Review: Urban Decay Vice Lipstick Palette

Review: Urban Decay Vice Lipstick Palette

At the end of last year, I was talking to a couple of my best friends about make up. I happened to mention that despite always loving the look of Urban Decay products, I’d never owned any. A couple of weeks later, I received a gorgeous Cath Kidston make up bag, an Urban Decay glitter eyeliner and this Vice Lipstick Palette from her for my birthday. To say I was delighted would be an understatement! I’ve now been using this palette almost daily since January, so I thought I’d write up a little review of it. View Post

8 stress busting gifts mums need this Christmas!

8 stress busting gifts mums need this Christmas!

In all likelihood you’ll be shopping for a present for someone who’s a mum this Christmas. Whether it’s your own mum, or a friend who is a mum, it’s quite likely that she’s pretty stressed! Whilst Christmas is a fun time of year, it’s often the mums in our families that go to the most effort to make it what it is. Therefore, I’ve put together a list of gift ideas that will help her de-stress once everything is done and dusted for another year.

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Sunday Review: Malée Natural Science

Sunday Review: Malée Natural Science

If you’ve been following my blog for a while now, you’ll know that I only review products of brands that I’m genuinely interested in. Part of the beauty of what I do is that I get to work with amazing people and as well as working with brands I already know and love, I get introduced to new brands I can be passionate about too! Malée was not a brand that I’d heard of prior to the opportunity arising to review some of their products. However, they are definitely worth getting to know!

As I get older, I find myself increasingly worried about what products I’m using. Especially since becoming a mum, I find that I worry about what they contain. After all, I can’t stop Autumn from pressing her little face against mine or touching my skin. I also find myself being more concerned about whether products are cruelty free or not and their impact on the environment. View Post

What’s in my handbag?

What’s in my handbag?

Before I really started blogging I saw blog posts like this and always found them fun to read. After all, us humans are quite nosy by nature. I think every woman has some essential things that she always keeps in her handbag! Here is a list of 12 things that I always tend to have in my handbag:

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Review: LA Tanning Company Mousse

Review: LA Tanning Company Mousse

In the summer, I tend to become a lot more self conscious of my pale skin. I’ve actually been known to have paler skin than my ginger best friend. Yes, really. That’s how pale I am!

When I was a teenager, I went through the standard rite of passage of using a tinted lotion to build up a tan. However, I’d somehow end up streaky and with strange orange lines around my forehead. The thought of having a fake tan sounded good to me, but I never dared do it myself in case I did it wrong again. Until now, that is! View Post