Tried & Tested
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...
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...
Get The Look: Clarins 'Colours of Brazil' Makeup Collection

Get The Look: Clarins ‘Colours of Brazil’ Makeup Collection

It might not be summer just yet but in the beauty and fashion worlds, it happened months ago. So when we can finally shout about it, we will! Lo’ and behold, Clarins have launched their new Colours of Brazil makeup collection and our lovely Heather was put forward to try the range out. Instantly you...
#Skincareweek Tried & Tested: Origins Day vs Night Creams

#Skincareweek Tried & Tested: Origins Day vs Night Creams

Getting your moisturising routine nailed is something we all struggle with. The change in seasons, office temperature conditions, outdoors, indoors, pollution, the list is endless – a cream tailored to help with all kinds of issues? Sounds like our kind of thing. Our beauty testers gave Origins’ moisturising creams a test, from day to night,...
#Skincareweek Tried & Tested: Rodial Super Acids Range & Competition!

#Skincareweek Tried & Tested: Rodial Super Acids Range & Competition!

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 been affected by the night before and put it down to the ever popular acid peels, we want to know more. With key ingredients...
Tried & Tested: Pleats Please by Issey Miyake

Tried & Tested: Pleats Please by Issey Miyake

  Almost as famous for his fragrance as he is for fashion, Issey Miyake’s new scent has landed and it’s an ode to the Pleats Please fashion line which first launched in 1993. Is it as well loved as the classic fashion line? We had three testers give us their verdict… Fliss Kimball – Assistant...
Tried & Tested: Pure Color Envy by Estée Lauder

Tried & Tested: Pure Color Envy by Estée Lauder

It’s taken a long time to find the perfect lipstick, especially a red one. Endless review hunting and edit-trawling and they’ve still never worked for me, but this is where Pure Colour Envy comes in. You may be thinking the same right now but I promise this is a collection you will fall for. There...
Get The Look: Radiant Rose by Lancôme

Get The Look: Radiant Rose by Lancôme

As we step into any season, a makeup refresh is always at the top of our list. We’ve got our skincare routines nailed (or at least we should) but trying to look fresh out of winter is always a little harder than we’d like. That’s where Shehla Shaikh, Head of the Lancôme Elite Team, steps...
Clarisonic Aria: Tried & Tested

Clarisonic Aria: Tried & Tested

We’ve all seen the rave reviews about the benefits of the classic Clarisonic and all its brightening benefits to your skin, placing us mere mortals a step closer to that celebrity glow we all know, love and want. So does the new Aria model live up to its famous sister? We had four beauty team...
Clinique 16 Shades of Beige: Tried & Tested

Clinique 16 Shades of Beige: Tried & Tested

For the same reason that women perpetually hunt for the perfect pair of curve-hugging jeans and that the ultimate hue of nude lipstick remains ever-elusive, is also why lovers of fashion and beauty always fall hard for neutral shades time and time again; it’s a universal truth! Unlike any other colour palette, neutral tones of...