GROOMING: Tour de Ted Baker – Body Maintenance for Men

Tour de Ted Body Maintenance men’s toiletry range comes in two colours/fragrances. Omnium Orange is fresh and invigorating with ozonic top notes with eucalyptus, geranium and patchouli – each of which, on their own would be overpowering but, they got it right – quite subtle. Racing Green is old school with bergamot, cedarwood, sandalwood and musk. The […]

Lulu Guinness Christmas Tree for Brown’s Hotel London

The Lulu Guinness designed tree, decorated with the distinctive signature Dali-esque lips, will light up the heart of the hotel, and will be unveiled on 2nd December 2013. “I was thrilled to be asked to design the Christmas Tree for Brown’s – I am so excited at the prospect! Brown’s is such a fabulous mixture […]

Nip + Fab – Viper Venom Extreme Night Fix

A powerful night cream formulated with time release retinol and SYN-AKE, to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and re- texture skin whilst you sleep. Hyaluronic acid (we know all about that here) provides long term hydration and a plumping effect. Awake to smoother looking skin with a youthful glow. And it’s not stingy […]

Yon-Ka Hydra N°1

We’ve written about skincare experts Yon-Ka before, impressed by the brand’s effective products. So it’s no surprise to hear they will be launching Hydra N°1, a new intense hydration programme late September. Hydra N°1 helps regain and maintain a powerful and long-lasting level of up to 144% more hydration whilst also fighting signs of ageing. The Hydra […]

Vanity Van Backstage at the Leeds Festival

Leeds Festival What an experience… an epic last weekender to end the season with. Electrical storms and mud aside the stellar line up for Reading and Leeds more than made up for it. Intrepid Alix from Vanity Van gives us the lowdown backstage: Our salon was based in the main stage dressing room area in […]

The Rules of Make-up for Emirates Cabin Crew

Ever wonder how Emirates cabin crew look immaculate after a long-haul flight? Here’s the scoop on the “rules” of make-up given to the cabin crew: • Your foundation needs to be as close to your natural skin colour as possible in order for your skin to appear even. • Do not use lip gloss over […]

Hyalual Redermalisation- the anti ageing surprise on Plumper Faces, Lips and Breasts

“Honey, I’ve had a little something done,” confesses Sex and the City’s Samantha Jones after her run in with a facial peel. So when I was invited to try new treatment redermalisation, something to do with hyaluronic acid and vitamins, I thought what the hell? It couldn’t be as bad as this. By Alan Greenhalgh Not […]

Beauty & gossip from Vanity Van salon backstage at Latitude Festival

The Vanity Van salon was absolutely rammed all weekend, fully booked every day and  had to turn dozens of people away – the artists at Latitude loved the treatments – male hair cuts and massages were the most popular as well as dozens of Miners Cosmetics makeovers on the girls, buckets of Batiste dry shampoo with  festival locks getting Nicky Clarke’s Tease Me […]

Rivington Street Festival 2013

After a successful Jubilee celebration last year, Rivington Street Festival is back for 2013, transforming the heart of Shoreditch into an all-encompassing family-friendly music and art hive of activity. Rivington Street Festival in association with Desperados Sunday 23rd June 2013 12 – 10pm Venues along and around Rivington Street will open their doors with a […]

University of the Body launches crowd funding campaign to shake up health and fitness industry

This is the sort of thing we like – entrepreneurs, gap in the market, fitness and of course, an app. University of the Body, the first product in the world to deliver a year-long gym fitness training programme in HD video, has launched a crowd funding campaign on Indiegogo (http://bit.ly/12JgBrm). University of the Body videos […]