MGC Derma New CBD Skincare Trio

Yes, it's another CBD brand - they are everywhere. You will use cannabinoids in your beauty regime! Okay, let me try to explain the science part of this. The skincare line was founded by pharmaceutical company MGC Pharma - trailblazers in the Phytocannabinoid industry. They've created this new collection of three ranges in small batches, utilising a state of the art extraction process. At the heart of every formulation is something called Aquiol … [Read more...]

Apothem new CBD brand launches in Harvey Nichols

I was very fortunate to be invited to a gorgeous breakfast at Harvey Nichols a couple of weeks ago week to learn all about the latest CBD brand on the block - Apothem. This is a high-end CBD brand - the clue is in the stockist, right? I have to confess that the CBD beauty revolution has sort of passed me by - I'm aware ofg it, but I haven't overly researched it, or used it.  The non-psychoactive part of the cannabis plant (this won't change … [Read more...]

Have you been Huda’d?! Huda Beauty at Harvey Nichols

I wrote on here a few weeks ago about the new Huda Beauty counter launch at Harvey Nichols in Edinburgh. I popped along on the launch morning, thanks to Huda and Harvey Nichols, and enjoyed a good play around with the products, a lovely breakfast, and I was shade matched for a base. I'm not the right demographic for the brand - I'm never going to go for the full Huda look, but I can appreciate the products on their individual merit, and as far … [Read more...]

HUDA Beauty launches in to Harvey Nichols in Edinburgh in June

Don't know who Huda Kattan is? Call yourself a beauty fan? Pah. If you actually don't, she's the American born, Iraqi makeup artist, who started her beauty blog, Huda Beauty, in 2010 and has since grown her brand into a billion dollar business. The former finance worker retrained as a makeup artist in LA, moved to Dubai, set up her blog, and the rest is history, as they say. The Huda beauty range was launched in 2013 - with her sisters Mona and … [Read more...]

Hourglass Unreal High Shine Volumizing Lip Gloss

Are you ready to down the matte and get with gloss again? Gloss is back, and Hourglass has launched Unreal - a High Shine Volumizing Lip Gloss that comes in 18 shades. This gloss promises volume and super shine. And like most good lip glosses now, it doesn't have any stickiness to it. The innovative formula is infused with powerful active ingredients, the trademarked Volulip (whatever that may be!) and hyaluronic acid. Both deliver intense … [Read more...]

Harvey Nichols Big Beauty GWP

If you are going to spend over £195 on beauty products from this week, then make sure you do it at Harvey Nichols, and on three or more pieces. That way, you qualify for their big beauty Gift With Purchase, which this year is a beauty, if you'll pardon the pun! Beauty addicts you are going to love this. I am going to list all of the products in the GWP at the end of this post, for now, it's safe to say, there are loads. They are worth a whipping … [Read more...]

Perfect Eyes with Per-fekt

Have you used Hollywood brand, Per-fekt? They're a big celeb favourite, with the likes of Megan Fox, Mila Kunis, Katy Perry, and Olivia Palermo among their fans. I'm pretty new to them, and have been trialling their new 'Eye Do It All' kit. It contains Eye Perfection Gel and the new Brow Perfection Gel. The Eye gel is an anti-ageing skin perfector, specifically targeting dark circles, and fine lines. It does this by combining a light-reflecting … [Read more...]