Beauty & Grooming
So Fresh, So Clean: Breezy White Essentials

So Fresh, So Clean: Breezy White Essentials

Ultra-cool and fuss-free, clean bright white is the ideal hue for those seeking contemporary sophistication this summer. Whether you’re looking to update your home or simply desire a little white in your wardrobe, this season’s must-have shade adorns an array of items for a perfectly pure finishing touch… Ethereal with an edgy twist, white makeup...
2 Day Brand Event best picks.

2 Day Brand Event best picks.

It’s that time of year again, purses at the ready and fisty cuffs polished off, the House of Fraser 2 Day Brand Event is finally here. Don’t feel quite up to facing the crowds? Check out our best picks from across our Womens, Beauty and Accessories collections, make your selection, then hop online and either pick...
Losing my spray tan virginity

Losing my spray tan virginity

So, I have never had a spray tan… yes that’s right I’m a beauty editor that has never gone under the nozzle. I have been learning to love my naturally pale complexion over the years, and whilst I may not be the powdered milky shade that Dita von Teese so effortlessly works, I like to...
Block party

Block party

Want to introduce some colour into that dowdy wardrobe?  Colour blocking is one of summers biggest trends and done correctly can be an easy way to update any tired outfit. If you’re not quite ready to take on the fluro mish mash as sported by a certain Miss Cole (ahem), we have taken the hard...
I’m ready for my close up… Mr Coombes

I’m ready for my close up… Mr Coombes

Jamie Coombes is makeup artist to the most glittering starlets of Hollywood as well as being Dior’s international pro makeup artist. He is renowned for his ability to transform anyone’s complexion with just a stroke of a brush. I caught up with him, ahead of Dior’s Backstage Confidential Event to find out his top tips...
Dior Backstage Confidential

Dior Backstage Confidential

The beauty event of the season is back and we couldn’t be more excited! Yes, Dior’s fabulous Backstage Confidential event is only days away and as an added bonus it’s exclusive to House of Fraser. From Monday 16th – Tuesday 21st May 2011, Dior’s team of expert makeup artists are going to be heading to...
GET THAT SUMMER GLOW WITH BARE ESCENTUALS

GET THAT SUMMER GLOW WITH BARE ESCENTUALS

Attention all you Highland beauties. Summer is on its way and if gorgeous, glowing skin is at the top of your new season wish list look no further. Frasers, Glasgow and Jenners, Edinburgh have teamed up with Bare Escentuals to bring you an unmissable beauty event. Bare Escentuals National Make up Artist, Sarah-Jane Froom will...
May's Beauty Wish List

May’s Beauty Wish List

May is here… that means summer is just around the corner, and with another bank holiday coming up we’re already planning BBQ’s, Pimms drinking and of course our summer wardrobes. And with the mercury rising, we’re starting to think about holiday beauty essentials, and summery colour shades. First up on May’s beauty wish list is...
Next stop...Summer!

Next stop…Summer!

It’s that time of year we never thought would come. The Bank holidays are over, the wedding of the year has finally passed, so what next? Despite the much welcomed April sunny spell, summer hasn’t even started yet! Whether you plan to jet off to sunnier climes or are looking forward to enjoying a potentially...
The Perfecting Power of Pumpkin

The Perfecting Power of Pumpkin

My colleagues may be fooled into thinking I’ve had a few long sleeps, given up wine and stress and started following a macrobiotic diet. But they’d be wrong – I’ve simply had my first pumpkin peel at DestinationSkin and I can highly recommend it. It certainly stings a little when it’s on – that’s the acid...

My Shiseido Facial (and jaunt as a Beauty Editor)

When our lovely Fashion & Beauty Editor, Sam, was poorly last week and unable to attend her Shiseido facial, I did what any gallant colleague would do. I stepped in, rolled my sleeves up and bravely took my position on the treatment table. And, as someone with only one past experience of a facial, it’s...
April's Beauty Wish List

April’s Beauty Wish List

April is another very exciting month in the world of beauty, and I am truly spoilt for choice. My top choice for April has to be the Bronze Goddess range by Estee Lauder. Back for another season, you know it’s going to be another sell out. Previewing exclusively at House of Fraser the collection comprises...