for the beauty lover…

for the beauty lover…

1: Aesop Industrious Resurrection Handcare Set, £59 A genuinely useful gift set that anyone would be happy to receive; a 500ml Aesop Resurrection Aromatique hand wash, 75ml hand balm and a 50ml hand sanitiser. Fancy! 2: The White Company Winter Indulgence Candle, £140...read more
For the beauty addict…

For the beauty addict…

1, Diptyque Mini Room Spray in Sapin, £38 One to bring out every festive season; a single spritz is all it takes to turn your room into an alpine wonderland. A great gift for any hostess.  2. Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Lip Kit, £39 When it comes to a winning gift...read more
BEAUTY IS THERAPY

BEAUTY IS THERAPY

Click here for my stress relieving product picks. About four years ago I left my dream job as a Beauty Director. I had worked at the magazine for almost eight years, it was a job that defined me (or so I thought), but even though my working life revolved around giving...read more
THE WINTER GLOW GUIDE

THE WINTER GLOW GUIDE

Recently, I’ve become obsessed with fake tan. It’s like Lockdown Part 3 has sent me spinning back to 2010. Back in the olden days, BC (Before Covid and Before Children) I’d get a twice-monthly spray tan on my lunch break and catch up in between with...read more
HOW TO TREAT MASKNE

HOW TO TREAT MASKNE

Post-lockdown my skin was crying out for some TLC so when the kids went back to school & the salons were given the green light I booked into Laura Kay London, a salon not too far away from where I live, for my first facial of the year. Completely Covid-compliant...read more
THE 35 BEST BEAUTY BUYS ON ASOS

THE 35 BEST BEAUTY BUYS ON ASOS

Big beauty news: Charlotte Tilbury has launched on ASOS. With the current Covid situation, this is major for the beauty industry for so many reasons. Firstly, the way we shop for beauty has changed (forever, who knows?!) and the days of perusing the beauty counters...read more
THE LAST 11 THINGS WE BOUGHT ON AMAZON

THE LAST 11 THINGS WE BOUGHT ON AMAZON

Have you ever checked through your past orders on Amazon and realised how totally random it is? Ours made us laugh the other day so we thought we’d share it with you. Every single one of these we now can’t live without! And they’re all under £25*....read more
OUR EVENING SKINCARE ROUTINE

OUR EVENING SKINCARE ROUTINE

Skincare routines can be overwhelming – there’s so much being sold to us these days – so much we ‘should’ be using.   Do we need to double cleanse? Do we need a serum? Do we need an eye cream? Now that we’re effectively in lock-down, we thought...read more
9 HAIR HACKS FOR MEGA BUSY WOMEN

9 HAIR HACKS FOR MEGA BUSY WOMEN

Whether your baby only naps for 20 minutes and you need to get your act together quickly, or you’re back and work and we’re meant to be at a board meeting 10 minutes ago but your spin class ran late, we’ve got you covered. When we became mums, our old hair routines...read more
ARE YOU SUFFERING FROM BURN OUT?

ARE YOU SUFFERING FROM BURN OUT?

More than half a million of us are suffering from work-related stress, but what happens when it breaks the boundaries? There was the routine visit to the dentist where he pointed out that I grind my teeth badly. And then there was the time that I burst into tears...read more
WHAT ARE ACIDS AND HOW DO I USE THEM?

WHAT ARE ACIDS AND HOW DO I USE THEM?

So I thought that the first beauty blog post of the year should answer one of the most asked questions we get over DM: “I think I should be using acids on my skin but what are they and how do I use them? Skincare can be a really confusing world but once you have...read more
OUR LOVE AFFAIR WITH QVC

OUR LOVE AFFAIR WITH QVC

Hello! And welcome to a blog post all about our new obsession, QVC. Well it’s not so much a new obsession, as in reality we’ve both been shopping from it for years, and Sam was a guest presenter on it with a favourite beauty brand, Liz Earle, around 2...read more

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