Last week my two great loves (Tea and Beauty) combined at the Charlotte Street Hotel. Antipodes invited me and a few bloggers down for afternoon tea; and the most gorgeous scones I’ve ever eaten in MY LIFE, to talk about some of their new products and some effective skincare solutions to battle the harsh winter weather.


As I had never actually heard of Antipodes before and was saying the name wrong until Stephanie; Antipodes Global Beauty Expert, had to teach me how to say it – I was never good at phonetics at school – I was really interested to learn that Antipodes originates from New Zealand and is marketed as a Scientific Organic brand that focuses on using high performance, natural and organic ingredients in their products so you are technically getting a high percentage of the best organic ingredient they choose to use. If their new Delight Hand and Body Cream is any reflection on their brand, I think I am a new convert.


The Delight Hand and Body Cream is an everyday, lightweight hand cream that smells absolutely GORGEOUS and just from trying it at tea, I think it’s going to be a winner but I will review this in more detail in a few weeks . . . might even post a before and after picture so you can see how I tend to demolish my hand creams.


I had a lot of fun catching up with Gem, Steph, Kat, Grace, Fei and Jayne, as we haven’t had a chance to sit down and just gossip in the longest time and the selection of scones, cakes, macaroons and a mini chocolate mousse desserts that we got to gorge on made my afternoon. Unfortunately Gem and I didn’t get to finish our tray of cakes – it was just TOO much – but I had a fantastic time and I really would love to take my mum and sister there sometimes during the winter holidays


The entire Antipodes range is available on the Antipodes website, Wholefoods, Selfridges and Feel Unique.

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