Tag: Book review

29th October 2015

Perfume, A Century of Scents by Lizzie Ostrom

Lizzie Ostrom might be better known in perfume circles as the brains behind the glorious “Odette Toilette” website, which runs inventive and exciting perfume-themed events and excursions thoughout the year.  I’ve written about several of them here, having visited both the Osmotheque in Paris with Odette and been to the re-run of that event when the Osmotheque visited London earlier this year. That visit to […]

29th September 2014

Sali Hughes – Pretty Honest: Beauty Book Review

By Get Lippie I love beauty books, I’ve been collecting them for years now, and even have some that date back to the mid 1800’s.  There’s a special joy in reading beauty regimes from days gone by, and if the book dates back far enough, they’re a wonderful historical document, opening your eyes to just what life was like for women back in the day. […]

10th April 2014

The Art of Male Makeup by David Horne and Mark Bowles

By Luke “The only way I’d be caught without makeup is if my radio fell in the bathtub while I was taking a bath and electrocuted me and I was in between makeup at home. I hope my husband would slap a little lipstick on me before he took me to the morgue.” – Dolly Parton.  Make up is a funny thing isn’t it? The […]