Five top products for swimmers

We all have our post swim or gym routine, we want to get out, showered, dressed and on our way as quickly as possible. Here are my top products to help you beautify whilst you cool down and dress up. Firstly, you’ll need a shower gel and you do need one specifically for swimming, as no […]

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Buying beauty products on a budget

I’m a self-confessed beauty product hoarder, I have baskets and bags full of products and can barely close the bathroom cabinet. And it seems i’m not the only one, as despite Brexit and the leave vote pointing to harder times financially, the UK beauty market is booming. As Mintel forecasts sales to hit £10bn this […]

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How to get a good nights sleep

Like many of you, I’m sure, I often have trouble getting to sleep. We’ve all done the ‘if i go to sleep now i’ll get five hours sleep’ countdown and before you know it, you feel like you’ve been awake all night. Tire yourself out. We are so often mentally exhausted at the end of the […]

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Essentials: Benefit Brow

So there are a lot of options when it comes to Benefits and Brows; there are pencils, powders, liquid liners and gels. My personal favourite is the Gimme Brow volumising eyebrow gel, that’s like a tiny eyebrow mascara. I dont have particularly thin eye brows and I’m lucky that they don’t grow particularly quickly either. They […]

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Benefit they’re real eyeshadow review

Big fan of the ‘they’re real’ range, have the mascara in black and blue, so decided to try out the new ‘They’re Real Due Eye Shadow Blender. I went for the ‘Naughty Neutral’ palette which has a soft pink and warm chocolately brown satin pressed powders. I love the colours, they really complement each other and are […]

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Waitrose Pure Comforting Serum Review

The Waitrose Pure Comforting Serum is part of the Waitrose own brand beauty range. This is a really good budget range, I previously reviewed the Pure Cleanser and Miscellar Water, both good products and only £2.50 each. The Serum retails at £5. It doesn’t look like a luxury brand, but the packaging is clean and simple. It comes […]

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Ten Tips for Selling on eBay

The trend for de-cluttering has hit us by storm, especially us Millennials (yes you’re still one up to 34!) who would apparently rather spend money on experience than material goods. So whether you’ve just finished Marie Kondo’s new book and tidying is your newfound hobby, or you just want a bit of extra cash for […]

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Essentials: Benefit Hoola Bronzer

Now it’s summer time a bronzer is essential, and my essential bronzer is: Benefit Hoola Bronzer. Nice packaging as always from Benefit, bold colours and love the box style of their bronzers and blushers. I got the tiny one for holiday thinking “oh i’ll just get the bigger one when it runs out and it’s lasted for […]

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Adventures in Moominland: Review

I have to start by saying this is the best exhibitions i’ve been to in a long time and not what I expected at all! I had just assumed it was going to be a guided tour of some of the artwork from the original books, but turns out it’s a completely immersive experience. I won’t […]

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Essentials: Clinique Pop Matte Lip Colour

The Clinique Pop Matte Lip Colour + Primer is a lipstick with a built in primer for better application. It’s described as ‘weightless’, ‘pigment-saturated’ giving ‘8 hours of creamy matte comfort’. I love the simple silver packaging, looks very elegant. The Clinique Pop Matte lipsticks come in great range of colours, I have the Blushing […]

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