The Nails: Revlon…. Dare to be a Work of (Nail) Art

Nail art fascinates me. The time it takes to create a masterpiece, ten times over, the intricacy and the limitless imagination to come up with different designs never fails to amaze me. But most of all, it’s because I’m less than useless at creating any nail art myself. Even the relatively easy white-tipped French manicure has me reaching for the nail varnish remover in frustration. I’ve recently bought some nail…
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The Skin: Tying the Knot with Environ & Milk Beauty

I love my job, I really do. What’s not to love? Spending the days learning and writing about beautiful things that make us feel and look more beautiful, trying out new products and treatments and sharing the information with my lovely readers, both here on the blog and within the printed and online publications I write for. But of course, the flip side of it is never really committing to…
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An aside…..

I don’t usually get all personal in my writing here, this is a space normally reserved for all things beauty, health and fitness related. But recently (actually the last 8 months), have been very trying and as it’s affected my blog in the last ten days or so, I feel that I ought to say a little something.If follow me on Twitter, you’ll know that in the last eight months,…
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The Skin: Dr Rabia Malik’s Skin-Saving Holiday Tips

Here’s the second in an occasional series of guest posts from Dr Rabia Malik. If you’re planning a sunny summer holiday, preparation is key to make sure your skin doesn’t suffer! The Easter break is done and dusted and and we’re moving into the time of year when many of my patients are planning their summer holiday. For many of us, trips abroad mean abandoning our day to day routines…
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#ALipADay Challenge – Week 26…and a Gwennie moment…

Can I just take a moment here?  26 weeks…. That’s six months…. half a year….. 182 days!I never thought I get this far, but indeed I have and it’s been a pleasure everyday. Yes, there have been days when I didn’t really want to put on any makeup, days when the lipstick I chose just didn’t look right and days when, gloriously, it all came together. But most of all,…
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