Scent of the month (August): Thierry Mugler Cologne

I KNOW IT’S SEPTEMBER   Thierry Mugler Cologne (which I looked into, and yes is cruelty free) was something I picked up after Sali Hughes raved about it on instagram. It sounded right up my street, and it was! I sprayed it liberally whilst on holiday and it was a joy! It’s cologne, so don’t…

Reformation is coming to the UK, and SALE

Sustainable favourite Reformation had introduced free shipping and returns to the UK, and a London store is coming to Westbourne Grove very soon. Prices start very high, you’re paying for ethical production and sustainable fabrics – so no surprise, but the end of summer sale lessens the blow a little. Here are my picks from…

favourite five: hydrating toners/mists

Instantly gratifying, and good to use after an acid toner for some skin balance, hydrating toners are a nice addition to a skincare routine. Partcularly because of their lightness (it’s literally a water), you can keep layering them on throughout your routine or the day-to-day. A hydrating mist isn’t going to change your life, but…

favourite five: cream eyeshadow sticks

The easiest, quickest eyeshadow product is a cream stick. Apply it where you like, smudge with your finger, and you’re good to go. Formulations between beauty companies tend to be pretty similar; the cheaper ones from my experience are almost if not just as good as the expensive versions.   e.l.f No-Budge Shadow Stick, (in…

Pixi, Rose Tonic: REVIEW

The brand: Widely available, always been cruelty free, you know em! The product: Traditional toner/hydrating essence. Who can use it: All skins. It’s so gentle and would be beneficial to everyone. Cruelty Free Status/ Vegan?: Fully CF, PETA approved. And vegan. Ingredients: Water/Aqua/Eau, Rosa Damascena Flower Water, Propanediol, Glycerin, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Sodium PCA,…

Best statement hair clips

Hair clips have been on the high fashion scene for a while, featured across catwalks in the past season by Valentino, Gucci and Versace to name a few. (Simone Rocha do some very fancy ones if you can spare the money.) Their aesthetic and practiality is undeniable! Apart from the fact they look increds, these…

&other stories SALE highlights (July 2019)

&other stories has a ‘Good’ labour rating based on the Good on You app and the 2017 Ethical Fashion Report. However, it is owned by H&M, by no means perfect. Here’s the best from their sale, now on: £18 £30 £32 £29 £53 £40 £25 £5 £21 £29 £41