Smelling of Roses…

Suti Rose

Who wants roses for Valentine's Day? Yep, me too, but I'd also be equally happy with something rose-scented, because I love it. Rose is a bit of a Marmite scent - many of us love it, or really dislike it. But when you think of rose today, it's not the cloying, sickly, fake scent your granny's talc used to have! There are so many rose-fragranced products on the market, and many of them are very sophisticated, and subtle.Earlier this year I … [Read more...]

Molton Brown Perfect Matches!

Molton Brown perfume matches

This is one for the lovers, the perfect partners, the romantics, and Valentine's Day enthusiasts! Molton Brown are celebrating three perfect fragrance partners to celebrate the perfect partners of Valentine's Day! I quite like this campaign, and the lovely fragrances. So, buy one, or buy the pair, as most of these fragrances are completely unisex, so you can both wear them, of course! THE INDULGENT ESCAPISTS - Tobacco Absolute and … [Read more...]

Yardley 1770 for Men

Yardley 1770 for Men

Here's a little Valentine's Day treat for the man in your life. You know how most men's fragrances normally have that fresh, clean, smell? Well, this is something completely different. I'll let top perfumer Jean Charles Mignon, of Robertet UK explain. He co- created this new Yardley 1770, after all... "In male fragrance, the focus has traditionally been on fresh, ozonic and marine accords that suggest a clean transparency, but we are now seeing … [Read more...]

Gorgeous Rose from Melvita

Melvita Rose Petal Shower gel

Melvita's new Nectar de Roses collection Rose Petal Shower Gel has kept me sane this January! Showering every morning has been made that little bit easier with this lovely product. Melvita captured the freshness of rose petals from three wild roses in their lovely Roses Sauvages Eau de Toilette. Apparently, you should pick rose petals at dawn for them to be at their very best.These three were picked in Drome (Rose Canina), Vercors (Rose … [Read more...]

Limited Edition Lush Scents

Lush Limited Edition festive scents

These Limited Edition Lush scents aren't around for long, so get online now and grab one, two, three, or all four! Lush has come up with a number of inventions over the years to showcase their top selling fragrances but this Christmas they have been captured and made in their purest form, as a liquid perfume. Available exclusively online (or in-store at Lush Oxford Street), whilst stocks last, there are four to choose from.Snow Fairy (£25, … [Read more...]

Beauty Stocking Fillers

Stocking Fillers Body Shop

Still not got all your Christmas shopping done? Maybe you just have those few wee bits'n'bobs to pick up now, but are devoid of inspiration? It happens! That's why I have rounded up a few beauty-themed stocking fillers for you!  First up, this cute litte sponge from The Body Shop! Hang him on the tree, and then in the shower! This is the Bear Sponge - there is also a Robin and an Owl to choose from. I love them. And they're just £4. … [Read more...]

Cult Beauty – Miss Dior

Cult Beauty Product

Whilst it’s always great to celebrate new launches in the beauty world- and there are more than enough of them to do that on this blog every week – there are some cult beauty products we just love to celebrate. Classics that have stood the test of time, maintained their best-selling status, and products that many of us couldn’t live without. So, let’s celebrate one every week! MISS DIORIn 1947, fashion designer Christian Dior decided he … [Read more...]

Christmas Beauty Gifts

The Body Shop Sparkler and Eye palette silver

Christmas. Just another 15 sleeps to go! And that means only 15 shopping days left too. So, if you're still looking for gifts, then here are a few for the beauty fans in your life  - no matter what type of beauty fan they are... Lets start with THE HOME LOVER. We all know one of these - candles and diffusers everywhere, there's not a day of the year when their home doesn't smell absolutely delicious - in every room. So, I've chosen this gorgeous … [Read more...]

Winter warming candles

Winter Warning Candles Origins

Scented candles are big business - I don't know many people who don't have at least one in their house, and they're particularly lovely to light in the autumn and winter. So, I've rounded up a few to share with you, to scent your home this Christmas, or as a festive gift.1. Space NK Shimmering Spice Candle, £25, spacenk.com This smells delicious. All festive, spicy and yet fruity at the same time. That's thanks to the blend of spicy … [Read more...]

Jo Malone London Christmas 2015

JO Malone Christmas Gift Collection

JO MALONE LONDON always produce similar gifts in their Christmas Collection, so the surprise is more in the theming and styling of the range. For 2015, mistletoe is the chosen festive symbol, and gorgeous Christmas greens the predominant colours.The Christmas campaign images are just wonderfully retro, reminding me of TV's Mad Men, and, being a vintage fan, the 1950s style shoot is right up my street.Every year there is a new … [Read more...]