Friday Post: A Way With Christmas Candles

Living with a joy refusenik means Christmas has yet to make an appearance round my way. We have a wreath on the door and an open box of Cadbury’s Heroes but as yet no tree, fairy lights or Ocado order. There may be pastry-based snacks, but absolutely no carols or family members at any stage. … Continue reading

Perfumed Pop Ups & Scented Stocking Fillers…

If you’re anywhere near London’s Ladbroke Grove this evening (or any point up until Sunday) it’s worth getting to Tom Dixon’s festive pop-up The Dock Christmas Market if only for perfumer Francis Kurkdjian’s scented bubble installation (quite what this will look like I’m not entirely sure but I once saw Kurkdjian present a film of … Continue reading

Have Yourself A Mini Little Christmas

Aromatherapy Associates Miniature Bath & Shower Oil Collection, £27 Tocca Eau De Parfum Coffret, £40 Paul & Joe Sheet Music Shadows & Luxury Lip Rouge from the Eye & Lip Colour Set, £30

Hometime Post: On Your Toes…

There’s pretty much nothing in the beauty industry that hasn’t been caught in the Swarovski crossfire at some point in its life. From limited edition skincare to monogrammed fragrances, if it doesn’t move it’s probably been covered in crystal. And as from tomorrow you could catch your own light dusting, if you sit still for … Continue reading

Bearing Gifts: A Very Non-Beautyish Post For A Beauty Blog…

At this point you might expect a beauty blog to hit you with a list of coffrets and make-up palettes, but I just can’t do it. I’m not saying these things don’t make wonderful presents but I find it hard to get into that particular head space as I haven’t been able to give beauty … Continue reading