Browsing All Posts published on »September, 2010«

Thrifty Thursday: endless moisture surge

September 30, 2010

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I know there’s a bit of a theme going on here, Sudocrem last week, E45 this week. But I do think sometimes we all get too carried away with using expensive, and sometimes overly complex products, when the simplest ones can really do the job too. This Endless Moisture cream’s big sellig point is that it gives […]

Wellbeing Wednesday: Mountain Bath Oil

September 29, 2010

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This is pretty special stuff. It’s full of essential oils, and smells really intoxicating. Hay flower and eucalyptus give an energising zazz, and a little of it goes a long way.  Other bonus points include how good it looks, a definite ‘leave out on display’ product; and the packaging is really well thought out, it’s easy and neat […]

Tuesday Newsday: the power of water

September 28, 2010

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Willow water, reducing wrinkles.  A clinical study out this week has shown that a certain type of water from the Lake District helps improve the appearance of wrinkles. The eight week study recorded that wrinkles in men and women aged 24-43 reduced by 24% when they drank 1.5litres of Lake District Willow water. Results were measured with […]

Makeover Monday: organic hair reconstructing treatment

September 27, 2010

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Tints of Nature Reconstructing Treatment. This is all organic and lovely and contains vitamin B5 and wheat protein. It’s meant to be used on a fortnightly basis, to soothe and nourish dry and frizzy hair. So, exactly my hair, then? This is an intense moisturising treatment, and it really worked. It smells nice, and was easy […]

Something for the weekend: Dorchester Spa

September 25, 2010

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Breathe Easy Aromatherapy The winter months play havoc with my chest and sinuses, and as we’re coming into Autumn I already feel the sniffly, bunged head onset of a cold. So an aromatherapy ‘breathe easy’ treatment seemed just the thing to sort me out. And it was. It’s a mainly face down massage, focusing on […]

Girl Friday: Top Five Lunch Hour Treats for Busy Girls

September 24, 2010

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Five best lunch hour pick me ups for busy girls… 1) Crabtree and Evelyn Express Manicure: Enter the quiet calm of the C&E store in Canary Wharf and settle in for half an hour while they sort out your digits – a great range of polish to choose from, soft, smooth hands and perfect nails. […]

Thrifty Thursday: Celeb favourite Sudocrem

September 23, 2010

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Sudocrem has recently had a ressurgence in popularity, and I understand why. No longer the domain of baby’s bottoms and nappy rash, ‘slebs everywhere are coming out in their hordes to swear by this stuff. And after using it for two weeks I can see why. Not only did it soothe dry and sore skin […]