Mavala Skin Care

Mavala takes a new direction

Chances are that if you know the brand name Mavala you'll know it because of its nail care products. This new venture has been in the making for a while and combines their Swiss heritage, botanical surroundings and scientific approach to create their Swiss Skin Solution. Key ingredients are: Swiss mallow flower for its anti-inflammatory… Continue reading Mavala takes a new direction

Heaven Prism Cream

Prism Age Defiance Cream from Heaven by Deborah Mitchell

You've probably seen quite a lot of Deborah Mitchell on TV recently with her appearance on Spa Wars making us laugh and reminding us why she's become so successful. I've reviewed some of her products previously so you'll know that I rate them, as do some of the royals but I thought it was time… Continue reading Prism Age Defiance Cream from Heaven by Deborah Mitchell

Caudalie Premier Cru Eye CReam

Good As Gold? Caudalie Premier Cru – The Eye Cream

Caudalie's naming of their skin care range as Premier Cru is a clear signal that it's top notch. Containing Resveratrol, Viniferine, and Polyphenols and other high performing ingredients to treat all the signs of ageing in one step these are high quality products which is what I've come to expect from Caudalie. This luxurious Caudalie Premier… Continue reading Good As Gold? Caudalie Premier Cru – The Eye Cream


Skin Perfecting with Dermalogica

For the past few weeks I've been trialling the Skin Perfect Primer and the Overnight Repair Serum from the Dermalogica Skin Perfecting Set. You might have seen that I featured it in my Christmas Gift Guide and it's still in stock for the great price of £67.60 (bought individually they'd cost over £97!) if you… Continue reading Skin Perfecting with Dermalogica


Discovering Alpha-H Skincare

Alpha-H is Australia's leading professional skin care brand celebrating 21 years in the business this year. Last week they launched two new products and I was invited to hear all about them and not only that I got to meet their Director and founder of the brand Michelle Doherty and their European business manager Tom… Continue reading Discovering Alpha-H Skincare


Empties October 2016

Here's October's list of goodies that I've used up - some new and some repurchases starting with: Collection Moisturising Lip Butter in Vintage Rose This is a perfect day time pinky nude that's just perfect. I think that this is the second one I've used up all the way although I don't seem to have… Continue reading Empties October 2016


Discovering Ekia – Organic Anti-Ageing Skincare

Ekia Cream Intense At a recent press day, I met Carine Mudry, the creator of EKIA, a unique certified organic anti-aging skincare range from France. Carine told me about how she consulted with dermatologists and completed a clinical study in order to find the perfect anti-aging ingredient. This study led to the discovery of the… Continue reading Discovering Ekia – Organic Anti-Ageing Skincare


I took the Pycnogenol challenge!

About a month ago I was asked if I'd like to trial some products. One of them, the Clarins Double Serum was a product that I'd heard good things about and the other Pycnogenol (a French maritime pine bark extract) was a supplement that I'd never heard of and couldn't pronounce. I didn't understand what… Continue reading I took the Pycnogenol challenge!


Discovering Margaret Dabbs

It's kind of curious isn't it how, just by trying out one product, you can come across a whole brand and concept that's just perfect for you without even knowing you needed it in the first place? Let me rewind a bit on this one. I found this pot of hand serum in among a… Continue reading Discovering Margaret Dabbs


Book Review – The Anti-Ageing Beauty Bible

As a beauty blogger it's not often that I get the opportunity to review books. I love reading and love the look and feel of books so it's a type of review that I've wanted to do for a while. Now the Anti-Ageing Beauty Bible has landed on my desk and the opportunity to write a book… Continue reading Book Review – The Anti-Ageing Beauty Bible