from Japan, DHC? What’s the point? Surely everyone keeps a bottle of extra virgin in the house – let’s all cleanse and…
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