Tried & Tested
Givenchy Fall Collection 2013

Givenchy Fall Collection 2013

  Givenchy’s new makeup collection for Autumn/Winter 2013 has launched, just in time for our Paris week focus at House of Fraser. We are head over heels in love with these new beauty products, and think they’re perfect for the season ahead.     Firstly, the packaging… Sophisticated and chic, the soft mock crocodile print...
Hugo Boss Jour Pour Femme Review

Hugo Boss Jour Pour Femme Review

Boss Jour Pour Femme, the new fragrance by Hugo Boss, has arrived just in time for summer. While the bottle is off-white, sleek and timeless, the scent itself is an elegant blend of freesia, lily of the valley and grapefruit. Perfect for the lazy summer days, this new perfume has been created to inspire women...
Estée Lauder New Advanced Night Repair

Estée Lauder New Advanced Night Repair

Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair is one of the most coveted skincare items in the world. Turning back time while you sleep, this clever serum is every woman’s best friend when it comes to making you look your best. The much loved formula has been revisited, ensuring you’re getting the most out of your skincare...
Yves Saint Laurent Forever Light Creator Serum Review

Yves Saint Laurent Forever Light Creator Serum Review

The Yves Saint Laurent Forever Light Creator Serum hit the shelves this week, and we’ve been dying to talk about it! A few months ago, ten 20-something girls at House of Fraser HQ put it to the test to see if it really did what it said on the tin. Luckily for you (and them!)...
Bobbi Brown Navy & Nude Collection

Bobbi Brown Navy & Nude Collection

When it comes to makeup, Bobbi Brown are at the top of their game; the new Navy & Nude collection is no exception. We love a natural makeup look for summer, and the slight hint of navy adds the perfect twist on a classic look. We headed down to our Westfield store to get up,...
Exclusive Free Decléor Gift

Exclusive Free Decléor Gift

Decléor are a skincare giant of the beauty world, with over 35 years experience behind them. We love them so much that we wanted to give you a gorgeous gift! Receive a free and exclusive gift when you spend £70 or more on Decléor*   Becky, our Beauty Merchandiser, put this gift to the test…...
'Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead': An Interview With Filmmaker Joe Cross

‘Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead’: An Interview With Filmmaker Joe Cross

Here in HoF HQ, we’re taking our health and diet very seriously, that’s why we were over the moon when Joe Cross, Aussie filmmaker of the critically acclaimed documentary ‘Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead’ graciously accepted to answer our questions about his filmed diet and why juicing has changed his life… - Why did you...
Long-Lasting Makeup For Summer & Humidity #2

Long-Lasting Makeup For Summer & Humidity #2

With the weather getting noticeably warmer, we’re getting more and more conscious about our makeup staying put in humid conditions. Even those of us with dry skin can get unwanted shine in the summer, and we want to put a stop to that. In May we put Bobbi Brown and Dior to the test, and...
Tried & Tested: Omorovicza Complexion Perfector BB Cream

Tried & Tested: Omorovicza Complexion Perfector BB Cream

      When it comes to BB Creams, every product is different. Whether it’s constancy, coverage, or SPF value, there’s something for every skin-type and concern. Hungarian brand Omorovicza, who are on the rise in the beauty world, specialise primarily in skincare, so we were intrigued to see how they would tackle the big...
Oily Skin: How to combat summer humidity with skincare

Oily Skin: How to combat summer humidity with skincare

When it comes to your skin beating the heat, it’s best to start with the route of the problem. There may be long-lasting makeup products out there which definitely help, but take a second, go back to basics and take a look at skincare first. If you have oily skin, the summer months can often...
Lancôme Advanced Genifique Review

Lancôme Advanced Genifique Review

After 14 years of research, the new Lancôme Advanced Genifique launched last month. This anti-ageing serum claims to help restore youthfulness to the skin and improves any signs of ageing. We decided to put this to the test…   In addition, collect Bonus Recognition Points* on the new Lancôme Advanced Genifique until Monday 1st July 2013...
Elemis Pro-Collagen Cleansing Balm Review

Elemis Pro-Collagen Cleansing Balm Review

Here at House of Fraser we love to put beauty products to the test, so when the Elemis Pro-Collagen Cleansing Balm arrived at our desks we were intrigued… to say the least! This clever little balm melts away your makeup by breaking it down with oils and wax. This leaves your skin feeling cleansed and...