Eternally Stylish: Guerlain’s Starlet Red

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Something insanely lush for you to covet – you may thank me later. This is the Rouge G l’Extrait from Guerlain, an entirely faultless lipstick encased in something that can only be described as a work of art. Now I know that Guerlain are known for their fine packaging, but I can’t adequately describe to you the [...]

The Queen’s Perfume

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Who better to create a special Royal Jubilee fragrance than Floris? Did you know that Floris are Her Majesty the Queen’s own appointed perfumers? I’m sure that I’ve mentioned this before – perhaps in my bespoke perfumery post – but Floris really are a brand with an amazing heritage, and a trip to their magical [...]

Omorovicza BB Review and Reader Offer

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  Omorovicza are offering A Model Recommends readers 20% off three of their luxury SPF Skin Enhancers. You’ve seen reviews for the Complexion Brightener (SPF20) and the Complexion Enhancer (SPF15) – if you haven’t, then just click on the links and have a read! Both are brilliant – I use the Complexion Enhancer on a [...]

Jo Malone London Blooms Collection

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Last month Jo Malone launched a new collection based on very modern floral scent combinations, with a few unusual elements thrown in. There are three 100ml Colognes; Peony & Moss, White Lilac & Rhubarb and Iris & Lady Moore. I like that they have gone a bit ‘off-piste’ with these scents – the moss and [...]

ila-Spa Bath Oil for Glowing Radiance

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A while back I was asked by a reader (the lovely Sue!) whether I could recommend a rose-scented bath milk. I racked my brains, because I couldn’t think of one that I had recently used, but then I remembered the ila-Spa bath oil. This one has a little bit of a special secret, because the [...]

Little Pots of Luxury

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Are expensive lip balms worth the dough? The sensible half of my brain says ‘no’, but the half that was paying attention when I tested the examples below is screaming YES! These were simply superb – especially the Sisley. Effects were long-lasting and really beneficial – none of that ‘leaving your lips drier than when [...]

Moneybags Monday: Guerlain Ecrin 6 Couleurs

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Ah yes, Moneybags Monday. The time of either great sorrow or extreme danger depending on whether or not you decide to save your pennies or splurge your cash. Today’s lust-worthy item is Guerlain’s Ecrin 6 Couleurs palette and the shade combination is ‘Place Vendome’. Strictly speaking, this compact shouldn’t be a Moneybags Monday item; yes, [...]