Beauty Tuesday review: all the oils…

If you follow my Facebook feed, you may have been subjected to my recent video post during which I demonstrated my ability to talk crap and stroke my face. I apologise profusely. Happily, that dire event has resulted in me acquiring some wisdom - which I intend to share with you, my patient readers. I decided to … Continue reading Beauty Tuesday review: all the oils…

Monday morning tutorial #3 – the Sunday night bath

The art of a bearable Monday is survival. Don't expect more - you're not a Disney princess. However, you can make it less of a nightmare and more of a hiatus if you're careful. Thus I advise making Sunday evening a pleasure. Lay out your clothes for the next day and have a bath. Nothing … Continue reading Monday morning tutorial #3 – the Sunday night bath

Beauty Tuesday review: Max Factor Glossfinity nail polish

After the success of the Aqua Mirabilis skincare review a fortnight ago I thought maybe I should really give Beauty Tuesday a bit more of a push. At the very least it would mean that I looked a bit spiffier. I gauge how I am by a few simple markers. After I had babies taking a shower … Continue reading Beauty Tuesday review: Max Factor Glossfinity nail polish

Roger et Gallet Le Soin Aura Mirabilis skincare routine review…

Aura MIrabilis has a kind of cult beauty reputation in France. R&G publish a lot of blather about it - 'Nearly 300 years ago, monks created a powerful natural remedy called "Aura Mirabilis" that could be drunk or applied to the skin for numerous properties. At the heart of the remedy, 18 distilled officinal plants … Continue reading Roger et Gallet Le Soin Aura Mirabilis skincare routine review…

Product Review: Angela Langford Skincare

Ah, product reviews, I hear you say, that's why bloggers exist. Along with the freebies, the exclusives, the bar launches, the free tickets for opening nights and gallery previews. Except that I never do the reviews. In fact, the last time I wrote about a beauty product was back in October 2015. The trouble is … Continue reading Product Review: Angela Langford Skincare

Why I love being ‘low maintenance’…

This morning I got a little inspiration from the archives in the form of an article about Anna Karina. She was held up as an icon of New Wave style and I love the simplicity of her look. Less is more, everybody... well, less effort is more suitable for my lifestyle. In fact, that's probably … Continue reading Why I love being ‘low maintenance’…

My favourite product – Day 10 of the Blogtober Challenge

Well, you all know what my everyday essentials are so I've decided to review something that's a real treat to myself. My review is slightly biased. It's a product that I use nearly daily. I'm very familiar with it. I buy it again and again. In short, it's kind of a 'go to' for me. … Continue reading My favourite product – Day 10 of the Blogtober Challenge

Day 6 of the Blogtober Challenge – share your outfit of the day

After my post on day 3 of the Blogtober Challenge - My Everyday Essentials - I realised that I'm in danger of wearing a uniform. That's okay, per se - but I want more. I don't want to part crowds because of my sartorial choices...I just wouldn't mind getting a few admiring comments about my … Continue reading Day 6 of the Blogtober Challenge – share your outfit of the day

Day 3 of the Blogtober Challenge – my everyday essentials

I honestly don't know where to start here - this title has certainly making me question my definition of the word 'essential'! I condensed the list down to the things I need to keep the me sane and alive, in the end. Starting at the beginning of day, I have to have my glasses - … Continue reading Day 3 of the Blogtober Challenge – my everyday essentials

Day 1 of the Blogtober Challenge – Five(ish) things about me

This month I'm participating in the Blogtober Challenge and will be posting daily so watch out for more regular updates. Today my challenge is 'Five - ten things about you'. I'm very much in favour of navel gazing if there's a self-improvement angle involved - otherwise, I have a tendency to just self-indulge. This first … Continue reading Day 1 of the Blogtober Challenge – Five(ish) things about me