skincare

On trial: makeup removers from Caudalie and Sensai

Best makeup removers Caudalie Make-Up Removing Cleansing Oil and Sensai Silky Purifying Cleasing Balm

In the last year I’ve become a bit of a cleansing fiend and I’ve accumulated quite a good cache of reliable cleansing balms, oils and creams. I still like to try new ones though, especially if they’re ones everyone’s raving about or I’m sent for review.

I’m seriously impressed with Sensai Silky Purifying Cleasing Balm. I’ve tried lots of balms and I find them especially good in the winter as they’re so rich and moisturising. (more…)

Why should you use a facial oil?

+GOLFADEN MD FLEURESSENCE BOTANICAL CELL OIL

The aromatherapy balms I loved for summer have been replaced by a whole load of facial oils for winter. They serve various purposes, from encouraging the nightly facial massage, to adding active natural ingredients to nourish the skin overnight (more…)

Fenwick beauty favourites

Fenwick beauty hall favourites

As we descend into the Christmas shopping season, the department stores are going full guns ablaze for your beauty dollars. If you want to bypass the chaos of tourists and overzealous scent-spritzers but want to shop in London, Fenwick is a pretty good place to start.

This year, Fenwick has overhauled its ground floor, giving the full entrance space over to its beauty offer. (more…)

Buy it now: Rodin cleansing powder

Linda Rodin Cleansing Powder

Linda Rodin’s new Olio Lusso Facial Cleansing Powder takes me right back to The Body Shop’s Japanese Washing Grains and Viennese Chalk Grains. Both those products were 80s cult classics that you’d mix with water to cleanse and soften the face. (more…)