I love perfume. There is something about finding a scent that is ‘me’, that makes me feel like a grown up. Scent is one of the strongest triggers of emotions, and memories. For me, Gucci II with its sweet blackcurrant, floral scent reminds me of my wedding day. Just a quick dab of Chanel Coco makes me feel put together and ready to take on a challenge. Finding my own scent doesn’t mean that I limit myself to just one though.…

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I was recently at the Charlotte Tilbury counter at Selfridges when I noticed that the Matte Revolution lipsticks have arrived in store. So naturally, I had to swatch them all to help decide which one(s) to get. All the colours look so wearable from the promotional materials but colours look different on different skin so it’s always worthwhile trying colours out properly. I think that Love Liberty, Lost Cherry, and Red Carpet Red are on my shortlist already… How about…

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Now being prone to frizzy hair, means that I am used to my hair misbehaving during humidity and damp weather so getting my hair to behave is an ongoing issue. I spent many years carrying around Frizz Ease and various serums with me to try to prevent the kinks, waves, and frizz from appearing during the day. Well, that changed a year or so ago when I read a book on the Curly Girl Method. Now it might seem like a…

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I was at Selfridges this weekend where I met Caroline Hirons who was opening The Beauty Workshop in the Birmingham store. I have to admit that I love following the blogs of skincare obsessives, Caroline being one of my favourites, as it always gets me excited about products, concepts, and even just using great skincare that I’ve already got. The Beauty Workshop area of Selfridges Beauty Hall in Birmingham is fully stocked with beauty products from lots of brands that don’t have…

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There is something that hits me hard and that is when I fall in love with an amazing beauty find, only for the company who produces it to decide that they want to discontinue it. Why put me through this time and time again? I’m loyal and loving to you, I dedicate considerable amounts of my time and attention on you, yet now you are no longer a part of my life. And it’s a big shame. I see why…

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