Travel Diaries: The Best Brushes Edit

Travelling with just hand luggage is great for feeling footloose and fancy-free but it can play havoc with the beauty packing. With Monarch’s 10kg baggage limitation, (remind me to book easyjet next time), it gets even harder. Even though it was just a ten-day break to Puerto Banus , my brushes were indispensable. Yes, I could have just used my fingers, but what can I say; I didn’t want to just…
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Budget Buy: Le Petit Olivier Hand Cream

I love me a good hand cream. Rich, luxurious, moisturising, hydrating and plumping. But I don’t always want to spend a ridiculous amount on it… I mean, it’s always getting washed off! So I’m enamoured with this gorgeous little tube from Le Petit Olivier which I discovered recently. It’s super thick, but doesn’t leave a horrible greasy film on the hands which leaves you unable to drive, type or answer your iPhone. It sinks…
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Travel Diaries: The Skincare Edit

If there’s one thing I hate about travel, it’s that I can’t be as scrupulous about my skincare as I normally am. Much as I’d like to, I just can’t cart around all the products I’d like to have at my fingertips. And when those awful 100ml hand luggage rules come into play, it’s so much harder to take what I need. So bravo for all those minis, sample and…
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The Nails: Pastels for Brown Skinned Girls

Springtime on the nails translates to pastels, non? But for a brown skinned girl like me, it can be difficult to get the shades right. Too light and you’ve chalky looking fingertips. Too bright and you’re tapping into the neon trend without even trying. So here’s my current pick of the crop (although you know me, all that’s likely to change at the drop of a nail file!) Opaque candy floss…
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Travel Diaries: The Shoe Edit

Ten days in Marbella (well, Puerto Banus to be exact) with only hand luggage presents a girl with a serious packing dilemma. So now that I’m back, over the next few days, I though I’d write a few posts for y’all on what I took, used, and wished I hadn’t bothered. Welcome to the the Travel Diaries. Just to be different, I think I’ll start from the bottom up. Cabin…
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