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Perfumery Classes In London

July 25, 2011
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I have a brand new date for my one day beginners Perfumery Classes in London. An Introduction to Perfumery BOOK NOW This workshop in natural perfumery will give you the opportunity to gain a basic understanding of the history of perfumery and then work with a variety of materials to design your own natural...
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Bath Bomb Recipe | Easter Eggs

April 5, 2011
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Bath Bomb Recipe | Easter Eggs

Had a great class at the Make Lounge last night making bath and body products which reminded me of the Easter Egg Bath Bombs workshop I did last year. I promised my students last night that I would put the recipe up  – so here it is… Download your free bath bomb recipe below...
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Workshops and New Book

February 24, 2011
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Workshops and New Book

I can’t believe its February already, the year is flying by! I’m looking forward to spring – my favourite time of year and always a good time for new ideas to blossom. I have spent the last 3 months working on a new book of beauty recipes that will be on sale in the...
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“Pink Fizz” Christmas Gift Workshops

November 20, 2010
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“Pink Fizz” Christmas Gift Workshops

A very good friend of mine Miss Libby Rose has just set up a pop up shop for Christmas a 6a Greenwich market. Over a glass of wine the other evening we were chatting about how we could combine both sewing a beauty classes in this gorgeous little space. We came up with some...
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25th November SHOWER GEL & SCRUB WORKSHOP

November 8, 2010
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Time is running out to book on the Shower & Scrub workshop at Bermondsey Fayre on 25th November! You can book your place here: http://selfsufficiencycourses.co.uk/courses/shower-gels-and-scrubs We will be making fab products to either keep for yourself or give away as gifts that will include: Eco Friendly Showergel that can also be used as a...
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Paris and Frederic Malle

October 24, 2010
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Paris and Frederic Malle

I hopped on the Eurostar to Paris last week (as you do) for a spot of lunch and a potter round the shops. Unusually for Paris it was boiling hot and didn’t rain once (in October!) so I got to drink tea and soak up the ambiance of the Marais in the sunshine. I...
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Lip Balm Stick Recipe

October 10, 2010
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Here is the recipe for a lip balm in a twist up tube that I promised a few people I would put up.  We did this at a recent workshop at Bermondsey Fayre. Its really important to let the mixture cool slightly and put the tubes in a tray of cold water when you...
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Perfume and Serial Killers

September 23, 2010
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Perfume and Serial Killers

Its not often in the fragrance world that perfumers are allowed to take too many risks when creating a new fragrance but those bored rigid of the endless copycats must champ at the bit to work on projects for Thierry Mugler. I have loved his designs since I trained as a make up artists...
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Self Sufficiency Courses Come To Bermondsey Fayre

September 10, 2010
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Self Sufficiency Courses Come To Bermondsey Fayre

Bermondsey Fayre is a fabulous fashion and quirky craft shop on Bermondsey Street, a stones throw from London Bridge Station. Owner Liz Dillon has just finished refurbishing  the fabulous workshop space at the back of the shop and has asked myself and Miss Libby Rose from www.selfsufficiencycourses.co.uk to run a series of sewing and...
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August 27th Planet Mars

August 25, 2010
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Interesting fact about AUGUST 2010.  This August has 5 Sundays, 5 Mondays & 5 Tuesdays.  All in 1 month.  It happens once in 800 years. PLUS  Two moons on 27th August 2010 27th Aug the Whole World is waiting for…………. Planet Mars will be the brightest in the night sky starting August. It will...
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