Ever felt envious of someone who has boxes overflowing with free samples of the hottest foundations, mascaras, perfumes and moisturisers (great for trying out a product, perfect for touch-ups and unbeatable for travelling) when you can't even get a measly mini-bottle of toner with a ... Read More about How to score the best beauty samples… every time!
Do you know that Listerine made cigarettes to counter bad breath? That Nivea's distinctive blue color is protected worldwide? That Shiseido also makes ice cream? That Vaseline was used for baking? That Ponds cream was called "cold" because it was the world's first moisturiser that did not require ... Read More about 17 beauty products that have been around for more than 100 years!
I almost didn't do a gift guide on the blog this time. Have been running it on Instagram for a while (you can check out all the bits and bobs on my feed here), but then a whole lot of you wrote in and asked for more. And there is nothing I love more about this medium than listening to actual ... Read More about The ULTIMATE gift guide to end all gift guides!
With benefits ranging from conditioning and adding shine to treating dandruff and stimulating growth, hair oil has become like liquid gold for our tresses. And forget all those drippy, sloppy, sticky after-effects: The big beauty players are creating a completely new generation of oils for the ... Read More about Hair oils: Exactly which one is right for you?
According to every single nutritionist, and hair expert I have ever met, your daily haircare regime should start at the breakfast table and not in the bathroom. That's because hair, like skin, needs to be nurtured from the inside in order to look its best. So, here is an expert-approved list ... Read More about Healthy hair menu: The foods you should be eating for gorgeous, shiny hair