Tried & Tested
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...
Gamila Secret Face Oil & Original Soap Review

Gamila Secret Face Oil & Original Soap Review

Gamila Secret began when Gamila started searching for the perfect combination of wild herbs and oils from the trees in the hills around her village. The combination which was created not only cleanses the skin, but also softens and heals it from signs of aging and imperfections. When the new Gamila Secret Face Oil launched...
SPF: Not Just a Suncream

SPF: Not Just a Suncream

When it comes to protecting your skin from UVA & UVB, a little thing called SPF will keep you covered (literally). Once upon a time SPF was limited to suncream (or sunscreen, depending where you hail from), but in more recent years this has crept into foundations, suncare and more! We delve into the world...
My Self Tan Story

My Self Tan Story

This is my self tan story. As a teenager I often hit the gradual tan bottle, but this resulted in streaky legs and white backs. Instead of giving up I bravely soldiered on, only to get the same results week after week. Nine years later here I am, pale and interesting, embarking on a self...
Competition & Review: Win 1 of 5 Clarisonic Mia 2

Competition & Review: Win 1 of 5 Clarisonic Mia 2

This competition has now closed We’re absolutely head over heels for Clarisonic! Having launched online at House of Fraser just over a month ago, we decided to put them to the test to see what the hype was all about. We loved them so much we wanted to treat you to one too. Clarisonic Diary:...
Clarins Men Free Gift & Review

Clarins Men Free Gift & Review

    In the run up to Father’s Day we have a wide array of fantastic gifts which are perfect for dad. One gift which is great for the man who loved to look after his skin, is the Clarins Free Gift when you purchase any two ClarinsMen products. The Men’s products by Clarins are...
Guerlain Super Aqua & Abeille Royale Review

Guerlain Super Aqua & Abeille Royale Review

Guerlain’s Super Aqua and Abeille Royale collections are at the forefront of skincare technology. While Super Aqua restores youth into the skin and gives advanced hydration, Abeille Royale heals the skin, repairing wrinkles and firmness. We put these to the test.   Guerlain Super Aqua Light Serum & Super Aqua Day Cream Lucy The products...
Clarins HydraQuench Review

Clarins HydraQuench Review

Having just launched, Clarins HydraQuench boasts long-lasting hydration and protection, leaving skin feeling softer, smoother and more radiant. We thought we would put this new moisturiser to the test, and took it to our Beauty Review Panel.   Laura I was using a very aggressive cleansing product and it had really damaged my skin. I...
Long-Lasting Makeup For Summer & Humidity

Long-Lasting Makeup For Summer & Humidity

If your skin tends to play up in the warmer and more humid months, you’re not alone. Even if your skin isn’t oily, the heat and humidity often wreak havoc with the foundation on your skin, and this can lead to a makeup malfunction. In the run up to the warmer summer months, we’re putting...
Rituals Laughing Buddha Collection Review

Rituals Laughing Buddha Collection Review

The Rituals Laughing Buddha Collection has launched, and we managed to get our hands on the whole set. The scent is inspired by the legend of the Laughing Buddha; by rubbing his belly you receive good luck and prosperity. The uplifting scent evokes feeling of optimism and positivity, bringing happiness into everyday life. Touch of...
A Day at the Spa: Clarins Facial & Makeover

A Day at the Spa: Clarins Facial & Makeover

Last week I popped into our Oxford Street House of Fraser store to have a relaxing pampering session with Clarins in our Beauty Rooms. Recently refurbished; any treatment you have at Oxford Street will be in one of these gorgeous spa rooms. After a quick survey, it was determined that my skin was oily (this...
New Clinique: CC Cream & Sensitive Nail Enamel

New Clinique: CC Cream & Sensitive Nail Enamel

  This last month has been huge for the world of Clinique; a few weeks ago saw the launch of the Clinique CC Cream, which is the next generation of makeup and skincare combined. Offering as much coverage as a foundation with all the goodness of a BB Cream, this new beauty savior is the...