Health & Fitness Week: What Your Mama Told Ya…

So Health & Fitness week here on Beauty Passionista this week has all been hi-tech apps, super-foods and supplements all week, even the sports bra to trump all sports bras, but let’s get back basics shall we? At the risk of teaching grandma to suck eggs, good health is not all rocket science – it’s all about what your mama told you many moons ago. Sleep: The most important factor…
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Health & Fitness Week: 5 Best Fitness Apps #FitBod

We’re all busy blaming the internet and technology for our more sedentary lifestyle but how about turning the tables on that one and using it all to your advantage. Most of us have a smart phone of one sort or another, so I present to you my five favourite apps that make being fit and healthy a breeze. My Fitness Pal: My all-time favourite and it’s free! If weight loss…
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Health & Fitness Week: A Bit On The Side….

Yes, yes, I know in theory we are supposed to get all we need in the way of minerals, vitamins and nutrients from our diet. The right food choices should give us the full complement of all our body’s requirements for every day life. But what if you’re putting your body through extra stress and strain on a new training programme? Check. Or you’re limiting your calories? Check. Or just…
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The Nails: T. Le Clerc

I’m desperately wishing this horrible weather away, looking forward to the spring’s new colours and trends. But when all is grey and dull outside, as Spring drags its heels in getting itself into gear, a pastel nail just won’t cut it, no matter how optimistic I may be. Yet those gorgeous deepest darkest blackest plums no longer seem season appropriate. So I’m ratcheting it up with a bit of variety, with…
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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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