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
1. 2. 3. Ugh... I have officially crossed that line of really having to care and look after my skin. Gone are the face wipes and adhoc double cleansing. Wrinkles are just on the horizon and my resting bitch face isn't helping the matter at all. After years of constantly ignoring eye cream's existence I… Continue reading Eye creams for your mid-twenties
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!
Even with a wardrobe jammed packed with clothes and Zara's website on constant auto-refresh, I have to admit that absolutely nothing makes me happier than a good pair of PJS. My usual pair consist of an old baggy band T-shirt and bottoms that are at least 3 sizes too big but every now and again… Continue reading 3 sets of PJs cool enough for Beyonce
While everyone is busy stuffing themselves silly with chocolate this weekend, I thought I'd research some chocolate treats that we can enjoy not only in our tummies! 1) Cupcake fresh face mask from Lush: Oh, the clever clogs over at Lush are so good at knowing what we want! Fancy a mask that will… Continue reading Chocolate Beauty Products
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
I put my hands up and admit that my skin care routine changes like the weather! My skin changes season to season, rain to sunshine so my routine needs to adapt accordingly. Recently, my skin suffered a pretty nasty reaction which made my skin angry, very dry and even more sensitive than usual. To combat… Continue reading My Current Skincare Routine (Combination/Sensitive Skin)
Squeeeeee, the day has FINALLY come for the BIG REVEAL! If some of you didn't know, I took part in the Irish Beauty Blogger Secret Santa this year run by the lovely Aisling from Total Makeup Addict. Before I get stuck into the reveal, I just want to give serious props to Aisling for running… Continue reading Irish Beauty Blogger Secret Santa Reveal 2014!