Beauty and Grooming

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

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Receive a special gift in November courtesy of The Beauty Room

Receive a special gift in November courtesy of The Beauty Room

Attention all beauty addicts! The Beauty Room in Fulham is offering a special treat for the month of November when customers spend £70 or more. The gift is a fabulous complimentary Dermalogica Express Facial and it is available to anyone who is stocking up on their favourite products or purchasing gift vouchers as a present. […]

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Try a world class hydrating facial at the Carol Joy Pop Up in Harrods

Try a world class hydrating facial at the Carol Joy Pop Up in Harrods

By LAURA TOOGOOD I have been travelling quite a lot recently and I always find that flying takes its toll on my skin, especially at this time of year. It becomes dry, dehydrated and generally rather dull looking. I will admit that I am certainly not the best water drinker, in fact, far from it. […]

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Beauty Trend: A hint of pretty green for Halloween

We love trying new makeup looks at Sloaney HQ and with Halloween on the horizon, we have been busy experimenting with some striking takes on the traditional smokey eye trend. One of our favourite beauty themes for the next few weeks encompasses a hint of olive around the eye. We don’t want to go overly […]

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The best winter hair care products for extra nourishment and dazzling shine

As we make the transition through the seasons and our climate cools, it is really important to give you hair some additional TLC to prevent a damaged or dry look. After all, shiny locks aren’t just for summer, but your hair may need to be gently prompted into a healthy looking state at this time of […]

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Male Grooming: Ferrari introduce new fragrance, Leather Essence

By JAMES HASKELL However much I like the smell of a new car, and lots of us do, if I am completely honest I have never wanted to smell like a leather interior! I doubt many of you have ever opened a car and thought, ‘Wow! Now I know what I have been missing out […]

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Victoria Health introduce Dermasuri, the once-a-fortnight secret to soft skin

If you want to try something different to a body scrub for your exfoliation routine, leading health and beauty website, Victoria Health, has introduced a revolutionary new mitt. The Dermasuri is an entirely new method of easily helping you to achieve smoother and softer skin. It also promotes an even skin tone and works as a […]

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Male Grooming: Introducing the new Braun CoolTec shaver

By ANTHONY NEWTON Having always been an advocate of the “wet shave” I was intrigued to try the latest in electric shaving from Braun. Although us chaps appear to get off lightly when it comes to personal grooming – shaving is definitely a time consuming and, to be honest, a daily irritation. Braun have certainly […]

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Estee Lauder launches inspiring new fragrance, Modern Muse

By LAURA TOOGOOD This week, I was invited to Kensington Palace for the grand unveiling of the new Estee Lauder fragrance, Modern Muse. This is the biggest new fragrance release from the brand in 10 years and it certainly did not disappoint. The stunning venue was an ideal location to present the sophisticated scent and […]

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Moroccanoil is the magic hair product in demand at London Fashion Week

By KATIE ANN LAMB Wow! London Fashion Week has been hectic to say the least. I was delighted to film for Sloaney TV at the Kristian Aadnevik Show that took place in Royal Horseguards on Sunday evening. The makeup used for the show was Frontcover Cosmetics and the models were showcasing some striking beauty and fashion looks […]

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Villa San Michele: A dream venue for a fairy tale wedding

By LAURA TOOGOOD Natasha Eddery’s Bride-To-Be Diary has proven to be one of our most popular feature series. As she documented the build up to her big day, Natasha took us on a fantastic journey and allowed us to share all the excitement. Readers joined her on the search for the perfect wedding dress and […]

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Karine Jackson celebrates the 10th Birthday of her Hair and Beauty Salon

Last week The Sloaney TV crew attended the 10th Birthday party for Karine Jackson‘s Hair and Beauty Salon. Originally from Australia, Karine prides herself on using organic colour treatments and her flagship salon in Covent Garden is popular with a number of celebrities. To mark her long success, Karine invited guests to enjoy an evening […]

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The Pevonia LumaFirm Firm and Glow Body Wrap leaves your entire body feeling ultra soft

By LAURA TOOGOOD Towards the end of last week I was feeling very excited about the prospect of visiting Florence for our travel pages and also to attend the magnificent wedding of The Sloaney’s former ‘Bride-To-Be’ Natasha Eddery. With such a special occasion on the horizon, I wanted to enjoy a little TLC prior to […]

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Long-lasting, Anti-aging, Slimming; Our guide to the best fake tans

A number of our writers have been trying various self tanning products. Whilst many people rely on sunshine to give a natural-looking glow, staying away from damaging rays and opting to fake a tan has become more popular over recent years. In fact, outside of the summer season, self tan may be the only option […]

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Get a sun-kissed Californian glow with Madame LA LA tan

