A new discovery in lip balms! Albus & Flora multi-active lip balms

What can I say, except I love a new discovery, and one that kicks off 2017 perfectly. I spotted these gorgeous lip balms on instagram, and got in touch with the founder, Rachel Williams. She started Albus & Flora because of her love of the outdoors, combined with her love of natural skincare, and wanted to create… View Post
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Can a 5000 year old philosophy be relevant now for healthy skin? Samaya Ayurvedic Skincare

In short, yes. Ayurveda is an ancient (5000 years old) holistic healing system, that has been the inspiration for this new range of skincare products from Samaya. It’s a plant-based ayurvedic skincare range (which happens to be good enough to eat), that combines clinically proven active ingredients with Ayurvedic wisdom and herbs, selected to balance your particular… View Post
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Dark circles be gone – Becca backlight colour corrector in peach

I’m not much of a make-up aficionado. I don’t contour like the pros or use tonnes of different products to ‘correct’ skin. I believe good skincare leads to good skin, which leads to a good base for make-up. Plus, I can’t be bothered spending loads of time getting ready! Except when it comes to dark… View Post
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The Body Shop himalayan charcoal purifying glow face mask

I saw this face mask on a friend’s bathroom shelf and decided I would give it a try. The Himalayan Charcoal Purifying Glow Mask was given to me as part of a gift bag and had been sat at the back of the bathroom cabinet feeling useless. Now, if you don’t like face masks that ‘tingle’ then stop… View Post
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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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