Be Bold with Kiko’s Dark Treasure Collection

KIKO Milano's A/W 18 collection is out soon - and it's a beauty. The Dark Treasures collection is huge - almost too big to talk about, but I will try. There are LOADS of products in it - from skincare to makeup, to tools. The innovation here is makeup that contains active charcoal cleaners, one of the beauty world's favourite things for a while there. And there's 'Diamond Dust' in some of the products - but, yeah, that's not actual … [Read more...]

KIKO Milano Free Soul Spring Collection

If you're looking for fun in your beauty buys, then KIKO Milano is your go-to brand. And the new Free Soul collection is jam-packed with fun products to create a bright and bohemian look. Gold liner for lips or eyes, pink mascara, adaptable bronzing products, and peel off eyebrows! All housed in gorgeous retro chic mint green packaging, designed by Ross Lovegrove. There are lots of products - too many to go through there, but there are a … [Read more...]

Kiko Milano Halloween Bat Mask

Here's a little cute mask for Hallowe'en from KIKO Milano - it's a bat that lies across your nose and cheekbones, hydrating that area of your face? Does it do any good? I don't know. But it's fun, right? So get into the Hallowe'en, er, spirit, and create a spooky selfie-ready face with this fun mask. It's available now at KIKO stores, and kikocosmetics.com - and it's only £2.90.   … [Read more...]

KIKO Milano Candy Split by Giannico collection

I have to say that I have been impressed by every one of the five Vogue Talents collections to celebrate 20 years of KIKO Milano released so far. And this one, the sixth by Nicolo Beretta of Giannico is right up my street...or maybe that should be sweet! Inspired by irresistible desserts and confectionery, the designs take inspiration from sprinkles, marshmallows, candy and macarons. It is delicious! I adore the macaron-shaped Makeup … [Read more...]

Summer Beauty Part 1

It's summer - does that mean a complete overhaul of your beauty cupboard? Well, okay, maybe not, but it definitely means time to indulge in something new for the season - even if it is just a bronzer. There are TONS of gorgeous summer products out there - and many of them holiday essentials - for hair, face and body. So, today's post features some of my faves for the face, and next week we'll cover hair and body. I'm a pale person. I don't … [Read more...]

KIKO’s Active Fluo limited collection

KIKO Milano has launched another of their capsule collections created in collaboration with up-and-coming designers selected by Vogue Talents to celebrate their 20 year anniversary. Active Fluoro - the third of seven collections  - is the work of Arthur Arthur Arbesser, a promising international fashion designer - and I LOVE it. It's bold and bright, and neon-tastic, and takes me right back to a year in the 1980s when I wore nothing but … [Read more...]

KIKO Milano Tropic Heat with Lietmotiv

KIKO Milano has the tropical vibe this summer, with their new limited edition capsule collection, designed by Leitmotiv. Who? Er, it's an Italian brand, designed by fashion designers and creative geniuses Juan Caro and Fabio Sasso. Tropic Heat is the second of the seven capsule collections created in collaboration with the up-and-coming designers selected by Vogue Talents to celebrate 20 years of Kiko Milano. Tropic Heat is colourful, … [Read more...]

Kiko Milano Trend Collection – and Store News

Italian beauty brand KIKO MILANO has started appearing everywhere of late. They've been around since 1997, and have over 700 stores worldwide, but only launched fully into Scotland at the tail end of last year with their first stand-alone store in Glasgow's Fort Shopping Centre. The brand is now set to open its second store in Scotland next week, this time in Glasgow's Buchanan Street, right in the city centre.  Doors will open at 11am on May … [Read more...]

Kiko Milano Rebel Romantic Limited Edition collection

If you haven't discovered Italian makeup brand, Kiko Milano, then you must! It's a lovely brand, really luxurious-looking, and yet the prices are pretty budget. Kiko has been around since 1997, and, having had family in Milan since 1992, I have seen it over there. But it wasn't until the last few years that I had a good look, and try of it. And this new Limited Edition, Rebel Romantic collection is just lovely. Okay, the packaging is … [Read more...]