WHAT A GIRL EATS: HARRY’S BAR

  Italian food is as much of a British staple as a roast dinner and the choice of those restaurants here are as common as finding a pub. I like to separate them into the following three categories: shit (Bella Italia, Pizza Express etc), homely and bustling (Ciao Bella in Russel Square) and upscale and refined (Frescobaldi). Harry’s Bar on…
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WHY, WHAT AND WHICH TO BUY: ASIAN SKIN NEEDS

The lowdown on Asian skincare needs For a long time, I thought that skincare was prescribed to skin types: combination, normal, dry etc. Armed with a few more years of knowledge and testing out everything from techy treatments to traditional facials, I’ve realised the most effective way to care for your complexion is targeting skin needs. But it doesn’t end…
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THE LAST OF SUMMER AT ELYSIUM HOTEL, PAPHOS

Review of Elysium Hotel Paphos   Paphos is known for its archaeological remnants and beautiful mosaics, earning itself a place on the UNESCO list of cultural and national treasures. The name itself comes from the mythological son of Galatea and Pygmalion. The story goes that the sculptor created a beautiful white statue of Aphrodite and fell in love with it.…
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HOW TO KEEP A SUMMER GLOW ALL YEAR

I’m in denial. Summer isn’t over. The sun may be threatening to set at lunch time soon but I’m still lusting over warm rays and languid evenings bathed in gold. One way I’m keeping my delusions alive is through my beauty regime, which is all about how to keep a summer glow – without the orange palms and excessive highlighter.…
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HOW TO BUILD A LUXURY FRAGRANCE WARDROBE | AD

Sniph luxury perfume service Most of us have already heard of a ‘fragrance wardrobe’, which in case you haven’t, essentially means a selection of scents for different occasions. Just as you would an outfit. The problem beauty lovers face is that there are really only three mainstream options: either you slowly collect fragrances, which take months if not years to…
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CAN SOCIAL MEDIA EVER BE ‘FAIR’?

Is social media fair and is that even a sensible question? It seems that anyone that pays any attention to Instagram comes face to face with the question of how much is ‘fair’ in social media. As a new industry that is disrupting many others like fashion, advertising and travel to name a few, it’s hard to gauge how to…
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