I love to travel, but it seems my body hates to sleep when I do, so recently I’ve been looking into products that can help me relax before I go bed and to help me snooze. Top of my travel essentials to help me sleep has to be Holistic Silk, if you haven’t heard of this incredible brand, check them out – their mantra is Relax, Restore, Rejuvenate, and I can totally vouch for their eye masks and massaging slippers, I seriously can’t travel without them. Then I also need the punch of my This Works rollerball, the home feeling of a
I’m going through a change in how I look at my cosmetics and toiletries, I’m not just looking for the cheapest, I want to know what’s inside, how it was made, and more importantly that it is good to the environment. Recently, Neal’s Yard Remedies brought to my attention microbeads, tiny bits of plastic found in some cosmetics, mainly face and body scrubs and toothpaste that can pollute our oceans. It’s hard to believe that adding plastic to a face product can be the best idea, and even worse that I had never heard of this before and I love
I’ve been blogging for over 7 years, there have been some incredible moments over the years, and having my photo taken by the iconic fashion photographer, Rankin is definitely up there as one to remember. The shoot was part of Essie’s launch of its new Gel Couture polishes, a gel-like formula that offers a thick, glossy, long-wearing finish, and comes in a couture-like twisted bottle. To celebrate the new range, which hits the UK on June 1, I got to join a host of other bloggers and beauty editors and have my photo taken. It was such a fun event, I
When it comes to beauty products I use regularly I’m kind of boring, my skin is so sensitive that it is hard branching out, so when you find brands and products that don’t irritate your skin you become kind of loyal. So I was super happy to discover Sabon, an Israeli beauty brand that is enriched with natural oils and vitamins, as well as their approach to putting indulgent pampering back into the bathroom. This is more than just a wash-and-go beauty brand, it makes products that invigorate your senses, seriously I wish this post had scratch-and-sniff technology as the body butter is
Combine my love of braids with fashion illustrations and you are on to a winner, which is exactly what Kérastase have done with this handy free e-book filled with incredibly easy-to-do braid tutorials, complete with adorable illustrations by Jessica Durrant. The ‘Couture Book of Braids’ features 30 different styles, from plaited ponytails to wraparound styles, beautiful beachy fishtails, and even those more complicated heidi-esque crown braids. There really is a braid for every occasion, from the first date to that summer festival, or just those good-to-know everyday braids.