Beauty

How Embarrassing, I’ve Got Mobile Phone Hand!

Well, there is nothing more complex to this post than the title would leave you to believe. Until a fortnight ago I was actually, believe it or not suffering from mobile phone hand! My thumb on the left hand was really stiff and stuck in a claw like position while my finger on the right Read the full article…


Is it Possible to Look 10 Years Younger?

I used to love the way in France I got called Mademoiselle, it made me feel so young! Then one day, I was in a shop and was addressed as Madame! I clearly now look my age, 41. Do you?  Do you think it’s possible with the right routine and wardrobe to actually take years Read the full article…


Why does hair turn grey

Why Does Your Hair Turn Grey?

Grey is literally one of my favourite colours, our home is full of it. From pale dove-grey to dark anthracite, I literally cannot get enough of it paired with crisp white. I am less keen on it appearing on my head however. I am lucky that until my 40th birthday I didn’t have a single Read the full article…


Do You Body Brush?

Do you body brush? The first time I tried this it felt as though I had taken sandpaper to my skin – I won’t lie I wasn’t convinced. However, with age, more visible cellulite ( ew) and the need to incorporate an invigorating start into my morning regime, I’m a convert, here’s why. Dry Brushing Read the full article…


Marseille soap natural facial cleanser

Marius Fabre Marseille Soap – A Natural Facial Cleanser

A friend of mine has been using French Marseille soap as a natural facial cleanser for years and her skin looks incredible. I’ve tried all kinds of different natural cleansers including the Charcoal varieties which actually smell on the whole quite synthetic. Marseille Soap – A Beautifully Natural Facial Cleanser I’ve previously featured my favourite Read the full article…


Where to buy the ordinary skincare in france

Where To Buy The Ordinary Skincare In France

It’s not every day that I am truly blown away by a particular cosmetic range but The Ordinary Skincare has won a place in my vanity case and daily skincare ritual forever more. If you’re an Ordinary Skincare virgin, it’s one of the most affordable lines by revolutionary skincare company Deciem. You can buy products in Read the full article…


How to make your hair look younger

How To Make Your Hair Look Younger

As the years pass by, it’s not just our skin that shows signs of ageing, it’s our hair too. Aside from going grey, hair can get thinner, drier and more brittle with age. There are plenty of ways you can make your hair look younger, healthier and softer, though. Here are some top tips, from Read the full article…


On turning 40

On Turning 40! – A Little Reflection

Stop the Clock! So, last month I celebrated ( erm, rather a lot ) turning 40! Actually, I’m feeling surprisingly ok about it, randomly better than turning 30 and inevitably better than turning 70. I spent an amazing weekend with my very best friends in Spain and it was, as predicted – wild, funny and Read the full article…