Summerdown Mint hand lotion from the foothills of the Hampshire Downs

Hand cream is no luxury to me. I’m lazy about using gloves when washing the dishes, and wash my hands too many times in the day to count. All this results in dry skin on hands and a tight feeling to skin, not to mention a flakey white residue (yuk). Which is why I am… View Post
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Vetiver Insolent – a new spicy unisex fragrance from Miller Harris

A spicy and unisex scent from British luxurious perfumers, Miller Harris, which is available in stores from April 2016. Vetiver Insolent has top notes of Italian bergamot, black pepper, Indian cardamom and elemi resin; middle notes of iris, lavender and amber; and base notes of Haitian vetiver, tonka bean and oakmoss. If you’re not into unisex perfumes or prefer something fruitier or… View Post
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balance Me super moisturising hand cream

balance Me’s super moisturising hand cream is a dream to use. Shea butter, lanolin and kukui nut oil combine to soothe and moisturise hands. The lanolin seems to create a protective seal which helps now that the days are getting a bit cooler. View Post
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A good night’s sleep for healthy skin. This works deep sleep pillow talk

It shows on my skin when I haven’t had a good night’s sleep. I get bouts of insomnia periodically – very irritating – and it is usually down to stress at work or having something on my mind. Meditation is not something I’ve mastered, and sleeping pills only ever make me feel like I am… View Post
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Travel sets for a hot winter holiday (an oxymoron)

If you’ve had the foresight to book a trip away somewhere hot for the holidays this year, then know that I envy you and would love to sneak into your suitcase! I’ve done it a couple of times before (not the suitcase bit, the hot holiday bit) and absolutely loved it. Having something to look… View Post
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