Archive for October 2014

Last week saw the former queen of the Netherlands Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix open a new exhibition at De Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam. “Magical Africa – Masks and Sculptures from Ivory Coast. The Artists Revealed” is an exhibition where … Read more

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Sarah Chapman is a serenely calm & wise beauty council when it comes to skin and they way we should look after it. She is the best testament that her skincare products truly deliver – you only have to glance … Read more

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Why don’t I start with a little confession & admit that while I have used balms on my face and my body ( I dearly love them, as much as my beautiful friend Sarita Coren does, whose blog post on … Read more

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A good moisturiser is a much-needed friend whatever time of the year but particularly so much so when the weather changes from hot to cold and your skin needs to make adjustments. If you prefer a cream with a lightweight … Read more

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Arrival of autumn is a somewhat magical time, with the beauty of the changing foliage the colour of rainbow, the abundance of delicious flowers and farm produce and the fun of gathering conkers while smelling the smokyness of air. However, … Read more

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I am not a cynic but it’s not every day that I meet someone who floors me with their story. Grace Culhaci is a British born entrepreneur who lives in Australia & who I met her during Organic Beauty Week … Read more

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In the last couple of weeks Tata has been on the tour of Europe, presenting new product launches and catching up with retailers and her customers ( more of which later ). Her schedule has been relentless, yet she looked … Read more

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Like Brooke Shileds I have strongly defined eyebrows ( but luckily not as strong as Leonid Brezhnev’s ) and lessons taught by the threading queen Vaishaly Patel continue to serve me well. But what if you want to defy your … Read more

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