Gelish nourish cuticle oil – a winter warrior battling dry skin

More winter warriors in an unlikely companion – gelish nourish cuticle oil (I don’t use Gelish nail polish because I don’t like the sound of a polish that stays on nails for 21 days, but that’s a story for another day). Anyway, now that winter is truly here, my skin is dry, dry, dry. And my… View Post
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Merumaya melting cleansing balm – a non-drying cleanser

To me, January means extra pampering and time on my skin – inevitably it gets dry from the cold weather, hotter showers, central heating, drinking more tea, and not enough water, etc. I have a number of cleansers on the go at any one time, but in winter I search out the thicker and creamier ones… View Post
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Don’t bother buying a separate moisturiser for winter. It’s not always necessary.

A tip for those of you who don’t want to go to the expense of buying a separate moisturiser for winter – just add a drop of oil to your moisturiser to give it that extra boost in winter. Simple. View Post
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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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Decléor micellar oil – a cleanser that I have fallen in love with after just 2 uses

After learning about Micellar waters, and stocking up on some (a giant bottle of Taaj Himalayan micellar water), I decided to try out the Decléor one (magpie that I am). It’s a brand I trust and have been using for years. View Post
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