Vichy…for the vertically challenged

Vichy has long been a brand I’ve trusted and turned to. The fact that it’s well priced and easily available *may* have been a factor before I became a skincare junkie and would rely on whatever was easy to get hold of. But recently, Vichy has become less of a stand-by and more of a seek-it-out must-have and their latest launch, the LiftActiv Advanced Filler is a fabulous example of…
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Mousse Magic

It’s no secret I hate blowdrying my hair. It’s not just because I’m rubbish at it. It’s not just that I spend ages on it and it never looks like it does when I’ve “just stepped out of a salon”. Nope, one of the main reasons is that after having spent all that time and effort on blowdrying and styling my hair, it lasts approximately one day. And that’s if…
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The Nails: T. Le Clerc

I’m desperately wishing this horrible weather away, looking forward to the spring’s new colours and trends. But when all is grey and dull outside, as Spring drags its heels in getting itself into gear, a pastel nail just won’t cut it, no matter how optimistic I may be. Yet those gorgeous deepest darkest blackest plums no longer seem season appropriate. So I’m ratcheting it up with a bit of variety, with…
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Dermasuri: Recreating the Hammam

If there’s one thing I love doing when on holiday, it’s a spa experience. And there’s nothing in the world that comes close to a Morrocan Hammam treatment (except for a perhaps a Turkish one, but let’s not split hairs, eh?). If you saw my vlog (here) you’ll know that I was recently in Marrakech for a long and languorous weekend, one lazy afternoon of which was spent being pummelled…
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The Skin: Layering It Up

I don’t know about you, but my skin needs more than a dash of extra help on these chilly winter days. Biting cold winds, increased central heating, and rather too much comfort eating can leave a girl feeling rather parched. Quite apart from the rehydration from the inside out (I’m aiming for 2 litres of water a day) I’m layering on the rehydrators wherever I can. When I’m not using…
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