Beauty and Grooming

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

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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 […]

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The Burns Night Party Guide

The Burns Night Party Guide

Having just returned from a fabulous trip to the Scottish Highlands, it seems apt to be writing about Burns Night. A host of celebratory events will be taking place on Saturday the 25th of January and although a Burns supper normally marks the occasion, several venues in London are hosting drinks parties. Burns night marks […]

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Discover a beauty oasis at The House of Rush

Discover a beauty oasis at The House of Rush

By LAURA TOOGOOD January is one of my least favourite months of the year. The festive fun is fast becoming a distant memory and after an unusually lengthy break – thanks to the calendar dates of 2013 – the post-Christmas blues have well and truly set in. I am definitely not the only one embarking […]

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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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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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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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NuBo adds a new super product to their outstanding range; The Essence Bio-Gold

By LAURA TOOGOOD Our regular Beauty readers will know that here at The Sloaney we are big fans of the NuBo range and its amazing ability to give your skin a youthful glow. We are excited to bring you some news hot off the press that this brand has just launched a new super product. Following […]

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Beauty Treat of the Week: Aqua Boost for your hair by Organic Care Systems

By LAURA TOOGOOD Although our recent heat wave may have been short-lived, the sunshine and humidity is likely to have taken its toll on our hair. With this in mind, The Sloaney’s latest Beauty Treat of the Week will help replenish your locks and give them a glossy boost. ‘Aqua Boost’ shampoo and conditioner has […]

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Beauty Treat of the Week: Golden Caviar Mask by Biodroga

By LAURA TOOGOOD If you don’t have time for a facial, the luxurious Golden Caviar Mask is the perfect quick fix and it will give your skin a youthful boost. It can be applied in the comfort of your own home and specifically focuses on hydrating, de-stressing and anti-aging. This beauty treat pampers your skin […]

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Vita Hair boutique offers a luxurious and personal hair care service

By LAURA TOOGOOD From blonde to brunette and fiery red to black, I once tried pretty much every shade of hair colour in the space of a year. When I found myself with Morticia Adams inspired locks, I suddenly longed for the return of my natural light blonde hue. As you can imagine, my own […]

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Hide the effects of a late night with Origins Youthtopia Lift Face Firming Cream

BY LAURA TOOGOOD This weekend, I attended a ball in Surrey to enjoy an evening of entertainment with close friends. Needless to say, it was a fantastic night and we were reluctantly pulled away from the dance floor to our carriages in the early hours. As Monday morning dawned, my face was definitely showing the […]

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Michael Van Clarke has modestly harnessed and perfected the art of hairdressing

BY HALLE CARLSON I recently visited the Michael Van Clarke salon in Marylebone. Tucked away from the shops and hidden from high-street clientele, this discreet venue is located on Beaumont Street and provides an entire beauty experience. The self-titled salon was founded by a creative genius who has received many titles during his 30 years experience in […]

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