When I look at the amount of money I’ve spent on luxury skincare and beauty over the last few years I feel slightly sick. This is how I’ve cut this spending down by 90% without scrimping on quality or experience.
Sephora is America’s answer to Space NK, only it’s bigger and, for some weird reason, infinitely better. There’s just something about going to Sephora – SEPHORA!!! – to browse the aisles and fill your basket with the great and the good of America’s beauty products.
Being self-employed can be a tricky game. I never underestimate the fact that I have the freedom to be around for the kids – one of the reasons I always wanted to work this way – but it can be such a lonely business.
Holiday sun tans are, for me, like hair cuts. It’s highly frustrating to return from having a chop and not get your new ‘do noticed by a friend or colleague, and it’s similarly annoying if nobody clocks your post-holiday glow after you’ve been away.
I am pale. Not a fun English-rose kind of pale either, but the kind of pale that, when untanned, leaves friends asking if I’m ill. Which is why, for as long as I can remember (15? 16?), I have used tanning products. And this one, that promises a quick tan with no streaks or orange bedsheets, promises to be revolutionary.
Ah, Glossier! The beauty brand founded by Emily Weiss of beauty blog Into The Gloss (they’ve just gone through a $52 million investment round, to which I say: we’re in the wrong business), the pastel pink products launched in the…