Multi-tasking with Manasi 7

I had first heard of Manasi 7 via a Lisa Eldridge video, and since Lisa is queen I thought I’d better check out this indie brand for myself. Manasi 7 is from Stockholm which is home to a lot of well known beauty brands such as Verso Skincare, Byredo Parfums and Estelle & Thild. Unlike…

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Jillian Dempsey Makeup

I can’t remember how I first stumbled upon Jillian Dempsey’s products, it may have been through Rosie Huntington-Whiteley or Katie-Jane Hughes. Either way, I am glad I did because I feel that the line really speaks to me. As mentioned in numerous blog posts I am a fan of the minimalist make up look and…

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Say ‘Aloha’ to good skin

Hawaii is a place that I have always dreamed of visiting. The culture and traditions have always been intriguing to me as well as its natural beauty. Realistically, a visit to this beautiful part of the world may not happen for a while but I think that I’ve found the next best thing that can…

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Mask while you sleep

As much as I love the ritual of applying multiple skincare products to my face, some nights I am so darn tired and just want to cleanse and get into my warm bed. With overnight masks, I can do that without getting the guilts. I cleanse my face, exfoliate, apply a mask and hey presto!…

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VERSO – skincare from Stockholm

VERSO is a retinol focused skincare brand from Stockholm, Sweden whose minimalist and utilitarian aesthetic caught my eye. They offer no fuss products for a whole range of skin needs in all categories, and they number each product so that it’s easy to know where to slot them in within your skincare routine. Simple and oh…

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An introduction to Rituel de Fille

Rituel de Fille is a brand that seems to sit in its own category. You would hardly think that their products contain 99% natural ingredients as it certainly doesn’t scream “green”. The black minimalist packaging, decorated with celestial motifs, exudes an air of mystery. It’s sophisticated, strong, sexy, mature and a little bit witchy. Rituel de…

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Two toner favourites

Toners are a bit of a misunderstood product, largely due to their history. I like to think that they have evolved into a much more varied skincare category now and thanks to this leap, we now have so many different types to choose from, depending on our skin’s needs. I have always been drawn to…

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