CIDESCO asks spas to rethink micro-beads


CIDESCO, the world standard for beauty and spa therapy has spoken out against the use of micro-beads in spa products and treatments. The use of micro-beads in skin care products is a controversial one that I’ve written about previously here. These tiny plastic beads are causing huge damage to the planet’s oceans and ecosystems as […]

Pai, Glam4Good and Michelle Obama!


Sometimes the smallest acts can make the biggest difference to people’s lives – and Glam4Good, the non-profit organisation set up by Mary Alice Stephenson, does that with style! We were honoured to be involved in their recent event in Italy hosted by Michelle Obama. Mary-Alice bought together a group of thirty military Mums-to-be for what they thought […]

Pai launches into Le Bon Marché!

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J’aime Paris – and it seems that Paris loves Pai back! I‘m so thrilled to announce our launch into the beautiful Le Bon Marché – the premier department store in Paris. Pai is now available as part of the carefully chosen edit section on the first floor, alongside a host of natural and organic brands, plus […]

Pai wins at First Women Awards!

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Last night, I headed off to the 11th First Women Awards created with Real Business and the CBI. I was up for the First Woman in Manufacturing award, alongside some seriously tough competition with seventy women shortlisted across fourteen categories, including the amazing Julie Deane OBE, founder and CEO of Cambridge Satchel Company. So, I […]

Panorama tackles the question of GM farming


I’m sure I wasn’t alone in tuning into Monday’s BBC Panorama episode about GM crops and farming. It was great to see the Chief Executive of the Soil Association, Helen Browning, weigh into the debate – arguing the case for non-GM. Helen made the Soil Association’s concerns very clear: GM crops have already degraded 25-40% […]

Pai launches in Fortnum & Mason

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Pai is a London-brand through and through, which makes our iconic new stockist all the more special! I’m thrilled to share that Pai products are now available in the beautiful and brand new, Fortnum & Mason beauty hall. Located on the second floor, this beauty space marks a new direction for Fortnum & Mason. Drawing […]

The ultimate “babymoon” escape with Pai and The Scarlet


Pregnancy is the most magical and mind-boggling experience that can fly by all too quickly! My first pregnancy went by in a flash, which is why for my second (currently half way along) I’m really taking time to savour the journey. With this in mind, I’m so excited to announce the launch of our exclusive […]

The rise of organics: Exciting news from the Soil Association report


News just in – the new Soil Association report on the rise of organic sales makes for really encouraging reading! There has been a growth in sales of organic health and beauty products since 2010. A sudden increase of 17% from 2012 – 2013 was looking promising, but the newest stats reveal that sales rose […]

My advice on starting a business and being bold!


Today is International Women’s Day and its theme this year is ‘Make it Happen’ This message can apply to a million different things but I’d like to shine a light on female entrepreneurship. Women account for 17% of business owners (the figure is much higher in the US) Men are twice as likely to be […]

Our Mother’s Day gift guide


Seeking gift inspiration in the run up to Mother’s Day? One thing’s for sure – a product that pampers is certain to last longer than flowers! Whatever your mum’s interests, we’ve been busy selecting a skincare soother to match. Here’s our shortlist of gift ideas… Blessed with green fingers? She’ll love our award-winning Fragonia & […]

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