The Getaway: What I Packed for a Week "Up North"

“What I Packed” type of posts are really few and far between on the blog here…I think the last one might have been a year ago! But this week, an unexpected trip to my mother’s up in Manchester required a hastily put-together bag of “essentials” for the seven day stay. Not that I had any great plans to be partying the night away up North. Far from it. But a…
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The Hero: Elemis Pro-Collagen Cleansing Balm

Cleansing my skin has always been something of an obsession with me. Without a clean canvas, how can anything you put on it stand a chance of looking good? I love that the Japanese women think nothing of double-cleansing their faces everyday, twice a day – take a look at their skin to see how hard work and effort pays off.Good skin may inherently come from good genes, but even…
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The Icon: Elemis Pro-Collagen Marine Cream 10th Birthday!

There aren’t many products that I come back to time and and time again, but one that I would never be without is Elemis’ Pro Collagen Marine Cream. Many’s the time it’s saved my skin, brought it back from beyond the brink and made me feel good about myself. So I’m not in the last bit surprised that this little “miracle” cream is currently celebrating its 10th birthday.Apparently, there is…
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Valentine’s Giveaway! Elemis Lip Revive

If you’ve read Beauty Passionista for a while, you’ll know I’m a HUGE fan of Elemis.  So far, I’ve yet to find a product that I haven’t loved, and I’ve re-bought many items when I’ve hit the bottom of the bottle or tube.So I’m super excited to tell you I’ve got not 1, not 2 but THREE Lip Revive lip balms from Elemis for you lucky readers.Just in time to…
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Elemis Pro-Radiance Hand and Nail Cream

Elemis Pro-Radiance Hand and Nail Cream The winter’s been playing havoc with moisture levels in my skin.  My lips have been beyond chapped, although, thanks to lots of fabulous suggestions from all the lovely Tweethearts on Twitter, I seem to have got that under control.  (I’ll write separate post on that later).I’m hopeless at wearing gloves when I should, so the hands have been suffering of late too.  So the…
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