Lifestyle

Living and loving, positive ideas and tips with home fragrance, aroma, candles, snuggles, bathrobes and blankets. This is my kind of living, JOGB living – my kind of way to relax, unwind, de-stress and make that house a home to retreat in and restore.

JOGB Illustrated History of Perfume

A dainty little, potted perfume history… illustrated by yours truly… JOGB Every decade throughout history has its own identity, reflecting the era, our social and economical history, frustrations, empowerments, and predictions on…

Loving L’Oreal Paradise New Brow & Eye Collection

A cute little parcel of these new rose gold eye and brow products – L’Oreal Paradise collection just arrived on my desk! Rose Gold? Clearly the love of this colour hasn’t quite…

Five Ways to get Happy Hair with Adam Reed of Percy & Reed

Hair feeling a little flat? Trek off, like me, to see the darling Adam Reed of Percy & Reed, who always manages to perk up Ellie Goulding, Diane Kruger, Anna…

Your beach body beauty prep…

How to get beach beauty prepped for 365 body confidence! I am so Mrs Last Minute… I like to think ‘spontaneous’ but truth be known it’s just general my multi-tasking…

BROW KNOW HOW

Take one super magnifying mirror and a few words of advice from the brow queen herself, Shavata Singh, who tends A-list arches from Kate Hudson to Elle Macpherson. “Getting your…

GET SET, GLOW: glossy summer-ready skin

GET SET, GLOW As your archetypal autumn redhead, I confess I don’t ‘do summer’ well. The idea of exposing very fair skin in the sun just isn’t going to happen!…

How To Tame Frizz: with celebrity hairdresser Ken O’Rourke

Fight Frizz Fast He’s loved by virtually every A-lister there is, from Amy Adams, Mariah Carey and Kristen Stewart to Eva Green (in Cannes): So fresh back from the Film…

Summer Lovin’: Makeup to Beat the Heat

MAKEUP TO BEAT THE HEAT Want makeup with ease and effortlessness? “Summer is a great time to simplify your makeup routine,” says Rupert Kingston, founder of Delilah, “just think about…

What’s in my bag right now? The best nude lip colours

I am a slave to nude lip colours. I’m not a makeup obsessive anyway at my age, preferring the look of glossy sheer skin at all times; but, when I…