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Tarte Cosmetics: High-Performance Naturals Cosmetic Collection

It looks like us Brits have welcomed Tarte Cosmetics with open arms since the US brand made it to our shores last year and onto the airwaves of QVC. The eco-chic and cruelty-free range is recognised for infusing its beauty products with fruits, plant extracts, essential oils and other naturally-derived ingredients but if you have yet to give this brand a try, here’s something that possibly coax you out of your shell. This offering contains all the essential products and tools you’ll need to get going. It’s a 7-piece, full size set with a value of nearly £85 but available

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Clinique: Aromatics in Black Eau de Parfum

Clinique recently launched Aromatics in Black*, the latest fragrance to join its Aromatics range and aptly dressed for winter, it’s comes in a striking black bottle. I actually fell under its spell from the moment I sprayed it on my wrist in the Clinique boutique in Covent Garden a few weeks ago and knew I just had to have it in my possession. Aromatics in Black is a deliciously exotic oriental floral scent. There is also Aromatics in White but when it comes to picking sides, I’m drawn to team Black.  With its sleek and elegant looking bottle, you’d expect this to

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Amba Hotel Marble Arch

Last week was very stressful. In fact it reached the level whereby I burst into tears when I got home…possibly two days in a row. Yeah, it was that bad. I even uttered a few expletives. I couldn’t wait for the weekend to get here so I could unwind. Friday night arrived and my first stop was checking in at the new Amba Hotel Marble Arch in the heart of London’s west end. The luxury 4 star hotel opened its doors a few weeks ago and its location is – to want a better word – banging. Perched on a corner of

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