Posts Tagged ‘beauty’

NEW SPOT: DEMPSEY HOUSE SINGAPORE

March 19, 2011

3 reasons to go there:

  1. To get yourself a massage or a Brazilian wax.
  2. To shop something at the inhouse Books Actually.
  3. To dine at night – or party even later at night.

Check out: www.dempseyhouse.com

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TRIED & TESTED: AESOP LONDON

March 16, 2011

Most striking feature:

The outside handcream and handsoap. If you’re strolling through Shoreditch, this is the place to get your hands fresh and fruity again. Inside you will find the beautiful products of Aesop.

Check out: www.aesop.net.au

NEW SPOT: GINETTE BEIRUT

March 5, 2011

3 reasons to go there:

  1. If you love concrete in combination with some bold colors.
  2. If you love Aesop.
  3. If you want to have a drink, eat something or shop for beautiful items.

Check out: www.ginette-beirut.com

(images via Superfuture – see more here)

NEW SPOT: BOTA BOTA MONTREAL

February 27, 2011

3 reasons to go there:

  1. If you’re not afraid of water and boats
  2. If you’re in for a spa treatment
  3. Or a massage

Check out: www.botabota.ca

(Images from Inhabitat)

NEWSFLASH: MAGNOLIA GOES POP UP

January 26, 2011

Magnolia in Antwerp is just like AF VandeVorst with their Guerilla Aktion Stores going into a pop up business. Not only Antwerp, but also Gent, Brussels and Hasselt can expect a temporarily Magnolia store. Magnolia is all about beauty. They sell special brands which aren’t sold everywhere. Like Laura Mercier and Malin + Goetz.

Check out their site for dates: www.magnoliashop.be

NEWSFLASH: AESOP AT MERCI

January 14, 2011

Merci, the fantastic concept store in the Marais of Paris, often let creative brands run a part of their store. Now the turn is to Aesop, the minimalistic beauty brand from Down Under. I had a jawdroppin’ experience while looking at this pictures so I had to publish them on my site. Love it! You?

Read my report about Merci here

And see more images of it on the website We love beautiful things

NEW SPOT: OKINAHA BRUSSELS

December 13, 2010

3 reasons to go there:

  1. If you’re a health freak – they sell everything for a healthy body. From supplements to cosmetics.
  2. If you like healthy books – they have their own pretty little library.
  3. If you like to see trees growing through their white interior.

Check out: www.okinaha.com

TRIED & TESTED: BIBOU ROTTERDAM

September 22, 2010


Most striking feature:

In every Bibou the ceiling is covered with paper lamps. This saturday the new Bibou opened her doors in Rotterdam. And yes, the ceiling is indeed made of several lamps. Love it! But this Bibou is much bigger than the one in Den Haag. You can ask for a feet treatment, a facial, massage or even a bye bye jetlag treatment. And even men are welcome! Prices? Massage from 40 euro, facial from 35 euro. And they sell natural beauty products as well (for reasonable prices).

Check out: www.bibou.nl

TRIED & TESTED: COSMETICS&CARE TREATMENT

September 19, 2010

Most striking feature:

According to Wallpaper Magazine the Dr Alkaitis Skin Food Facial is the best facial in the world. And I got one this friday. I must say I’m a beginner at spa treatments. Massages and hairdresser: yes, but facials and skin care: no. So it was all new to me. I loved getting to know a lot about my skin and have it taken care of. I especially loved the part where Olga brings on a combination of goat yoghurt and honey as a mask. Because Dr Alkaitis says: ‘if you can’t eat it, why would you put it on your skin’. So that’s where the natural ingredients come in. I will be back for more treatments, that’s for sure.

Read more about C Cosmetics and Care and their products over here.

This treatment is 105 euro, but you can book a small treatment for 45 euro. Check out: www.cosmeticsandcare.com

TRIED & TESTED: BIBOU DEN HAAG

August 22, 2010

Most striking feature:

They give perfect massages and facials – and you can make your own skin products in here – but I was intrigued by the ceiling. How simple yet creative? Just buy a couple of IKEA lamps, cut them in halfs and stick them to the ceiling. The effect is amazing. Bibou is soon opening their third spa in Rotterdam. The other ones are located in Den Haag en Leiden.

Check out: www.bibou.nl