Beauty, hair

Empties – May 2018

I've been getting some great feed back from readers saying that they really love these empties posts. I'm guessing that's because they know that I've really experienced these products over a period of time rather than just snapping a photo before selling the products on Depop or e-bay. So let's kick off with May's empties… Continue reading Empties – May 2018

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By invitation Rose Gold by Michael Buble
Beauty, fragrance

By Invitation Rose Gold from Michael Bublé

I've been asking myself whether the love for all things rose gold is about to die out anytime soon - and I'm thinking it's unlikely. I mean how stunning is this latest offering from Michael Buble? With the award-winning original By Invitation fragrance we had already been treated to something special that looked and smelled… Continue reading By Invitation Rose Gold from Michael Bublé

Beauty, fragrance

New fragrances – The Collection

When I saw that the launch event for The Collection was in the Mandrake Library I began to think that perhaps there would be a twist to this launch. The library houses a collection of arts, photography, fashion, design and literature books curated specially for the hotel, featuring a selection of monographs on artists whose… Continue reading New fragrances – The Collection

Caudalie Christmas Cracker
Beauty, Christmas

Last minute Christmas gift ideas for her

So when you all started talking about Christmas and other bloggers started writing their gift guides back in September I was telling myself it was way to early. So I waited till after Halloween, then I waited until after my daughter's birthday at the end of November and then I got to the week before… Continue reading Last minute Christmas gift ideas for her

Ghost Dream
Beauty, fragrance

New Fragrance – Ghost Dream

GHOST Dream is a new floral oriental scent.  Malaika Firth fronts the campaign to represent the feminine and independent women that will embrace this scent.  Ghost have strayed from their usual design style with this bottle that captures the light in a way that is like the play of light on rippling water. Heavy glass… Continue reading New Fragrance – Ghost Dream

First Instinct Eau de Parfum
Beauty, fragrance

3 Summer Fragrances You’ll Love

Over the spring and start of summer I've been trying out a few scents from brands that I wouldn't normally consider as being my thing. I like to rotate the fragrance I use each day but I've just noticed that despite there being over 20 fragrances in my summer scent collection there are a couple… Continue reading 3 Summer Fragrances You’ll Love

Hollister Wave 2 for Women
Beauty

Summer’s Looking Peachy….

Guys it's nearly summer. Unless you've been travelling you probably haven't seen much of the sun yet but I've seen glimpses of summer in some of the makeup and fragrances I've been trialing. I've also seen a bit of a peach theme going on. This newest twist on the best selling Wave fragrance from Hollister California… Continue reading Summer’s Looking Peachy….

art, Beauty, lifestyle

Painting on glass with Yardley takes me back to my schooldays!

For my first event of 2017, I was invited to a fragrance launch with Yardley London. The event also included a session of decorating our own perfume bottle using water-colour to make our own unique design. Such a great opportunity to combine a product launch with a fun activity! We were introduced to two new Yardley… Continue reading Painting on glass with Yardley takes me back to my schooldays!

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My autumn fragrance collection – new additions

It's about this time of year that I like to swap around the fragrances  I have on display. I put away the overtly summery scents and bring out the autumn/winter stash. What's exciting this time around is that I've got two new fabulous scents to add to the collection that I want to share with… Continue reading My autumn fragrance collection – new additions

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