Dermasuri: Recreating the Hammam

If there’s one thing I love doing when on holiday, it’s a spa experience. And there’s nothing in the world that comes close to a Morrocan Hammam treatment (except for a perhaps a Turkish one, but let’s not split hairs, eh?). If you saw my vlog (here) you’ll know that I was recently in Marrakech for a long and languorous weekend, one lazy afternoon of which was spent being pummelled…
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The Skin: Layering It Up

I don’t know about you, but my skin needs more than a dash of extra help on these chilly winter days. Biting cold winds, increased central heating, and rather too much comfort eating can leave a girl feeling rather parched. Quite apart from the rehydration from the inside out (I’m aiming for 2 litres of water a day) I’m layering on the rehydrators wherever I can. When I’m not using…
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The Simplest Eye of All

The holiday has meant many things. Lots of overdue catching up with family and friends (when I wasn’t sick as a parrot!) all of course, accompanied by lots of totally unnecessary, but highly enjoyable, overeating and over indulging. And lots of excessively late nights. Which of course, are followed by late mornings. Next week puts an end to all that, as I start on a new science-led nutrition and workout…
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The Skin: StriVectin TSV at QVC

Is it just coincidence that on the day I turn another year older, (yup, birthday today folks) QVC’s TSV is all about anti-ageing skincare? Or am I just paranoid? In any case, I postively need to let you little beauty bunnies know about this – I can’t keep skincare goodies like this to myself, it just wouldn’t be fair. I’m all for an even playing field and all that!  …
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The Budget Buy: NEW Max Factor Excess Volume Extreme Impact Mascara #SELFEYE

You know the score about me and mascaras. It goes a little something like this. If you were to only allow me one item of makeup (and why would you do that to me, why?) then it would be mascara. Hands down. No discussion. No competition. Why? You may well ask. Where to begin. The blackness (I don’t EVER bother with brown mascaras) provides instant definition to the eyes. A…
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