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issidora

Award winning makeup artist and a skincare expert. Co-founder of Nina's Hair Parlour. Compulsory truth teller, history buff & a science groupie. Founder & Editor-In-Chief @ Skin Odyssey.

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    Queen Omorovitza

    All hail The Queen of Hydrating Facial Mist! The story goes that once there was a Queen that lived in Hungary back in the good ol’ 1300s and that she knew this alchemist/monk fella that liked to play with plants, herbs and spices to concoct intoxicating, beautifuly scented water. Apparently this dynamic medieval duo created […]

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    AMELIORATE®

    Once upon a time there was a lovely maiden who went by the name Annette. She on was on a life long quest to find the magical creamy potion that will ameliorate her Keratosis Pilaris. Lovely Annette’s quest was not going well so one day, our heroine bravely decided to set off on a path […]

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    Tease the Tangle

     Oh how brushes have evolved over the centuries. Boar bristle brushes, herring bone combs, ivory combs… and Shawn invented the Tangle Teezer. The world went wild and I joined in the euphoria as this brush is truly remarkable. My hair is long and I KNOW that that I should sleep with my hair tied up […]

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    Flawlessness

    Most of us are kinda happy with our concealers and kind happy with our eye creams. I cannot say that I have met anyone who is absolutely happy with either. The concealer ALWAYS creases. If it says on the package that it does not. Well… I’d take it with a bowl of salt. So imagine […]

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    Lynne Sanders | Founder of Cosmetics à La Carte

    Lynne Sanders Lady Gaga, Grace Jones, Debbie Harry, Jerry Hall. The boys from U2. Elizabeth Taylor and HRH Princess Diana. These are just a few of most incredible people that came through the doors of Cosmetics à la Carte’s central London boutique since the company was founded in 1973. Here, the founder and head cosmetic […]

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    Firewoman

    Peta Win | Woman of Fire. The name given to Renee Beach by the chief of one of the North Dakota tribes. She fought against the establishment in the 1980s and helped create Gathering of the Tribes. Her support of the native peoples, inspired Ian Astbury of The Cult to write the song The Firewoman. She is a renown […]

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    All Hail the Lipstick Queen

    Ms Poppy King is The Lipstick Queen Her product line is impressive and my three absolute favourites are Velvet Rope, Butterfly Ball and brand new Morning Sunshine. Issy  ❤️ As a vintage makeup expert and a co-founder of Nina’s Hair Parlour I am always on a look out for the perfect vintage lipsticks. Thus far […]

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    C.E.OOOOMG!

    C  =  Vitamin C   +   E  =   Vitamin E   +   O  =   antiOxidants I lurve all citrus fruits and have known about their healing and detoxifying properties as momma Millie has been teaching me about skin care since forever. As much as I enjoy making my 2l daily dose of fresh lemonade and […]

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