BlackSmith Card

My BlackSmith membership from Mr & Mrs Smith is quite possibly the most useful membership card that I have ever owned.If you’re not familiar with Mr & Mrs Smith, then let me introduce you; it’s a luxury and boutique hotel website with a handpicked selection of properties around the world, each and every hotel having been…

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Le Metier de Beauté

This is me, asleep in the middle of Selfridges beauty hall. Not really! I’m just showing of my beautiful eye makeup created by Chelsea, the Texas-based Makeup Maestro who took me on a tour of the new Le Metier de Beauté counter in Selfridges last week. After my introduction to the range (I had heard…

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Liz Earle Cleanse and Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser

Out of all my beauty products, Liz Earle’s Cleanse and Polish is the one that I use most often. There. I said it. Now: I can sense mutiny in the ranks – there are screams of “WHAT? She tells us this now after six months of loyal readership? What the devil is the girl playing…

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Naked Orange Blossom Body Wash

I can’t quite get over how much I love this body wash. It ticks every single box – natural, gorgeous-smelling, effective, cheap, gentle. If it was packaged in a sleek glass bottle, this body wash could retail for £20 upwards as a luxury product, but it’s not; it’s in a fully recyclable plastic bottle and…

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Jamie’s Italian in Glasgow

Apologies, people; this was written over two weeks ago when I was – you’ve guessed it – in Glasgow. I’m keeping it in the present tense because I like the immediacy of it all, but I just thought that I’d come clean and make it clear that I’m not currently in Glasgow in my hotel…

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October Beauty Round-Up

Yes, it’s the end of the month again, which means that you get to see another “Beauty Round-Up”! I’ve managed to actually publish my October video in October, which is quite an accomplishment for me, let me tell you. I hope that you like it – as you will see, I made a massive effort…

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Creating a flawless skin with Cover FX

Here’s a funky little video that I made when I was experimenting with my Cover FX products. Apologies in advance for the terrible music, Youtube wouldn’t let me use my first choice and so I swapped it for the best thing I could find. In the video I create a nice flawless base with a…

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Omorovicza Deep Cleansing Mask

Jeez Lousie – this mask really does do what it says it’s going to do, and more; I have used it twice now and both times it has surprised me with it’s sheer effectiveness. These Omorovicza people don’t mess about, I’m telling you – using this mask is like sending your face for a full-on,…

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