Beauty, celebrity

Discovering the OUAI to everyday effortless hair

The Creator Jen Atkin is the woman behind the OUAI brand. let me just leave that there a moment. We're talking about the person who's styled hair for the likes of  Jennifer Lopez, Gwen Stefani, Emma Stone, Sofia Vergara, Jessica Alba, Kim Kardashian, Cindy Crawford, Katy Perry, and Christina Hendricks and worked with designers and models… Continue reading Discovering the OUAI to everyday effortless hair

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3 Top Ways To Cleanse With Avène

I always have at least two cleansers on the go  - one to remove my make-up and then one to cleanse my skin. I usually use a cleansing balm or cream to lift away make-up and then follow with a foam or gel cleanser to make sure that my pores aren't blocked and my skin… Continue reading 3 Top Ways To Cleanse With Avène

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I learned how to wash my hair!

When I attended a blogger event for Swell recently I was expecting to learn all about the award-winning brand and its founders Andrew Bidwell and Jonathan Stallick but I wasn't expecting to learn something really fundamental that works and that is how to wash my hair! Andrew Bidwell (the hairdresser behind the brand) started by… Continue reading I learned how to wash my hair!

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Ilia – Organic Beauty

This week was another busy one and it culminated in a visit to a make up masterclass focussing on the luxury organic beauty brand Ilia. Ilia is a multi-award winning brand founded in Canada by Sasha Plavsic. This prestige line of natural and organic products provides great colour pay off together with nourishing organics. Ilia… Continue reading Ilia – Organic Beauty

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Review – DHC Eye Zone Care Pack

I love DHC products so much. They're always so intriguing and they always turn out to be such great solutions to beauty problems. They're so well designed and they work! This Rich Eye Zone Care Pack is just so handy. Inside the pack are 6 are six sets of right and left eye masks paired… Continue reading Review – DHC Eye Zone Care Pack

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B. Is For Beautiful

I was talking to another blogger on twitter the other day and she was asking about ways to save money. She told me that she doesn't know where her money goes and that got me thinking about how one of things I do is to save money on everyday basics so that I have more… Continue reading B. Is For Beautiful

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Review – Avon Anew Clinical Hydra Recovery Overnight Mask

It's been a while since I used any Avon skincare products and I really don't know why. I was a rep myself for several years and I learned then that when it comes to skincare Avon have produced amazing products that are often at the forefront of research and what's more they really work. So… Continue reading Review – Avon Anew Clinical Hydra Recovery Overnight Mask

Beauty, food

Crabtree & Evelyn open new Kingston store

A visit to a Crabtree & Evelyn store is always a delight. I first discovered how much I liked their products when I visited the Kingston store two years ago - I think it might even have been my first blogger event. This week though Crabtree opened their new store in Church Street, Kingston which… Continue reading Crabtree & Evelyn open new Kingston store

hair, London

Keeping it up all night in Soho! – with Bed Head by TIGI

Are you wondering if you've clicked on a dodgy link? Feeling a little uncomfortable like you're in the wrong place? Don't worry you're safe! But that's how I was feeling this week when I was trying to find the venue for a beauty event in London's Soho. I guess I should have caught on quicker… Continue reading Keeping it up all night in Soho! – with Bed Head by TIGI

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Get set for summer with this Strand On Beauty giveaway with Ultrasun!

Those of you that have been following me for a while will know that I'm a great fan of Ultrasun and took it with me on my holiday to Marrakech last summer. You can read more about the products I took here. But when I was asked recently if I wanted to try some new… Continue reading Get set for summer with this Strand On Beauty giveaway with Ultrasun!