Tried & Tested
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...
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:...