Beauty and Grooming

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

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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

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

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

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

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. […]

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The ultimate close shave

The ultimate close shave

By ANTONY NEWTON I have tried many different razors but I rarely find one that really performs when it comes to giving a close shave. In fact, when you find such a product that ticks this box, there is no higher accolade and not much more you can say to sing its praises. I tried […]

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Antonia Mariconda’s Essential Sun Protection Guide

Antonia Mariconda’s Essential Sun Protection Guide

We first met the lovely Antonia Mariconda at Royal Ascot. She was a fellow guest of acclaimed beauty brand Carol Joy London in their private box that overlooked the finish posts. Antonia is extremely glamourous and you can tell from her healthy glow that she must know a lot about beauty and skin care – […]

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Royal Ascot with Carol Joy London

Royal Ascot with Carol Joy London

We can’t really think of a more glamorous setting for a Press Day than a private box overlooking the finishing posts at Royal Ascot. For one of our favourite luxury beauty brands, Carol Joy London, it was a case of showcasing champion products alongside champion racehorses. As the Royal Procession passed right underneath our feet, […]

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Color Wow launch brings haircare to a new level

Color Wow launch brings haircare to a new level

By ROSEMIN ANDERSON An event to announce the new Color Wow Creative Consultant, Ken Paves, was recently held in one of The Soho Hotel’s prestigious penthouse suites. It was a truly wonderful affair with the renowned hairstylist to the stars in attendance. Color Wow creator Gail Federici has produced a revolutionary range that promises coloured hair protection like never […]

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Terry de Gunzburg unveils the new By Terry cosmetics collection

Terry de Gunzburg unveils the new By Terry cosmetics collection

Last week The Sloaney Beauty Team had an exclusive preview of the latest By Terry collection of makeup that will launch in September alongside a brand new fragrance. The founder, Terry de Gunzburg, chose to reveal the Rose Infernale products, which are due to hit shelves this autumn, on the first day of the Making Colour […]

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Jo Malone’s Wood Sage & Sea Salt; the British coastline in a bottle

Jo Malone’s Wood Sage & Sea Salt; the British coastline in a bottle

When it comes to fragrances, Jo Malone always seems to get it right. Aside from pairing the perfect notes for each new scent that is released, this quintessentially British brand also tells an enchanting tale that really captures the beauty world when each new product is announced. The launch of London Rain earlier this year […]

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Intercontinental Spa: The SUNDÃRI facial that focuses your mind

Intercontinental Spa: The SUNDÃRI facial that focuses your mind

By LAURA TOOGOOD Regular readers of The Sloaney’s beauty pages will know that I love discovering new facials. They are my favourite type of spa treatment and I eagerly await those precious minutes when I can step away from the rat race and indulge in the ultimate skincare treat. When I heard that the InterContinental […]

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Fake Bake at Home: A professional tanning service that comes to you

By EMILY BENNION With summer on the doorstep we are all after that golden glow before we start stripping down to our shorts and summer tops. I was recently lucky enough to try out Fake Bake’s at home spray tan service to make sure I was fully prepped for the sunshine. Having the tan at […]

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5 Summer Beauty Essentials

5 Summer Beauty Essentials

June has arrived and if you haven’t made the transition from spring to summer yet, we have five seasonal beauty treats to help you on your way… Jo Malone’s Silk Blossom We were first introduced to this scent during the Chelsea Flower Show and it tells the story of a blossoming summer. The limited edition […]

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Tobacco Oud: The elite scent by Tom Ford

Tobacco Oud: The elite scent by Tom Ford

By JAMES HASKELL Summer is swiftly arriving upon us; the evenings are getting longer, the days warmer and the opportunities to dress up and socialise are becoming ever more regular. Like most people, one of the absolute fundamentals of presenting myself at my best is to make sure that I smell great. It is always […]

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Sloaney TV meets the founder of Shiffa, Dr. Lamees Hamdan

Sloaney TV meets the founder of Shiffa, Dr. Lamees Hamdan

Earlier this month, Dr. Lamees Hamdan, the founder of Shiffa Dubai Skincare, flew into London to host a series of private appointments to reveal the brand’s latest fragrance. The plush Perrier Jouet Lounge at Duke’s Hotel was beautifully decorated with vibrant flower bouquets and displays of the Shiffa range to mark the occasion.  We were […]

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Liz Earle cleanser wins its 100th award

Liz Earle cleanser wins its 100th award

This week we received an exciting delivery to The Sloaney HQ from Liz Earle. It was an elegant gift to celebrate the fact that the British beauty brand’s cleanse and polish hot cloth cleanser has won its 100th award. The beauty team at The Sloaney were only introduced to the Liz Earle range last year. […]

