Bum Bum Cream and the Over-Fragranced Time Capsule

Bum Bum Cream and the Over-Fragranced Time Capsule

I inadvertently opened up what can only be described as a “beauty time capsule” the other day and was almost knocked sideways by the …
Luxury Summer Skin Prep with Anne Sémonin | AD

Luxury Summer Skin Prep with Anne Sémonin | AD

It seems like only yesterday, but it’s actually a whole year since I wrote my post on the Anne Sémonin made-to-measure skincare …
Improving on Perfection: l’Occitane’s Delightful Body Balm

Improving on Perfection: l’Occitane’s Delightful Body Balm

Oh hallelujah! (I managed to spell hallelujah correctly the first time then, by the way, which is something of a miracle. Some words are …
Sunscreen Review: Vichy Tan Enhancing Solar Protective Water

Sunscreen Review: Vichy Tan Enhancing Solar Protective Water

Sunscreen reviews: it’s been a while. Mainly because (until recently) I hadn’t been anywhere hot for almost four years. And to properly …
Deep Relax: Nothing Compares 2U

Deep Relax: Nothing Compares 2U

I’ve tried a lot of these “relaxing” bath oils now  – mainly due to the fact that I seem to live in a permanent …
Peak Fatigue and the Energising Hand Massage

Peak Fatigue and the Energising Hand Massage

I think I’ve reached “Peak Fatigue” this week. I could not be more tired. I know we’re not supposed to moan about …
Four Great Summer Scents for Sexy Skin and Hair

Four Great Summer Scents for Sexy Skin and Hair

I think I may have been a solar panel in a former life. Admittedly that’s a slightly unconventional thing to have been in …
Aurelia Botanical Cream Deodorant

Aurelia Botanical Cream Deodorant

The current run of hot weather has provided an excellent opportunity for me to properly test some of the deodorants that I’ve had …
l’Occitane Supple Skin Oil: Nourishing the Alien Egg

l’Occitane Supple Skin Oil: Nourishing the Alien Egg

I must confess to having not done very well with my stretch-mark-oil testing duties, this pregnancy. I’ve been on the body balms instead (…
Summer Sheen: Back On The Dry Oils

Summer Sheen: Back On The Dry Oils

I’m back on the dry body oils for that sexy, summer sheen sans grease. When it’s hot and sticky, there’s nothing …
Vita Liberata Body Blur: Instant Air-Brush for the Legs

Vita Liberata Body Blur: Instant Air-Brush for the Legs

I’ve long been a fan of Vita Liberata’s Capture the Light skin perfector; it adds a tint, a touch of glow and …
Fleur de Figuier and the Suitcase Surprise…

Fleur de Figuier and the Suitcase Surprise…

I found a suitcase filled with pants and socks! As you do. There seems to be a neverending conveyor belt of boxes and cases …
The Beauty Present for Mothers-to-Be…

The Beauty Present for Mothers-to-Be…

I realised last week that I didn’t ever properly finish my round-up of the best pregnancy and new-Mum beauty products. I did some …
Christmas Hand Cream and Crème de Parma Violets

Christmas Hand Cream and Crème de Parma Violets

I’ve started sniffing around for good little things to put in my Christmas Stocking Fillers video – I know it’s only early November, …