Tag: Korres

6th June 2014

Korres, Apivita and the Ancient Greeks

A selection of Ancient Greek makeup pots and mirrors. By Tindara A little while ago I spent a long weekend in Athens. It’s an amazing city, the Acropolis and museums are incredible and the food is gorgeous, and it’s totally doable in a weekend from the UK. If you get the chance do go, though if you’re a Brit you may be embarrassed by the […]

26th August 2010

Summer perfumes: Hermes Eau d’Orange Verte vs Guerlain Herba Fresca

I mentioned in a recent perfume review that I go a little bit crazy for minty perfumes and colognes and the two I’m talking about this week are two of my all-time favourite summer scents. First off, Hermes Eau d’Orange Verte, which is a unisex cologne.  I find this is quite citrussy on it’s opening (that’ll be the orange in the name, I expect, I’m […]

13th December 2009

Makeover: Jane C

Another Sunday, and another makeover (or two) today!  Please meet Jane: Jane’s great, and I think she’s one of the most naturally gorgeous people I’ve ever met, so having her volunteer for a makeover was a lovely surprise!  Jane was interested in finding out a simple look suitable for daytime, and trying out a more dramatic look too.  Here’s what we came up with – […]

26th November 2009

Face of the Week – Korres

This little lot was supposed to be saved for a makeover, but when it arrived I fell in love with some of it so much that I had to give it a trial run for myself: I’ll talk more about the foundation and mascara (at the back) later, but I wanted to talk about the shadows today, they’re lovely.  I got 77s Plum (on the […]