Tale No.11 // The Cool Girl: Bella Freud’s Close To My Heart

Close To My Heart embodies the kind of girl I want to be: witty, collected and cool. From the moment, I slid open the red velvet draw which houses this perfume I knew that submerged underneath its nonchalant charm was an extraordinarily special and extremely well thought out scent. From the beginning, it perfectly personified…

Tale No.7 // A Perfect Pick Me Up: OPI’s I Believe In Manicures

In a previous tale of mine, I spoke about my ardent love and respect for Audrey Hepburn; she who not only inspired my eyebrow shape but also lead to my first foray into the world of winged eyeliner. This got me thinking about a certain dreamy Sunday afternoon in London and a particular beauty product….

Tale No.4 // A 9-5 Hero: Nars Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturiser

Most mornings I hit my snooze button 3 or 4 times before finally dragging myself out of bed, leaving me limited amounts of time to look pulled together for work. It is at this point I think “what the f**k would I do without Nars Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturiser”. You see before the world of…

Tale No.3 // A Power Play: M.A.C Shadescents Velvet Teddy

  As discussed in my previous tale I have a real lipstick Vice when it comes to M.A.C’s Velvet Teddy. It should, therefore, come as no surprise that I am utterly intoxicated by the Shadescent of the same name. This heavy musk is as equally smoky as it is honey sweet: allowing me to transgress…

Tale No.2 // A Beloved Bear: M.A.C Velvet Teddy

Much like the beloved stuffed bunny from my childhood, frayed at the seams from being carted from place to place but utterly loved there is MAC’s Velvet Teddy my faithful sidekick – adored but worn.  A perfect balance of brown and pink, this muted nude is supremely wearable for both day and night. It’s soft…