PHYTO – Natural, Botanical Haircare launched 1965

#natural #botanical #haircare http://www.bathandunwind.com/phyto With clients including the likes of Brigitte Bardot, there’s no denying PHYTO‘s success in bringing natural, botanical hair care to the world. Despite the growing popularity of natural products, there are still a few of us out there who aren’t convinced. This was definitely the case for some of the girls in our office, until PHYTO came in, looked at our hair follicles – we … Continue reading PHYTO – Natural, Botanical Haircare launched 1965

Halloween Horror Stories… how to handle your worst beauty dilemmas

We’ve all been there, you resolve to do something brave with your beauty look and it goes a little… awry. Or at the worst possible time your skin has a random and violent breakout. Tempting as it might be to hide away with the curtains drawn and the lights down low, help is at hand. We’re sharing our nightmare beauty moments with you and the products … Continue reading Halloween Horror Stories… how to handle your worst beauty dilemmas

We Love… August

Essie Bridal Collection polishes Sugar-candy and milkshake shades add just the right romantic touch whether you’re the bride or a super-chic guest. Try delicate milky hues with a bright outfit or bolder sugared almond tones with a paler look.   Beauty Editor favourite I would scoop up the whole range of Phyto travel kits if I could – these rainbow bags are not only super … Continue reading We Love… August

What I took to Glastonbury… the best beauty products for surviving a festival

So you may have heard of this big festival that happens every now and then, where Kate Moss tramples around in wellies and a muddy Somerset field turns into a messy, musical playground. Yes, you’ve guessed it (the clue was in the title!), after years of daydreaming over BBC coverage from previous years, I finally made it to the Glastonbury music festival and boy, was it … Continue reading What I took to Glastonbury… the best beauty products for surviving a festival

Bath & Unwind pick their favourite holiday products

Jetting off on holiday? Wonderful. Worrying about what on earth you should be packing in that all-important makeup bag? Not so wonderful… To help you navigate your way through whatever the summer might throw at your skin, the Bath & Unwind team have shared their top travel picks, and a few other summer must-haves to see you through that heatwave in style. Francesca – Beauty Editor Decleor … Continue reading Bath & Unwind pick their favourite holiday products

We love… June

We’ll be bringing you a roundup of the very best new products hitting Bath & Unwind each month and June is packed full of perfect holiday picks, plus the top new skincare launches to help you achieve your best summer skin yet.   Gym bag hero Ole Henriksen’s rainbow range of face cloths has been a fixture in our office gym kits and look set to be a summer … Continue reading We love… June

Fancy giving natural beauty a go? Here are our head-to-toe favourites

This month we’re focusing on the best the natural world has to offer, which means fewer synthetics for your skin. So whether you’re an ‘au natural gal’ already, or want to try something new for Spring, get yourself feeling as fresh as a daisy with this lovely lot. Hair Jason is a Californian brand whose entire colourful range is free from synthetic ingredients that can be … Continue reading Fancy giving natural beauty a go? Here are our head-to-toe favourites

The perfect blowdry according to Phyto founder Patrick Ales

The history In the mid 1960s Patrick Ales, hairdresser to the stars and founder of botanical haircare brand Phyto, broke the hairstyling mould by inventing and patenting Le Brushing, the original blowdry technique. His styling defined an era – hairstyles went from the structured and overstyled ’50s coiffure to the more natural trends of the swinging ’60s; Patrick’s own client Brigitte Bardot became a poster girl … Continue reading The perfect blowdry according to Phyto founder Patrick Ales

The Beauty Team’s favourite natural and organic products

That annoyingly skinny and perky girl from the gym showers with them. Those hip celebs ease the mind with them after a particularly deep Kabbalah/Scientology session. The carrot-cake eating, coffee-lunching Primrose Hill set bathe their children in them. I’m talking about organic and natural beauty products. These bad boys are no longer relegated to the realms of vegan die-hards and yoga gurus. Rather, they have … Continue reading The Beauty Team’s favourite natural and organic products

Reviewed: Phytophanere Hair & Nail Supplements

When some Phytophanere Hair & Nail Supplements landed on my desk I was very pleased, as I had recently been thinking about trying some supplements to help with my hair and nail growth. After years of wearing acrylics my nails have not fully recovered; even though I don’t wear them any more my nails are very dry and brittle and break very easily due to being so … Continue reading Reviewed: Phytophanere Hair & Nail Supplements