Skin Scents

AKA Hotness in a bottle: perfumes that heighten your pheromones Published: Body+Soul Back in the ’80s, an anonymous financier (I’m getting Jonah Hill in Wolf of Wall Street) paid for a bunch of studies into human pheromones. You can guess what he was hoping for, right? Hotness in a bottle, like, science harnessing the power … Continue reading

8 Perfumes So Sexy They Practically Guarantee a Second Date

In case you didn’t get the memo, jasmine is here to notify you that spring has officially kicked winter in the butt. If you ask me, there’s nothing sweeter than those first wafts of the tiny blossom’s hypnotic scent lingering on a suddenly not-icy evening. (I like to think of them as giving an olfactory high-five to frosé, playsuits, … Continue reading

Tainted Love

Secret Weapons

The Purist Jojoba Company 100% Natural Jojoba + Rosehip Oil, $24.95 But that’s not a serum, you cry! Geez Louise, yes it’s an oil, obvs. But my loves, if palmitoyl pentapeptides put you into a spin, the best way to get awesome skin superheroes into your skin naturally is through a high quality blend of oils … Continue reading

Take a Whiff

Until we sort out scratch and sniff pages, Rosalind Thomas reviews some sweet scents. Marc Jacobs Daisy EDT 50ml $90 Smells like: A romp in the strawberry patch, or a bike ride at dusk just as the jasmine’s coming out. Suits: If your fantasy getaway car’s a tandem fixie (or a white pony), Daisy is … Continue reading

Beauty Saviours

Drawn to Life

Faking It

  Beauty in an ideal world starts with supermodel genes, pretends away those teenaged sun-soaked summers, adds a full eight hours of blissful sleep every night and hours in a make-up artist’s chair each morning. In real life, good skincare and diet are the keys to youthfulness in the long term but hey, beauty’s only … Continue reading

Your Best Body

A Saturday night on the town takes about an hour to prep… two if you need to get out the GHD. So how long would you spend on your beauty regimen for a big event such as your wedding – that special moment when you walk down the aisle with myriad eyes upon you? From … Continue reading

Bridal Beauty School