Playtime at the Treehouse

Although Ramadan is just a few days away and I will be going on my annual social media detox, this week has been unexpectedly full on and unusually experimental…I’m talking about food here, I finally got to visit some of the places on my bucket list and first up is Treehouse Lounge, the ultra-cool rooftop spot at the Taj Hotel in Business Bay. It’s hard … Continue reading Playtime at the Treehouse

Out with the old, in with..the favourites

For a number of reasons, I have been AWOL on social media for a while, primary reason being my beloved Baby Blue was ill with terminal cancer and he went to sleep forever last week. It’s still too soon to talk about it but I will when I am ready. Another reason is because I was studying reformer pilates, which I will cover in a … Continue reading Out with the old, in with..the favourites

Beauty goes Vegan

I tried to be vegan and lasted all of… day. I just can’t survive without chocolate, look up chocaholic and you’ll see my mugshot (while I am typing this blog, I have already been through A LOT of French chocolate, thanks Carine).  Although I failed at veganism, some incredible vegan brands have scored big time with me. First up is Aromi Matte Liquid Lipsticks, a … Continue reading Beauty goes Vegan

Comptoir Sud Pacifique Launch – Dubai

The beauty market in the Middle East is booming, with luxury fragrances contributing to this significant growth. Some of the biggest fragrance brands in the world have standalone stores here, such as Creed, Jo Malone, Amouage, Diptyque and I think Byredo are due to open a standalone store in Abu Dhabi. The point is, fragrance and smelling good is BIG business here, some brands even … Continue reading Comptoir Sud Pacifique Launch – Dubai

In the Spotlight – Illustrator, Laura Lulabelles

I woke up to the MOST AHH-MAZING tag on Instagram yesterday so I thought it was only right to share this incredibly talented woman with the world! LJ (Laura Jane AKA @lauralulabelles on Instagram) has been (secretly, until recently) hand drawing incredible artwork including incredibly attractive caricatures. I noticed she had drawn Huda Beauty and Fashioncide (I promise, I didn’t hint for a drawing), so I was literally squealing (OK, … Continue reading In the Spotlight – Illustrator, Laura Lulabelles