Posts in Body
BATHROOM BEAUTY HEROES

Bodycare products typically fall into one of two camps: conventional or luxurious. But there's no reason why a product shouldn't be both, and ultimately the only desirable quality [yes, more so than an aesthetically pleasing bottle], is efficacy. The most-reached for products on our bathroom shelves are the powerhouses of our daily routines; true, reliable, and failsafe, whether we are injecting our skin with a luxuriously scented glow, or a much-needed boost of hydration. Meet the staple products that reign as heroes on my bathroom shelf.

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Body, The JournalGrace Day
NOTES ON : & OTHER STORIES BEAUTY

Fashion chains' beauty ranges are notoriously hit and miss, but it's a little known fact that & Other Stories was originally conceived as a beauty only retailer, making it more than noteworthy in the eyes of any curious beauty enthusiast. Add to that the fact that the makeup and skincare collections were developed in conjunction with leading makeup artist Lisa Butler, and that Ben Gorham [founder of Byredo] formulates the brand's fragrance lines and even the sceptics will lend the brand a favourable eye. Another off-shoot from the H&M Group, & Other Stories is both a chic older sister to Monki and the cool younger sister of COS. Utterly modern and stylish, the Swedish influence is evident in every aspect of the brand's clean, minimalistic aesthetic.

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Skin, Makeup, Body, The JournalGrace Day