MY husband gave this new AVEDA CHERRY ALMOND COLLECTION  the thumbs up for the smell alone. I, on the other hand, have an aversion to all things marzipan-y, which is what this smells like. If you are a Bakewell fan, you are going to love it! The new collection is 98 per cent naturally derived, silicon-free, and vegan. The two products - Cherry Almond Softening Shampoo and Conditioner, have been formulated to leave your hair soft, shiny, and … [Read more...]

The Body Shop Advent-ure Calendar

There are so many beauty advent calendars out there, it's hard to see where to start - but let me introduce you to one of three lovely advent-URE calendars from The Body Shop. This gorgeous green box  - the 25 Days of Game-changing Advent-ure Advent Calendar - contains 25 smaller boxes, but not just with a random Body Shop product in them - oh no. This calendar is SO much more. Every box also contains a task for the day - to spread kindness and … [Read more...]

Jo Malone make Merry Mischief for Christmas

This year's festive offering from Jo Malone isn't perhaps traditionally festive, but it's still lovely. Merry Mischief features a harlequin/clown theme with masked beauties, and amazing campaign images. I was a HUGE fan of Pierrot as a kid, and perhaps that's why I love these images so much. Okay, they're not screaming 'Christmas' at me, but they are just fab. And at the heart of it, this year's festive fragrance, Orange Bitters … [Read more...]