Posts tagged "Tried & Tested"
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...
Tried & Tested: Decléor Aroma Lisse Energising Smoothing Cream

Tried & Tested: Decléor Aroma Lisse Energising Smoothing Cream

In a smog filled city, anything that claims to illuminate tired looking skin and reduce the appearance of fine lines, we think is worth a try. Decleor’s Aroma Lisse Energising Smoothing Cream (the name is tmepting enough) landed on our desks and three busy ladies from HoF HQ decided they wanted to give it a...
Tried & Tested: Kiehl's Oil Eliminator & Competition

Tried & Tested: Kiehl’s Oil Eliminator & Competition

This competition has now closed. Kiehl’s was founded as an old-world apothecary in New York’s East Village, in 1851. Kiehl’s extensive experience has resulted in a unique blend of cosmetic, pharmaceutical, herbal and medicinal knowledge developed over generations. Today, Kiehl’s is dedicated to giving customers quality skin care and hair care products based on the...
WIN: Givenchy Gentlemen Only Intense!

WIN: Givenchy Gentlemen Only Intense!

This competition has now closed Givenchy has introduced its brand new men’s fragrance Gentlemen Only Intense and with one of the biggest fans of Gentlemen Only in the House of Fraser HQ, we asked him to trial it out… Martin Francis – Director of Online Trading “Gentlemen Only is my first choice of fragrance so...