Travel: Spa-ahing At Kukana Spa at Orsett Hall

My sister has recently become an Essex girl. For my birthday she decided to treat me to a spa visit in her neck of the woods. And so I found myself in the swanky surroundings of Kukana Spa at Orsett Hall, in the middle of the scenic Essex countryside. Kukana Spa is located in the basement of Orsett Hall, a modern four-star hotel set on acres of … Continue reading Travel: Spa-ahing At Kukana Spa at Orsett Hall

ESPA Refining Skin Polish replaced with Aesop Tea Tree Leaf Facial Exfoliant

Skincare Fullies featuring Aesop, Balance Me, Bliss, Sprout (SW Basics), The Body Shop

After my last empties post. I thought it might be a good idea to also share what products I’ve replaced the empties with, mostly by shopping my stash. Is “fullies” a thing? if it isn’t I’ve just invented it. Without further ado here are my fullies which I’ll be reviewing in due course: I’ve got a stack of Sprout (now called SW Basics) products that … Continue reading Skincare Fullies featuring Aesop, Balance Me, Bliss, Sprout (SW Basics), The Body Shop

March empties, clockwise from bottom: - Boots Botanic Hot Cloth Cleansing Balm, ESPA butter vanilla & macadamia,

Skincare empties from Boots Botanics, Emma Hardie, ESPA, Merumaya, Nivea, Pai & Rodial

Wow time flies. Can’t believe I haven’t done an empties post for six months! Anyhoo here’s what I used up in March: Boots Botanics Hot Cloth Cleansing Balm: lovely stuff – a great budget alternative to the Eve Lom cleanser. Read my Boots Botanics Hot Cloth Cleansing Balm review here. ESPA refining skin polish: I prefer dry powder style exfoliators which I find less scrubby on my sensitive skin. … Continue reading Skincare empties from Boots Botanics, Emma Hardie, ESPA, Merumaya, Nivea, Pai & Rodial