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Body beautiful: homemade kickstarts for early mornings

November 30, 2010

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Shahana Ali from The Powder Lounge gives a classic top tip for awakening tired, dull looking skin on the face or body. Ttry exfoliating with a home-made brown sugar face and body scrub. Brown sugar is wonderful as a gentle exfoliant, having small, dissolvable grains which possess a natural antiseptic quality, making it perfect for […]

A little brand I know…

November 22, 2010

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I’ve been sent a few samples recently from brands that are probably not new, but are new to me, and some them are really special. So here’s a little round up of some autumnal treats i’ve been enjoying. Bloom and Blossom: a really super little brand, available exclusively through Space:NK, Harrods and a couple of […]

Wellbeing Wednesday: super solutions for aching muscles

October 27, 2010

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There’s nothing worse than having aching muscles, sore legs, bad backs or a tight neck. And usually, if you exercise a lot (or have a handbag that weighs more than a small child, like me) this will happen quite a lot. Now obviously I’m not saying lugging a heavy handbag around is ok, nor is […]

Wellbeing Wednesday: All for Eve

October 6, 2010

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Every now and again a product falls into your lap that makes you feel good. For the right reasons. All for Eve is one of those brands. All for Eve basically works with lots of other lovely brands to make beauty anbd lifestyle products which it then sells, with all net profits going to The […]

Wednesday Wellbeing

July 10, 2010

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A seriously feel-good skincare range, available at Liberty and Harvey Nichols. Their lovely creams, scrubs, body washes, shampoos and candles are entirely natural and handmade with lovely British-grown things such as comfrey, walnut shell, clary sage, bilberries and cowley spring water. They’re also free from anything artificial and haven’t been tested on bunnies. Yay!

Puro Spa, W1H

March 21, 2010

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A beauty parlour in West London, which does everything. I had a great, soothing facial, which was at least an hour but felt like it lasted for ages. They also gave me a soothing footbath and then while I relaxed in that they cut my hair and plucked my eyebrows. They also do massages, manicures and pedicures. It […]

Product: YuBe Moisturiser

March 8, 2010

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Very strong and rich medicated moisturiser from Japan, which can be used all over the body as a face moisturiser, lip balm, cuticle cream, cracked heel salve, elbow rub – it even soothes burns. Perfect for winter. Smells a bit medicinal, but it’s really good value at £11.70 for 37ml, or £18.53 for an 81ml tub, and […]