THE BEST SKINCARE PRODUCTS THAT FIGHT POLLUTION

    This post begins with a little vocabulary session, just so we are all on the same page about what this selection of skincare actually does. Okay so ‘free radicals’. Years ago, I thought this was an Indie rock band but it’s actually reactive molecules from UV rays, pollution and smoking that causes oxidation in your cells. This can…
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WHAT A GIRL EATS: PETERSHAM

Review of Petersham restaurant in Covent Garden   After visiting Petersham Nurseries in Richmond earlier this year, I was delighted to make a booking at The Petersham, the upscale restaurant in Covent Garden. Glass walls shrouded with plants, sunlight bathing every green marble corner table in brilliant light, a terrace at which to dine. You want to fall in love…
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RETINOL: ALL ABOUT 2018’S MUST-HAVE INGREDIENT

The do’s and don’ts of using retinol     As I have recently discovered, my genetic makeup means my skin deals well with sun damage. Even so, on my recent trip to Evian-Les-Bains and with the amazing heatwave the UK has been experiencing, I realised for the first time exactly what this actually looks like. I have the hours spent with…
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KOIBIRD: THE COOLEST STORE IN LONDON

Marylebone Lane hides London’s most impressive shopping destination Koibird that has us like, “what Dover Street Market?” Get ready to flood your retinas with neon pink, freshly discovered designers and one-of-a-kind accessories that you’ll want to hand over your entire life savings for. The enigmatic space is the masterpiece of a Belma Gaudio and if you’re wondering if she’s an…
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ESCAPE WITH ME TO EVIAN-LES-BAINS

It’s 12pm when we land at Geneva airport, the first moment of what would be a three-day-two-night stay at Évian-Les-Bains. As Lolita and I look for our hotel transfer at Arrivals – a chauffeur who would be taking us to Evian One, a futuristic speedboat straight out of a Bond film – I can’t help but notice that film of…
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WHAT IS DNA SKINCARE AND DOES IT WORK?

    We know that to some extent, good skin is in our genes, although we often over or under play lifestyle factors that affect our ageing process. I’m not just talking about big stuff like the two packs of cigarettes a day that you puffed through your late teens or that naughty sun-bed addiction. Factors harder to avoid like…
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