EVERYTHING’S COMING UP ROSES
Rose products are sprouting up everywhere I look. From decadent rose oil infused with twenty-four carat pink gold to more humble lip balms and scented candles; roses are staging a beauty take over. Throughout history they have been revered for their sweet scent; and thanks to science we now know that certain species of the flower are packed with vitamin C, soothe the skin, and may reduce skin damage and wrinkles. They have been coming onto the scene for a while with the occasional launch of a rose product but now brands like By Terry are creating entire ranges around the flower. So I’ve tested the market and compiled a list of new launches and old classics, here are some of my favorites:
BEHIND THE SCENES
BEAUTY JUNKIE: ASOS MAGAZINE
Everyone knows I love ASOS, so you can imagine how fun it was to be featured as their Beauty Junkie in this month’s edition of ASOS magazine. Here are some images from the story I shot highlighting a few of my own beauty essentials.
THE LONG WEEKEND
I usually don’t give a full run down of all the products I am using like I do with my Babes. But I’ve been traveling so much this summer -- in fact, it’s my first full week back in Stockholm in a month -- and I'll be off again this weekend. Being away from home so much has allowed me to perfect the art of sifting through which products are essential and which to leave at home. Alas: here is my fully-tested, must-have list of beauty picks for any long summer weekend.