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Luxury beauty & hair products.

Vintage make-up

Vintage Secrets: Hollywood Beauty – book review


Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Being the bookworm that I am and in a constant need of educating myself on the topic of vintage hair and makeup, I’m always thrilled with the prospect of a new guide that might help to perfect my preferred 1940s look. This is especially the case with hair! So, when I was approached by PLEXUS publishing ...

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Dry Shampoo

Travel beauty essentials.


Monday, August 24, 2015

Travelling is a big part of my job as a Fashion Editor/Blogger and as glamorous as that may sound, it really isn't. I spend more time in the departure lounges of boring airports and on the plane getting from point A to point B than in the actual city that I'm visiting for the purpose ...

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John Frieda radiant red shampoo

John Frieda radiant RED.


Monday, August 3, 2015

John Frieda radiant RED- the review. Following on from my recent post "Best products for red hair – Dawid Krynicki recommends", I received a surprise package from one of my favourite PR agencies, which contained John Frieda’s Radiant RED Colour Protecting Shampoo and John Frieda’s Radiant RED conditioner, for me to try out for myself. View post

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Opium perfume

For the love of strong scent.


Monday, June 29, 2015

"A woman who doesn't wear perfume has no future." Coco Chanel For the love of strong scent. View post

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Best products for red hair – Dawid Krynicki recommends


Monday, June 8, 2015

Shock confession, I'm not truly a natural redhead. Yes, I admit that my gorgeous red hair is in fact, not the result of natural selection but rather the result of personal choice and eight hours undergoing agonising hair colour stripping to near white, followed by at least three shades of red hair-dye, in order to ...

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Best of Shiseido

Top 10 Shiseido products


Friday, May 29, 2015

There is only one woman I know of, who is a bigger shopo-holic when it comes to beauty products then me, that woman happens to be my mom! She is a very hard to please customer who doesn't get excited about just any newly discovered product, no matter how beautifully packed, well presented and advertised it ...

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Dominique de Merteuil editor of It's Beyond My Control fashion blog.

Top 6 Make-Up Removers!


Friday, September 27, 2013

There are many crimes a woman can commit against her own skin but the one that leaves most damage is not removing make-up before going to sleep. We've all been there and done it I know but dry skin, spots, blackheads, premature ageing and fine lines should be enough to scare any woman, convincing her ...

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travel beauty essentials

Sisley Cosmetics for Valentine’s Day and Beyond!


Wednesday, February 6, 2013

One of my absolute favourite beauty and make-up brands Sisley, surprised me with samples of some of their uber-delicious products. With Valentine’s Day fast approaching what better occasion than to spoil ourselves with a little bit of luxury. I’ve been forever preaching on It’s Beyond My Control about always choosing quality clothes over quantity and ...

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Top 7 make-up and beauty products for the party season and beyond!


Monday, December 17, 2012

After a long consideration, I decided to deviate slightly from writing about fashion and share my thoughts with you all on the subject of beauty products (which I’m admittedly addicted to). I’m very pleased that the renowned beauty blogger, Merium from CakeFace Makeup (feared by many companies for her honest appraisals of their products), agreed ...

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