Estée Lauder Double Wear Foundation {Review}

I’m a little late to the party on this one as I’ve always been really happy with my foundation, so was always of the mind set of “if it isn’t broken, why fix it?”.  However, I’ve really fallen in love with the Estée Lauder Double Wear Foundation, so couldn’t resist…

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Charlotte Tilbury Magic Cream {Review}

My skin really seems to suffer during the colder winter months, so recently I’ve been making a real effort to up my skincare regime. If I’m completely honest, I’m a bit lazy with the whole cleanse, tone and moisturise malarky and often don’t even take my make-up off at the…

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When cosmetic surgery is necessary for more …

Cosmetic surgery can often be quite a controversial topic, mainly because people assume it’s about vanity and trying to improve appearance. However, cosmetic surgery actually goes way beyond that and I’m hoping this post will help make people more aware of the ‘other side’ of cosmetic surgery. Cosmetic surgery is…

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My new hair style – the bob

For a couple of years now, I’ve been attempting to grow my hair. When I made the decision to grow it I had visions of long, lustrous locks. However, the reality hasn’t really lived up to my expectations. Firstly, longer hair takes so much longer to dry and style, this…

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Adding a glow to my skin with …

Recently I’ve been suffering from post-holiday blues and have been feeling a bit low. As a result I’ve fallen off the healthy living wagon and my skin has suffered. My skin is normally pretty good. However, the past few weeks I’ve had loads of breakouts. It’s also lacked that nice…

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My beauty must-haves

I love beauty products and over the years have certainly tried a fair few. I love the thrill of trying a new product or discovering a new brand. As the beauty industry continues to evolve, there are always plenty of new products to try! However, now I’m in my thirties,…

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Hairven Beeston launch event

A couple of weeks ago I attended the launch event of the new Hairven salon in Beeston, Nottingham. I’ve been to the original Hairven in Gedling a few times and have always been impressed. However, I live near to Beeston, so was quite excited when I heard that Hairven had…

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Review: Bee Sting Facial at Hairven

As you may recall, in December, for the first time in over 15 years I had my hair done in a hair salon rather than at home. I decided to try out Hairven, a hair and beauty salon that is shaking up the Nottingham beauty scene. You can read more…

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A pre-Christmas hair pamper

I haven’t been had my hair done in a salon for years, probably about 16 if I think back. I’ve always tended to use mobile hairdressers as it just seems more convenient. However, I’ve recently been hearing lots of fantastic things about a salon based on the other side of…

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