Cult of Colour

Check out www.cult-beauty.blogspot.com whose new Wednesday column focusses on make up and beauty for black skin. There’s a huge gap in the beauty arena in both products and features for…
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Worth Watching

I like this short film from Dove about how women perceive each other on first meeting; we all judge on looks whether we want to or not, but that’s generally…
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Stila/Barbie Double Up

It’s the ‘c’ word again – collaboration – with Stila and Barbie becoming the newest beauty bedfellows. Mattel has previously linked with MAC, but this time found Stila a more…
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Vending Pending

This beauty vending machine, U*Tique, is one of the most exciting things I’ve seen for a long time (maybe I should get out more…). Featuring top of the range brands…
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Music To My Nose

Who thinks this stuff up? How can I get his/her job? The amazing Calvin Klein CK1 Collector’s (and therefore, limited) edition fragranced body spray features a removable MP3 player speaker…while…
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And Again….

Seems like everyone has to have a cartoon collaboration; this Smurf/Too Faced combination face highligher is deliciously kitsch, and the eye colours are gorgeous, but…everyone scream together now…only available in…
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DM:VH Watch

Anyone who read my Christmas blogs will have spotted my rant about the health section of the Daily Mail’s You Magazine always listing www.victoriahealth.co.uk as stockists for particular products, as…
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A Hot Potato!

Seems I’ve unwittingly uncovered a bit of an issue regarding my last post on VictoriaHealth and The Daily Mail. I got so many comments (to my inbox, sadly) on what…
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Compact Quotes

The Elizabeth Arden Limited Edition Color Compacts are completely irrisistible….each one features an iconic quote in scripted font from Arden….’To Be Beautiful and Natural Is The Birthright of Every Woman’.…
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(Get) Off My Face!

I really don’t have the patience for a ‘luxury’ facial – not least because of the horrible sense of isolation when left swathed in hot towels in a darkened room…
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Jetting Off?

If you’re heading off for a holiday in January, your first call has to be the airport shops….Estee Lauder have some fabulous airport exclusives that you just can’t find anywhere…
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Happy Cow

One of my great pleasures this winter has been the Cowshed Lazy Cow fragranced candle….it’s in the prettiest ever glass holder and once the wax has burned down to mid…
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A True Soap Story

When you work in the world of beauty and are bombarded with new and clever brands almost daily, it’s really easy to forget the stalwarts and the brands that have…
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