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Beauty snippets: McQueen parfum, By Kilian, Farfetch, Buly 1803, Estee Lauder, Glamour, Fenwick, NARS, Bobbi Brown

I haven’t done a beauty news roundup for yonks but I simply can’t keep up with all the news so I’m putting it all in one place. Deep breath…

A NEW MCQUEEN FRAGRANCE HAS LAUNCHED
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Alexander McQueen is relaunching fragrance with McQueen Parfum, a decadent-sounding perfume in an absolutely stunning bottle. Just arrived exclusively at Harrods (more…)

BEAUTY BITS: GLOSSIER, TOPSHOP, L’OREAL MAKEUP GENIUS, KOREA GROOMING, BELLA FREUD LION, YSL BLACK OPIUM, KEVYN AUCOIN

INTO THE GLOSS GETS GLOSSIER

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Is Into The Gloss entering into the beauty product space? It sure looks like it. Everyone’s favourite beauty site is leaking sneak previews of ‘Glossier’ on Insta here and on first glance it’s looking extremely enticing… UPDATE! IT’S JUST LAUNCHED! It’s starting with skincare, is fairly affordable and all the deets are at Glossier.com. (No international shipping yet but they’re working on it…) (more…)

Beauty snippets: La Roche-Posay, Chanel, Scholl, This Works, Lipstick Queen, Space NK

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MY HOLY GRAIL EYE MAKE-UP REMOVER
This Tumblr blog, ‘Shit Bloggers Wear’ is cheeky – but spot on. I didn’t realise everyone was raving about La Roche-Posay, but I’ve finally found my holy grail eye make-up remover and its name is La Roche-Posay Physiological Micellar Solution. ‘Micellar’ is the magic beauty word of the hour (micellar waters contain microscopic oil spheres that gently suck dirt off the skin) and this works brilliantly. (more…)

Beauty buy: Space NK Beautannia Brighton bath oil


I spent this evening luxuriating in Space NK‘s new Beautannia Brighton bath oil, mainly to warm up my bones after seven days and seven nights of relentless April rain. I usually like deep relaxation bath oils  – Liberty, Jo Malone and Aromatherapy Associates are my go-tos – but Brighton is fresher and perkier, and a little bit masculine. It’s based on a blend of sea moss, orris and grapefruit but I like it because it comes in a generous 245ml glass blottle (£42) and the scent infused the entire flat, making me feel like spring might finally be within grasp.

Space NK Beautannia bath oil, £42, launches May (I tried a preview bottle)