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NEW + NOTEWORTHY – FEBRUARY 2019

From Weleda's new Skin Food Light, a much lighter take on the original multitasking catwalk favourite, and Diptyque's limited edition odes to Valentine roses...to Jo Malone's five new Wild Flowers & ...

HAPPY JUNE! THE FRIDAY OF SUMMER

Happy June! The month of weddings, Wimbledon and "the Friday of summer" is finally here.   Which also means there are just 20 days now till the 2018 Mama & Baby Awards on Thursday 21 June, and the ...

WHAT REALLY MATTERS (THIS YEAR)

Happy New Year! So here we are on the New Year, New You merry-go-round again (or: "You...but better").  Yesterday morning I was thinking about how to deal with the "too much to do, too little time ...

“A WORLD WITHOUT BEES IS A WORLD WITHOUT FLOWERS” – HELP #BRINGBACKTHEBEES WITH BURT’S BEES

In one of the year's best bee campaigns, Burt's Bees has planted 3,230,000 (last time I checked, and yes, we're talking millions) of wild flower seeds. Why? Because every time one of their Limited ...

A TOUCH OF GREENERY: 7 WAYS TO CELEBRATE PANTONE’S COLOUR OF THE YEAR

It looks like we'll really be wading in greenery this year - not only is the leafy, low key "Greenery" Pantone's official colour of the year, chances are we can expect another we-have-lift-off year for ...

NEXT YEAR LOOKS LIKE…WHAT? TIME FOR OUR 2017 BEAUTY PREDICTIONS

  It's that time again! With January just days away now, what'll be big in 2017? We already know matte lips and graphic eyeliner have legs for another 12 months, but what about "deeper" trends. Is ...

GOODBYE FACEBOOK, HELLO OTHER THINGS

  Women are brilliant jugglers but being a good plate spinner isn't necessarily a good thing.  Multi-tasking can be a handy talent to have but it can lead to lack of focus and a Jack of all trades ...

4 BEAUTY STARS FOR MUMS (OR EVEN IF YOU’RE NOT)

In no particular order, four stand-out-from-the-crowd favourites from July's Mama & Baby Awards...here's what the judges had to say: Micheline Arcier Vie Nouvelle Bath Oil (suitable for use during ...

COOL BY THE POOL: The Lip Edit

Happy Friday, Happy Weekend, Happy Lipstick Day. Hope your weekend is wonderful! X   Top L to R going clockwise: YSL ILIA CLARINS LIP OIL MAC CHANEL MAC DIOR NEW CID ...

LESS PERFECTION. MORE AUTHENTICITY.

Fed up with the beauty industry/media's "perfection obsession"? One big, generic perfect eyebrow yawn? Join the conversation ...

BEAUTY HAS NO AGE BECAUSE ANY AGE IS BEAUTIFUL

Yoga teacher Tao Porchon-Lynch is 97, so if you've just had a 50th birthday and are feeling "invisible" all of a sudden, take a leaf out of Tao's book and watch her TEDx Talk "There is nothing you cannot ...