mr bear the cream british shorthair

Follow Mr Bear

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Due to overbearing demand (well, about twelve people) Mr Bear the British Shorthair now has his own Twitter feed. It saves me clogging up my timeline with constant cat-related rambling (though that will inevitably continue) and gives him a chance to practice his grammar. You can follow him here: Here are a few little snapshots [...]

ruth crilly

Model Skincare Routine: The Night Flight

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Perhaps this one is a little obvious; but you’d be surprised how many people don’t cleanse and then moisturise when they fly long-haul. It’s probably more important to do a proper cleanse when flying than at any other time, because you need to moisturise well and you don’t want to be moisturising over a load [...]

breakfast smoothie

Sunday Tittle Tattle

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Sunday Tittle Tattle (noun?): everything from the week that I have forgotten to post about, in easy brunch-sized chunks… Ah. Sunday. This time last week I was doing this: (Drinking a tropical breakfast smoothie at Kitchen-24 in West Hollywood.) Get me! This time this week I am eating Weetabix with a bent spoon and trying [...]

Free DJV Beautinizer Mascara!

Free DJV Beautenizer Mascara!

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Flash Giveaway alert! Cult Beauty are giving away a free Fibrewig LX mascara with every order over £40. This is a 48 hour offer and it expires tomorrow night at midnight! The Fibrewig mascara is most definitely deserving of its “cult” status – it’s amazingly long-wearing but simple to remove. I have the volumizing version [...]

Dr Murad

Ask Your Burning Skincare Questions!

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Last week I met the amazing Dr Murad (of Murad skincare products) at his offices in El Segundo, California. He was truly inspirational in his approach to skincare, talking to me about how eating habits and stress play the most important part when it comes to our skin. For a man with a large (and [...]


StriVectin-EV Giveaway! (CLOSED)

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**UPDATE: the winners of the five prizes are…. Amylee7@xx, annaaa_p@xx, suvi@xx, spiritofradio@xx and angelakilsby@xx. If your email starts with any of those names, then check your inbox and spam! Well done winners – commiserations to everyone else. Don’t cry, I’ll organise another giveaway soon!** I wrote about StriVectin’s new “EV” range a few weeks ago [...]

Ruth Crilly Raymond Blanc Cookery School

The Model Goes To Cookery School!

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A few weeks ago I went on the most amazing trip with Joico Haircare to the Raymond Blanc Cookery School. It’s at Le Manoir in Oxfordshire, Raymond Blanc’s incredibly luxurious (and expensive!) hotel and restaurant. Oh, how I wish that I’d written this when it was all fresh in my mind – but L.A. and [...]

Burberry Beauty Model

Burberry Model-Inspired Natural Makeup

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I’m back from LA – hurrah! I’m busy collating pictures and video so that I can tell you about my trip, so all of that will be coming to you very soon. In the meantime, I’ve just realised that I posted a very nice makeup video before jetting off, but I didn’t ever embed it [...]