Holiday Beauty Ups & Downs

Three things I love about going on holiday (aside from the obvious, obviously!) 1.  Not wearing any make-up for a few days and being totally low-maintenance. 2.   Having loads of time for face-masks, hair-masks, face & body scrubs. 3.   The healthy glow you get from a tan that makes you look ten years younger and ten pounds slimmer, instantly! Three things I could do without when going on…
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Confession Time!

So, a flurry of tweets on Twitter today have brought me to this: What “must-haves” have you never bought or used?  You know the ones I mean?  The ones that always win the beauty awards, the one that every beauty sage will say you cannot live without, the ones that you wouldn’t dare own up to not having tried for fear of being boo-ed out of the girlie club of…
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Elemis Absolute Eye Serum

If you’ve read previous posts, you’ll know that eye creams and eye serums have long held me in a state of total confusion and, dare I say it, a little scared.  Scared, that is, of adverse skin reactions that have left me, in the past, with almost debilitating allergic reactions that have me alternatively running for homeopathic remedies and hiding out at home until the skin has recovered. So I…
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Cult Beauty at Selfridges

So how many of you managed to hot-foot it down to Selfridges in London to take advantage of the pop-up shop I wrote about a few days ago?  I just knew I wouldn’t be able to keep away, and sure enough, I was there two days of out the five. The buzz was amazing, and top experts, including make-up artist Emma Day, New York celebrity hairdresser James Corbett and hairdresser…
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