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Beauty

  • Beauty Skincare

    Beauty Haul: Kiehl’s

    Kiehl’s is one of my favourite all-rounder brands. It’s not often I like such a plethora of products made by the same brand but they’ve been nailing it since 1851. I could write about…

    August 21, 2016
  • Beauty Cheap + Chic DIY Hair

    DIY HAIR: When to Wing It

      I have a long and chequered history of doing my own hair. From my naive five-year-old chopping off of a huge hank of golden blonde hair, seconds before the school photo, to that…

    August 3, 2016
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    Beauty DIY Skincare Summer

    The Art of Tanning

    Ah, one of my nearest and dearest friends: a tan. Having one always makes me feel a hundred times sassier. Obviously, a natural tan is exactly that – natural. It’s not often that you’d choose the…

    August 2, 2016
  • Beauty Hair Makeup Skincare Summer

    Festival (Beauty) Essentials

    I love festivals. Especially sunny festivals. Festivals abroad have more chance of providing sun of course, but there is nothing like an unexpected scorcher of a weekend at a British festival. Friends of mine…

    July 13, 2016
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    Beauty Hair Makeup Skincare Summer

    Holiday Prep: The Basics

    I really notice the difference between Man and Woman in the lead up to a holiday. At home, I frantically start scrubbing and plucking and panicking and over criticizing, declare to give up all…

    July 6, 2016
  • Beauty Cheap + Chic London Spas

    Spa London: Review

    Where: York Hall Leisure Centre, Old Ford Rd, London, E2 9PJ When: Saturday morning (see website for opening hours) What For: Thermal Spa Experience Can I book? Yes, you must book in advance (even a…

    July 6, 2016
  • Beauty DIY Skincare

    Bank Holiday Monday Facial

        I have been meaning to write a post entitled ‘Sunday Facial’ for a while. Sunday is the last day of the week – or the first day of the week, depending on…

    May 30, 2016
  • Beauty Cheap + Chic London Salons

    Good Hand Therapy: Review

    Where: 490 Bethnal Green Road, E2 0EA When: Sunday afternoon. ( It’s open late most evenings, yay!) What For: Bikini wax, underarm wax and manicure. Can I book? Yes, by phone, email or Treatwell website. Website: www.goodhandtherapy.com…

    May 30, 2016
  • Beauty London Salons

    Therapies At The Grocery: Review

    Where: 54-56 Kingsland Rd, E2 8DP When: 6.30pm Monday What For: Deep Tissue Massage (1 hour) Can I book? Yes Website: www.therapiesatthegrocery.co.uk A good massage provides so many benefits: reducing muscle tension, relieving anxiety, aiding insomnia…

    April 7, 2016