Posts tagged "Tried & Tested"
Tried & Tested: Jo Malone London Wood Sage & Sea Salt

Tried & Tested: Jo Malone London Wood Sage & Sea Salt

Jo Malone London is renowned for exquisite candles and unique scents so it’s no wonder the beauty team went all potty over the newest addition. They give their feedback on the latest Wood Sage & Sea Salt fragrance… Aimee Jess – Assistant Category Manager “As a returning Jo Malone London customer I was really excited...
EXCLUSIVE: Rouge Dior Baume

EXCLUSIVE: Rouge Dior Baume

Left to Right: Spring/Star/Rose Rose/Diorette A little bit of couture in your handbag? Don’t mind if we do!These balm-lipstick-hybrids add a hint of gorgeous colour whilst nourishing your lips at the same time. Rich in naturally derived lipcare ingredients (10 times more than a classic lipstick), you’d be surprised at how the colour holds and...
Tried & Tested: Crème de la Mer The Intensive Revitalizing Mask

Tried & Tested: Crème de la Mer The Intensive Revitalizing Mask

Crème de la Mer has a cult following with huge celebrity fans like Kate Moss. I’ve never used any of their products but have always been intruiged by them – they have a following for a reason, so they must be doing something right! When I was approached to give this mask a go, I...
Tried & Tested: bareMinerals bareSkin Foundation

Tried & Tested: bareMinerals bareSkin Foundation

It’s time to get the truth behind the hype. We’ve been overly excited about the first ever liquid foundation from bareMinerals (and the awesome brush!) so the only way to get the low down on this skin-loving product was to give it a try. Here’s what our testers thought… Nathalie Ward – Buying Assistant, Colour...
Tried & Tested: Clarins Super Restorative Cream

Tried & Tested: Clarins Super Restorative Cream

As it slowly creeps into autumn and winter, skincare takes high priority, especially with Britain’s unpredictable weather. With new serums and high-tech concotions making their ways onto the shelves, should we still put faith in moisturisers? We give the new Clarins Super Restorative Day & Night creams a go…. Claire Gillespie – Assistant Category Manager,...
Tried & Tested: Valeur Absolue

Tried & Tested: Valeur Absolue

Looking for a new fragrance? The range of Valeur Absolue fragrances, which include elements that stimulate the release of beta-endorphins, was reviewed by 3 testers… Charlie McCourt – Online Copywriter “This scent is lovely and feminine with rose and white flowers which means it works for day or night. I’ve had loads of compliments from...
Tried & Tested: Clinique Smart Serum

Tried & Tested: Clinique Smart Serum

We’ve come a long way since the moisturiser was introduced. Revolutionary as it was, they’re being knocked out the park by the fearful facial oils and now, super serums. But don’t go binning your moisturising partner in crime, it’s just time to add a little ‘something, something’ to your skincare regime. One of the newest...
NEW Urban Decay: Perversion Mascara

NEW Urban Decay: Perversion Mascara

If I was stuck on a desert island and could have only one beauty product, it would be mascara. I always feel complete with it on, even if I’m not wearing any other makeup, so when I heard the hype of Urban Decay’s Perversion mascara (hello Kim K) I was eager to try it. Perversion...
Competition: Emporio Armani #DiamondsRocks for Men

Competition: Emporio Armani #DiamondsRocks for Men

BOYS ONLY… Emporio Armani have released their latest offering, Diamonds Rocks. Although it might not help you out with the women like its advert suggests, it’s popular one amongst the females at HoF HQ. But alas, we had to get the boys to give it a go and this is what they thought… Dan Barnes...
EXCLUSIVE COMPETITION: Givenchy Dahlia Divin

EXCLUSIVE COMPETITION: Givenchy Dahlia Divin

*This competition is now closed* Big fans of Givenchy? Want something new? Then you’re going to swoon over the new Dahlia Divin fragrance. Givenchy say: “Embrace your inner Golden Goddess. The icon. Everything about her inspires us to want to be better, reach new heights and live life to the fullest. We are inspired by...
Tried & Tested: Origins Dr Weil Mega-Mushroom Skin Relief

Tried & Tested: Origins Dr Weil Mega-Mushroom Skin Relief

Mega-mushrooms? Skincare? I sense the thoughts running through your head but it’s all beneficial, we promise! This Origins range is fortified with antioxidant-rich sea buckthorn, plus a proprietary blend of mushrooms renowned to soothe in traditional Chinese medicine – so it can only be great, right? Our testers gave the funghi-filled range a go –...
Tried & Tested: Benefit Push-Up Liner

Tried & Tested: Benefit Push-Up Liner

You’ve heard about it, you’ve seen it, but are you convinced? The ‘criminally easy’ liner has landed and it’s pretty clear that our HoF testers are huge fans, so will you be converted? Heather Perry – Online Category Executive “Amazing! I wear liquid eyeliner every day and spend time with cotton wool buds trying to...