Party season means shimmer & shine…Nuxe huile prodigieuse Or is a multi purpose dry oil for face, body, hair

Party season is upon us, and I need no excuse to bling my skin. Sometimes the simplest black outfit can be lifted by glimmering and shimmering skin. It means less jewellery is needed, and a dress that isn’t technically a party outfit can be dressed up to suit the occasion. View Post
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My holiday essentials this time round – some keepers and some I’ll be using here at home

My holiday toiletries did get a little bit out of control – I had 2 wash bags and a makeup bag – of course I had to cover myself for all eventualities – a very hot climate in Malawi and a moderately hot one in South Africa. Malawi is super chilled and relaxed, whilst South… View Post
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French Polynesia in London, with Body Shop’s monoi radiance oil

Yup, another body and hair oil. I can’t get enough of oils! And this one makes for a lovely massage oil too 🙂 View Post
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Lyonsleaf goats milk, manuka honey & calendula soap* – sample sent to me by the brand

I have already written about this brand – Lyonsleaf’s beauty balm has been a life saver for my dry and eczema prone skin. I’ve even used it as a night treatment when skin has been particularly dry on my face. View Post
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Barefoot SOS face & body rescue cream – for dry and sensitive skin

This may be a brand that touts itself as being suitable for use on sensitive skin, and even on a case of eczema. I am not sure I can agree – well, it wasn’t suitable for a particularly sensitive bout of eczema on my face recently. It stung like crazy! So much so I had… View Post
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