If you are planning to visit London’s Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park hotel, be sure to check out the bath amenities. Now featured in each of the rooms at the prestigious hotel are London’s niche fragrance fave, Ormonde Jayne’s Isfarkand product line, which includes shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, body lotion and soap. A quick visit across the road will take you to Harvey Nichols where the Beyond Beauty corner boasts a bevy of innovative brands from the UK, America, Down Under and the Continent.
Winner of Wallpaper Magazine’s best scent of the year award, Isfarkand is Ormonde Jayne’s gender free cologne for all seasons. Described as uncomplicated yet dynamic, the scent features
Meet the Skincare Guru to the Stars
World–renowned skincare specialist, spa owner, author and brand developer, Ole Henriksen’s success in the world of beauty has been powered by passion and expertise. A personal encounter with cystic acne led him on a path from dancer in Indonesia to facialist to the stars in Beverly Hills. After completing studies in cosmetic chemistry in London, Ole moved to California, ultimately opening the Ole Henriksen Face/Body facility in Sunset Plaza. His expertise in natural skincare, beauty, nutrition, health and fitness garnered him a celebrity and media following. In addition, he introduced the Ole Henriksen brand of botanical skincare, which today is
PRs tout miracle creams, lotions and potions with such gusto and not-so-gentle persuasion that often it’s hard to separate the truth from the myth. With that in mind, it is not every day that you come across something that totally blows you away. As luck would have it, in the space of just a few cold and gloomy London weeks, two wonderful things have not only won back my trust in PRs but they have livened-up my hair and breathed new life into my skin.
So what has got me and the BITB gals hooked?
You’ve just spent your clothing allowance to get your wardrobe in check for the coming summer season, so after buying your maxi dress, strappy sandals, wrap and lots more, your beauty budget has become just that…budget!
Expert help is at hand. Jackie Tyson, celebrity makeup artist and chief makeup artist for the X Factor has hand-picked the best cult beauty buys for under £5 to update your makeup bag and see you through the coming months of sunshine: