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BEAUTIFY: Aerin

The days are becoming shorter, the nights are feeling longer and we’ve started to see the first hint of snow… this can only mean one thing, the Festive Season is upon us. (Yup, I said it.) With the Christmas countdown kicking in, our social calender is on the up! Christmas …

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BEAUTIFY: Willow Organic

Organic. It makes everything seem a little on the poncy side doesn’t it? Organic coffee, organic carrots… Can you really tell the difference? Probably not.

However with Organic skincare- it’s a different story. You can tell a difference: your skin shows it to you. And that’s a big thing for …

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BEAUTIFY: In the name of Love

Love must be in the air- we’re almost half way through February and whether you’re a lover or a hater; V-Day cheese will arrive this week, along with puppy-dog eyes, endless bouquets and bad rhyming.

It’s a mixed bag of feelings for me, although I have someone to ‘celebrate’ with, …

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BEAUTIFY: A new kind of Pastel Locks

Pastel hair, pastel clothes, pastel nails… It seems over the past few seasons we’re happy to take up just about anything that lets us pay year-round homage to Easter and crayons.

Pastel hair took off on tumblr a couple of years back when people realised they could make just about …

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BEAUTIFY: Relax, DO do it

That’s right- you’ve got to relax. Whether your work life causes you stress, your relationship… or your just experiencing an alcohol induced anxiety attach: you have to unwind. Take time for yourself, breathe properly and get back to the real you.

The best place to do this? In a bath …

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BEAUTIFY: Au Naturelle

With the surge of all things natural and organic in fashion, food and even furniture, it seems only natural (ahem) that beauty follows suite. The main issue with products full of chemicals is that anything you put on your skin (or even your hair!) is absorbed into your blood stream …

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BEAUTIFY: Instant Light

Ever wondered how some girls just seem to glow from within? There skin never looks dull and they always seem happy. You know the ones? I suspect you find them as annoying as I do. I’m speaking out of jealousy- why can’t I have that ‘glow’?

Well, I’ll tell you …

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12 Fragrances: Part 3

The final part of 12 Fragrances - our review of the vital smells that have defined the last 100 years. Find Parts One and Two on those links.

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Light Blue / 2001. Designed by Olivier Cresp for Dolce & Gabbana. (P&G)

At this point in Burr’s narrative, …

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12 Fragrances: Part 2

12 Fragrances is our review of the vital smells that have defined the last 100 years. Check back each week for a new run down. 

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Drakkar Noir / 1982. Designed by Pierre Wargnye for Guy Laroche, 1982 (L’Óreal)

Dihydromyrcenol first surfaced in the mid Seventies; a cheap, …

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12 Fragrances: Part 1

Launched last week, 12 Fragrances is our review of the vital smells that have defined the last 100 years. Check back each week for a new run down.

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Jicky / 1889. Designed by Aimé Guerlain for Guerlain (LVMH)

As with most histories, what’s less important is whether …

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