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Getting to know… Yardley & Woods of Windsor

  Yardley.  A name steeped in history and the country’s oldest and most established purveyors of quality perfumes and soaps holds fond memories with our mums and grand-mothers, and in some cases, still adorns their dressing tables. Reformulated, repackaged and relaunched last September, Yardley London and Woods of Windsor have not only had a dramatic face-lift with their existing ranges but with their image too and they are sitting up, wishing to be noticed. There’s always been a quaintness about Yardley.  It’s not quite been bang on trend but it’s never tried to be either, preferring to remain quintessentially English in every

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Crimp N Lift winners!

Thank you to everyone who took the time to enter our Diva Crimp N Lift competition a couple of weeks ago. We are pleased to announce the three winners are: LiseyDuck Kat M Emma Carvell Congratulations!  We’ll be in touch to send you your prize.  Please note, you have 14 days from the date of when the email was sent to respond or we will have to pick another winner.  We are sorry to be so strict but in the past, people have not responded and competition prizes are left unclaimed, which is an awful shame. In the meantime, we will have another exciting

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OPI Crepes Suzi-ette

Good morning, everyone! It’s Shrove Tuesday! So what could be more appropriate than a nail varnish named after a pancake? Today I have Crepes Suzi-ette from OPI’s La Collection De France. I’m not entirely sure why I own this one. I really don’t like it. And I ended up having to wear it for three days  as part of last year’s topcoat comparison post as I was running out of OPI cremes to use and so this one had to come out and play. OK, so it’s not hideous, but when I asked the husband what he thought of it, his

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