Beauty and Grooming

Sloaney Beauty includes reviews some of the best latest products, treatments, spas and hair care.

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Liz Earle Hand Repair Collection to launch in Autumn

Liz Earle Hand Repair Collection to launch in Autumn

Although we are still enjoying the last few days of summer, autumn is on its way and only just around the corner. This means that it is nearly time to adjust our beauty regimes in order to protect our skin and hair from the elements. Our hands in particular need plenty of TLC as we […]

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Face Place: The best clinical facial and milia removal

Face Place: The best clinical facial and milia removal

By LAURA TOOGOOD After a few irritating breakouts during my teenage years, thankfully my skin subsequently settled down. On the whole, it has been relatively tame over the last 10 years of my life. The only major issue has been trying to counter the dehydration that seems to go hand-in-hand with a hectic London lifestyle and […]

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Introducing Olverum Bath Oil

Introducing Olverum Bath Oil

While glamourous bars and busy beer gardens may be appealing to many at this time of year, we also love nothing more than running a hot bath in order to relax in peace and quiet at the end of a busy week. With a new bath oil to sample, this is exactly what happened last […]

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Spray tanning now available via beauty app PRIV 

Spray tanning now available via beauty app PRIV 

One of the most popular beauty and wellness apps on the market, PRIV, has just announced the launch of spray tanning. This means that booking your bespoke and natural looking tan is now easier than ever before. Whether you have a wedding to attend this summer, one of the events on the British Summer Social […]

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Jo Malone London to open on Regent Street

Jo Malone London to open on Regent Street

We are delighted to bring our readers the exciting news that Jo Malone London will open the doors to its first Global Premier Boutique on London’s Regent Street this Autumn. Apart from pleasing loyal fans of the brand with another store, this opening will also bring a whole new audience of central London shoppers. The […]

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Introducing Florabellio: The new Diptyque fragrance

Introducing Florabellio: The new Diptyque fragrance

The Diptyque store in London’s Marylebone has enjoyed a bit of a revamp recently and this was celebrated with a special launch party. However, it was not the only reason that caused a social soiree to be organised as the brand also announced the arrival of their new fragrance, Florabellio. Those in attendance admired the […]

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Kiss Nails create the best at-home gel nails!

Kiss Nails create the best at-home gel nails!

We review the latest Kiss Nails must-haves… If you are struggling to find time to visit your nail salon and need an at-home treatment to tie you over between appointments or simply want to create the look yourself on a regular basis, we have found some excellent nail products by Kiss. The best set of products includes […]

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#BackOffBeach: Bed Head launch new hair care range for summer

#BackOffBeach: Bed Head launch new hair care range for summer

Holiday season is fast approaching and Bed Head have launched some new products to help protect your hair from the elements. If you are jetting off to a sunny beach this summer then the Beach Bound Hair Protection Spray is definitely a suitcase essential. This product has been designed specifically to protect your hair from […]

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Carol Joy London launches a miracle eye mask

Carol Joy London launches a miracle eye mask

As readers of The Sloaney will know, Carol Joy London is one of our favourite beauty brands. The range is extremely luxurious but also very effective and the skincare products are simply excellent. Also, one of their facials at The Dorchester is a must for spa junkies! Needless to say, we were very excited to […]

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James Haskell tries ‘Below The Belt Grooming’

James Haskell tries ‘Below The Belt Grooming’

By JAMES HASKELL If you’ve ever watched episodes of Dragons’ Den you will always see people coming up with solutions for problems that perhaps didn’t exist in the first place, and this was my first thought when I received the very smart looking but slightly intimidating Below The Belt Grooming package. That however was only […]

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Liz Earle Haircare: One magical product for all hair types

Liz Earle Haircare: One magical product for all hair types

The glamorous Liz Earle arrived in London last week to host an event that showcased the latest range of hair care that forms part of her hugely successful organic beauty brand. Industry insiders eagerly gathered at the Ham Yard Hotel in Soho where guests were greeted with champagne and afternoon tea. Liz gave a passionate […]

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How to get perfect skin for your wedding day

How to get perfect skin for your wedding day

It is a dream of every bride to have perfect skin on their big day. With all of the stress involved in organising a wedding, for many it probably seems like a miracle to make it through the process blemish free. However, rather than having a last minute panic about your complexion, there are actually […]

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Forever Me Skincare will have you smelling of roses this spring

Forever Me Skincare will have you smelling of roses this spring

We love discovering new beauty products and ranges here at The Sloaney and our latest find will make sure that you smell of roses during the spring months! It is also an ideal range for those who intend to hop on a plane for Easter weekend. The products are available in 100ml bottles, which means […]

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How to get a sparkling smile for spring

How to get a sparkling smile for spring

We are full of the joys of spring at The Sloaney and the beautiful sunshine is certainly putting a smile on our faces. In fact, we have been busy trying to brighten up our smiles for the forthcoming British Summer Social Season, which will undoubtedly provide lots of fun times and laughter. A sparkling smile […]

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Braving the bob trend!