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A vegan-friendly self tan

A vegan-friendly self tan

The Sloaney team was recently introduced to a home tanning range that has been created by salon-favourite, Urban Tan. Not only does Urban Tan produce excellent results but it also champions a vegan approach to beauty. If you don’t like the full self-tan effect on your skin, but still want to have a hint of […]

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Dr. Rabia Malik joins Grace Belgravia

Dr. Rabia Malik joins Grace Belgravia

Need a non-surgical facial that gets results? Dr. Malik is answer, writes Natasha Eddery We all want to have the best skin possible, but lately it seems the only solution, and trend, is injectables. Although it is the ‘done look,’ my goal is to find needleless, holistic treatments that can achieve healthy, luminous skin and […]

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Tips to keep blonde hair blonde!

If you have blonde highlights, you will definitely sympathise with the difficulties in maintaining the salon-fresh colour. It can be hard to stop your locks from fading or developing a warmer tone than you desire. For those of you that are struggling with maintaining the bright and glossy finish, we have some key tips to help […]

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Spa Illuminata’s phenomenal technology-driven facial

Spa Illuminata’s phenomenal technology-driven facial

By LAURA TOOGOOD I am so excited to share my latest spa discovery with readers of The Sloaney. Not only have I found a truly beautiful pampering zone in Mayfair, but I have also come across an utterly incredible facial treatment. I visited Spa Illuminata prior to flying out of London for a recent travel […]

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Introducing the London Rain collection by Jo Malone

Introducing the London Rain collection by Jo Malone

We adore Jo Malone and their distinctive fragrances here at The Sloaney. Katie Ann Lamb recently visited the Jo Malone boutique on Sloane Street to create a bespoke wedding scent and we are also pleased to bring you news of the new London Rain collection. The London Rain collection is now available to purchase in […]

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Hair care during cancer treatment

Hair care during cancer treatment

Those diagnosed with cancer are presented with numerous difficult challenges and one of these challenges is the emotional experience of hair loss. 100,000 women in the UK deal with hair loss following cancer treatment each year and it can leave people feeling anxious, isolated and depressed. Professional hairdresser, Jasmin Julia Gupta recognised this difficult experience and […]

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Noble Isle’s impressive bath range

Noble Isle’s impressive bath range

We always save some space in our bathroom for Noble Isle. The fabulous brand never fails to impress in the luxury beauty stakes and offers a range of inspiring scents and nourishing, light products. Last year we fell for the Summer Rising range, which evokes some of our favourite seasonal smells such as cut grass […]

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Natural Beauty: Greet spring with a healthy glow

We are championing the healthy and natural look as a leading beauty trend this Spring. Natasha Eddery recently compiled her ultimate skincare rescue guide (read it here), which recommends the best luxury products for looking after your complexion. This is essential for achieving a healthy glow for spring. However, once you have indulged your skin, […]

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Daniel Galvin Junior’s team of hair experts save the day

Daniel Galvin Junior’s team of hair experts save the day

NATASHA EDDERY visits the Belgravia salon for an emergency colour correction…. If you colour your hair, you will already know that finding the right colourist is not just essential, but also life changing. Yes, it sounds ridiculous to say that out loud, but if you put your faith in a professional colourist and they get […]

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The Winter Skin Rescue Guide

NATASHA EDDERY | SENIOR FEATURES WRITER At this time of year we cannot escape dull looking skin, but we can certainly give it a helping hand. Here is a list of luxury skincare products that will help come to the rescue and fight off the elements during the grueling winter months. Laser Treatment Clinic Ultra-Smooth Sea […]

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The Fake Bake hero product: Airbrush Instant Self Tan Golden Bronze

The Fake Bake hero product: Airbrush Instant Self Tan Golden Bronze

The Sloaney Beauty Team have tried and tested a lot of self tans. We even have a snapshot guide to help you search stores for the best version to suit your needs.  Among our favourite products are those that provide long-lasting colour, a subtle glow for the face and a tan that even helps with […]

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Dry your hair extra fast with Cloud Nine’s Magical Quick Dry Potion

Dry your hair extra fast with Cloud Nine’s Magical Quick Dry Potion

If you have long or thick hair, you will certainly sympathise with frustrations about the time it takes to wash and dry. Whether you are in a rush to leave in the morning or have a swift early evening turnaround that involves showering and re-styling your hair, it always takes longer than you hoped. The […]