Luxury Summer Skin Prep with Anne Sémonin | AD

It seems like only yesterday, but it’s actually a whole year since I wrote my post on the Anne Sémonin made-to-measure skincare routine I had been prescribed. You can read about that here, if you’d like a quick trip down memory lane!) It was quite a complex routine, involving daily masks and mixable concentrates, toners…

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Beauty, Fashion and Home Favourites: May 2018

It’s time for the May favourites. A mixed bag again, this month, as I’m featuring more beauty in the 5 Most-Used videos. So there are two beauty things (both of which you can read more about here on the blog, links below the video pane), one sort-of-beauty favourite and two things for the house. Annoyingly, if you…

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Interiors: If In Doubt, Start with the Downstairs Loo…

After dilly-dallying about looking at around five million wallpapers for the hallway, I have made the executive decision to have a little practice makeover session using the downstairs loo. What a great place to start! Firstly, it’s small enough that any decorating mistakes won’t be too costly and secondly, it’s not the sort of room…

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Rouge G de Guerlain: Luxury Lipstick Treasure

Goodness me. Can we just take a moment to appreciate the effort that’s gone into designing these Guerlain Rouge G lipstick cases? Rouge G has always been a favourite of mine, with the slide-out lip colour and pop-up mirror. It weighs about the same as a four-oven AGA, which means that you can’t take it…

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In Conversation with Mr AMR: Things Can Only Get Better | AD

The idea for this pre-Father’s Day post was supposed to be that things get better with age and that we should embrace getting older and all of the fine things that come with it. Wisdom, perhaps; an improved financial situation, with any luck, or maybe – if you’re one of those people who jumps into…

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5 Most-Used Beauty Products: May 2018

I’m going to do a bit more of a written accompaniment than usual to this month’s “most used” video; I filmed the video at my Mum’s whilst enduring a minor hangover (two glasses of prosecco, rock and roll) and there were some important things I forgot to talk about. Like the fact that Philosykos Eau…

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Meet Us in the Swag Bag Aisle…

If you were scrolling through Instagram this week, you may have noticed a bit of a commotion going on over some rather nice (very roomy) swag bags from brilliant clothing brand Scamp & Dude. I had always thought a swag bag was the sack that a comedy burglar carried, but apparently not: in this case…

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Lumiere Essentielle and The Two New Additions… | AD

Darphin have two brand new additions to their Lumiere Essentielle skincare range and they are absolutely gorgeous. Luxe-feeling, sweet-smelling and perfect for the summer months. There’s a micellar cleanser, light in texture but rich in beautiful essential oils, and a duo of masks that purify and then illuminate the skin in just ten minutes. I’m…

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