Make my skin glow please Dr Hauschka! 

IT WAS the morning of a massive work party, when I realised that I’d left my makeup bag more »

Sun’s out fun’s on!

AS soon as the sun comes out, it’s pretty much guaranteed that I fancy a cheeky drink. There’s something about summer that makes it acceptable to crack out a prosecco or a Aperol Spritz in the early afternoon (even if it’s September!) Some of my favourite boozey concoctions for summer drinking include a Pina Colada or an more »

Creating the perfect feline flick

ONE of the oldest tricks in the beauty book; creating the perfect flick across your eyes with liquid more »

Discovering Vaseline’s skincare range 

WHEN you think of Vaseline Petroleum Jelly, you think lip tin, right? Well, it took me by surprise more »

New collar from Hello Kitty & Tangle Teezer

Need/Want.  How cute is this collab between Hello Kitty & Tangle Teezer? If you are not familiar with more »

Musical fun for kids: Early Melodies Rainbow Xylophone & Tambourine from Hape

MY FAVOURITE kids’ toys are all the classic wooden ones, and despite my child loving bright plasticky things, more »

The hunt for the perfect shampoo & conditioner: Paul Mitchell’s Platinum Blonde Shampoo

AHHHH, I love this shampoo!  I bleached my hair about three months ago now in a bid to look young and cool before my return to working at the media agency Zone Digital after my maternity leave. So, bleaching my hair meant taking super good care of it it – soon after I got it more »

Little Creatures Festival at London Zoo

TAKING your one-year-old to the Zoo has to be one of the greatest pleasures in life.  Rafael was more »

Thai Square Spa: One of my favourite spas in London

A VISIT to Thai Square Spa earlier this month couldn’t have come at a better time.  I’d been more »

Time to stock up on Vitamin D supplements

THERE’S so much to remember as a new-ish mum, and the things that I need huge reminder signs more »

Heaven at home: DIY Spa Days

IT’S fun-in-the-sun season, and after a delightful long, hot day spent soaking up the sunshine in the park more »

If you like pina coladas…

I LOVE a good pina colada, and always have one when I travel abroad. OK, I admit that more »

Squeaky clean skin

WORK, exercise, being a mother, organising a wedding, housework, being a good bride-to-be… there’s a lot to get more »

What could you do during your commute?

COMMUTING is a necessity of life.  As much as I dream that I would like to live next more »

Face Off: Sensai 38c vs Suqqu Extra Volume mascara

BACK in the early 2000s I was obsessed with tube mascara – it coated my lashes, made them more »

Face Off: Burberry Fresh Glow Blush vs Sleek Sweet Cheeks Gel Blush

AT first glance these two blush products look super similar, but with further investigation there are quite a few qualities that set them apart.  Burberry’s Fresh Glow Blush (I tried Orange Poppy) is a sheer tint that you run across your cheeks and just gives you the sheeniest hint of colour. It brightens up the more »

Getting an ‘Aqua Glow’ with Stila’s Watercolour Blush

A LITTLE bit of blush can make the most tired-of-face appear fresh and perky. Some people change their more »

The Review: Transformulas Wrinkle Block

IT’S been a long time since I’ve come across a snake-a-like product that mimics the effects of the venom more »

The Review: Hape’s Wooden Baby Walker with Blocks

BABY milestones are such a pleasure.  The first six months of having a newborn are a hard slog more »