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A Double Dose of New Skincare Favourites

Sunday 6th of August 2017

Every so often a new skincare treat comes along that pushes your current regime aside. Well this month I've discovered two...

I've become a big fan of South African salon chain Sorbet since it open...read the rest



A Visit To London's Brow Gurus

Sunday 16th of July 2017

I was a relatively late bloomer when it comes to eyebrows, not quite realising until the ripe age of about 26 that, in fact, when done properly they make all the difference to one's face.

While be...read the rest



Ready for this jelly? K West Hotel Spa has a new Korean treat on the menu...

Sunday 9th of July 2017

Having one's feet massaged with jelly might sound like a kinky fetish best left in the depths of Tinder, but it actually forms the basis for the latest indulgent treat on offer at Shepherds Bush's K W...read the rest



Summer Suncare Sorted from Hawaiian Tropic

Sunday 9th of July 2017

I love Hawaiian Tropic. Fact. I know some suncare snobs who are very particular about their brands, but this is one I come back to without fail year after year. An absolute convert of the Protective D...read the rest




One 10 Sets A New Pace in Marylebone

Monday 3rd of July 2017

Marylebone has been stepping up its fitness game in recent years and Monday 10th July sees the addition of a new indoor cycling studio, One 10.

The new pay-as-you-train boutique (named after a cade...read the rest



Date for the Diary: Neom's Scent Discovery Workshop at John Lewis

Monday 3rd of July 2017

Wellbeing is the name of the game at John Lewis this July, as one of my favourite brands Neon Organics takes London's shoppers on a journey of scent discovery.

The unique wellbeing sessions - one a...read the rest



A Sunkissed Summer Courtesy of Clarins

Tuesday 30th of May 2017

It looks like summer might finally be upon us and with summer weather comes summer make up. [b/]Clarins[/b] is always my first port of call when the time comes for a new look. The quality of their cos...read the rest



A Trio of Hair Treats

Monday 29th of May 2017

Let’s face it, with a bajillion brands of hair product on the market, choosing which one to believe can be something of a tricky task. I’ve certainly tried my fair share in recent years, some good...read the rest



Fashion Find of the Week...

Sunday 28th of May 2017

While I'm fully aware that my summer shopping really ought to be focusing on office-appropriate workwear (given that 90% of my summer clothes are either neon or covered in fringing...) when beauties l...read the rest



Present Imperfect: Disorderly Apparel Reconfigured

Sunday 28th of May 2017

With a raft of huge new fashion exhibitions hitting London this summer, you'd be forgiven for overlooking the smaller fish, but the latest offering from London College of Fashion's Fashion Space Galle...read the rest



Caudalie Comes to Clapham

Sunday 28th of May 2017

French spa brand Caudalie has been planting its vines all over the world since 2012 but its latest project stays a little closer to home…

Hot on the heels of its Seven Dials outpost, the brand h...read the rest



Cartier in Motion at The Design Museum

Sunday 21st of May 2017

The Design Museum is no stranger to covetable exhibits and this week sees the arrival of another to add to the diary. Cartier in Motion arrives in the Holland Park institution this week, an exploratio...read the rest



Pollen + Grace - Here To Save Lunchtimes

Sunday 21st of May 2017

Summer bodies are made in winter apparently, which means I'm approximately three months too late for getting started on my Ibiza figure for this year. Whoops. Luckily there's a helping hand in the for...read the rest



A Second Scoop of Sorbet

Sunday 21st of May 2017

Eagle-eyed readers may recall my visit back in February to Sorbet, the South African salon chain now residing in north London and offering a veritable smorgasbord of treatments at a purse-friendly pri...read the rest



TOPSHOP Unique x Net a Porter

Sunday 14th of May 2017

Topshop Unique has this week unveiled its latest loot, a new high summer collection available exclusively on Net-a-Porter and Topshop.com.

The 15 strong collection has summer work wardrobe written ...read the rest



Fashion Find of the Week...

Sunday 30th of April 2017

I'm certain I'm not the only one that struggles with summer workwear. I've said it before and I'll say it again - my summer wardrobe is most suited to an Ibizan beach, rather than an office block in L...read the rest



Fashionable Dates for the Diary

Sunday 30th of April 2017

Spring is in the air (about time...) and with the lure of a new wardrobe for the new season ever-present, it's ht perfect time of year to get out and about and bag some bargains. Luckily, there are a ...read the rest



The Lion & The Fox - A Salon Evolution

Tuesday 25th of April 2017

Clerkenwell isn't really one of those parts of London I ever spend much time in. Bar the odd visit to Clerkenwell Design Week, it's never held much of a draw to me - until now. You know when you stumb...read the rest



Neutrogena's BOX PARK Pop Up

Saturday 22nd of April 2017

If you're in the vicinity of Shoreditch's BOX PARK this week, be sure to drop in to the Neutrogena #ShineYourLight Pop-Up, open from Tuesday through to Sunday.

Celebrating the launch of the Visibl...read the rest



Barbie On Your Bookshelf

Saturday 22nd of April 2017

There's a style tome like no other hitting the shelves next month and it's at the top of my shopping list.

Drawing inspiration from the wardrobe of one of the world's biggest style icons, The Art ...read the rest



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