The Beauty Service ・ Beauty Personal Shopping

Friday, January 26th 2018

Tired of buying the same old perfume for every Valentine’s, anniversary or birthday gift? Why not let a beauty editor do your beauty shopping for you…? The Beauty Service is a bespoke personal shopping experience run by myself, ES Magazine beauty director Katie Service and a team of highly skilled personal shoppers. How does it […]

The Beauty Elves Are Here….

Tuesday, December 5th 2017

This week in ES Magazine I shared my personal beauty Christmas wishlist. That slightly akward half smile is me saying: Yes, this Pat McGrath gold eyeshadow is 100% worth every single penny (the very same was used at the Versace show), Cire Trudon makes the best candles that never smoke and if it’s new make-up […]

Smells like Sustainability

Friday, November 24th 2017

When a beauty writer starts waffling on about sustainability, it’s easy to switch off. it’s all a bit worthy, isn’t it? Vegan this and microbead that. The thing is that times are changing, and what we once thought was impossibly chic (mountains of weighty, click-together plastic compacts wrapped in ribbon and a hundred layers of […]

The Wink: beauty trends on my radar

Tuesday, July 18th 2017

The Wink, once a weekly beauty e-blast, is now a permeant fixture on my website and is where I round up the good, the bad, the ugly, the innovative and the interesting.  Hope you enjoy the tip-offs. The Body Part: Tits. Boobs. Watermellons. Kahunas. Whatever you like to call your bust, breast is best this […]

Hell No H2O: the Rise of Waterless Beauty

Tuesday, June 20th 2017

Water. Aqua. H2O. On a hot day like today, it’s likely to be on your mind.  Albeit in iced form. But water, or the lack of it, is also a hot topic in the beauty industry at the moment.  The rise in sustainable beauty and social consciousness in the cosmetics world coupled with Trump’s re-neg […]

Some Like it Hot

Thursday, June 15th 2017

My latest shoot for ES Magazine & NARS  was photographed by Karina Twiss and was inspired by make-up’s romantic new mood. From snogged off lips to rawgeous, sweaty skin and gratuitous blusher application, beauty looks are set to get hot and heavy throughout the summer. I always love working with make-up artist Andrew Gallimore, he […]

Dial D for Dashing

Tuesday, June 13th 2017

It’s 2017 guys and a manicure maketh the man. So take a flick through my little black book for beautiful blokes that I put together for ES Magazine’s Men’s edition. From treatments and tweakments to therapists and beyond.