How to beat Christmas cabin fever

Christmas all about fun and food, family and friends, but it can also be a time for frustration and dare we say it, irritation if cabin fever sets in. There is no doubt that if you spend a whole week stuck in the house stuffing Quality Street and drinking your …

Make the most of your beauty sleep

Winter evenings are for many things – cosy nights by the fire, hot chocolate after dinner as well as all those Christmas movies to eat as you eat mince pies and enjoy the odd tipple. Winter, however, isn’t always the best thing that can happen to your hair and skin. …

Hydration hacks for the summer

There is no denying that summer is well and truly here. Hot days and balmy nights see us swapping jeans for shorts, jumpers for strappy dresses and forget boots, it’s all about flip-flops right now. While all the glorious Vitamin D boosting sunshine may leave you with a healthy glow, add …

Bare-Minimum Beauty

It’s fair to say that beauty regimes are a spectrum, with some people spending hours and hours on their routines while others prefer to get up and go with minimal effort. We’ve written many times about the optimal skin routines and all the things  that you should  be doing, but …

A shout out to coconut oil

You might have thought the hype around coconut oil was a passing phase, but we think it is here to stay, and we also thing that’s a good thing. Coconut oil is used in many beauty products, and for good reason: not only is it brilliant for keeping your skin …

Argan Oil – the Newest Wonder Ingredient

We’ve written before about how the beauty industry is often influenced by trends, just like the fashion industry, and trends of new wonder-ingredients pop up on an almost weekly basis. With brands like Elemis, Decleor and Dermalogica, however, it takes a lot more than “trends” to influence what they put …

Make Your Body a Well-Oiled Machine

Winter is a really good time to use rich, nourishing products to protect your face, hair and body, and there are few products which do this better than oils. We stock several different oil-based products, all of which nourish different parts in different ways, and we’ve put together five of …

5 Things Only People With Oily Skin Will Understand

Unless you’re one of the very few people who is blessed with truly perfect skin, you’ll likely have your own set of daily struggles when it comes to your complexion. No-one gets this more than people who deal with the over-production of sebum – or oily skin, as most of …