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    Shu Uemura: My favourite cosmetics shop

    by Flamegirl Updated Sep 30, 2006

    This Japanese make-up store has a great selection of cosmetics, and the staff are usually happy to help you pick out something suitable.

    What to buy: My personal favourite in this shop is their lipstick, but have a browse - what I love is their variety.

    What to pay: Not the cheapest shop, although not too bad for London.

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    Personal accessories: Thread your eyebrows

    by Zarasher Written Dec 15, 2006

    This Beauty Salon/ Hairdressers is 2 doors away from the station. I do not remember the name right now, but as you come out of the station you turn left and its right there. There is a man on the side of the entrance selling phones or something and then there is a flight of stairs that leads up to the beauty place.

    Places like Harrods charge £15 for eyebrow threading. Here they charge just £2.50, so even if you have to buy a travel card for the day it's worth it rather than booking weeks in advance for harrods or some other snooty salon and then paying daylight robbery prices.

    What to buy: They also do other hair removal stuff with both threading and waxing, plus massage and hair.

    FYI It is WOMEN only.

    What to pay: £2.50 for the eyebrows.
    £15 for a half hour massage

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    • Women's Travel

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    Souvenir stands: Joey's Hat!

    by lisha74 Updated May 5, 2007

    What to buy: There are various stands set up throughout the city selling souvenirs, but as a huge fan of the show "Friends", I got really excited when I saw hats similar to the one Joey bought when an episode was filmed here. This one was even being sold as "Joey's Hat"!

    Souvenir Shopping

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  • Lush Retail Ltd.: Cool and smells good, too!

    by sabur76 Written Mar 23, 2006

    I found this interesting shop in the Victoria Train Station. It sells handmade soaps and potions. Everything from bath soap to bath bubbles to facials have a special name and quirky description. Everything is scented. It may not be such a good place for those allergic to perfumes and colognes.

    What to buy: So far I recommend the solid shampoo/conditioner. It looks like a rounded hockey puck and smells like black licorice. I haven't tried it yet, but I will soon. At the time they were advertising buy 2, get the travel container free.

    What to pay: Most things are about $10 USD, but the soap is sold by weight and has been broken into different sized pieces.

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    Lush: Take a bath witht he Prince of Bathness...

    by scbelle Written Feb 24, 2004

    Mmm... these shops, located throughout London, hold the key to enjoying one of life's simple pleasures: a hot bath. Try one of there bath bombs for a fizzy bath, or a bath melt for soft skin, or a bubble bar for a returnt o your youth, or or or... I could go on for days here. I love everything.

    What to buy: OK, if you had to restrict yourself to just a few items (but by all means, this is NOT the place!!!) try the Ceridwen's Cauldron Bath Melt, the Titsy Totsy Ballistic, and the avobath. Don't worry: the bright colored water won't stain your tub! But it will lift your spirit! Now, the good news is, you can order your favorites on-line in the US now, but the fun is going into the shops and picking things out yourself.

    What to pay: For me, as much as I can afford.

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    along the streets: Funny hats

    by filipdebont Updated Mar 23, 2003

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    This tourist shop was also selling funny hats.

    Like these funny Union Jack hats.

    There were also the plastic Bobby helmets

    And even a Scottish hat with a red wig included.

    What to pay: 1,5 pound for a helmet

    Funny hats
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    James Smith and Sons: Umbrella's, Walking Sticks and more

    by pieter_jan_v Updated Oct 25, 2010

    The James Smith and Sons Umbrella Shop was founded in 1830 and is still owned and run as a family business.

    The store is a real gem in between the more modern appereance of the others around.

    James Smith and Sons Hazelwood House - London
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    LUSH

    by Pomska Updated Apr 4, 2011

    If you like colourful soaps and other fresh cosmetic products, you should visit the shop called LUSH.

    What to buy: Soaps, bath products, other cosmetics

    A soap

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