From waiting lists to unboxing: the bizarre world of beauty Advent calendars

For a long time, the Advent calendar landscape has been dominated by chocolate. But no longer: luxe Advent calendars have become increasingly common over the last five years, but 2018 is truly the year of the beauty calendar boom. Google Trends show a 20% increase in online searches for “beauty Advent calendar”, which peaked at the beginning of December last year […]

Continue Reading

Beauty The best eco-friendly glitter

There are two seasons – festival and festive – during which it was, until recently, not only acceptable but positively encouraged for adults to adorn themselves with glitter. Then environmental protection agencies began describing glitter – craft and cosmetic – as a “problem plastic”: itpollutes waters and endangers the sea life involuntarily ingesting the sparkly […]

Continue Reading