• Beauty,  Cruelty Free

    Natural, vegan and multi-tasking: a holiday must-have

    Streamline your packing this summer with Dr. Bronner’s Miniature Pure Castile Liquid Soaps, as loved by Megan Markle, Bobbi Brown and Drew Barrymore amongst others. The travel size Pure Castile Liquid Soap is our perfect travel pal as it fits into hand luggage (59ml) and is an amazing multi-tasker meaning more space for that 2nd book you want to pack! The entirely natural, vegan, organic, biodegradable and fair trade soaps can be used for almost anything: hand soap, shampoo, body wash, household…

  • Beauty,  Skincare,  Tips,  Wellbeing

    A pamper guide for a summer’s night in

    Yes the evenings are longer, which for a lot of people means drinks on the roof terrace after work. For me right now it’s giving me time to dedicate to a relaxing night in filled with self-care. I’ve given the classic pamper night in a summer upgrade with some new favourites at Oliver Bonas to help you relax and rejuvenate. Of course you can just mix and match with your own favourite products to create your own personal haven at…

  • Events,  Food,  Restaurants & Bars

    A Mexican feast of colour and taste: Frida Kahlo Afternoon Tea

    This summer, The Franklin will play host to Frida Kahlo fans across the globe, transporting them to Mexico to indulge in a colourful array of delicious treats. Drawing inspiration from the V&A’s hottest exhibition Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up, guests will sip on tequila cocktails, designed by multi-award winning mixologist Salvatore Maggio and enjoy Mexican delicacies including Flan De Cajeta, churros with a chocolate dipping sauce and beans and chilli sandwiches. See the full menu here. This fresh and colourful afternoon tea experience…

  • Beauty,  Cruelty Free,  Make-up

    SPOTLIGHT ON: MEMI

    MEMI is a beauty brand comprising professional standard makeup products, cosmetics brushes and skincare.  All products in the range are cruelty free (PETA approved) – the majority are vegan (apart from MEMI Miracle Moisturiser and MEMI Define and Shape Contour Duo which includes beeswax) -and prices start at just £10 for a lipgloss. Launched by inspiring young entrepreneurs, 21-year-old Millie Watson and Jack Thompson, MEMI – short for Me, Myself and I and pronounced ‘Me-My’ – prides itself on providing the quality, luxury and style of much-loved,…

  • Beauty

    Pink Parcel – a monthly box for that time of the month

    Pink Parcel is a monthly subscription box that coincides with your time of the month to give you a little period pick-me-up and especially handy to women who struggle to get out of the house for essentials such as femcare. Read on to see the unboxing of July’s box. This month, to show their support for the Processions March in London on June 10th Pink Parcel are giving their June box a very special makeover. Pink Parcel have teamed up…