Body Care Skincare Sun

Glow Up with Darphin Shimmering Oil, Jouviance Eye Serum and Frezyderm SPF 50

Frezyderm SPF 50, Darphin Shimmering Oil and Jouviance Eye Serum

I’m going straight to the videotape in this post as it’s a round-up of three products that have been front and centre this season. Starting with a shimmering body oil from the French brand Darphin, a must for a Riviera style glow, to a sunscreen from Greek brand Frezyderm, then rounding up with an eye …

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Cleansing Hydration Skincare

Parisian Skin with Embryolisse and Collosol

There are a number of things the French excel at. Included among those things is a legacy of brilliant skin care revered the world over. And so, to add to a canon already at capacity with reverence, I share my thoughts on Embryolisse lait-crème concentré, Embryolisse Artist Secret Radiant Eye and Collosol eau de lait. Embryolisse Laboratories has been in …

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Lips Makeup Niche

Matte Fever-Pat McGrath MatteTrance Lipstick

If you’re not yet in a trance from the idea, impact and reality of Pat McGrath MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire), then may I gently coax you into having a peek at what this renegade has bequeathed to the world, which now includes lipstick. Born in Northampton, UK, she draws a …

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Fragrances

Well Heeled in Sisley Soir de Lune

It was last year, while working my way through the products included in the Sisley-Paris monthly subscription, that I first encountered the scent that is Soir de Lune (Midnight Moon). That sample was for the body lotion, a lush, beautifully formulated and long-lasting iteration of this scent. I was so mesmerised by it, that once I used …

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