The Recipe: Faluda…The perfect Ramadan dessert

A little off kilter here, but after a recent flurry of activity on my Instagram, I thought I’d write a post here on how to make Faluda. As you may know, we’re in the thick of Ramadan, (such long days….aagghh!!) and when you can’t eat or drink all day, you end up spending the whole day thinking about eating and drinking…such is life! So if you’re thinking about it but…
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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 Lips: Urban Decay Does Lips Again…And How!

Never before have I heard lipsticks being “badass” but with the new Revolution Lipsticks from Urban Decay, I think they may just have got it spot on. What a minute, you might be asking… Urban Decay and lipsticks? Yes you heard that right. The edgy brand that brought you your all-time favourite Naked eye palettes and Naked foundations is bringing lipsticks back… with a bang!This 22-strong line up of highly…
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The Nails: L’Oreal Neons…Perfect Pops of Colour!

Well, the sun’s showing no signs of going away (fingers crossed) so these are the perfect shades to adorn your fingers, especially if you’re festival-bound! All the shades apply really easily, including the rather intimidating yellow shade, and that’s not something you can usually say of yellow varnishes in general! Although I wouldn’t normally recommend wearing four different colours on your nails, I have to say the number of compliments…
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The Hair: Fingerpainting with Daniel Galvin, London

There are certain names that are iconic in the world of beauty and hair. Daniel Galvin is undisputedly one of them. Not only has he been awarded an OBE for his work, he is consistently recognised as being at the forefront of new and exciting hair techniques. He was the first person to create shade charts back in the day when “people only ever used colour to cover greys” and…
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