This is the toughest bit of winter, right here. You’ve partied and eaten through Christmas, perhaps abstained through January and now it’s just gritted teeth until Spring decides to make an appearance.
Around this time my skin is just the pits, dry, dull and totally uninspiring and you know I’m all about the hydrashe. Vichy’s Idéalia [...]
French brand Etat Pur bring out the beauty maximalist in me with their range of targeted Pure Actives for specific skin issues. Pick one or two of your beauty bugbears and I guarantee they will have a serum for it.
I’ve been using a few of their products for a while and I’m a big fan [...]
My name is Isabelle and I’m a tanhound. It’s horrifically unfashionable but I love the sense of achievement from peeling back a strap to reveal a piece of white flesh. Ever since I was a child, when summer holidays would stretch for weeks, it just doesn’t feel like summer unless I have a two-tone body.
It’s all gone a bit hol-shaped Isabelle OC towers (who am I kidding? Isabelle OC is more of a hut, like a country bus stop where kids hang out, drink cider, snog each other and set fire to stuff) so here’s a little holiday hydration post for your eyes.
I’m sort of squatting in my grandma’s [...]
Winter has definitely arrived, I’m reapplying lipbalm every two seconds and my hair is a static crispy mess, we’ve got at least four months of this folks! At times like this I start stockpiling moisturisers like some kind of beauty-obsessed squirrel, and I really think you get what you put in. In my opinion heavily [...]
At a Ren event for the launch of their new blemish fighting range I was expecting co-founder Rob to be a quiet, smartly dressed Scandinavian-looking man with euro-spectacles. I was surprised when a blonde, wavy-haired man with scuffed up brogues and a linen scarf came bounding in and cracking jokes. Surely this is isn’t the [...]