By ELLA BUNTING If you’re looking for the summer glow that all your friends have come back from holiday with, Madame LA LA tan is the perfect way to get a natural looking tan with beautifully smooth skin at the same time. This product will be available for UK customers in September and it has a […]

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A movie star smile with laser teeth whitening at The Harley Laser Specialists

By HALLE CARLSON Our insatiable dedication to tea, coffee and wine can really take its toll on our pearly whites. Many people across England are compromising their sparkling, bright white teeth by sipping cup after cup of these staining indulgences. However, if you’d like to step your teeth up a few shades on the whitening […]

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Top tips for how to get the perfect pout

In our last makeup feature, we offered some eye makeup inspiration and this time we thought we would give you some simple tips for how to get the perfect pout. After all, luscious lips are a must have for the summer finale and can work as a real statement feature for your look. Whether you […]

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Fake Bake Sport tan gives a long-lasting, water-resistant colour

We have discovered a great bronzing product for the gym bunnies among our readers. For those of you who are tired of going through the self tanning process, only to see a dramatic reduction in colour after your workout and shower, Fake Bake’s ‘Sport’ is the tan for you. Some of The Sloaney team tried […]

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Bride-To-Be Diary: Perfect wedding hair with Pureology and the Neville Hair Whisperer

By NATASHA EDDERY When it comes to wedding hair, the glamour stakes are upped, so having lustrous-looking locks has never been more important. The daily elements, not to mention our diet and stress levels, all impact the overall health of our hair. So, if you are looking to revive your hair before your big day, […]

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Eye makeup inspiration: We share some top looks and tips!

Whether it is a night out with the girls, a special social soirée or a romantic date, eye makeup is probably a key part of your look. We love exploring the latest trends here at The Sloaney HQ, but we also like to spice things up occasionally and try something a little bit different. For […]

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We celebrate the Harrods Thai windows extravaganza with luxury spa range Erb

If you follow The Sloaney on Twitter, you will have seen our picture of the adorable baby elephant statue in the window of Harrods this morning. The luxury department store is currently hosting a month long festival that celebrates Thailand’s vibrant culture. The Thai extravaganza offers a window shopping experience unlike any other, allowing guests to […]

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Exclusive Worldwide Launch of the new Tiziana Terenzi fragrances

Last week Sloaney TV filmed at the International launch of Lillipur and Maremma, which are the two new fragrances from Italian haute perfume house Tiziana Terenzi. The unveiling of the new scents took place in the perfumery of Fortnum & Mason on Piccadilly. Brother and sister Paolo and Tiziana Terenzi attended the event to help […]

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ULTIMATE HYDRATION: The HydroPeptide Facial at The Chelsea Day Spa

By LAURA TOOGOOD Last week I visited The Chelsea Day Spa. It was a very warm day and I took an early evening stroll from Mayfair to the Hollywood Road branch in Chelsea where I was booked in for a progressive new treatment. After my visit to the South of France earlier this month and […]

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Six steps to show you how to get the Duchess of Cambridge’s post pregnancy hair

Her beautiful, bouncy locks are always admired at every official Royal engagement, so it was no surprise when the Duchess of Cambridge left the hospital with her newborn son that her hairstyle looked immaculate. With soft waves, enviable volume and a healthy shine, the question on many people’s lips was, ‘How can I get Kate’s […]

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The Sloaney’s Guide to the Top Moisturising Products for Nourishing Summer Skin

As we bask in glorious sunshine, it is really important that we give our skin some extra TLC in the hot temperatures. There are some fantastic products available this summer to help nourish and moisturise every part of your body to ensure your skin doesn’t go thirsty. Here are some of our favourites… For Body… […]

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An expert approach to skincare at the QMS Medicosmetics Spa

By LAURA TOOGOOD Before leaving for my recent trip to the South of France, I had a rather large ‘To Do’ list. Among the priority pre-travel preparations was the need to squeeze in a facial. After an extremely busy few months, my skin was in desperate need of some TLC so I visited the experts […]

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Beetox is nature’s alternative to Botox

By HALLE CARLSON Manuka honey is nature’s worst kept secret. Seemingly a natural remedy for anything, I am seeing it pop up in my daily routine more and more frequently. I was excited to try what appears to be nature’s non-invasive alternative to Botox and my new secret to a flawless complexion: Bee Venom Serum […]

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Marc Jacobs creates a buzz with Honey at The Perfume Shop

We love experimenting with fun new fragrances here at The Sloaney HQ. This summer you can radiate and shine with the sweet scent of Marc Jacobs’ irresistible new perfume, Honey. The bubbly new addition to the Marc Jacobs family is truly vivacious, bursting with spontaneity and fun. Honey is ideal for courting those rays of sunshine and […]

