Health & Beauty

HEAVENLY SCENTS….

HEAVENLY SCENTS….

It’s the time of year when we start to think about fragrance for those special occasions. Over the years I have interviewed many top international perfumiers and their message has always been the same that perfume is an important accessory and time is needed to appreciate and choose the right one. A perfume must express […]

THE ICONIC PERFUME – CHANEL No.5

THE ICONIC PERFUME – CHANEL No.5

Created in 1921 Chanel No.5 is the best-known perfume in the world and was the first perfume imagined by a woman for women. Gabrielle Chanel had already changed people’s views on fashion so it was no surprise that her first perfume was consistent with her pioneering designs, simple but well through  and revolutionary in its […]

FACE UP TO….

FACE UP TO….

Planning an escape to the sun? Whether its on our own beautiful shores or to some far flung location you need to re-think colour for lips, eyes and foundations. Sunshine plays tricks with the light so you need to think ultra bright when it comes to cosmetics. Even if you are already sporting a tan […]

BODY WORKS….

BODY WORKS….

With holidays and staycations looming and the call of beach and pool beckoning its time to blitz those beauty blind spots. Body Brushing For an extra clean feel brush your body every day before showering or bathing. This helps slough off dead skin cells and other forms of surface dirt and is also thought to […]

DON’T BURY YOUR TOES IN THE SAND

DON’T BURY YOUR TOES IN THE SAND

  Beach and sandal weather is here but are your feet fit to be flaunted? Then read on and step up your beauty routine with our perfect pedicure FEET FIRST Clean your toe nails thoroughly and use cotton wool and polish remover to wipe away old polish. Soak feet for a few minutes to relax […]

DITCH THE SOCKS……

DITCH THE SOCKS……

Father’s Day is about making sure father figures understand just how much they mean to us, and saying thanks for all their patience and understanding during the year. So whether you are buying for your dad, dad-in-law, grandpops or just someone whom you feel deserves it, why not ditch the socks and give them something […]

GET READY TO SPARKLE IN THE SUNSHINE

GET READY TO SPARKLE IN THE SUNSHINE

Get ready to butta up for smoother softer skin with Fenty Skin. Their  new Butta Drop Whipped Body Cream has taken body moisturising to a new level delivering instant and all day hydration. It’s fantastic for a thirsty skin and replenishes and renews as you apply. Packed with tropical oils, butters and extracts including Kalahari […]

NEW FACES….

NEW FACES….

Now we can get out and about and meet up with friends for a night out, a meal and very soon dining out its time to start thinking other things that have been neglected during lockdown – our faces. Getting your skincare back on track is important but looking at the new makeup looks and […]

S.O.S. – SAVE OUR SKINS

S.O.S. – SAVE OUR SKINS

S.O.S.  – SAVE OUR SKINS   Winter chills, the effects of central heating and icy blasts play havoc with our skins so it’s now the time of year to give our skin some extra tlc. But this year lockdown has added extra problems for our skins with stress, mask wearing, spending more time indoors and […]

GUILT FREE EASTER TREATS

GUILT FREE EASTER TREATS

If lockdown has left you with a few extra inches and more than a few pounds then read on. We’ve put together some guilt free Easter themed  gifts that are perfect for those you want to spoil or say thank you to and perfect as a pampering gift to yourself L’Occitane en Provence has some […]

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