Day archives: December 12th, 2019

How vegan fashion became v stylish

The vegan revolution has moved from our kitchen cupboards into our wardrobes as the animal-friendly fashion industry booms. Frankie Graddon highlights the best brands to know about. Vegan. If there’s one word already in the running for Word of the Year 2019, it has to be that. One currently cannot move without seeing it – …

Why a scented candle is just the thing to cheer you up

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A small treat that packs a lot of luxury, Kerry Potter (along with the rest of the UK) is obsessed with scented candles. From coffee-table show-stoppers to everyday affordable, here’s her pick of the best  Call me Mariah Carey, but I can’t work without a scented candle flickering softly in my presence. A flaçon of …

How to deal with adult acne

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The hormonal imbalance of coming off the pill left Fiona Ward plagued with angry breakouts – here’s how she worked through it  I’ve always suffered with the odd spot. Like many, my adolescent self was often spackled with a few pubescent pimples – gone within days and forgotten about among a sea of matters needing …

The lessons we’ve learnt about make-up

We’ve all come a long way from our first forays into blue eyeliner and frosted lipstick. The Pool shares some clever make-up tips and tricks they’ve learnt over the years, with the help of Clinique Crayola Chubby Sticks . Dawn O’Porter aged 16 and now “As a teenager, make-up was about disguise – disguising spots, …

In praise of a bar of soap

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According to a recent report, we aren’t buying bars of soap. But, says Amy Bradford, there’s a lot to be said for the old-fashioned bathroom staple . For centuries, we’ve associated the smell of soap with being clean. But how many of us actually use a good old-fashioned bar of soap these days? A recent report would …

My dad is my beauty icon and here’s why

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From investing in a great moisturiser to recognising the value of a decent haircut, Daisy Buchanan’s dad has taught her that beauty is not only a way of taking care of herself, it’s also fun. My father is the best smelling man – no, person – that I have ever encountered during my time on Earth. All …