Braving the bob trend!

Rosemin Anderson follows the latest celebrity beauty trend and chops her locks at Easton Regal then donates her hair to charity… Nestled on a busy street in Clerkenwell is a bob-lover’s dream. Easton Regal, run by co-founders Bryn Wilkins and James Kinnear, was established in 2010 after many years in hairdressing. Their hairdressing portfolio includes […]

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Experience Italian finesse at the new Baglioni Spa in London

Experience Italian finesse at the new Baglioni Spa in London

By LAURA TOOGOOD Readers of our travel pages will know that I have a particular fondness for Italy; it is one of those countries that I would happily visit time and time again. So, whenever I have a yearning to return, and a trip is not possible, I make sure that I pop into the […]

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John Frieda launches revamped product line with “Me & John”

John Frieda launches revamped product line with “Me & John”

By Rosemin Anderson John Frieda’s latest campaign, rather than being “new”, welcomes back some of its older products in a revamped form. The Sea Waves Sea Salt Spray, 7-Day Volume In-Shower Treatment, Forever Smooth Anti-Frizz Primer and Touchable Memory Flexible Hold Hairspray take their inspiration from perennially popular products launched by the brand. To launch […]

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Hero Winter Skincare Product: proto-col miracle balm

Hero Winter Skincare Product: proto-col miracle balm

We were first introduced to the skincare brand proto-col last year. They are responsible for a collagen facemask that we truly believe is one of the best beauty products on the market for producing instantly noticeable results. The at-home treatment featured in our ‘top three face masks for restoring radiance’ following the festive season and […]

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Clip in your perfect hair style with Easilocks Red Carpet

Clip in your perfect hair style with Easilocks Red Carpet

By LAURA TOOGOOD I have experimented with various types of hair extensions over the years. My first venture was an attempt to rescue a rather extreme series of colour changes. This was during the time when I was working in fashion and had to move quickly from blonde to brown and then black to red, […]

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Top mid-winter makeup buys

Top mid-winter makeup buys

We love discovering new products here at The Sloaney and it is always great at this time of year to find some extra treats that help enhance your beauty routine. We first heard about HJ Manicure when they hosted a launch for the new range at Orico on the King’s Road. Although we were unable […]

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James Haskell urges all men to try a spa experience

James Haskell urges all men to try a spa experience

Our columnist and England Rugby player James Haskell visits the Metropolitan London to enjoy his new love of spas… Would I like a spa treatment? Err – yes please! Who in their right mind wouldn’t want to go to go to a spa, especially one named “the complete man”. Now, I was already laboring under […]

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The best products for hiding roots!

The best products for hiding roots!

Our pick of the best products and tricks of the trade for hiding your re-growth or roots, whatever the colour of your hair… Dry Shampoo Whether you want to freshen up your hair between washes or simply add extra volume for a night out, Dry Shampoo has become very popular in recent years. While there […]

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New Year, new make up brushes!

New Year, new make up brushes!

If you are starting 2015 with a sense of ‘out with the old and in with the new’, then it is a good time to replace your make up brushes. Make up brushes can be notoriously difficult to keep clean and so they often have a set lifespan. Now is an ideal opportunity to clear […]

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Top three facemasks for restoring radiance

Top three facemasks for restoring radiance

If your skin is in need of some extra special care following a busy festive season, we recommend investing in a new face mask. They are the quickest way to give your complexion a boost and will help make sure that you regain a smooth glow for 2015. So, without further ado, here are our […]

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Try the Kate Moss beauty secret with Sun-Believable

Try the Kate Moss beauty secret with Sun-Believable

When Kate Moss recently announced that fake tan is one of her best kept beauty secrets, we started to rummage around the bathroom cabinet to give ourselves a bronzed glow for the winter months. Self tan is definitely one of the easiest ways to cheer up your complexion, especially at this time of year. For […]

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Get Clean This Winter – On The Inside And Out

Get Clean This Winter – On The Inside And Out

By Natasha Eddery Last month you may have read about the fantastic Fruveju Juice Cleanse I did. The cleanse will no doubt make you feel fantastic this winter, but if you really want to get your body clean and healthy this season it is probably best to start by taking a look inside your bathroom […]

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Shimmering nails for the party season

Shimmering nails for the party season

Party season is just around the corner! Sequins and sparkles are an essential trend in the run up to Christmas. However, if you would rather opt for a simple LBD, you can still inject some shimmer into your look thanks to Orly’s latest collection of nail polishes. They give your nails a very professional look, […]

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Ageing Well – Free Exclusive Evening Beauty Event!

