Friends, Fanjitas and a Fear of Over-Talking

What I’d give for a transcript of Lily Pebble’s and Anna Newton’s latest At Home With podcast. They came to my house in Somerset along with (my wife from a different life) Caroline Hirons and things got slightly out of hand. Not only did I somehow invent the term “smoky bullshit” whilst talking about Instagram, we managed…

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Skincare Review: Dr Sam’s Flawless Cleanser

Those searching for an uncomplicated cleanser with spotless credentials need search no further: Dr Sam’s Flawless Cleanser is as straightforward and effective as they come. I’ve been using it for a few months and it has gradually become the face cleanser I grab when I can’t be bothered to think about which face cleanser to grab. When…

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Foundation Review: L’Oreal Infallible Pro Glow

I’m late with this L’Oreal Pro Glow Foundation review but I think it’ll have been worth waiting for, especially if you are on the hunt for a flawless-finish foundation that manages to look fresh and natural on the skin, that has a bouncy, plumptious finish and great hold. A Holy Grail foundation, if you will, but…

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If Lady Macbeth wore Athleisure…

Imagine my delight, considering my current preoccupation with dark, moody floral prints, when womenswear brand Me + Em sent over this georgette maxi-dress! It combines a new favourite thing (dark florals) with an all-time favourite thing (side-stripes) to create a dress that is so right for me it’s as though I daydream-designed it myself. I…

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Weekly Window Shop: Floral Noir Interiors

It’s been a while since the last Weekly Window Shop, hasn’t it? And I have no idea why, because I’ve been spending just as much time as usual looking at stuff online, creating fantasy furniture wishlists and obsessing over items of clothing that are a) inappropriately expensive and b) absurdly irrelevant to my current life…

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Autumn Fashion: The Pretty Silk Shirt

Here’s a pretty little autumn wardrobe update for you; a gorgeous silk shirt that’s cool enough to be worn now, at the tail end of the summer, but robust enough for layering underneath chunky cardigans and jumpers when the weather starts to get chilly. Some silk shirts can’t survive a layering mission – they’re just…

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The Skin Perfecting Liquid You Need On Your Shelf

It’s taken me four years to get around to writing this post. I often think that it’s the products you use the most – the unglamorous workhorses – that never get enough attention, but I’d be doing you a disservice if I didn’t give this one its own post. Because the Paula’s Choice Skin Perfecting…

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Skincare Review: Murad City Skin Mineral SPF 50

Oh blimey, the summer’s almost over (the air was distinctly autumnal when I went out to feed the chickens this morning) (most twattish thing I’ve ever written) (let’s move on) and I still have a dozen or so sunscreen reviews to edit and post. If I wait until next spring they’ll never happen, so I’m…

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