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TLL goes to heaven @OlympiaBeauty

Yesterday I went to heaven. Well, what I imagine beauty heaven to be like. The venue was the beautiful Kensington Olympia and the event was Olympia Beauty – an annual two-day expo for beauty lovers. Now in it’s tenth year, the expo brings together over 550 beauty brands in the main hall, where punters can sample […]

Current skincare favourites  

It’s been a while since we’ve done one of these but here are a few of the TLL’s team’s favourite skincare products right now… Bliss Spa Fabulous Foaming Face Wash £19.50 I first came across this product when I stayed in the W Hotel in San Francisco a few years ago. In my opinion, this product […]

This week we’re loving

The salon that never sleeps In between busy jobs, hectic social lives and all sorts else, finding a hair appointment at a time to suit can sometimes prove much trickier than it ought to be. Cue the rise of the 24 hour salon. Neil Cornelius on Bond Street offers all services round-the-clock Tuesday to Saturday. No, […]

Putting Too Faced to the test

When it comes to shopping for beauty products, I am a sucker for pretty packaging. There’s probably a blog post in ‘what does the packaging you like say about you’: some people prefer the sleek black packaging seen at the counters of MAC and Bobbi Brown, while others like products with brightly coloured ingredients like […]

New beauty wonder product: GOSH Velvet Touch Prime’n Set Powder

Every once in a while a product comes along that makes you scream ‘where have you been my whole life?!‘. And this time, that product is GOSH’s Velvet Touch Prime’n Set Powder. This genius little pot of white powder can be used as a base/primer for make up; on top of make up to help […]

Letting you in on a Secret

by LOUISE HOOTON I love a gadget. In particular, I love a good hair gadget. If it promises to help you recreate a salon look at home, in less time than it takes to make a cup of tea, then I’m usually sold. Sure, I’m probably a sucker to good marketing but every now and […]

A hairstyling haven at JohnnyHairLondon

by LOUISE HOOTON I’ve never been terribly precious about my hair. Sure I like to look reasonably well coiffed, but I’m not afraid of the hairdresser’s scissors – hair grows back after all.  In recent years though, I fear this laissez-faire approach may have been rather abused by the various hairdressers I’ve tried. Very few […]

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