The Body Shop wants us all to be feeling good this winter, and has produced some lovely limited edition Christmas gift sets this year as they do every year. I am a huge fan of The Body Shop body butters that I’ve rediscovered this year, so was really excited to try out the two Christmas scents Frosted Plum, and Frosted Cranberry (£14 each). Both these scents are sweet, but the clue is in the name. I really love the scent…

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I am loving the range of high tech facials that are becoming more widely available. Tucked away in the spa space in Harvey Nichols in the Mailbox, there is the Beyond Medispa treatment rooms. Sharing the same reception area as the Natura Bissé treatment rooms, this is quite a contrast in offerings. From the extremely effectively facial massage, and skin friendly ingredients in their products Natura Bissé offers something that most facial lovers will recognise as as luxury facial. The…

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I do love contouring, from a barely detectable day to day sculpting, to a more shaping result that is reserved for an intense photography situation. I was sent this cream contour palette by Cover FX many months ago, and in all honesty it has become part of my regular makeup routine, that I almost forgot that this was meant to be reviewed. This is one of those laminated cardboard palettes, that is secured with a magnetic closure on the flap.…

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Beauty oils are a weakness of mine given my life long battle with dry skin. So when Merumaya released the Everything Everywhere Beauty Oil, I was incredibly excited to try it out. The oil is yellow, and comes in a glass bottle with a pipette; so the packaging is very handy for not only dispensing the right amount of product, but allowing me to see how much is left in the bottle too. The oil has a light scent, but…

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This is a guest post by Mr Ting. He went along to experience some beauty treatments for men at The Club and Spa in The Cube. Here are his thoughts! So, a couple of days after my spa treatment I was asked at work “you look different, have you had a spray tan?” Nope, definitely not a spray tan, “Are you sure, your skin looks very different” seriously, I have not had a spray tan, just a facial* and a…

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