Tried and Tested : Innisfree wine peeling jelly softener

Fancy a bit of Chateau Margaux on your face ? Frankly I would rather be drinking France’s premier Bordeaux, jealously savouring every sip, but I will take a bit of Chateax Margaux on my face in the quest for beauty 🙂 Korean  brand  Innisfree’s  Wine jelly softener has  polyphenols  ie wine grape extracts  from Chateaux…

Beauty – Tried and Tested: Alpha H, Olaplex Home & Murad

There are times when all the stars align and products you try deliver on promises so that definitely deserves a little celebration. Alpha H is a well known Australian brand and I was lucky to get gifted Liquid gold which is the brand’s cult offering by my niece, an avowed beauty junkie. It is a…

Stocking up for summer

Ananda the mountian spa has relaunched  its spa and wellness range in new packaging. I have tried their products in an earlier avatar but if I were to choose one product from this new offering it would be the juniper, grapefruit and cypress body oil   for cellulite and lymphatic drainage .  Of course it works best if…

#Hand #Masks for softer, smoother hands

Sephora‘s range of hand masks makes moisturising hands easier and much more convenient. No icky, gloopy lotion staining sofa covers or book pages or blurring phone screens – yes, been there, done that. Like face masks, hand masks deliver  an intense burst of moisture and nourishment in pre- moisturised sheets. Unlike face masks which tend to be…

Sensitive skin. Dry skin. Winter skin .

Its that time of the year when your skin tells you the season has changed and that it’s time for your beauty routine to change. Here are three products that will give you some winter cheer. Clinique’s Smart Night Moisturiser Custom Repair Night is tailored to target different areas of the face ‘smartly’.  It has variants…

Kiss me Honey Honey …

Happy. Sunny. Young. Fresh. That’s Honey for you. Its mood continues in the tradition of Marc Jacob’s superbly successful Dot and Daisy. In design the fun placing of stripes and dots in the packaging take Honey further down the happiness trail set by Dot ( Designed by Japanese designer Sayuri Soji in collaboration with Marc…

The Business of Beauty, the Business of Fashion

It used to be a fact universally acknowledged that when a fashion house wanted to beef up its bottom line it launched a fragrance or two or three.  Now it launches a make- up line or two or two hundred. At Milan Fashion Week, Gucci debuted its 200-piece beauty collection- a launch said to be…