Articles by Alice Smellie

Gift Guide: Heaven Scent Gifts

December 17, 2010

To paraphrase Little Women, Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas without any lovely smelling presents. Isn’t there something just too exciting about the waft of expensive oils and [read more]

Winter’s Beauty Miracle Oil

December 1, 2010

In the fickle world of beauty, there’s always some new miracle ingredient. Usually it involves incomprehensible chemicals and decades of research. Argan oil is this winter’s beauty buzz, [read more]

Belles on the Bridal Bandwagon!

November 19, 2010

As Beauty Editor of Brides magazine some years ago, I spent months offering useful advice to brides-to-be. So, Miss Middleton – should you be perusing Belle About Town for beauty tips – [read more]

The Best of British Beauty

November 11, 2010

It’s time to get beautifully serious. We know that the UK is in trouble financially, so Belle is suggesting a new twist to your beauty regime. Why not buy British and do your bit for our [read more]

Release Your Inner Witch

October 28, 2010

Wouldn’t it be great if you could trick or treat for lipgloss? Halloween is almost upon us and thoughts are turning to beauty of an altogether darker sort. But don’t let a love of the [read more]

The Colour Purple

September 14, 2010

As the mists of autumn descend and leaves start to turn and fall, keep up with the new season and take on the colour purple as your must-have make-up colour. There are so many shades, you’ll [read more]

Grow your own lashes?

September 7, 2010

I really didn’t think I’d be writing this piece. ‘Grow your own false lashes’ reads the press release and I heave a sigh. We’ve been here before. The invention of new [read more]

Death of the Face Cream

August 23, 2010

The time has come for Belles to wave a radiant goodbye to the overpriced face cream. The buzz word in the beauty world this year is nutricosmetics, and it’s all about beauty from within. This [read more]

Beauty For Busy Belles

August 11, 2010

Hooray for beauty trends that save us time and money! Avid fans of cult skin care company Dr Perricone will be waiting on tenterhooks for his new product – a three-in-one face cream launching [read more]
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