Marula seed oil – claimed to be the beauty secret of Africa, available here in London

Also dubbed the ‘miracle oil’, this is another addition to my facial oil collection. View Post
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Baobab seed oil – a superfood for the skin

A fan of oils for over 10 years, my love affair started in my 20s with Neal’s Yard rehydrating rose facial oil, a blend of various oils (grape seed, hazelnut seed, evening primrose, rose flower and a few other flower oils) which helped keep skin supple, hydrated and bright. I used it every night for years,… View Post
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Holding on to the feeling of Summer with Elemis frangipani monoi body oil – Spa @ home

Smell is a sense that can transport you to far away places in an instant, invoking memories long forgotten. It’s also a great way of prolonging the Summer, now that Autumn has well and truly set in over here in London. Elemis’s Frangipani Monoi body oil is fast becoming a favourite of mine, having been… View Post
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A complexion-balancing face oil from Sunday Riley – Artemis hydroactive cellular face oil

I don’t think I’ve said this enough… I love using face oils 🙂  I am obsessed. There is this feeling of being pampered that you get, just like when you’re having a facial, only without the price tag. Not only is the massaging action helping to work the oils into skin, but it’s helping to boost circulation… View Post
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Adding to the facial oil collection

Yes, an odd thought. More oil. But who wants to look oily? No one. Who wants to look like they’re skin is supple, plump and hydrated? Everyone. The secret? Apply to damp skin to trap moisture under the oil (skin preferably damp with organic toner). Everyone knows I love facial oils. I’ve used rosehip oil for… View Post
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