Vanessa Gainford

Self-professed fragrance obsessed, Dubai-based Vanessa is a beauty and travel contributor. When not writing, you’ll find her meditating, swimming and/or sipping a cocktail (in Greece, preferably).


    June 1st, 2022

    Competition Time: Win A Dream Holiday With Cora Cora Maldives

    Would you describe yourself as an inspirational person? [...]

    June 1st, 2022

    Cora Cora Maldives: Where Freedom And Luxury Entwine

    The Maldives: two words that have you daydreaming of paradise in an instant. A bucket-list destination that oozes luxury and relaxation. [...]

    February 1st, 2022

    In The Spirit Of Valentines Here Are 5 Love Inspired Fragrances

    We all love a love story, whether its our own, in a movie, a novel or even one of our friends. [...]

    December 8th, 2021

    The hat trends that will revolutionise your winter wardrobe

    The primary purpose of a hat is of course to keep you warm especially in the bitter winter months, yet the AW21 shows proved a hat can easily elevate [...]

    November 12th, 2021

    Cora Cora: It’s Freedom Time!

    House of Coco have been lucky enough to experience many wonderful launches, places, and products and recently #TeamCoco were some of the first guests and the first UK press [...]

    October 28th, 2021

    Introducing: Nubyén – The British Clean Beauty & Activewear Brand

    House of Coco introduces Nubyen, the British Wellness brand. Cruelty-free, vegan and clean cosmetics and and activewear.

    October 11th, 2021

    The SS22 Secret To A Glowing Complexion: 111 Skin

    The fashion and skincare collaboration from PFW. 111 Skin created radiance complexions for the fourth designer collection of Monot.

    September 16th, 2021

    Luxury and Mindful: Beauty by La Perla

    Discover the La Perla Beauty range with #TeamCoco. The Italian luxury brand has branched into bodycare, makeup and fragrance.

    May 26th, 2021

    Best Fragrance Launches Of 2021 So Far

    A round-up of the best fragrance launches of 2021 so far. From Louis Vuitton to Parfums de Marly.

    April 26th, 2021

    Top 5 Skincare Masks For Under Your Face Mask

    Masks, whether we like it or not are part of our attire now and when travel opens back up, they will be part of our airport outfits. [...]

    April 11th, 2021

    The Eye Mask Celebs Can’t Seem To Live Without

    111 Skin is at the forefront of our minds thanks to an array of celebs sharing skincare selfies. [...]

    March 10th, 2021

    Potyque Founder, Michelle Rust, Shares Why CBD Oil Is The Natural Approach To Regaining Life Balance

    We tend to massively underestimate the benefit of plants.

    November 19th, 2020

    Fragrance Christmas Gift Guide

    House of Coco's Fragrance Christmas Gift Guide. A fool-proof guide to gifting your loved ones the right perfume for them this year.

    October 3rd, 2020

    The Skin Healing Expert: Hanna Sillitoe

    A little green juice changed her life and now Hanna Sillitoe has created her own empire A little green juice was the catalyst in what transformed both her lifestyle [...]

    May 19th, 2020

    CocoTravel; Maslina

    If the thought of international travel resuming excites you as much as it excites #TeamCoco then like us, you’ll already be planning your next trip. [...]