Ageing Well – Free Exclusive Evening Beauty Event!

Come along to discover the latest beauty tips from the beauty industry’s top experts at The Hospital Club in London’s Covent Garden. Whatever your beauty needs, we can help you to look as good as you feel! There will be complimentary treatments from brow specialists HD Brows and the opportunity to experience the very latest […]

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Crabtree & Evelyn launch Christmas #CrackerSpectacular Campaign

Crabtree & Evelyn launch Christmas #CrackerSpectacular Campaign

This morning Crabtree & Evelyn hosted a festive breakfast launch party at their flagship store on Regent Street. The event was to mark their exciting seasonal campaign that gives customers the chance to win £1 million worth of gifts with their purchases. When you purchase anything from the store you will be given a Christmas […]

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New York’s top beauty app, PRIV, arrives in London

New York’s top beauty app, PRIV, arrives in London

London has welcomed a hot new app to the beauty scene in the form of PRIV. The app has been hugely successful in New York and launched in England during an event that was hosted in the plush surroundings of the Connaght Hotel in Mayfair. The app has been described as ‘ground-breaking’ in beauty and […]

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‘Bubbles and Beauty’ with Finest Fizz and Michaeljohn

‘Bubbles and Beauty’ with Finest Fizz and Michaeljohn

When we were invited to an evening of ‘Bubbles and Beauty’ in one of London’s top salons, we simply couldn’t say no. The flagship Michaeljohn salon opened its sparkling doors to welcome guests to a champagne and canapé reception that included a briefing of the latest treatments that will be available in the run up to the […]

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Get an A-list Glow with a Milk Peel at Absolute Aesthetics

Get an A-list Glow with a Milk Peel at Absolute Aesthetics

As we head towards the winter months, our skin needs plenty of extra TLC. Whether this involves splashing out on some special nourishing products or squeezing in a few extra treatments to your schedule, the added attention will reap rewards. When it comes to treatments, those with minimal downtime and ones that can easily slot […]

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Jo Malone launch exclusive Harrods Illustrated Boxes

Jo Malone launch exclusive Harrods Illustrated Boxes

We are big fans of Jo Malone here at The Sloaney and we are also big fans of Harrods. So when we heard that these two iconic British brands are joining forces to offer a special treat for shoppers in the run up to Christmas we were over the moon! The exciting news is that […]

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Autumn Beauty Buys

Autumn Beauty Buys

Along with the new season comes a whole host of new beauty releases. From facemasks to scented candles to teeth whitening treatments, there is everything to make you feel and look a million dollars. Here is our rundown of our favourite 5 products this month… – Flash a sparkling smile –  We have tried Pearl […]

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Introducing the new British makeup brand Delilah Cosmetics

Introducing the new British makeup brand Delilah Cosmetics

A new season has arrived, along with new trends and also a brand new cosmetics range! The Mirror Room at the Rosewood Hotel in London was recently decked out in roses and beautiful displays of makeup in order to mark the launch of new British brand, Delilah Cosmetics. The Sloaney team attended the event to […]

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Jessica Nails releases ‘Autumn in New York’

Jessica Nails releases ‘Autumn in New York’

By BECKY GRAY Luxury nail brand Jessica Nails is renowned for its exceptional nail treatments and loved by celebrities and beauty experts alike. Changing the colour of your polish is a subtle and easy way to adapt your look for the new season. You can either stick with a consistent shade throughout for an all over […]

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New grooming emporium launched

New grooming emporium launched

Men’s grooming has really taken off in recent years and it would be fair to say that the clean shaven look is not always the first choice. We have noticed more and more men wearing beards in London and the trend for styled facial hair seems to be taking off around the country. In fact, […]

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Makeup Trend: Powerful purple eyes

Makeup Trend: Powerful purple eyes

The smokey eye look never goes out of fashion and one of the biggest trends at the moment is a purple twist on this popular make up style. Purple eye shadows are on trend and this is particularly good for those with green or blue eyes because plum shades will really make them stand out! […]

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Carol Joy London facial pop-up at Harrods

Carol Joy London facial pop-up at Harrods

We don’t want to wish our lives away, but autumn is not too far off and we have some exciting news from the luxury beauty brand Carol Joy London that will help us look forward to the change of season. From the 30th of September until the 5th of October Carol Joy London will be hosting their […]

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High Summer Beauty Essentials

High Summer Beauty Essentials

Summer is in full swing and the British Isles is experiencing some glorious weather. We need to take extra care of our skin and hair at this time of year due to humid conditions and strong rays. Beauty regimes can be pretty low maintenance because the focus is on looking effortlessly glamourous in the sunshine. […]