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).


    March 21st, 2020

    How To Boost Your Mood Through Fragrance During Quarantine/Self Isolation

    Amidst the chaos in the world right now, many things are being forgotten about (its Mothers Day this Sunday, you’re welcome for the reminder) but beauty lovers may be aware […]

    February 10th, 2020

    O-man, you’re missing out!

    Why should your next trip be to Oman? We’ll tell you why. […]

    January 15th, 2020

    Boss Babe; Shalini Parfum

    What makes a Boss Babe? A successful woman who’s vision and ambition allow her to be the creator of her own life. […]

    December 28th, 2019

    Boss Babe: Aquarii Swim

    It’s that strange time of year in between Christmas and NYE where you sit on the sofa by the fire, rustling through the last of the nice Quality Street, whilst […]

    November 13th, 2019

    CocoBeauty: A Chantecaille Christmas

    Christmas, whether we want to admit it or not, is fast approaching. […]

    October 31st, 2019

    Beat The Blues With TUI

    It’s officially November, defrosting your windscreen in the morning is now a thing again, Christmas decorations are in stores and thanks to daylight saving time, it’s getting darker earlier. […]

    September 11th, 2019

    Let’s Talk About Endometriosis

    So this article is, shall we say, a little off-piste for #TeamCoco yet we feel it’s most definitely worth publishing. […]

    July 28th, 2019

    #CocoTravel: Top 10 Places To Visit In Crete

    Situated in the southern Aegean Sea and separating the Aegean from the Libyan sea is Crete, Greece’s largest island and the fifth largest in the Mediterranean. […]

    July 1st, 2019

    #CocoTravel: The 5 Best Rooftop Pools In Dubai

    The summer heat in the Middle East is hitting a new level, with humidity at 98% and temperatures of 49 degrees celsius, its essential to look after yourself. […]

    May 20th, 2019

    #CocoBeauty: Chantecaille Beauté With A Conscience

    With an ever increasing concern towards our planet, more and more of us are seeking alternatives to help reduce our environmental impact. […]

    May 15th, 2019

    The Coolest Stops On A Californian Roadtrip

    For #TeamCoco the word ‘road-trip’ instills excitement in our hearts, let a lone the words ‘Californian road-trip’. […]

    May 1st, 2019

    10 of the Coolest Hotels in L.A.

    There’s so much to love in Los Angeles beyond the A-list celebrities that inhabit it. […]

    April 22nd, 2019

    Top LA Experiences

    Los Angeles, city of angels, city of lights; this sprawling metropolis captures hearts and exports you into its eclectic lifestyle. […]

    April 21st, 2019

    5 Beautiful Hotels in Palm Springs

    Hiking, shopping, festivals, spas, scenery, pools, casinos, fine-dining, quirky bars; the list goes on. […]

    February 6th, 2019

    #CocoBeauty; Ski Trip Beauty Essentials

    If you’re lucky enough to be hitting the slopes, then we have rounded up some cult beauty products that you need to add to your regime. […]