Archive for October, 2009

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Should Jasmine Be Banned?

Submitted by Beauty Brains Blog

This month Mid Brain reports on new cosmetic science stories while the Left and Right Brains take time off to work on the new Beauty Brains book.
Mid Brain reports:
The International Fragrance Association (IFRA) has decided to limit how much jasmine is allowed in perfumes and fragrances for beauty products. While critics [...]

First Look: Clinique Spring 2010

Submitted by British Beauty Blogger

New collections are previewing thick and fast at the moment: just got the news on the very pretty Clinique collection for Spring 2010, called Juiced Up Colour. I really like the look of this collection; it’s got a level of detail that makes it interesting, and the colours are gorgeously feminine. [...]

Caudalie Premier Cru La Creme: Reader Review

Submitted by British Beauty Blogger

This is the cream that I’m hearing the most about at the moment, and it’s getting rave reviews everywhere. At £89, its not cheap, but with a formula based on grape polyphenols, it seems to be giving phenomenal results. Reader Lynne has tested this for three weeks.
“I am a great fan [...]

White Sands hydrating shampoo & conditioner Review

Submitted by The Organic Beauty Expert

by Gina Rafkind
OBE NOTE : This product was presented to us as “a 100% Vegan… all natural, sulfate, silicone and cruelty free cleansing duo powered by Wheat and Silk Amino Acids. The line excels at moisturizing dry, damaged hair from the inside out, while providing superior hair color protection with [...]

Dry hands like Weleda Sea Buckthorn Hand Cream; you might, too

Submitted by The Organic Beauty Expert
As a massage therapist, I spend half my day with lotion on my hands and the the other half washing it off. So as you can imagine, at the end of the day, my hands can feel just a little bit dry.
I never believed that one needed a hand [...]

A classic example of the non-natural, natural:: Boscia

Submitted by The Organic Beauty Expert

So, if you haven’t noticed, this week I’m a little emotionally on edge. I’m sure it’s TMI but I’m waiting to get confirmation on my thoughts that I’m pregnant. If I’m not, then this is an uber serious case of PMS!
But I digress…
So here’s a classic example of “natural” [...]

Michael Kors Colour Collection

Submitted by British Beauty Blogger

This is the first image available of the Michael Kors collection- looks stunning. Source wwd.com

Rating 3.00 out of 5

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YSL Spring 2010

Submitted by British Beauty Blogger

Meh.

Rating 3.00 out of 5

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Pssst: Marc Jacobs New Spring 2010 Fragrances

Submitted by British Beauty Blogger
As part of the amazing Marc Jacobs Splash fragrances, we can expect to see The Patisserie Collection launch next year…think Biscotti, Apple and Pomegranate with a macaroon olfactory bite.

Rating 3.00 out of 5

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Pretty from Puresha

Submitted by British Beauty Blogger
Shea Butter Chunky Soap Bar in Fig

Gardenia Soy Candle

Green Tea Fizzing Bath Powder

I like organic skincare in theory well enough, but very few ranges cut the mustard when it comes to performance. I’m happier sticking to bath and body products because all they have to do is smell nice and not [...]

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