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Your new favourite facialist

Wednesday 7th of February 2018

Sometimes you come across something that really leaves you torn, in the sense that it's so marvellous half of you wants to shout it from the rooftops, but then you kind of want to keep the secret to the rest

Date for the Diary: Super Sharp at Fashion Space Gallery

Tuesday 23rd of January 2018

A new fashion exhibit opened its doors yesterday at London College of Fashion's Fashion Space Gallery, curated by Tory Turk and jointly conceived with Saul Milton of Chase &

The the rest

The new breed of extensions from Beauty & Melody

Monday 15th of January 2018

It’s no secret I’ve always wanted thicker hair. It’s been mentioned right here once or twice; as someone ‘blessed’ with poker straight, super fine locks, that kind of luxurious, bountiful, the rest

Pump Up Your Jan with Be At One

Wednesday 3rd of January 2018

Determined to banish the blues and add a spring to our steps this January, cocktail aficionados Be At One have introduced Pump Up Your Jan, a series of free Cocktail Bootcamp fitness classes every the rest

Topshop's Bargain Chloé Dupe

Tuesday 2nd of January 2018

Oh hi there January sales. I'll be honest, I haven't really got the energy to be trawling through actual shops on an actual high street (mostly because I can't be dealing with annoying sales the rest

The New Year massage you never knew you needed...

Monday 1st of January 2018

We’re not going to lie, January can be bleak. It’s a month of staying in, trying to undo some of the damage December did on both wallets and waistlines, just willing the days toe get a little the rest

Soho's Hairclubbing Salon

Thursday 28th of December 2017

Hairclubbing? I have to admit I too was intrigued when I first heard the word, but it all makes perfect sense. Blade really is a salon like no other and their hairclubbing has been touted as the the rest

Three of the Best: Winter Loungewear

Tuesday 19th of December 2017

The next week and a half essentially affords a totally guilt-free excuse to spend the majority of your time indoors swathed in pyjamas. I'm sure I'm not the only one who, after a few busy months at the rest

The Christmas Candle Edit

Sunday 10th of December 2017

Filling the house with the scent of Christmas is par for the course at this time of year. Nothing beats indulging in an abundance of scented candles; I love having a different one in each room to the rest

Big Hair Helpers

Sunday 10th of December 2017

Voluminous hair has always been my follicular holy grail. They say the grass is always greener and never more so than when you are blessed with the kind of hair you wished would play ball a little the rest

An Alternative Christmas Gift Guide

Sunday 10th of December 2017

There’s also someone to buy for at Christmas who proves to be… somewhat tricky. For me, it’s my parents. Given that they are in their 60s and hoping to downscale in the not too distant future, the rest

A Vintage Christmas Jumper Day

Sunday 10th of December 2017

This Friday marks Save the Children's Christmas Jumper Day, an excuse to dig out your fave festive knitwear and throw some cash at a brilliant cause. If (like me...) you've not quite ever been the rest

Jo Malone Pops Up for Christmas

Sunday 26th of November 2017

'Tis the season for self-gifting and there's nowhere better to do that than a Jo Malone boutique.

The purveyors of some of London's finest fragrances have set up shop in Fitzrovia in the run up the rest

Black Friday Fashion & Beauty Buys

Thursday 23rd of November 2017

Unless you've been living in a cave it's impossible to escape the clutches of Black Friday. While visiting Oxford Street to battle through hoards of shoppers might not be the most appealing idea, the rest

The Scent of Cambridge

Sunday 19th of November 2017

It's always lovely to see a homegrown brand become a success story and Julie Deane's Cambridge Satchel Company most certainly falls into that bracket. Since creating the company from her kitchen the rest

Fashion Find of the Week...

Sunday 19th of November 2017

December is but a week away and I'm sure I can't be the only one who is negating all thoughts of Christmas present shopping and instead focusing mostly on what my party season wardrobe is going to the rest

The Winter Frizz Fight - Part One

Monday 13th of November 2017

Oh yes, it's back. The dreaded winter hair. Cold weather + central heating + increased humidity = hair havoc.

There are a few new additions to the bathroom cabinet being road-tested in the coming the rest

Pick n mix your One and Only with Jewlr

Thursday 9th of November 2017

It is a truth universally acknowledged that despite romantic notions of a groom-to-be choosing the perfect ring with no help, it's much more likely that the lady in question will have a say in what's the rest

Date your fragrance before finding The One...

Sunday 5th of November 2017

Every so often a launch comes along that makes you wonder why it hasn't been done before. Just in time for Christmas, The Fragrance Shop has launched Scent Addict, a new monthly subscription service the rest

Chelsea's silent, subterranean, spa Shangri-la

Sunday 29th of October 2017

The dawn of the new week brings with it the beginning of National Spa Week, aiming to raise public awareness of the real physical, mental and emotional benefits that regular spa attendance can offer. the rest

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