Beauty

Why You Need Cedarwood Oil

Why You Need Cedarwood Oil

This week Evolve are telling us all about the importance of Cedarwood oil and why they use it in their range. The use of Cedarwood oil, or Cedar oil, dates back centuries, all the way to Ancient Egypt. It is an essential oil derived from many types of conifers, normally […]

Meet the Maker: Briogeo

Meet the Maker: Briogeo

The Naturisimo team have been swooning over Briogeo‘s clean, potent haircare since it first arrived in the office, so naturally we wanted to meet founder Nancy Twine to learn more about the brand, the ingredients she uses and what inspired her to create her brand. What is the story behind Briogeo? […]

Understanding Sensitive Skin

Understanding Sensitive Skin

The folks at Elemental Herbology know their stuff, so when we wanted to find out more about sensitive skin and how to treat it, we knew who to call. Nowadays, we are more and more aware of the need to know exactly what is inside that beauty product we love […]

Anti-Pollution Skincare

Anti-Pollution Skincare

We asked Oskia Founder Georgie Cleeve to talk us through one of the biggest buzzwords in beauty, “Anti-Pollution” and find out more about Oskia’s new free radical fighting range. This range has been a very long time coming for me so I am pleased to be finally able to share it […]

Meet the Maker: Rose-Marie Swift of RMS

Meet the Maker: Rose-Marie Swift of RMS

RMS stands for Rose-Marie Swift, who having worked as a celebrity make-up artist on the New York fashion scene for over 20 years, decided to formulate the ultimate colour cosmetic line for the health savvy and fashion conscious woman. We caught up with Rose-Marie to find out why she started […]

The Importance of Antioxidants

The Importance of Antioxidants

We’ve all heard of free radicals and antioxidants but their importance is now becoming more and more obvious as numerous studies show just how essential they are. From the very beginning of The Organic Pharmacy, Margo Marrone’s aim was to pack as many plant-based antioxidants into their skin care as […]

Meet the Maker: Votary

Meet the Maker: Votary

Votary has built a cult following since its launch, thanks to its effective formulas that are made in small batches, in the UK, using natural traceable ingredients and British-made, fresh cold-pressed oils. We caught up with founder Arabella Preston to find out what inspired her to start her brand and […]

Why Eucalyptus is a Cleansing Essential

Why Eucalyptus is a Cleansing Essential

The team at Aurelia Probiotic Skincare are here to tell us why we should be using a Eucalyptus-based cleanser as part of our daily routine. For centuries eucalyptus oil has been used in many guises and forms to aid with a wide variety of skincare and health concerns. Eucalyptus is […]

Is Your Skin Dry or Dehydrated?

Is Your Skin Dry or Dehydrated?

Do you know the difference? No? We didn’t either. That’s why we enlisted the help of skincare experts Oskia to help us find out which is which and how to fix it. One of the trickiest things when it comes to skincare is really knowing your skin type and therefore which […]

Get the Look: The Statement Lip

Get the Look: The Statement Lip

The colder months are the perfect time to make a statement with a bold lip colour. The makeup artists at Lily Lolo have given us a step-by-step guide to get the look. Eyes Apply Vanilla Shimmer Mineral Eye Shadow over the base of the eye and to add depth use […]

Discover Tata Harper’s Beauty Complex

Discover Tata Harper’s Beauty Complex

The team at Tata Harper tell us why Alfalfa is vital to their Estate Grown Beauty Complex At the Tata Harper estate in Vermont, we have a large botanic garden where we grow our powerful herbs and botanicals for the skin. Five of the herbs, including Alfalfa, make up The Estate […]

Why Your Hair Needs Quinoa

Why Your Hair Needs Quinoa

We caught up with the hair experts at Rahua to find out why Quinoa is an essential ingredient in hair care. What is Quinoa? Quinoa (keen-wa) is an ancient gluten-free grain native to the highlands of Peru and Bolivia. It has been a staple of the Andean diet for centuries but […]

How to Use Your Spa Kit

How to Use Your Spa Kit

Much of my time is working with UK and global spas developing treatments and trying to make the most amazing spa journeys for guests. I then train the therapists to do the treatments and continually improve their techniques. I grew up in the professional hair and beauty industry, owned beauty […]

Get The Look: Fresh Autumn Makeup

Get The Look: Fresh Autumn Makeup

This week, we caught up with Pacifica, the vegan makep brand, known as one of the most innovative and sustainable makeup lines on the market today to find out how to get this fresh take on Autumnal makeup. Lips of Berry Berry lips were all over the catwalks for AW17, and […]

Supercharge Your Face Mask

Supercharge Your Face Mask

We all love a mask, it’s the one way that we get to relax, pamper and show ourselves some much needed (and deserved) love. If you’re hard-pressed to find time during the week to treat yourself like we are, supercharging your mask is the way to go. We caught up […]

Hyaluronic Acid: THE Skin Plumper

Hyaluronic Acid: THE Skin Plumper

Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a gel-like substance found abundantly in the epidermis and dermis of the skin. It has a unique ability to retain water, preventing loss of moisture in the skin. It is therefore one of the key molecules involved in preventing ageing by maintaining hydration. One of the […]

May Lindstrom’s Top Skin Tips

May Lindstrom’s Top Skin Tips

We caught up with one of our favourite people, May Lindstrom, to find out more about her cult skincare range, the new long-awaited Pendulum Potion and how she mixes the products together to create the most delicious treats for the skin.  There are an infinite amount of ways to mix and match within […]

The Ultimate Korean Beauty Tool

The Ultimate Korean Beauty Tool

The first time you get your hands on an original Korean Konjac Sponge, it’s an experience you just can’t beat. Speaking to Michele Riley, founder and Managing Director of The Konjac Sponge Company, she admits she still finds the most exciting thing about introducing the sponge to people is their […]

6 Golden Rules of Skincare

6 Golden Rules of Skincare

Kirstie Allen knows skin, so when we wanted some definitive do’s and don’ts for our daily beauty regimen, we knew just who to call. Hands off Areas of congestion and blockage on problem skins generally match where their owners place their mucky paws. Do you sit with your hands resting […]

From the Experts: Quench Your Skin with Rooibos

From the Experts: Quench Your Skin with Rooibos

We caught up with Maria Kiire-Magembe and Hellen Lawuo-Meena, the Co-Founders of Daughter of the Soil skincare to talk about the benefits of Rooibos for the skin. Daughter of the Soil are passionate about natural weapons and strategies for skincare. They use time-tested, nutrient-rich African botanical ingredients in each of […]