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Which Advent Beauty Calendar should I buy?

I’ve been thinking about writing this post since July…yes, Christmas for me started in July! Long gone are the days of chocolate advent calendars! If you really want to treat yourself or that special someone, then going down the more luxury, beauty or lifestyle calendar is the way forward.  There is nothing more indulgent than the new forms of advent calendars that are now on the market.  Ranging from beauty,

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Glossier – One month on and the Pop-up!

It’s been just over a month since the beauty world went into full meltdown from the launch of Glossier shipping to the UK! With a local distribution centre, we now can get our hands on this cult brand and benefit from free standard shipping over £25! A few of my friends have been asking me what Glossier is and what might I recommend. So I thought with Glossier’s one week

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It’s officially time to go crackers with Space NK!

Pinch, punch, it’s the first day of the month, and hopefully, it’s officially the start of actual Autumn. We’ve seen the leaves turn red – as they do around this time – but where is that chill factor that justifies staying indoors, wrapped in cosy knits with a mug of hot chocolate or a glass of red wine (depending on what takes your fancy)? Well, it may be slightly mild

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My four favourite Summer to Autumn items

It’s been awhile, in fact, it’s been exactly a month! So, apologies to any regular readers; I guess you can say that I’ve had a bit of a long holiday on the writing front.  But I’m back and just in time for Autumn – my favourite season when it doesn’t rain! But before we start delving into all things Autumn, content wise, I want to share with you four of

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Staying safe in Cyprus with Nuxe Sun

Visiting Cyprus during one of the hottest months of the year may sound BAT SHIT CRAZY to some people, but hey, that’s how things worked out for me and Mr J this year and I certainly am not complaining.  Whilst I go into complete melt down when temperatures reach over 30°C in London, when you have a sunbed, some shade and an inviting pool at your disposal, any whinging on my

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It’s official…. Summer is here!

Hello heatwave! It’s official, yesterday was the first day of the UK Summer and with temperatures rocketing to 34 degrees, Summer really has arrived with a BANG! We British people love to complain – it’s either too cold or it’s too hot! But I love the heat. You could say I’m a bit of a sun seeker so this heat is pure bliss. However, a pool in my back garden

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My Top Five Current Summer Scents

Fragrances or scents, for me, are paired with memories – some happy, some sad. But mostly, they mark significant milestones in my life.  Which is why if you asked me to pick my all time favourite scent, I simply wouldn’t be able to. Not because I don’t want to relive those memories, more so that my preferences or tastes have changed. What would have been my favourite scent as a teenager is

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Choose your vice – The Benefit or Get The Glow Beauty Box?

We all have our vices in life and mine is makeup. It seems that summer is finally here and with a firm winter wardrobe still in place, getting that summer beauty look or glow is something that is far easier and within my reach to achieve. So if you’re already a Lookfantastic Beauty Box subscriber, you would have received their nicely timed ‘Get the Glow’ beauty box. It’s perfect as

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Sleep – How to Nail That Bedtime Routine

Sleep – the universal activity that all humans need to survive; an essential activity to rest and recoup the body and mind. With the average adult recommended to get between 7 to 8 hours of restful sleep per night, for a poor sleeper like me, this requires a lot of commitment in a carefully timed pre-bedtime routine! If this scenario sounds familiar to you, or you’re also a poor sleeper/insomniac,

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The post lunchtime gym session moisturising fix!

When you work in the industry that I work in, you’ll grasp that there is A LOT of chat over fitness, wellness, fashion – mainly our shopping addictions – beauty, food, and dry skin (or ‘skin flake’ as we often refer to it). It is not uncommon to see a stampede of Sweaty Beatty leggings power walking out of the office at 12pm sharp ready to burn some serious calories

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