Beauty & Skincare


‘Summer in a Bottle’ as Recommended by India Knight

In this week’s Sunday Times Style magazine India Knight wrote about the power of scent to evoke memories, particularly those of childhood summers, and chose Soleil des Vignes from Caudalie as her scent for this summer. It seems you (and we) could not agree more and so (whilst we have stock) for every order of Caudalie products placed over £49 we will send you a super beach bag as a gift.  First dibs and all that.  Soleil des Vignes is inspired by a sunny break in Cap Ferrat, with notes... Read More


Introducing you to Lola’s Apothecary

Lola’s Apothecary was created by gentleman named Dominic. His aim was to create a range of couture natural beauty, spa and wellness to be handmade. Each product is thoughtfully curated to bring joy, wellness and peace to the recipient. The products are handmade in small batches and are packaged only in glass, protecting and honouring the natural materials within. Since starting Lola’s apothecary Dominic has assembled a team from the local community in Devon. Each member shares his passion and commitment. At the heart of each product is a vision... Read More


Our ‘Ask The Expert’ Series Starts with ‘How to deal with “Maskne”‘ by Mandy Oxley Swan

For the first of our #AskTheExpert series we knew exactly who to turn to and what to ask of them. Mandy Oxley Swan has been a friend of ours for many years and is our go-to skin and beauty expert. One of London’s top facialists she is a sought after adviser and our resident sage on all things skin care.  So the most pressing first question we need to ask our expert is; ‘All this mask wearing is taking it’s toll on our skin, can you help please?’ “Maskne. A... Read More


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


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


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


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


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


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


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