Category archives: Editors' Picks

Wish List Eyeshadows

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Eyeshadows are a great way of giving you a fresh new make up look in an instant. Whether it’s fun and flirty, sexy and seductive or dazzling and sparkling, with just one swipe you can create a variety of looks for the day and night. Here’s a round-up of the eyeshadows that are hot right now. Clarins The Essentials Mineral Make up Palette Back by popul[...]

Halloween Beauty Treats

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This Halloween create a beauty look that is more bewitching than out right scary.  1. Vamp up your eyes with the Paranormal Palette by Illamasqua. Featuring 4 stand-out shades including punchy pink, pumpkin orange, vibrant green and plush purple, you can create a variety of looks that are out of this world. 2. Put some glamour into Halloween with G[...]

Tried and tested: Ole Henriksen eye care

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Want the bright eyes and fresh-faced visage of your former self? In our final Q&A session with renowned skincare specialist Ole Henriksen, we discuss how to effectively  reverse the signs of ageing, and revive the area around the eyes.  Anti-ageing is one of the most common skincare concerns. What products do you recommend to combat wrinkles, dark cir[...]

Tried & Tested: Beauty Gadgets

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Innovative gadgets can be a game-changer to your beauty regime.  At first glance they can look a bit daunting and they do come with higher price points so are they worth it? I've rounded up my favourite gadgets to give them a test drive, but don't just take my word for it, you can also read what our customers have to say. Clinique Sonic System Purifying Br[...]

Beauty Q&A: Ole Henriksen on nourishing dry skin

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We met with LA-based skincare guru Ole Henriksen to talk about avoiding winter dryness, what you should eat to moisturise from the inside out, and were let in on an insider skincare trick that requires ice cubes only.  Last week we talked about the ideal regime for sensitive skin , peels, and the bare minimum really busy gals need to do to have perfect sk[...]

Object of Desire: Tom Ford Velvet Orchid

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Feast your eyes on Velvet Orchid, the glamorous new fragrance by Tom Ford. Velvet Orchid is an ‘Oriental Floral’ that lavishes you in luxury. With just one spritz, the addictive notes of Bergamot, Mandarin, Succan absolute and Honey blended with Turkish Rose Oil, Jasmine, Purple Orchid, Orange Blossom, Myrrh, Sandalwood, and Vanilla, will seduce you. F[...]

Get the Look: Highlighting & Contouring by Estee Lauder

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Learn insider tips and tricks by Estee Lauder and create the looks you want in just 3 minutes. Highlight & Contour A magic wand for sculpted cheekbones – your everyday highlighting pen. This shading secret puts the ‘E’ in ‘Easy’. The key to a natural looking bronze is to hit all the points where the sun would naturally kiss your face: the to[...]

#Beauty Spotlight on...handbag must-haves

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This week we’re putting the #BeautySpotlight on handbag beauty must-haves. We all love a bit of a nosy around other people’s handbags especially when it’s to find out what beauty essentials they use to keep them looking their best all day long. Here are a few products that staff at Debenhams HQ ‘can’t live without’. Rosie Fayle, Junior Graphic D[...]

Fabulous new fragrances for her

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Autumn/Winter is upon us, so what better excuse to see in the new season with a fabulous new scent. Around this time of year, fragrances tend to be richer, spicier and more intense so they feel warm on the skin. I’ve sniffed out the best scents for her in our ultimate fragrance edit. YSL Opium Black  YSL has introduced the new Rock ‘n’ Roll interpretation [...]

New Arrival: Pulp Fiction by Urban Decay

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Girls want to be her, guys want to date her and everyone wants to dance like her. Mrs Mia Wallace, played by the stunning Uma Thurman from the iconic film Pulp Fiction is one of those characters that inspires women of all ages. Who can forget that super-sleek black bob, sultry eyes and perfect red pout? Enviable much? We are. To celebrate the film’s tw[...]