Beauty & Grooming
#CarnivalofColour: Beauty Events

#CarnivalofColour: Beauty Events

It’s time to officially shake off spring and welcome in summer! Celebrate beauty’s #CarnivalofColour with events taking place in lots of HoF stores around the country, from tomorrow. Keep checking back for updates and to be in the know for some can’t-miss events! Oxford Street Thursday 3rd July Join Dior and their national makeup artist...
Festival Beauty Must-Haves!

Festival Beauty Must-Haves!

While full-on glamour is a definite no-no at most festivals, most of us still want to look our best despite the probability of rain, mud and limited washing facilities. I have put together my favourite product recommendations and top tips to ensure you stay looking fresh at your festival. This is my fail safe festival...
Tried & Tested: Kiehl's Oil Eliminator & Competition

Tried & Tested: Kiehl’s Oil Eliminator & Competition

This competition has now closed. Kiehl’s was founded as an old-world apothecary in New York’s East Village, in 1851. Kiehl’s extensive experience has resulted in a unique blend of cosmetic, pharmaceutical, herbal and medicinal knowledge developed over generations. Today, Kiehl’s is dedicated to giving customers quality skin care and hair care products based on the...
Father's Day: There's still time...

Father’s Day: There’s still time…

Yes, it’s Thursday and yes, Father’s Day is on Sunday. It’s more than likely that a majority haven’t thought about present buying just yet (who can blame you, look at the sunshine!) but we’ve tried to make it that little bit easier. Not only when you spend £75 across ALL beauty and fragrance do you...
Radiant Orchid: How to Style the Colour of the Year

Radiant Orchid: How to Style the Colour of the Year

Bright and daring, Pantone’s colour of 2014 Radiant Orchid is  eye-catching. But how do you wear it? We asked a selection of our favourite bloggers how they would incorporate radiant orchid into their spring and summer beauty looks. Kara Manos – Politics of Pretty “If you want incorporate radiant orchid in to your beauty routine...
The BIG Beauty Competition: Enter now!

The BIG Beauty Competition: Enter now!

It’s big and you definitely don’t want to miss out… We’re creeping into summer so we just decided to give all our lovely House of Fraser shoppers and beyond, the chance to win £2000 worth of beauty products. Yes, really. We’ve partnered with Emerald Street – the daily lifestyle email for women with fashion, culture,...
WIN: Givenchy Gentlemen Only Intense!

WIN: Givenchy Gentlemen Only Intense!

This competition has now closed Givenchy has introduced its brand new men’s fragrance Gentlemen Only Intense and with one of the biggest fans of Gentlemen Only in the House of Fraser HQ, we asked him to trial it out… Martin Francis – Director of Online Trading “Gentlemen Only is my first choice of fragrance so...
Brand Event: Beauty's Top 5 Picks

Brand Event: Beauty’s Top 5 Picks

Have you got your up to 10% off beauty yet? There’s some up to 20% off too so you’d better hurry! On our Top 5 wishlist (we’ve done  a MAJOR cut-down) is the Benefit Sugarbomb, Origins Drink Up Intensive, YSL Touche Éclat, Clarins Hand and Nail cream and Crème de la Mer Moisturising Soft Cream. What’s...
From the Experts: Summer Beauty Trend Report

From the Experts: Summer Beauty Trend Report

With summer just around the corner, we can’t wait to get into the new season makeup mood. So exclusively for you, we asked four makeup artists about their favourite trends for summer 2014 and how you can recreate them like the professionals… Annie Levy – Make Art Not War Annie Levy is a freelance hair...
Tried & Tested: Guerlain Terracotta

Tried & Tested: Guerlain Terracotta

When Guerlain Terracotta hit online, we became VERY excited. Each year the collection gets better and according to our testers, there was no disappointing… Sian Stapley – Assistant Buyer Beauty Guerlain Cils D’Enfer Maxi Lash Waterproof “I was extremely excited to try the new waterproof version of this mascara. I depended on the original Maxi...
Competition Re-open: Rodial Super Acids

Competition Re-open: Rodial Super Acids

This competition has now closed! Due to technical problems, this competition couldn’t run properly. But no fear, it is back and open for entries! Anything with the word ‘acid’ in is never something we will be attracted to, especially when it comes to our skin. But, with celebrities showcasing glowing complexions as if they’ve never...
Tried & Tested: Givenchy Rouge Interdit Lipstick

Tried & Tested: Givenchy Rouge Interdit Lipstick

Looking for a new season lipstick? Three of our beauty testers gave the new Givenchy Rouge Interdit a try and here’s what they thought… Freya Reilly – Allocator Charming Pink (33), “This is a really versatile pink: subtle enough to wear during the day but bright enough to liven up an evening look. When you...