The Makeover: Finding my No7 Ta Dah! Moment

I’m going to go out on a limb here. 1) You’re more than a little fed up with the excessive amounts of photoshopping, retouching and airbrushing in all the images you see. 2) You tend to stick to the same-ish colours in your daily makeup. 3) You’d like to get out of your rut and try a little something new, but don’t have the confidence to do it, and all…
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The Sunday Treat: Borghese Rehydrating Face Masque

Ok, lets be honest here; actually, pretty much everyday here on holiday has encompassed some sort of beauty treat or other. Lots of beauty shopping (watch out for some haul posts coming soon) and lots of time to try out a new beauty love or two. Today’s little pamper session was more about rediscovering an old beauty favourite. I’ve always been a bit of a beauty junkie, now that I…
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The Getaway: Bliss on a Mountain……Shanti Som

I’m going to let you into a little secret. I’ve discovered the most beautiful, relaxing, inspiring place, set up high in the mountains just a short drive back from Marbella. It’s only about two years old ( I actually stumbled upon it two years ago, but didn’t have my camera with me then naughty naughty!) Shanti Som is a yoga retreat that is also a hotel, has a gym, spa,…
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The Problem-Solver: Illamasqua Perfect Mix Skin Base Set

You know the feeling. You’ve searched high and low, swatched away like your life depended on it, and sung hallelujah when you finally found it. The perfect foundation colour. It matches your tone, your shade and the level of coverage you dream of. Until. Along comes the sun, a much needed tan and poof! All your hard work is undone in just a few bright rays. And so it starts…
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The Nails: Peachy Keen

Summer nails are a total and utter joy to me. Bright happy colours that make me feel all’s right with the world.¬† Bourjois’ Coral Magique from the 1 Second Gel collection is a glorious shimmery peach, perfect for tanned fingers and long hot summer nights. ¬†Easy to apply, the brush fan effect brush just glides over the nail in one sweep, making a ten-digit paint job a breeze to do.…
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