Petal pink polished for the wedding

Whilst getting ready for a friend’s wedding I discovered that a nail polish from Marks & Spencer does as good a job as one that costs £10 more. By using Seche Vite as my top coat over the polish, I’ve given myself an expensive looking pedicure – the top coat helps the polish dry quickly whilst forming a solid bond with… View Post
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Protection from the sun, naturally (and I don’t mean a hat)

I continue my quest to use less chemicals and nasties on my skin, and what feels like it has more chemicals than most every day products? Sun cream! Now, I am 100% behind protecting my skin from ageing rays, but wouldn’t it be nice to do it without slathering on extra lanolin or parabens or… View Post
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Weleda skin food – what is all the fuss about?

I’ve seen mention of this product time and time again since starting this blog, and my curiosity has been piqued. Weleda is well known, as a green beauty brand, and has been around for a long time (90 years). Natural, organic, ethical, fair trade, sustainable, eco-friendly…so now let’s see if it is effective too. View Post
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Wake me up a smooth and peachy goddess

With warm and sunny days like today it’s natural for thoughts to turn to Summer…flip flops, dresses, holidays, bare legs, bikinis (yikes!). View Post
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My desk buddies, always and forever

Yup, spot the hand cream, lip balm, bottle of water and green tea. Predictable and constant desk buddies. I’m on a journey to keep the aged lizard look at bay. Seriously though, if I don’t use hand cream after I wash my hands I end up with scaly skin. Fact. View Post
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