Category Body

Something For The Weekend aka The Friday Bullet with REN, O’Right and Phyto

The heat is killing me. I’ve never handled heat well and in the coldest days in winter I can step out in jeans and a t-shirt. I’m just a hot person (although I’m sure many would beg to differ). I know this sounds ridiculous and “well duh” but please remember to drink more water than… Continue reading

Introducing Le Couvent des Minimes: The New Brand from L’Occitane

L’Occitane is not only it’s own brand but is in fact the L’Occitane Group; owning L’Occitane, obviously; L’Occitane Au Bresil, unfortunately; Erborian and the widely celebrated Melvita. So allow me to introduce the new brand launching last week exclusively in Boots stores – Le Couvent des Minimes. Humble beginnings In 2004, Olivier Baussan – the founder of L’Occitane,… Continue reading

Aveda celebrates 25 years of Shampure with new products

My favourite haircare brand, Aveda, is excitedly celebrating 25 years of its iconic shampoo and conditioner, Shampure; featuring an intoxicating aroma of 25 pure flower extracts that have been winning awards since 1989. Manufactured with 100% wind energy in 100% post-consumer recycled packaging with ethically sourced ingredients; Aveda Shampure is the hallmark of ethically produced… Continue reading

L’Occitane launch the intoxicating Aromachologie collection

Before the current version, way back when, The Body Shop used to do a fabulous well being range with several sub-collections aimed at relaxation, energisation, detoxification and sleep in Kilner jar-style packaging, made with all-natural materials and essential oils. But, just like everything else they used to do, those products that were iconic offerings from The… Continue reading

Neutrogena Body Clear Body Wash: Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment with Pink Grapefruit

When it comes to high street grooming and beauty, especially when looking at local supermarkets of Boots/Superdrug stores, Neutrogena has to be one of me favourite brands. Their formulations are tried and tested; most often excellently formulated and usually available at a hell of a bargain. Neutrogena Body Clear Body Wash, a Salicylic Acid based… Continue reading