Shamah Khan lives in East London and works as a swimming teacher. This interview took place in December 2013, the photos were taken in spring of 2014, and I owe Shamah endless thanks for her patience in waiting on publication!
The Bronze Buffer is a magic sponge that puts an end to tragic tanning mistakes. These soft, squeezable little stars can gently blend away and erase every tide-mark, blotch, stain and streak that stands between you and your perfect fake tan. Do you think it sounds too good to be true? That’s what I thought until Anna-Marie Solowij […]
CARLOS HUBER is the Creative Director of Arquiste: a house that creates fragrances inspired by specific moments in history. Carlos Huber visited Bloom Perfumery this spring, to introduce the new Arquiste scent: L’Etrog Acqua. I was fortunate enough to be invited to meet with him for a one-to-one exploration of the Arquiste line. iBeheld: Your background […]
Or more accurately, Last Year, Old Riah … I’ve been terrible at keeping the world updated with my hair woes and triumphs. A new reader might not even know that I have extremely fine hair, and that in the last couple of years it has been thinning around the crown and naturally wonky parting. I […]
I have written before about Concoction: the cocktail-concept shampoo that allows YOU to choose the scent-and-serums combination that will make your locks the toast of the town. I have a Citrus & Black Pepper + 2 shots of Pump Up The Volume on the go at the moment, but I’m already planning my next purchase (Bakhour […]
The Garden Pharmacy in Long Acre closed its doors for the last time on March 21st this year, which means that London has lost an incredible independent shop. The Garden Pharmacy had been operating from the same site in Covent Garden for 29 years: it’s a fixture of London life, and the news of its […]