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 …
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 …
Skincare Review: CeraVe Moisturising Lotion

Skincare Review: CeraVe Moisturising Lotion

Here’s a very effective and affordable face treat for you, if you’re after something light, hydrating and sensibly formulated. Suitable for sensitive, …
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 …
Body Cream for Dry Skin

Body Cream for Dry Skin

My designated body parts for testing out dry skin creams are my shins. Without proper care, they go scaly and shiny and weird, and …
Neroli and Orange Blossom: Take me to my Special Place!

Neroli and Orange Blossom: Take me to my Special Place!

I adore the smell of both Neroli and Orange Blossom – they transport me to a calm, happy place. Ages ago I wrote about Charlotte …
Rose Otto: I Love it a Lotto. (Sorry.)

Rose Otto: I Love it a Lotto. (Sorry.)

  I seem to be having a bit of a “rose revival” at the moment. I went off rose for a while, possibly because …
Nice Elemis Smells.

Nice Elemis Smells.

I’m usually reluctant to recommend things based primarily on the strength of their wonderful scent – unless it’s perfume, obviously – but I absolutely …
The Pillow Spray for Instant Deep Sleep.

The Pillow Spray for Instant Deep Sleep.

I have a proper thing for This Works’ original Deep Sleep Pillow Spray. I get twitchy without it. It sends me into the kind …
Smells that Remind me of Summer

Smells that Remind me of Summer

Oh hello August, you sizzling-hot little git! Where did you spring from? I’m still answering emails with “hope you had a good New …
The Kurkdjian Love-In Continues…

The Kurkdjian Love-In Continues…

Sorry about this one folks: it’s a post about an amazing product that I can’t find a proper stockist for. I’m …
Bath Soak, Body Butter and a Floral Explosion

Bath Soak, Body Butter and a Floral Explosion

If you’re into highly highly fragranced bath and body products but would rather stab yourself in the eye with a fork than set …
Found Whilst Packing Up: NATIO Body Gloss

Found Whilst Packing Up: NATIO Body Gloss

Another little gem that I found when I was packing up to move house; Natio’s Wellness Body Gloss. I’ve been using it …
Bois d’Orange: Desperately Clinging on to Summer

Bois d’Orange: Desperately Clinging on to Summer

Injecting some much-needed sunshine into this rainy week we have Roger & Gallet’s Creme Sublime Or perfumed body cream and Huile Sublime Bois …