Let Battle Begin

Organic company, Dr Bronner, is taking no prisoners in their lawsuit against so-called ‘organic cheaters’. In the firing line are Estee Lauder, Ecocert, OASIS, Stella McCartney’s CARE, Jasön, Avalon Organics,…
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Read All About It

A new USA beauty website claiming to be the first on-line beauty magazine looks very promising. Beauty Blitz (www.beautyblitz.com) has celeb tips, day in the life diaries, ingredient finders and…
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Locks Down

Having always sidelined hair oil into a category marked ‘for other people’, I’ve recently tried Saaf Organic Enriching Hair Oil, 24.99 pounds. Largely because I am a huge Saaf fan,…
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More Shopping!

Really glad to see that at last on-line beauty store, http://www.cultbeauty.co.uk/, has opened it’s virtual doors. If you want to know what your favourite celebrity uses, there’s a scroll down…
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Pure Alchemy

Michelle Roques-O’Neill’s beautiful range of aromatherapy skin care, Pure Alchemy, shot to fame in the beauty world when it got one of the most sought after celebrity fans – Madonna.…
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Poster Girl

Discovered these fabulous reproduction posters at http://www.art.co.uk/. With over 300 to choose from, covering everything from toothpaste to long lost fragrances, they are just delicious.
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Wish I Was Here

According to Women’s Wear Daily, the fabulously fragrant Acqua di Parma has opened it’s first spa, Blu Mediterraneo, in Porto Cervo, Sardinia. There will be more Acqua di Parma spas…
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Naughty, Naughty

Silver tongued Sharon Stone has been pulled from all Dior advertising in China. Her comments implied that the earthquake that devastated Sichaun may have been ‘karma’ for the unkind treatment…
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Going Up

Elemis’ Pro-collagen range has been a runaway success with women everywhere looking to firm and tone their complexions. From the end of July, they are adding the Pro-Collagen Quartz Lift…
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Boosting Boasting

This is one of my all time favourite products – a revelation for those tan, like mine, only starts to appear towards the end of your holiday. Gatineau Melatongenine Anti-Ageing…
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Penta-whatever

Hot on the footsteps of the Olay Regenertist Daily 3 Point Treatment Cream, written about beautifully in the Sunday Times by Kathleen Baird-Murray (http://women.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/women/beauty/article3907974.ece), whose wait-list had a wait-list, is…
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Avon Calling

Avon is coming up with collaborations left, right and centre. Looking forward to the Maremeko collection; until then though, there is the first ever Bond Girl 007 signature fragrance, launching…
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Barely There

I’m not a fan of mineral make up – I find it drying and deadening on the complexion. I’ve recently tried Nvey, snapped up by beauty giants Sephora, and still…
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In The Pink

New York designer, Cynthia Rowley, famed for dressing celebrities such as Scarlett Johnasson, can turn her hand to anything, it seems. One of her recent ‘designs’ was to wave a…
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….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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