Facials – the good, the bad and the downright scary!!

There was an article in last Wednesdays Daily Mail was about a, lets say, interesting facial - the Manchester Tart. Using products more likely to be found in a dessert, beauticians at the Macdonald Manchester Hotel & Spa have (bad pun alert!) cooked up a facial that claims to be 'beneficial to skin and a soothing and [...]

Nip+Fab – now at Sam McCauleys!!

Celeb favorite - Nip+Fab is now available at Sam McCauleys! Used by Jennifer Aniston, Olivia Palermo and Sienna Miller, Nip+Fab is the brainchild of  Maria Hatzistefanis, the creator of premium skincare brand (and cult favorite) Rodial. Nip+Fab is a budget friendly brand whose products aim to target a specific skin or body care issue.  Speaking [...]

LookBook – Pretty & Sophisticated

There's just something about the simplicity of brown eyes and pink red lips that screams youthful sophistication. Take Jennifer Lawrence at the Critics Choice Awards in January: or Rachel Bilson, whose make up is so deceptively simple - This is such a simple look that flatters all eye colours, and Leah, the Clarins Beauty Consultant [...]

It’s that time of year again……Hayfever

Spring is a bit of a funny one - while most of us feel elated at the first sign of sunny weather and the smell of freshly cut grass,  those who suffer from Hayfever will dread the runny nose, itchy watering eyes, sneezing and general feeling of bleugh that comes at this time of the [...]

Bon Anniversaire Bourjois!

We love birthdays here at Sam McCauleys (any excuse for cake), so we're really excited that 2013 marks the 150th birthday of the French cosmetics house Bourjois! Born in Paris in 1863, Bourjois was originally created for the theatre by Joseph-Albert Ponsin, an actor and cosmetologist whose first creations were makeup sticks in many colours, especially for the [...]