25 AFFORDABLE LUXURY CHRISTMAS GIFTS

25 Christmas gifts under £200 With Christmas only a month away, I’ve found myself perusing the aisles of Waitrose for mince pies and humming carols. Preparing for the season as a single household means less of the decorations and homely atmosphere and more about the giving and celebrating with friends. Presents are simultaneously the most annoying yet exciting part of…
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LIXIR, THE SKINCARE BRAND FOR MILLENNIALS

If you’re an old school skincare fan, the type that has a hard core love for Creme De La Mer, the cocaine of moisturiser, then Lixir probably hasn’t even been on your radar. Unashamedly millennial, the newly launched brand from London offers something refreshing to the beauty scene: simplicity. But this isn’t another cutesy fad. The brains behind the brand…
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5 MINUTES WITH MARIE CLAIRE’S BEAUTY EDITOR

It’s pretty rare to get one on one time with an editor of a major international publication. Sure, as Alex Engler, Assistant Beauty and Health Editor from Marie Claire US says, “we’re not that special!” but they’re also quite hard to pin down, if you’re not in the industry. In London for the magazine’s annual Global Beauty Roadshow, I was…
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WHAT YOU SHOULD BUY FROM BYREDO

  By now everyone’s heard of Byredo, the minimalist luxury fragrance brand that’s invaded our Instagram feeds with their madly photogenic packaging. It’s revered by beauty fanatics and the unisex factor gives it that sexy edge that commercial brands so lust after. But which of their signature products is worth the money? These are my top 5 picks of what…
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