2016 beauty discoveries, champions and old friends

2016 is over, 2017 is here. Yippee. Happy new year to all of you who take the time to read my ramblings. It is appreciated :). Another year is over, so much has happened, so much has changed, however, as this is not a political blog, I will refrain from commenting on any current affairs.… 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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Laura Geller baked balance-n-brighten colour correcting foundation – as a finishing powder

Laura Geller is one of those brands whose fan base started on QVC (or so it would seem to me). I’d seen the products on their beauty show a number of times, and what a fab find! This has taken over from my MAC face powder as my finishing powder. Over a primer containing a… View Post
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My top 5 sun creams for the body, suitable for sensitive skin prone to heat rash

The weather is heating up, the sun is out more and more often, and many of you have probably booked your summer getaway. Lucky you 🙂 If like me, you struggle every year with heat rash when the summer starts, with skin needing to get used to the sun again, then you have my sympathy.… View Post
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