I had totally forgotten about this Guido Palau hair book from 2000. After I spotted it in the staff room at London College of Fashion a couple of weeks ago, I got straight on Amazon and ordered a copy. (more…)
I would love to get my hands on this Karma Organic nail polish remover. I love lavender and I hate the synthetic smell of regular nail polish removers. It also comes in tea tree and unscented versions and was recommended by Kerry Diamond on Into The Gloss. Come on Cult Beauty, get some of this stuff in!
A few weeks ago when make-up marvel Kay Montano launched her blog, we came up with a fun idea of doing a blog post swap. So I have written a post for her about my ‘beauty icons’ and most used products and she has returned the favour with this post on her favourite Bruce Weber shoots she has worked on (she has been doing make-up for him on and off since she was 17), plus the hero products she uses to achieve Weber’s signature natural, outdoorsy look. (more…)
Before Christmas I wrote about the flurry of new ‘subscription box’ start-ups that are embracing the world of fashion and beauty on my blog for Glamour Magazine. These are essentially clever curation services that deliver monthly ‘care packages’ to subscribers containing handpicked shoes and accessories (Stylistpick), beauty product miniatures (Glossybox) or no-brainer menswear items picked by a woman (Bombfell) to save you the time and bother of shopping or to give you a monthly ‘surprise present’ at a fairly affordable price. (more…)