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Beauty & Skincare

02/07/2019

Caudalie – Summer Essentials

At last, some real sunshine has hit the skies and we can’t wait to get our swimmers on and take a trip down the beach. However we won’t be going anywhere without packing our suncream and skin protecting essentials. Caudalie has produced not just a very beautifully smelling sun cream, but a collection that is highly protective and environmentally friendly too. A selection of the safest UVA/UVB filters have been used to ensure maximum protection without the use of harmful nano-particles. Caudalies formulas are biodegradable for minimum environmental impact to... Read More

03/05/2019

Caudalie Marie Claire Award 2019

Caudalie has done it again, they never fail to let us down when it comes to great skincare! Recently claiming an award for Marie Claire’s Prix D’Excellence Beauty Award 2019, Caudalies Vinopure collection is one that your beauty bag cannot be without! Powered by salicylic acid plus a blend of grape polyphenols and six organic oils, the Vinopure collection helps to unclog pores whilst acting as a barrier against the production of acne bacteria. Using 100% natural scent ingredients, our skin is left feeling clean with a breath of freshness after every application.... Read More

17/04/2019

Sanoflore; The kind way to look after your skin

Introducing the newest addition to our beauty and skincare department, Sanoflore has been creating certified organic skincare since 1972 and we are loving it. Crafted from the purest botanical plants located in the Vercors Natural Park in the South of France, the region is one of Europe’s most protected from pesticides and has been for more than 45 years. All products are not only kind to the skin but manufactured from renewable resources and with the environment in mind, complying with the ECOCERT certification standards. This season we introduce two... Read More

03/09/2018

Lore Originals; the intelligent way to look after hair

    Just as the season changes, so should your hair-care regime and this season we are super excited to introduce you to our newest beauty brand, Lore Originals. Brought to us by the team behind the iconic Taylor Taylor London, Lore Originals delivers a super effective unisex haircare routine, with products promising to provide long lasting health for all hair types.  The core collection is made of up a capsule of 6 multi-use formulas, allowing you to streamline your everyday hair-care routine to a speedy and effortless regime. The capsule... Read More

05/06/2017

Summer Skincare Essentials

Just like your wardrobe, your skincare should change with the seasons. There is nothing worse than finding your favourite winter cleanser is no longer hitting the mark, but fear not, we are here to suggest the perfect products to give your skin the summer overhaul it needs! First up, the perfect gentle exfoliating cream. We recommend going for a less abrasive exfoliator in the summer months as your skin is less dry and dead skin cells are less likely to build up. We suggest the Gentle Buffing Cream from Caudalie,... Read More

04/04/2017
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Balance Me Event

  We are delighted to welcome Balance Me’s Head Facial Therapist, Mandy Oxley – Swan, to our Southwold store on Saturday the 8th of April. Offering 25 minute appointments which will include a skin analysis session to investigate you skin needs, a mini facial plus advice on customised products and a complimentary travel size skincare product to take home. On top of this, when purchasing 2 or more face & body products, you will receive a full size ” Radiance face Mask” worth £18. Appointments will be running every 30... Read More

20/01/2017

Winter Skincare Essentials

 As the seasons change so do our skin’s needs. Winter often brings lacklusture skin which is longing for deep nourishment. When the air outside is cold and dry the lipid barrier, which protects your skin from moisture loss and infection, is easily compromised. Hence why itchiness, peeling and roughness are more noticeable at this time of year.  Irritation of the skin in any form is a major cause of skin aging and can aggravate eczema and other skin conditions, which is why taking care of your skin is so important in... Read More

26/05/2016

Expert Skincare Consultations & Mini Treatments in Southwold

Just as your wardrobe adjusts accordingly to the season, so should your skincare and beauty regime. Not sure what skin type you are, or what products are best suited to your skin? Pop into our Southwold store this Friday the 26th of May from 10am – 3pm, where the wonderful Jessica from Caudalie will be on hand to answer all your skincare questions. She will be offering skin consultations, mini treatments and expert advice straight from the much loved, award winning company. No appointment necessary,  just pop in for a... Read More

18/04/2016

All Things British with Noble Isle

As with any new season, with Spring comes new scents, colours,  trends and fashion and it is the perfect excuse to revamp your beauty bag and reassess your bathroom shelf.  This season we are lusting after the British beauty and fragrance brand Noble Isle, a brand which is dedicated to the art of luxury bathing.  Apparently we aren’t the only ones who’s attention has been caught by the brand – The Savoy Hotel in London, a great British icon of luxury has chosen Nobel Isle as the brand of choice... Read More

17/09/2015
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Perfume Training Day

Yesterday, the Collen & Clare girls all got together for a perfume training day hosted by KGA ( Kenneth Green Associates). If you are not familiar with KGA, they are  suppliers of international prestige beauty brands.  For us they deliver our much loved fragrances by Hermes, Annick Goutal, Serge Lutens and Terry De Gunzberg.   It was a great chance to meet others with a passion for the perfume industry, whilst being taught the meaning behind each scent and to get an insight of the process that is undertaken to create the... Read More