Last month's reading list went down a treat so I decided to share Augusts' picks with you all. To Read: "Wherever you go, there you are"- by Jon Kabat-Zinn Between one thing and another I've been feeling a little bit stressed of late. Most of the books I read are about either somebody who has… Continue reading The reading list: August
There are few things in this world I consider myself an expert on.. but tea is hands down one of them. Not only is it comforting but it also has some pretty great health benefits. When I'm not nursing a giant mug of Lyons, I'm usually reaching for one of these bad boys... Turmeric This… Continue reading 4 Health-boosting herbal teas to try
Up until last October, I could never been an described as an"outdoorsy" person, I didn't own anything waterproof and my idea of a sports shoe was my white pair of Converse. This all changed when my boyfriend and I tackled the 2nd highest peak in the UK; Snowdon Mountain. It my first hike and it… Continue reading Hiking for Beginners… yes even you!
I read a lot of books and thought it would be fun to share what's waiting on my bookshelf for me in July. To read: "How to be both" by Ali Smith I bought this second hand from a local charity bookstore about 6-7 months ago. Since then, it has rested on top of… Continue reading The reading list: July
Forget swooning over Adam Broody in re-runs of the O.C or drawing hearts around the members of 5ive in Shout magazine. These days it's all about the Girl Crush. We all have one... or many; girls that we wish we could sit in our pjs, swap hair tips and fight over the last slice of… Continue reading Girls I wish were my B.F.F’s
How many of you are guilty of throwing away a half empty mascara in that tempting lure of a new one? I know I, as a beauty blogger, am very guilty of wasting products. My make-up stash is infested with countless half used powders, once loved lipsticks, lonely dabbled in eyeshadows .. the list is… Continue reading Earth Month #2: Reducing beauty product waste!
We are bombarded by beauty products day in and day out; on tv, in shops, in magazines etc. We slather them on our faces, pat them on our bodies and smooth them through our hair, often without even knowing what is really in them. A large majority of the time, the products we use are packed… Continue reading Earth Month #1; Eco-friendly brands
Like a bold child, or defiant teen, I've resisted eye lash curlers because I was told over and over again, how great they were. I always thought I was too lazy to be bothered with the whole eyelash curling step. Pretty much every beauty blog I read and tutorial I watch, tells me it's the most… Continue reading Reunited with eyelash curlers
No matter what anybody says, there's a HUGE difference between surfing the aisles of Boots and sauntering up to the luxury beauty counters of your local department stores. Even the most beauty savvy gal, can be intimidated at the thought of dealing with the whole process. Here are a few tips, that I myself… Continue reading How to shop at Beauty Counters
There's always that one friend who is around to give you invaluable advice and an honest opinion. Which lipstick shade suits you and can you really carry off that glitter eye shadow?! Sali Hughes is just that friend. For years, I have read her columns on The Gaurdian's website and I've pretty much always taken… Continue reading “Pretty Honest” by Sali Hughes; My Thoughts