Autumn Nails – Rimmel Salon Pro by Kate in Saturn

Autumn has well and truly..er..sprung here in Durham. All week it’s been misty and drizzly but this morning we woke up to find sunshine and blue skies, which was excellent because this nail polish really need some sun to bring out it’s prettiness. I’m usually a creme polish kind of person, but Rimmel Salon Pro […]

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Saving face: Clarins Lotus Face Treatment Oil

Call me naive, but I really wasn’t expecting to be dealing with blemishes when I turned 30. That, however, is exactly what is happening and it’s driving me mad. I have very pale skin and so not only is every red spot is like a beacon but the marks they leave behind are pretty noticeable too. […]

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Spring nails – Essie Style Hunter

Style Hunter was part of Essie’s Spring collection this year and I (mostly) love it. I received it in the third of British Beauty Blogger’s beauty boxes (try saying that after three G&Ts) which was great, because I’d been putting off buying it just in case I got this one. I love it when luck […]

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3 of the best…shower gels

Our shower broke last weekend, which means that I’ve been shivering in a bath with 3 cm of water, washing my hair with a bowl for a week. Thankfully Aromatherapy Associates’ Revive Morning Bath Oil was on hand to keep me awake and to stop me falling asleep and knocking myself out on the taps. I’ve missed my morning […]

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3 of the best…hand creams

I get really dry hands in winter – all those changes in temperature and time spent in gloves makes them tight and uncomfortable, and reading a lot doesn’t help as paper is seriously dehydrating. I have lots of hand creams (at least one in  each handbag, two of my desk, a couple on my bedside […]

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Aromatherapy Associates Bath Oils

When asked if I’m a bath or shower person, I always choose the latter – when you’ve lived in as many places with rubbish water pressure as I have, you come to appreciate the fact that showers are approx. 1400 times quicker than running a bath. Also, I have quite dry skin and although I […]

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Winter nails – Essie Lady Godiva

I used to be convinced that my fingers were too stumpy to get away with bright or dark colours on my nails so they looked on in envy as my toenails enjoyed myriad colours. One day I said sod it and they got all excited, dreaming of greens and blues and oranges, only to find […]

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