Why I love Paris (and other first fragrance loves!)

With Paris Fashion Week underway, I thought I’d take a look back at some of my favourite French fragrances over the years – most notably, those first loves that we all remember like the first ‘proper’ album we bought (so, in my case, Blondie Parallel Lines rather than The Jungle Book).

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The Aerin effect: my favourite Aerin make-up and NEW Eyelight Concealer review

I absolutely LOVE the Aerin make-up range.

The signature range of Aerin Lauder, granddaughter of the legendary Estée, is beautifully edited and gorgeously packaged in elegant yet oh-so-modern powder pink and gold packaging (the soft drawstring make-up pouches are too lovely not to keep!).

But the formulations themselves are, I think, outstanding. I’ve snapped my favourites, above –  these are products I genuinely reach for all the time, because I love the way they apply, look and feel on the skin. Continue reading The Aerin effect: my favourite Aerin make-up and NEW Eyelight Concealer review

Friday Beauty Faves: Margo Marrone of The Organic Pharmacy

I’d describe Margo Marrone, gorgeous, glowing mama, super-clever pharmacist, homeopath and founder of the award-scooping, The Organic Pharmacy, as my ‘natural beauty conscience’! Continue reading Friday Beauty Faves: Margo Marrone of The Organic Pharmacy