Monday, 23 November 2015

5 Secret Santa Gift Ideas for a Tenner or Less

I can’t see the wood for the trees, is what springs to mind when I look at all the Christmas themed beauty gifts around this year. If you’re thinking same, and are similarly bamboozled by so much choice, here are five secret Santa gift and stocking filler ideas for £10 or less.

Friday, 20 November 2015

Foreo Luna and the New Night Cleanser Celestial Melting Gel - A Dry Skin Quencher

If you own a Foreo Luna you no doubt adore it. The sonic cleanser and topical skincare infusion device has won a legion of fans since its launch in 2013, and scooped up a heap of awards.

Foreo recently introduced a range of cleansers for use with the Luna, of which this Night Cleanser Celestial Melting Gel is one. You can of course use any brand of suitable cleanser with the Luna, as you can with any sonic device. We all undoubtedly have our favourites, but I’ve been particularly impressed with how hydrated this Foreo formula leaves my skin.

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Face Up Fitness: Ladies, Are Those Heavy Lifts Damaging Your Health?

A few months back I had a health scare. I woke up one morning with pretty intense lower back pain. The previous day had been ‘back day’ at the gym, and I knew the two had to be connected.

I immediately called my GP (never neglect pain) and got an appointment for the next day. I then made the fatal mistake of googling ‘lower back pain’ and I convinced myself that the pain was due to a weak pelvic floor, something every mum who’s been through natural childbirth fears like the proverbial plague.

Monday, 16 November 2015

Balance Me This Christmas

When it comes to value for money beauty products, few brands do it better than Balance Me. Their products may not be the cheapest but the quality of their natural formulations pound for pound is impressive.

Thursday, 12 November 2015

Brow Talk with Billion Dollar Brows Founder Natalie Plain - Brand Launches at Boots

There’s a bit of an obsession going on right now with the heavily drawn on eyebrow look. I see it all over Instagram. Perhaps it’s something you totally love and copy? Personally, it’s not for me. Neither is it for Natalie Plain, the co-founder of Billion Dollar Brows - the US brows specialist whose range of products has just launched on the UK High Street at Boots.

Tuesday, 10 November 2015

The Omniya Mediclinic, Cult Brand Sampling and the #30PlusBlogs Collective

If you’re deeply passionate about doing what you can to hold back the visible signs of skin ageing, then you may just want to head over to Knightsbridge the next time you find yourself in London.

Monday, 9 November 2015

NEW: Floral and Fruity Natural Deodorant Sprays from Lavera - On Test

How do you shop for deodorant? Do you grab the first can you see from a recognisable brand whilst doing the weekly Sainsbury’s grocery shop? Or do you labour over every deodorant and anti-perspirant aisles in Boots, stealing sneaky squirts of every product until you find exactly what you’re looking for?