Recommended: Facial Cleansers (For all skin types)

Recommended: Facial Cleansers (For all skin types)

It’s really important to love your cleanser – especially as we often have to use one at the time of day when we have the least want or energy to!  So I’ve selected my recommended facial cleansers based on a range of application and removal methods – a key criteria in selecting the best cleanser for you.  

Read More

5 Steps to a (well kept secret) self-tan

5 Steps to a (well kept secret) self-tan

Whether you want to achieve a tan minus the sun-exposure, a bronzed boost or if you’re anything like me – you just want to constantly look one step above anaemic ghost – a self-tan could be for you.  Self-tanning products with their dramatically improved formulas, have come a long a way from the days of […]

Read More

Recommended: Self-Tanning Superstars

Recommended: Self-Tanning Superstars

Here are my favourite products for achieving a beautifully natural looking self-tan… Garnier Summer Body  A moisturising lotion with a hint of tanning ingredient to gradually build a natural-looking tan.  Enriched with natural extract of apricot, this light, fast-absorbing formula is easily applied and smells like summer in a bottle.  A great starting point for […]

Read More

The beauty of a beauty box (and how to pick the right one for you) 

The beauty of a beauty box (and how to pick the right one for you)

Since beauty boxes first launched many moons ago, they have progressed from a potential passing craze into an accepted and (in some cases) staple part of the beauty product buying routine.  With an increasing number of beauty retailers/industry bigwigs introducing their own mini beauty product treasure troves to market, we as consumers are now spoilt […]

Read More

Recommended: Under eye concealers

Recommended: Under eye concealers

For me, beautifully made-up skin is built upon a flawless base.  However, foundation alone is rarely sufficient to cover dark circles and brighten up your under eye.  This is where a great under eye concealer comes in. But first let’s go back a step.  If you find yourself questioning, which should I apply first – […]

Read More

5 Quick tips for adding volume to fine, flat hair

5 Quick tips for adding volume to fine hair

This article contains non-sponsored affiliate links.  To find out more click here. The ultimate goal when your hair is fine is to create the illusion of thicker, fuller locks.  Here are some really easy ways to add volume to fine, flat hair 1. Get the style right Your first stop on your journey to more volumised […]

Read More

You are not going bald! (overcoming non-hereditary hair loss)

You are not going bald

This article contains non-sponsored affiliate links.  You can find out more here Are you noticing that your hairbrush seems to contain more hair than usual?  Are you pulling larger quantities of hair from your shower plug-hole?  Is your ponytail diameter feeling thinner?  Are hairs falling very easily from your head whenever you touch them?  And is […]

Read More

10 Beauty Tips for New Mums*

This article contains non-sponsored affiliate links.  You can find out more here Really this should be titled – * 10 Beauty tips for new mums (and some which apply to anyone who could do with a bit of extra time, whilst still remaining gorgeous) – but perhaps that’s a bit too long winded?  Just know that […]

Read More

The end of Cleansers?

Afterspa Magic Makeup Remover

For years, I have religiously removed my makeup every night.  Granted, sometimes (especially after I’ve fallen asleep on the sofa) the idea is as appealing as sticking pins in my eyes.  However, I am very aware that skipping it results in clogged pores, breakouts, mucky pillows and eventually can lead to prematurely aged skin.   […]

Read More