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 (…
Beauty Advent Calendars for the Seriously Enthusiastic

Beauty Advent Calendars for the Seriously Enthusiastic

It’s only the beginning of October – the leaves are barely dropping from the trees – and already the beauty advent calendars have begun to …
Sunday Tittle Tattle: New Shirt, Murderous Stare

Sunday Tittle Tattle: New Shirt, Murderous Stare

Look, I know a new shirt isn’t big news, but I have to be honest: not a lot has happened this week. That …
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 …
L’Occitane Anniversary Giveaway: 40 Years, 40 Prizes!

L’Occitane Anniversary Giveaway: 40 Years, 40 Prizes!

I have a rather special giveaway for you; as part of their 40th Anniversary celebrations, gorgeous beauty brand L’Occitane have forty prizes to …
Pierre Hermé’s Pamplemousse Rhubarbe…

Pierre Hermé’s Pamplemousse Rhubarbe…

Pamplemousse Rhubarbe sounds much better than “Grapefruit and Rhubarb”, doesn’t it? The French version makes me think of a delicious dessert with clouds …
Free L’Occitane Mini Moisturisers

Free L’Occitane Mini Moisturisers

L’Occitane are running a nice campaign at the moment; visit the My Beauty Story website and answer three quick questions about you and …
Bathtime Cold & Flu Remedies

Bathtime Cold & Flu Remedies

OK, I’ll admit it’s a bit of a stretch calling bath oils and unguents remedies, but I have to say that these …
Summer Beauty Products: Part 3 of About 3,245.

Summer Beauty Products: Part 3 of About 3,245.

OK look, this is probably the last of these funny little “summer beauty products” posts now; I had fun doing my colour-coded still life …
Two Gorgeous Fruity Fig Scents…

Two Gorgeous Fruity Fig Scents…

Two fruity little fig numbers for those of you who don’t like their fig scents too “green” and woody. Personally, I’m very …
Some Great New Foundations and Skin Enhancers…

Some Great New Foundations and Skin Enhancers…

I’ll be writing up full posts on most of the products shown in the following video; I have loads of before-and-after pics to …
Soft Balm, Women’s Day and Mr Bear’s Vacation…

Soft Balm, Women’s Day and Mr Bear’s Vacation…

1) If there’s one thing that beauty brand l’Occitane does very well indeed (there are loads of things, but that ruins my sentence) …
My Pregnancy Skin Care…

My Pregnancy Skin Care…

The first proper pregnancy feature! I imagine that there will be lots of cheers, because so many of you have asked for updates and …
Christmas SOS: Gifts for Men

Christmas SOS: Gifts for Men

I felt quite bad about leaving you all in the lurch when it came to ideas for men’s Christmas presents; I said in …