London writer searching out and celebrating products, people and experiences that add beauty to the world.
  • And The Winner Is … AllergyAward16

    On Wednesday of last week, I was in the beautiful city of Copenhagen to find out which skin-friendly brands had won the right to sport the AllergyAward16 sticker. As faithful readers will know, I was one of the judges who contributed to the shortlist of products in the ‘Best skin friendly product chosen by consumers’. […]

  • Here Comes The Judge: AllergyAward 2016

      In April, I am travelling to Copenhagen to attend AllergyAward 2016: AllergyCertified’s conference and celebration of skin friendly products, at which prizes are awarded to outstanding products in six different categories. I am honoured to be one of three judges nominating products in the category ‘best skin friendly product chosen by consumers’. I have written previously […]

  • Happy Christmas and here’s to 2016!!! xxx

  • North, South, East, West – These London Shops Are The Very Best For Last Minute Christmas Shopping

    Addicted to the thrill of last minute Christmas shopping? Me too! I figured out a long time ago that the lazy and unmotivated Christmas shopper can pass herself off as the Queen of Thoughtful Gifting, as long as she confines her in-store shopping to those genius retailers who pack a small floor-space with a staggering array of products, […]

  • Daniel Sandler INTENSE VOLUME Pro Mascara Review

    I was very excited to be offered Daniel Sandler INTENSE VOLUME Pro Mascara to try, prior to its recent launch. Daniel Sandler is a brand – and a lovely person – that I only discovered through blogging. It’s probably the most valuable discovery I’ve made! Once you try Daniel Sandler products, you’re pretty much hooked, as the products are innovative, […]