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Dr Yannis Alexandrides celebrates the success of Celestial Black Diamond Night Cream

We started the week in style by attending an exclusive party to celebrate the success of one of the most premium anti-aging creams on the market. Dr Yannis Alexandrides hosted a sophisticated soiree in his private residence on Sloane Avenue to showcase the progressive beauty product to close friends and a select number of guests. Veuve […]

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Bride-To-Be Diary: Enjoy the ultimate spa experience at the Four Seasons Hampshire

By NATASHA EDDERY It is hard enough trying to juggle work with a social life, but finding time to plan a wedding as well, is enough to kick-start premature ageing and grey hairs. There is no doubt that many brides-to-be feel the impact of such stress taking its toll on their lives and bodies. So, […]

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The Lift gives you a very effective non-surgical face lift

By SARAH BACON The Lift is one of the miracle products available from Eternal Cosmeceuticals and is a non-surgical face lift that really does the trick, giving immediate results. To get the best results when using this product you need to be in a relaxed atmosphere and give yourself plenty of time. The Lift is […]

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Win a perfect new smile from London’s top dental practice, Elleven

In case you didn’t know, we are currently in the middle of National Smile Month, which runs from the 20th of May until the 20th of June. To mark the occasion, The Sloaney’s favourite dental practice, the award-winning Elleven in West London, is launching a campaign to put a smile back on someone’s face. With […]

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Bride-To-Be Diary: ‘The search for flawless skin for my big day’

By NATASHA EDDERY Whether you are a bride-to-be or attending a big event, flawless skin is a must. But we can’t always have it our way: age; diet; lifestyle and pollution all take their toll on the skin. For me, the appearance of fine lines and dull skin are my biggest hang-ups and with my […]

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Juicy Couture’s new fragrance Viva La Juicy Noir launches with a party in Home House

Last night we attended the Autumn/Winter 2013 preview of the latest Juicy Couture collection. The event also heralded the launch of Juicy’s playful new fragrance, Viva La Juicy Noir. The extravagant party took place at one of London’s top private members’ clubs, Home House, with Amber Le Bon starring on the decks. Celebrities and guests […]

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Diptyque launch their gorgeous summer fragrance, Eau Mohéli

By HALLE CARLSON Last night, I attended Diptyque’s launch of their gorgeous summer fragrance Eau Mohéli with The Sloaney’s Editor, Laura Toogood. With a glass of champagne in one hand and a video camera in the other, we tried our very best to catch all the best bits from the launch. Eau Mohéli is Diptyque’s latest […]

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Jean Paul Gaultier releases limited edition perfume to mark 20th Anniversary

In honour of its 20th anniversary, Jean Paul Gaultier has created a limited edition version of his iconic Classique scent. Only 1000 bottles of this luxurious perfume have been made, which guarantees that it will be one of the most desirable fragrances of the year. Jean Paul Gaultier’s Classique is a feminine and sophisticated scent that […]

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The Radical Skincare Instant Revitalizing Mask will leave your skin energised and fresh

While The Sloaney Beauty Team love indulging in a luxurious spa day or trying the latest progressive facial treatments, we also hope to discover the best products for giving skin some TLC in the comfort of your own home. With this in mind, we are very excited that Radical Skincare has released a progressive new […]

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ORLY introduces the innovative colour changing GELFX Shade Shifter nail polish

The Sloaney Beauty Team was very excited to be given a preview of ORLY’s new summer collection this week. The pioneering brand was launched in the 70s and since then it has been the choice of nail colour for many top celebrities and film stars. The latest collection is full of vibrant shades and also includes […]

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NUDE Skincare essentials to help you get a radiant springtime glow

By LAURA TOOGOOD Last week I attended the press preview of the latest NUDE Skincare range. Beauty boffins were greeted by champagne and macaroons as we gathered in the glorious surroundings of the The Langham on Regent Street to get a sneak peek of two must have products for Spring/Summer. NUDE Skincare’s philosophy is focused […]

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La Durbin Boutique will help you look and feel beautiful this Spring

By HALLE CARLSON Have you ever left somewhere feeling more beautiful, inside and out, than you did when you arrived? That’s exactly how I felt after my visit to La Durbin Boutique. La Durbin Boutique is SW6’s most exciting new installation. This boutique salon is adorned with baroque mirrors and ultra feminine décor- the perfect […]

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Get perfect eyebrows at Blink Brow Bar in Fenwick on Bond Street

By LAURA TOOGOOD Twitter followers will know that I popped to Blink Brow Bar for a lunchtime appointment today. I was so impressed by the service that I thought an impromptu article was needed! Whilst most of my girl friends were converted to threading a long time ago, I had yet to try this popular […]