….Stop Press

Just had the heads up on brand new straighteners that promises to keep hair straight for at least 12 hours! It’s from Babyliss – the straighteners won’t launch here till…
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Fat Chance

It’s that time again, when all the fashion and beauty magazines are showing just how bad a celebrity can look in a bikini. All a bit unfair really, when we…
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Shop Around

I’d love to know why Bliss 4 Star Sleeping Peel starter set is in the sale section on http://www.harrods.com/ at 50 pounds. It’s on the BlissLondon web site for 30.…
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Bright & Beautiful

I shouldn’t want one of these La Prairie Jewelled Skin Caviar, but I do. SHOULDN’T because its a totally over the top, crazily-priced, bling-in-a-bad-way pot full of cream that doesn’t…
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Oops

Having bemoaned the fact that we can’t get those coloured droplets from La Prairie Silver Rain fragrance in the UK, we can. www.harrods.co.uk.
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Can’t Keep A Secret

First-stop-in-New-York shop, Anthropologie have amazing beauty treats; the gorgeous Australian Urban Rituelle soaps, Mistral Nectar de Fruits Body Lotion, rose and citrus infused Lollia Believe Bubblebath and beautiful Satu eye…
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Lash Out

A collaboration between daring designers Viktor & Rolf and make up magicians, Shu Uemura has resulted in the most amazing false eyelashes ever! These fantasty lids are destined to be…
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First Screening

L’Occitane’s newest venture is a sun range – L’Occitane Do Brasil – formulated without the use of chemical filters, zinc oxide or alcohol. Ecocertified Brazilian fruits instead do the work…
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Good Skin

Coming from Estee Lauder’s brand development arm in the States, Good Skin will be available in Superdrug stores from 11th June. The moderately priced range includes Basic Care, Just Cleanse,…
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Mystery Drops

These fabulous little limited edition rain drops are the newest fragrance from La Prairie’s Silver Rain collection. Apparantly, it’s kind of apply-flowery – very fresh for summer, and you can…
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SOS Skin Saver

The beauty industry often forgets, in it’s almost indecent rush to produce next generation peptide-ceutical-dna based anti-aging miracles, that there is a whole section of the world who can’t touch…
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Prepare Yourselves

Paris Hilton hair extensions, men’s fragrance from booty beauty Jennifer Lopez and a law suit between Uma Thurman and Lancome are all coming at ya. Don’t say you weren’t warned.
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Glow Girl

For it’s sheer beauty and wow factor, this gem from Guerlain is first on my ‘I-Want-It-Now’ shopping list. Illuminating Perfecting Pressed Powder – or as they put it – Meteorites…
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Love A Liner

Finding eyeliners that don’t smudge into dirty little pockets in the creases under your eyes is virtually impossible. Liners tend to be either too soft and smudgy, or too hard…
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Seaweed Locks

Had a very funny converstation with a PR from GHD. I love GHD as a brand; they just ‘get’ hair. However, the chat started with her trying the “You know…
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Stick To It

Prescriptives Anywear Multi Purpose Make Up Sticks are a revelation to me. Having steered well clear of stick foundations in the past, for fear, I suppose of looking overdone –…
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Self Tan Seeking

If you’ve noticed that everyone looks a bit yellow in this unexpected sunshine, its probably the fake tan effect. The first ray of sunshine means out with last year’s everyday…
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Small Things

I really like moderately priced brand, Bourjois. It’s a common misconception that Chanel own Bourjois, when in fact, it’s the other way around! However, while the two brands are part…
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Diorlicious

This kind of glamorous innovation is my favourite kind of make up. Disguised in an amber cabochon pendant with a brown satin ribbon, is an illuminator for cheekbones, lips, eyelids…
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You Can Look…

But here’s another one that us Brits can’t touch unless we hotfoot it to the States. Coach make beautiful leather bags and inexplicably they don’t retail over here. However, while…
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Supersoft Skin

I’ve been a fan of AD Skin Synergy for years….this oil is such a treat for skin and literally packed with goodness. I can hardly list all the ingredients that…
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Taggers!

Thank you to the impossibly glamorous Jetsetgirls (thejetsetgirls.blogspot.com) and gorgeous JessG at Cult Beauty (cult-beauty.blogspot.com) for tagging me…….I can’t really work out how to tag back so hopefully my thanks…
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Stay Out Cold

Having put the icy Play & Rewind (see several blogs down) to the test, I can report that it failed totally on a technical issue – in that it didn’t…
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Good To Be Clear

There can’t be any doubt what these supplements I found on an Italian website are for. You can check out their even clearer advertising imagary on http://www.naturalproject.it/. Probably not when…
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A Toast

Toast, home of droopy clothing for the colourless, have upped their game by introducing some shades other than beige and grey. They’ve also got a neat little bathroom and toiletry…
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Flaming Beauty

Designer’s Guild candles – hitherto rather boring – have suddenly got extremely glamorous. Lime Flower, Guirlande (herbs) and Capucheen (rose) are all as beautiful to smell as they are to…
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