Beauty & Grooming
What’s Your Skintone?

What’s Your Skintone?

It’s happened to the best of us: we go out and buy our foundation, get it home and realise it is completely the wrong colour. Something that seemed a perfect match in the store now appears a completely different colour, because it’s difficult to judge our makeup under harsh lighting. There is a lot to...
Clarins Spa Review at House of Fraser

Clarins Spa Review at House of Fraser

If you’re feeling tired after a long, hard day of shopping (or working!), then book yourself in for a relaxing session with Clarins at House of Fraser*. You’ll be taken to our luxurious beauty rooms for a first class spa treatment, and rest assured you will enjoy every minute of your pampering session. We sent...
Exclusive Guerlain Crazy Paris Makeup Collection

Exclusive Guerlain Crazy Paris Makeup Collection

  House of Fraser are excited to announce the exclusive launch of Guerlain’s new Christmas makeup collection! The Limited Edition Crazy Paris collection pays homage to the Guerlain flagship in the French capital and features hot pinks hues with neautral and darker tones. The stand-out piece in the collection is the La Petite Robe Noire...
What’s in my Makeup Bag – Jess, Assistant Category Manager

What’s in my Makeup Bag – Jess, Assistant Category Manager

    This week we caught up with Jess, our Assistant Category Manager for Beauty, to have a good rifle through her makeup bag. Jess is an expert on our beauty brands and knows everything about the latest launches in the world of beauty. We just couldn’t wait to take a peek in her makeup...
How to Tame & Manage Perfect Curls

How to Tame & Manage Perfect Curls

When it comes to achieving those perfect curls, it all depends on the products you use. Even if you’re blessed with voluptuous and curly hair, it’s important to manage them to get the most out of what you have. Aveda’s Be Curly hair range strives to give you frizz-free, curly hair with their extensive range...
Wild about Beauty Event

Wild about Beauty Event

Last week we hosted a Wild about Beauty event in our Oxford Street store to showcase their upcoming launches. Co-founder Kim demonstrated the makeup while Louise Redknapp was there to answer any questions. Immersed in the world of Wild about Beauty, everyone enjoyed the beautiful makeup while sipping on bubbly and eating delicious gin meringues....
Competition: Win a James Bond Experience & the New 007 Quantum Aftershave

Competition: Win a James Bond Experience & the New 007 Quantum Aftershave

This competition has now ended For over fifty years James Bond has engaged the world with his mesmerizing confidence and unfailing composure. It’s every mans dream (secret or not!) to live like James Bond and with this fantastic giveaway you’ll be one step closer to being like 007. 007 Quantum is the third installment in the...
Clarins Extra-Firming Review

Clarins Extra-Firming Review

  This month saw the launch of the new Clarins Extra-Firming range, which heavily targets areas where lines and wrinkles are prominent. This super-trio concentrates on the eyes and neck by smoothing and lifting the skin with natural ingredients combined with Clarins’ patented Extra-Firming Complex. First up, the Clarins Extra-Firming Neck Anti-Wrinkle Rejuvenating Cream; a...
Pregnancy Skincare

Pregnancy Skincare

When you’re expecting a new arrival, it’s imperative to take care of your skin. Not only are your hormones all over the place, your skin will be stretched and pulled too. Not to worry though, we have some amazing beauty items which will soothe your skin back to normality.   First up is from Elemis....
Guerlain Abeille Royale Face Treatment Oil Review

Guerlain Abeille Royale Face Treatment Oil Review

Guerlain take great pride in their skincare, and the new Abeille Royale Face Treatment Oil is no exception. Containing a special honey which Guerlain cultivate themselves, this beauty product is all about purity. The Ouessant honey is rich in amino acids, which help the skins resistance and firmness. It is also contains fructose, a sugar...
Shiseido Ibuki Review

Shiseido Ibuki Review

    Everywhere you turn, the words anti ageing can be seen and heard. This is wonderful news for those of us who have pesky wrinkles to target (we like the phrase fine lines), but what about the lucky people who don’t have any? Ibuki, the new Shiseido skincare range, targets young women in their 20s...
Autumn/Winter Beauty: Urban Ballerina

Autumn/Winter Beauty: Urban Ballerina

Urban Ballerina – shop the trend If you’re all about the natural beauty, emphasise your assets with a subtle smokey eye and a nude lip. We love the Urban Ballerina look, which is a wonderful girly look with a twist.   1. Blend your foundation into your skin, ensuring the coverage is even and there...