March 2016

The Rucksack is back again!

Rucksacks (or backpacks as they are also known) have made a huge comeback over the past two years. What was seen as a device for carrying around your school books and PE kit in suddenly became cool. Commuters switched up their smart handbags and laptop bags and opted for something more practical and kinder on the posture. Whether you were carrying the latest pricy Herschel or MCM (for the ubercool

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Win: The New Bee Good Lip Balm Triple Collection

Good afternoon and welcome to another 4-day working week! Just over two weeks ago, I announced the exciting news of the launch of my inspired lip balm flavour, Lime Blossom and Honey, over on the Bee Good website! A lip balm, no matter what the weather (sun or rain), has always been a solid staple in my beauty routine from a young age. In fact it was the first item

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Sönd skincare for people with sensitive skin

Running my site, Mrs Jonas Recommends, means that I actively look for, find or come across new skincare and beauty brands that launch on the market. Whilst I am up for trying and testing new products, these days I am a little more picky about what these brands are – their ingredients and the effects they claim to have,  initial or long term. Which brings me onto a new skincare

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The original Invisibobble gets a refresh and goes Power and Nano!

Way back in October last year, I reviewed the Invisibobble. Yes, those weird little coloured bands that I constantly wear on my wrist that everyone thinks is a travel/stress band. Nope! Sorry, but in fact it’s just a revolutionary hair tool! If you’re not the invisible convert then you will be thinking it’s a hair band—how different can they all really be? Well news flash: along with different thicknesses, colours,

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Announcement: The launch of my Lime Blossom and Honey flavour Lipbalm at BeeGood

Good Morning! I start this post on quite a chirpy note as today sees the official launch of my chosen lip balm flavour, Lime Blossom and Honey, over on the Bee Good Website. It’s the perfect spring handbag companion. Now before I get into further details on the makeup and formula of the lip balm, let’s take a step back with a mini update as to how little old me

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Coconut Oil more than just your average cooking ingredient

For all you healthy-coconut-oil-using cooks out there and beauty junkies in the know, you will be well aware of the benefits and the wonderful multi uses of pressed coconut oil! Having just stocked up on another tub myself, I thought a little reminder and insight into the multitude of coconut oil uses will turn you all into coconut fans! Cold pressed coconut oil is 100% full of natural goodness, which

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Farfetch Curates: Food, Design and Art!

Farfetch is one of the most successful online shopping sites in the UK right now. It represents some of the world’s finest designers and independent fashion boutiques. Thus, achieving that look and getting the latest handbag is a mere click away on your device of choice. Founded in 2008, Farfetch now hosts over 400 sought-after brands and has offices in London, Paris, New York, Los Angeles, Sao Paulo, and Porto.

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Glamour The Beauty Festival and Spring Edit 2016

This weekend sees the first of its kind Glamour Beauty Festival Weekend hosted at the London’s Saatchi Gallery. For those of you that have never attended an event of this kind, it’s a day (or morning/afternoon) of pure beauty brand discovery. The event comes with countless brand stalls on hand for you to discover, get pampered by, and purchase from. It will also feature talks and pieces of advice from

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Veeda Feminine Hygiene is it time to go Organic?

There are many health/life choices that we make on a daily basis, the most common being that of what we put in our mouth and eat. More and more people are going organic when it comes to their food consumption. This ongoing trend and heightened awareness of what is going into the products and goods that we consume has moved over into beauty products as well. What was maybe seen

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The March LFEXPLORER Beauty Box By LookFantastic

If you follow or read my blog on a regular basis you will know that I’m an avid reviewer and buyer of beauty boxes. Over the last two years from when I really started fuelling my beauty obsession, this space has grown. Along with it came more subscriptions and curated beauty box companies that have emerged. As a result, there tends to pose the question, “Which one should I be

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