I have been a self tan user for over 30 years and it is one of those products that is being constantly updated and improved. Amanda Harrington has been tanning celebrities for years and this range came out of her own need for a product that delivers.  You can book Amanda or one of her […]
Posted: October 15, 2019 11:19am

I am time poor and I don’t have a lot of time to go for ‘feel good’ facials so the hour has to actually achieve something. Living in Central London means that you have to put up with a lot of pollution, this takes a toll on your skin, however, after the summer my skin […]
Posted: September 13, 2019 1:23pm

If you find yourself looking in the mirror and focusing on the lines on your forehead, those dreaded crowfeet or even if it is just a general drop or slackening of your skin that upsets you, I would wholeheartedly recommend Tixel as a treatment to consider. What is it and how does Tixel work? To […]
Posted: June 3, 2019 1:53pm

There was a time where I was semi-addicted to watching beauty bloggers. I’ve largely stopped as I found that it just fuelled an addiction to random shopping.  Now, I try and learn to use what I already have, and I bring my make up bag with me if I am considering a new purchase to […]
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Over the years, on the blog, I have written about countless fake tan products. The older I get the less I like to go in the sun and yet I realize more and more how much better I look when I have a bit of colour. TAN-LUXE has been my saviour this season.  It isn’t […]
Posted: July 23, 2018 6:27am


I have been trying to find a signature perfume for ages. I adore those perfumes that last, but a lot of the time they are too overpowering, or just become  too common. Over the years I have tried so many and typically I have a few on the go, but never really committing to one.  […]
Posted: February 2, 2018 4:48am

So sorry, been a bit quiet recently, hope you noticed…  I have been really busy, helping readers clear out their wardrobes before the sales start!  Email me if you want me to give you a hand and to get an idea of what we clear please check out NW8closet on Facebook. I do update Shop […]
Posted: November 3, 2017 4:24pm

When you are on holiday a tan looks fantastic, but the minute you come back and look in the mirror (the light is harsher) and you see the downside of your hours of tanning.  Despite having used nothing but factor 90 my skin looks flaky, dry and thinner, not to mention the extra lines around […]
Posted: September 6, 2017 11:09am

Last Summer my hair resembled an extra from the programme Benidorm – all frazzled and brittle.  This year I have taken precautions!  I had a keratin treatment done before I left to take the worst of the frizz away and loaded up on proper products to protect my hair. In the maze of brands, I […]
Posted: August 16, 2017 7:20am

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