Tried & Tested
Bride-To-Be Blog: My Top Planning Tips

Bride-To-Be Blog: My Top Planning Tips

Starting to plan your wedding can be massively exciting, but also a bit of a minefield at the same time. If you are anything like me, you want to feel like you have got it all under control with minimum effort. In the early days there is no point in getting stressed, and there are...
Beauty Reviewer Panel: Gucci Flora Glorious Mandarin Eau de Toilette

Beauty Reviewer Panel: Gucci Flora Glorious Mandarin Eau de Toilette

A new bloom from Gucci: The Flora Garden Collection. Flora Glorious Mandarin Eau de Toilette captures the exhilaration of mandarin; the gloriously juicy fruit. With top notes of mandarin and peony, middle notes of jasmine, pina colada and heart notes of white musk and creamy wood, the magnificent scent blends everything together to create a...
Tried & Tested: Lancôme Teint Visionnaire

Tried & Tested: Lancôme Teint Visionnaire

The new foundation from Lancôme boasts dramatic effects, and is able to recreate truly beautiful skin. This is the first high-tech make-up duo which pushes the concept of perfect skin to a new level. For the first time, we don’t have to choose between ultra-perfection and a natural-looking result; Teint Visionnaire gives an instantly flawless...
Tried & Tested : Clinique Skincare

Tried & Tested : Clinique Skincare

As someone who works in Beauty, It’s safe to say that I’m slightly obsessed when it comes to skincare. I love trying out new lotions and potions and I’m always searching for something amazing for my skin. Over the past two months I’ve been trying out the Clinique skincare range for my problematic skin, and...
Tried & Tested : La Prairie Skin Caviar Liquid Lift

Tried & Tested : La Prairie Skin Caviar Liquid Lift

La Prairie marks the 25th anniversary of the launch of its “caviar standard” of age-defying skincare.  The unique golden caviar pearls, famous for their immediate lifting action, are now combined with a unique Recovery Complex that alters the skin’s basic structure for long-term firmness. Skin Caviar Liquid Lift offers the highest concentration of pure Caviar Extract...
Mama Mio : The Pregnancy Test

Mama Mio : The Pregnancy Test

Mama Mio caters for all women, putting your skin as their number one priority. They also have a line dedicated for pregnant ladies, because pregnancy is the biggest challenge your skin will ever face. All the stretching, shrinking and hormones is tough on your body; Mama Mio is your secret weapon to strengthen and protect...
Tried and Tested: Estee Lauder Perfectionist [CP+R] Review

Tried and Tested: Estee Lauder Perfectionist [CP+R] Review

As the owner of a premature wrinkle the size of the Grand Canyon I (understandably) leapt at the chance to road test Estee Lauder’s latest miracle product, Perfectionist [CP+R]. This appealed on a number of levels; firstly I am a self confessed fan of beauty products with ‘sciency’ names (I’m sorry I just don’t buy...
On Trial: BB Creams

On Trial: BB Creams

BB creams have been taking the beauty world by storm for the last few months and as we are (technically) in summer, this is the best time to start using them. Let me enlighten you… If you are unaware as to why you NEED this new miracle product in your make up collection let me...
Beauty Product on Trial: Molton Brown Skincare

Beauty Product on Trial: Molton Brown Skincare

  One of the perks of my job is that every now and then, I get to test drive a brand new beauty product. Enter Molton Brown Skincare. As a fan of this wonderfully fragrant brand, this was a particular treat — this is sheer grown-up luxury squeezed inside boxes and bottles with reassuring modern...
Giorgio Armani Code Sport: Tried and tested

Giorgio Armani Code Sport: Tried and tested

When the lovely Beauty Department gave me a sample of Giorgio Armani’s latest men’s fragrance, Armani Code Sport - I couldn’t wait to try it. And I wasn’t disappointed. Just one inhale straight from the bottle and I knew this was very much ‘my sort of thing’. If you haven’t heard of this fragrance then...
Kyoku for men:Men's grooming tried and tested

Kyoku for men:Men’s grooming tried and tested

I love toiletries, men’s grooming products, whatever you wish to call them, I love them! So when the lovely ladies in the Beauty department at work asked me to trial Kyoku For Men (a Houseoffraser.co.uk online exclusive), I jumped at the chance. Designed specifically for men's skin by Asim Akhtar, Kyoku for Men combines cutting-edge skincare...