ᵃᵈ A little bit of self care goes a long way! A well needed time out at the spa is restorative, relaxing and a little bit of luxury that can put you back together when you need it most.
Southampton Harbour Hotel now have luxurious Temple Spa treatments available at its spa and they invited me to a skin therapy workshop, something they call a Spa’rty!
Guided facials were the order of the evening and I left feeling calmer and with a very pampered, clean, glowing face.
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Well don’t you scrub up well? 😘
If, like me you’re obsessed with a good scrub, like the cult classic St Ives Apricot scrub, then you’ll be pleased to know there’s many more in that family of products.
After discovering the Pink Lemonade & Mandarin Orange Scrub in Superdrug I then stumbled across the Oat Scrub and Mask in Home Bargains of all places!
Here are some thoughts on the St Ives Oatmeal Scrub and Mask…
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[AD] Now you can get your ears pierced and purchase your sparkle all in one place! Accessorize* is now offering ear piercing services at selected stores.
And, guess who got a new piercing…
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There’s nothing like treating yourself to a pamper, especially when you’ve been busy, a little time to yourself goes a long way!
Recently I was invited to spent a day at the Eforea Spa in the Hilton at the Ageas Bowl in Hampshire* to rest, relax and unwind. Take a look at my day…
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This is by far one of the hardest posts I’ve had to write – it’s a bit emotional! Exactly one year ago all my hair started to fall out. Find out why I lost most of my hair and what I’m doing about it. Continue reading “Losing my hair and a year of bad hair days”
From an early age my Nan would go on and on and on about how important it is to look after your skin. When I was eleven I really didn’t care but thank god Nan persisted and got me in the habit from an early age.
Over a decade later *ahem – it’s rude to ask someone’s age* my skin is in pretty good condition and I think part of that is down Nan’s skincare routine and her bloody amazing genes!
I’ve tried quite a few skincare products over the years and am always up for trying something new to keep my skin in good condition. As a relative newcomer to Lush I had no idea it has a skincare range and a pretty good one at that.
Recently I was invited by Lush for a full consultation* which not only taught me about the products but, has introduced a few new products into my daily skincare routine. Continue reading “The Lush life’s giving me a rush – discovering skincare at Lush!”
What better way to start the summer than trying some new make up bits to enhance your look to suit the season ahead.
A make up master class with The Body Shop at West Quay in Southampton* has me chasing that summer glow!
Take a look at the products that will help you achieve a radiant look. Continue reading “Get the glow with make up from The Body Shop”
I got Lush in my bag, SWAG!
The Lush headquarters in Poole have recently been transformed into a pop-up shop full of limited edition ethically sourced swag!
It’s on for a very limited time only and the swag is exclusive to the store.
I went down for a visit and took loads of snaps so you can have a nose around! Come and take a peek…
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Emma’s Beautique is Capital FM‘s annual beauty event on the south coast. It brings beauty brands together to showcase the latest trends in make up and skincare and it’s presented by Capital breakfast host Emma Jo Real Davies.
I went from being a guest to a panelist Emma’s Beautique, a Capital FM beauty event, in the blink of an eye.
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Hot weather, cold weather, snow, never ending rain and a miniature spring heat wave.
My skin has taken an absolute beating over the past few weeks from the roller coaster British weather.
The ups and downs have brought my eczema, which was under control, back and more aggressive than before.
However, it’s not all bad, I’ve got a little trick up I sleeve this year.
Want to know what’s brought it back under control?
Continue reading “The Lush cream that’s a total dream for eczema”