Let’s Talk About Sun Baby

We all (should) know the dangers of unprotected sun…..but honestly when the sun is not shining I’m guilty of sometimes skimping on the  SPF. There are lots of reasons why this is not a good idea, even if you’re dark skinned. I recently had the chance to have a chat with Abi Cleeve, managing director of Ultrasun UK, and all-round sun protection guru. I asked her everything … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Sun Baby

Emma Hardie Amazing Face Hand and Nail Treatment Cream Review

I’ve been lusting after the Emma Hardie Moringa Cleansing Balm but banned myself from buying any more cleansers until I’d made a decent dent in my current stash. So to avoid buying the cleanser I bought some Emma Hardie hand cream or to give it its full name *takes deep breath* Emma Hardie Amazing Face Hand and Nail Treatment cream. It was a 2-4-1 deal … Continue reading Emma Hardie Amazing Face Hand and Nail Treatment Cream Review

Everything’s Coming Up Roses

I’m a lady sure but I’m not a particularly girly girl, I was a tomboy growing up and have never worn a pink item of clothing! But rose, traditionally seen as the most feminine of flowers, I completely and utter adore. The scent though more than the flowers themselves. There are a million different rose scents from fresh and sweet to sensual and sizzlingly sexy. Aside … Continue reading Everything’s Coming Up Roses

Dervishly Delicious Cocoa Hernando Damascan Rose Chocolate

Cocoa Hernando make gourmet chocolate bars inspired by their globetrotting travels. The latest flavour in the range is Syria, a rose dark chocolate. I’m a rose fiend so when I heard about this new bar I had to try it. The tale behind this bar is a visit to Damascus where a confectionery stall holder was handing out rose petal sweets and shared tales of the … Continue reading Dervishly Delicious Cocoa Hernando Damascan Rose Chocolate

Will you brie mine? Paperchase does Valentine’s

I’ve been getting it on with Paperchase again recently.  It was my first stationery shop love but then we drifted apart and didn’t speak for years. Anyway we’ve recently rekindled the stationery affair. I popped in to check out their Valentine’s offering and thought there was a pretty cute selection. Especially if like me you don’t do roses and are partial to a food-based pun….. It takes two to … Continue reading Will you brie mine? Paperchase does Valentine’s

Smile, RMS beauty lip2cheek

Wonderloving: rms beauty Lip2Cheek ~ Review and Swatches

I’ve shared rms beauty Lip2Cheek in What’s In My Makeup Bag and in my Festive Looks so thought it was time to give you a closer look at this item which is the single piece of makeup I’ve used the most over the past 18 months. rms beauty is an ecoluxe, organic, beauty range created by and named after make-up maestro Rose-Marie Swift, considered one of the doyennes of the … Continue reading Wonderloving: rms beauty Lip2Cheek ~ Review and Swatches

SW Basics body scrub

Wonderloving: SW Basics Body Scrub

February being the month of love, I thought I’d start a ‘Wonderloving’ series, sharing some of my favourite products.  First up…. S.W. Basics Body Scrub Ohemgee ohemgee you HAVE to smell the SW Basics body scrub. Toasted, caramelised coconutty deliciousness *wipes drool from keyboard* I truly wish smellovision existed. How I have managed not to shovel this scrub into my mouth is a testament to my strength … Continue reading Wonderloving: SW Basics Body Scrub