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Colonia Pura By Acqua di Parma

By On March 20, 2018

I should start off  by saying that if you like big, blousy and heady scents this one isn’t for you. Colonia Pura is pretty much the epitome of a fresh and very… Read More

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Cloud Nine Hair Irons – An Upgrade From GHD

By On March 12, 2018

In the last few months I’ve come to rely on hair straighteners to get my hair into a presentable state much more than previously. This is because it’s shorter than it has… Read More

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My Current Top 3 Beauty Products & Top 3 Beauty Tips

By On January 23, 2018

Update: A lovely reader, Dawn, was kind enough to let me know that a version of this post made it into the February issue of Top Santé. At the end of last year… Read More

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Thinning Hair – My Personal Story

By On December 17, 2017

Until I started experiencing my own issues with thinning hair I didn’t realise what a big and increasingly common problem hair loss has become for women. Hair loss is traditionally thought to only inflict men… Read More

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3 Gift Ideas For Beauty-Lovers

By On December 4, 2017

Buying presents for the women in our lives is generally a lot easier than buying for the men. And if the women have an interest in beauty it’s even more of a… Read More

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Tixel – The Latest Laser Treatment For The Eye Area With Minimal Downtime

By On October 11, 2017

Earlier on this year I had a series of treatments at PHI Clinic using the M22 device which utilises IPL, ND Yag and Fractional Laser Resurfacing technologies. Though this might sound scary it really wasn’t and… Read More

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How To Get Perfect Eyebrows With Micro Blading By Daxita

By On September 20, 2017

I’ve always taken a pretty low maintenance approach to my eyebrows. They say eyebrows should be viewed as sisters and not twins as it’s rare for them to look identical. The problem with mine… Read More

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Juliette Has A Gun Launches Two New Fragrances

By On August 30, 2017

It’s hard not to be intrigued by a range of fragrances called Juliette Has A Gun. I assumed that it wasn’t available in the UK and have often happily passed some time reading… Read More

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My Summer Beauty Favourites

By On July 30, 2017

While not all the beauty products I use are season related there is a shift in what I find myself reaching for once the weather warms up. Generally, I find that I like light-weight products… Read More

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Finding Out My Body Composition With InBody At Hypoxi Knightsbridge

By On July 20, 2017

InBody is a detailed body composition analyser and recently I went along to Hypoxi Knightsbridge to get assessed. It was quick, easy, safe and painless but I found the results really interesting… Read More

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Dandelion Fig by Shay & Blue – A Perfume With A Difference

By On June 19, 2017

I think the main reason that Shay & Blue has become so popular in such a short space of time is because their fragrance are distinguishable. They don’t play it safe and… Read More

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The Smith & Cult Spring 2017 Collection

By On June 6, 2017

When I first saw Washed Demim, the nail polish from the Chanel Spring 2017 collection, I snapped it up. Unfortunately, I was left disappointed by it. I was in the mood for a… Read More

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A Conversation About Facial Surgery At The Karidis Clinic

By On June 1, 2017

As well as being interested in the ‘before and after’ of cosmetic surgery, I’m also interested in the recovery process. Going under the knife isn’t something I feel ready for yet but… Read More

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The Margaret Dabbs TSV @QVC – The Details

By On May 17, 2017

Exclusive to @QVCUK as Today’s Special Value is the @MargaretDabbsUK 3 Piece Supersize Hero Collection containing 3 of their bestselling products in supersize and available until midnight tonight! The price is £39.98… Read More


The Haircare Edit – What I’ve Loved This Year So Far…

By On May 15, 2017

Unfortunately my hair is not what it once was and this has given me a new interest and appreciation in haircare. The right products can make a difference for any hair type… Read More

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Earth Month 2017 – How You Can Get Involved

By On April 4, 2017

Every year Aveda celebrates Earth Month with the release of a candle with the aim of raising both funds and awareness for local and global environmental organisations. This year they hope to make… Read More

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My Week In Pictures – Farmacy, Deciem, Latest In Beauty, Diptyque

By On March 8, 2017

I met up the lovely Dionne from super-brand, Deciem at Farmacy which is a new healthy eating restaurant in Westbourne Grove. The interiors are beautiful – light and airy- and the food… Read More

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Can You Be A Feminist And Love Fillers?*

By On March 6, 2017

At the end of last year, Allergan (makers of Botox and Juvéderm facial fillers) and CEW hosted a debate with some of the biggest names in female journalism on the panel on… Read More

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Q and A’s With Leading Cosmetic Doctor, Dr Frances Prenna Jones

By On February 28, 2017

Though she’s far too discreet to confirm this, rumour has it that Dr Frances Prenna Jones is the cosmetic doctor that a fair few A-listers turn to for their anti-ageing procedures. She has… Read More

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Skinade – The £100 A Month Beauty Drink Reviewed

By On February 22, 2017

While supplements that claim to rejuvenate skin aren’t anything new there’s an increasing interest in this area as clinical studies are showing that they can really work. I’ve gone through stages of… Read More