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    Skin & Tonic

    October 27, 2017

    I’ve always loved skincare, so I was really intrigued when a friend asked if I’d tried Skin & Tonic. It’s a range with a difference – none of the products contains more than seven ingredients, and it’s all organic and prepared in small batches, not made in a horrible, faceless factory. It sounds too good to be true, but it turns out that for once the claims on the label are actually genuine. Small-scale, meticulously careful production is core to…

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    It’s Review Time

    It’s no secret that I love skincare. All right, I don’t believe all the promises made for every single product I buy – but yes, I would like a magic wand waved over some…

    July 11, 2016
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    Charlotte’s shop

    Child Two and I were in Covent Garden yesterday and found ourselves passing the new Charlotte Tilbury shop, all done out in her signature smouldering wine and gold colours. Charlotte Tilbury is the British…

    March 14, 2016
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    It’s Review Time

    It’s been ages since I got a Clinique free gift. We used to get them as often as we could as students – which wasn’t often at all. My flatmate and great friend was…

    February 22, 2016
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    It’s Review Time

    As promised, here’s my review of some of the new products I was given at the Look Good, Feel Better makeover session I went to at the Haven. These are things that I wouldn’t…

    November 23, 2015
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    Something smells good …

    Sponsored post  I’ve been waiting for ages to write this post as I’ve been very scientifically testing some lovely products, all on your behalf of course. They’re from Tazeka Aromatherapy and the packaging is…

    September 23, 2015
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    It’s Review Time

    Summer’s here (or it was yesterday when it was finally warm enough in London for me to take my socks off) and it’s time to try new things. So I’ve got some make-up goodies…

    June 12, 2015
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    Is it just me?

    OK, can you read on, please, and tell me if this ever happens to you: 1. I decided I HAD to have a new waterproof mascara to take to hospital. As you do. I…

    February 22, 2015
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    It’s Review Time

    Sponsored  And talking of cleaning and polishing …. another in my Beauty Bits series, this time on good ways to start the day. As October darkens and November prepares to drizzle in, I definitely…

    October 15, 2014