Exclusive Q&A with Ole Henriksen

We recently caught up with Ole Henriksen, founder of his own-name brand Ole Henriksen and probably the happiest cosmetician we’ve ever met, to discuss skincare, the latest products the brand has to offer and where he gets his energy and zest for life from at the age of 62 (and yet doesn’t look a day over 45)… So Ole, tell us about your latest products… The … Continue reading Exclusive Q&A with Ole Henriksen

Yes To… an exclusive interview with Ido Leffler

I recently caught up with Ido Leffler, founder of natural brand Yes To, in order to find out more about the company and their interesting use of fruit and vegetable ingredients. The staff at Bath & Unwind HQ are big fans, especially as there is a range to suit everyone, from sensitive to spot prone, and for babies to us more… mature types.   Who … Continue reading Yes To… an exclusive interview with Ido Leffler

Exclusive Q & A with Neom

I caught up with Nicola Elliott, founder and director of Neom, to find out how they started and learn more about the importance of organic ingredients. What inspired you to create Neom? My sister Katie had a lot to do with it. She is the environmentalist in the family! One Christmas, I was searching for a gift that was really beautiful but also had green … Continue reading Exclusive Q & A with Neom

An interview with Phytomer

We are very proud to have such a well-established brand as Phytomer with us at Bath & Unwind. I caught up with training manager Nicola Simmons to find out a bit more about the brand. Tell us a little about the history of Phytomer. A French farmer named Jean Gedouin had suffered with painful gout. He tried several types of medication but to no effect. … Continue reading An interview with Phytomer

Exclusive Q&A with Elemental Herbology

Ever wondered what the founder of an exceptional, results driven skincare brand would consider their favourite product, and how they get beach ready? Well, we were lucky enough to interview Kristy Cimesa, the founder of Elemental Herbology, and found out her best tips and tricks… What inspired you to create Elemental Herbology and what is your philosophy when creating products? During my years studying Chinese medicine and practising as a spa therapist, … Continue reading Exclusive Q&A with Elemental Herbology

Meet Amanda Connock – founder of Connock London

Connock London is one of Bath & Unwind’s favourite luxury body care brands. Their range of products is beautifully packaged and makes wonderful gifts, or to keep all to yourself as a treat. I spoke to founder Amanda Connock about what inspires her. How did Connock London begin? I grew up surrounded by the running of my parent’s company, A&E Connock, a supplier of speciality … Continue reading Meet Amanda Connock – founder of Connock London

Jubilee special: Jemma Kidd’s top British brands

We caught up with renowned makeup artist and British beauty Jemma Kidd to find out what she loves about her home country, the inspiration behind the Jemma Kidd Make Up School products and her favourite British brands… “With the summer of 2012 being one of the most exciting times to be British, to me Britain is about so many things. From our stiff upper-lip and … Continue reading Jubilee special: Jemma Kidd’s top British brands

The woman who found happiness in candles

As I write, the new and already bestselling Neom Happiness Candle is burning peacefully on my desk. Fresh, springy but typically potent, Neom blends are unmistakeable and seriously luxurious. To my delight I was very lucky to catch up with the super busy Nicola Elliott, founder of Neom and general all round inspirational lady! Emily: What does 2012 have in store for Neom? Nicola: This is a huge year for us, with the … Continue reading The woman who found happiness in candles

Makeup for life: Jemma Kidd Q & A

As you may have noticed there have been some wonderful new makeup brands filling up the shelves of Bath & Unwind over the past few weeks. We are so excited about our new makeup category and the brands that we invited to be a part of this collection, none more so than Jemma Kidd Make Up School. Jemma is an internationally renowned makeup artist, beauty … Continue reading Makeup for life: Jemma Kidd Q & A

Exclusive Q&A with Trilogy

We hope you’ve enjoyed our Inspired by Provenance campaign so far. In our penultimate interview, we chat to Trilogy founder Cathering De Groot about the history behind New Zealand’s best loved skincare brand Trilogy. Interview with Catherine De Groot – Trilogy co-founder Can you tell us a little bit about Trilogy? Trilogy offers high performance skin and hair care products which are ethically and environmentally … Continue reading Exclusive Q&A with Trilogy

Exclusive Q&A with Neal’s Yard

Neal’s Yard Remedies is an award winning organic skincare brand, founded in 1981 at stunning Neal’s Yard Covent Garden in the heart of central London. One of our most loved brands, the products are packed with essential oils and natural certified organic ingredients, and packaged in their signature light-fast blue bottles. As part of our Inspired by Provenance campaign, we invited Helen Lusby from Neal’s Yard … Continue reading Exclusive Q&A with Neal’s Yard

Exclusive Q&A with Mathilde Thomas

We hope you enjoyed our interview with Lena Korres earlier this week. Today we journey to the vineyards of France to meet Mathilde Thomas, founder of innovative skincare brand Caudalie. Discover how your skin problems can be solved with the power of the vine… Can you tell us a little bit about Caudalie? What’s the inspiration behind the brand? The Caudalie history began in 1993 … Continue reading Exclusive Q&A with Mathilde Thomas

Exclusive Q&A with Arlette Pisani of Guam

Guam is an inspiring brand and worldwide favourite used by over one million Italian women. Sold by 90% of healthcare shops in Italy, Guam accounts for 30% of the Italian cellulite market. Their bestselling Guam Seaweed Cellulite Mud has been proven to work through clinical trials, with an average loss of 2cm in each area measured. We invited Arlette Piscani to reveal more about the … Continue reading Exclusive Q&A with Arlette Pisani of Guam

Exclusive interview with Dr Murad

What first inspired the creation of the Murad brand? We launched 21 years ago with the first line of doctor branded skincare – a marriage between cosmetics and pharmaceuticals, collectively known as cosmeceuticals. Our revolutionary approach to skincare resulted in three skews to tackle wrinkles, pigementation and acne, paving the way for the development of our internal skincare approach. Which Murad range targets anti-ageing? It’s … Continue reading Exclusive interview with Dr Murad