the more you know the less you need

the more you know the less you need

Category: Beauty

Audrey’s Hair Hero

Audrey’s Hair Hero

Trichologist Philip Kingsley created Elasticizer for Audrey Hepburn after she came to his clinic in 1974. Philip Kingsley recounts: I met Audrey Hepburn In 1974. She had booked by the name of Mrs Dotti (she was married to Andre Dotti, an Italian doctor) and I had no […]

The Little Eye Cream That Could

The Little Eye Cream That Could

One of the first places that fine lines and wrinkles make their unwelcome appearance is the eye area. A targeted eye-cream is your best defence-offence. No, it is not just a marketing ploy of the cosmetics industry to get you to buy one more product. You really […]

Skincare Update: Cleanser

Skincare Update: Cleanser

A nifty new cleanser to tell you about. The Oskia Renaissance Cleansing Gel is a unique, non-foaming cleanser that is more than just an ordinary face wash. It is a gel that acts like a balm in the way in which it melts into an oil when massaged into the skin and then turns into […]

Fragrance

Fragrance

What happens when your signature scent is no longer available? Well, you find it on E-Bay for astronomical prices; you do without; you try to find something else to replace it. When the fragrance Gio was launched in 1992 by Giorgio Armani, I was working as a fashion […]

Chanel Cosmetics

Chanel Cosmetics

VITALUMIÈRE AQUA Ultra-Light Skin Perfecting Makeup SPF 15 A new-for-me Chanel foundation that is so good it deserves yet another rave review. If you follow beauty blogs and YouTube beauty gurus, you have certainly already heard about this product This is a natural looking, light-coverage base. Very fluid […]

Lipstick Love

Lipstick Love

My four Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipsticks have claimed victory over all other lipsticks in my make-up collection. These are my favourites—the ones I reach for every day, (morning, noon, and night). What makes them so fabulous? The square-shaped angled bullet means they are easy to […]

Life 101: Washing Your Hair

Life 101: Washing Your Hair

File this under things you thought you knew. Do you really know how to wash your locks without damaging the hair cuticle, creating tangles, and generally creating your own set of hair problems? Here is the low-down on sudzing up: Wet hair thoroughly. You need only a dollop […]

Get Glossy

Get Glossy

  This is beauty payback season. Now is the time to reap all the benefits of your previous months of good grooming habits and practises—the masking, the exfoliating, the hydrating, the deep-conditioning, and yes, even the exercising. So getting glamorous for New Year’s Eve is all […]

Glow Not Shine

Glow Not Shine

It’s Christmas Day—you don’t really need to dress until late. And makeup later. Here is a tiny tip from makeup guru Charlotte Tilbury to make you look fabulous Christmas night: Keep skin dewy–not oily–by dusting a mattifying powder on the forehead, bridge of the nose […]

Lip Saviour

Lip Saviour

When the temperature dips, lips can become dry and chapped, and in severe cases, cracked. French skincare brand, Nuxe, has created a luxurious lip balm to come to the rescue: Reve De Miel (Honey Dream) Lip Balm. Tested in Canada in extremely cold conditions, the […]