Just because the weather is colder doesn’t mean all autumn dates have to be spent in the pub, so for some London autumn date ideas that aren’t just drinks, read on… Cinema – with a twist The cinema might not sound like the best place to get to know someone but London cinemas don’t just mean your average Cineworld. You can get close to someone at Electric Cinema (Notting Hill and Shoreditch) and Everyman Cinema thanks to their cosy sofas to… View Post

Didn’t it feel like autumn jumped out at us overnight? One morning I was walking to work in sandals, the next I was hunting down the socks and boots… As much as I am sad to see summer go, autumn means snuggly evenings spent in front of good films, crisp walks, warming meals and the chance to catch up with friends in a cosy bar. Speaking of which, there are some fab relaxed and cosy London bars for autumn winter, including:… View Post

I am lucky enough that in my job in the beauty industry I get to try a whole bunch of beauty products, some good, some not-so-good and some that work so amazingly that I will always repurchase them. Some are old discoveries that I have never managed to beat and some are fairly recent, so without further ado, here are the beauty products that I will always repurchase: Hair Batiste Dry Shampoo (Blush): No other dry shampoo works on my hair as… View Post

Who remembers those school days wearing foundation on your lips to create that nude lip look? (Probably best forgotten, right?) It has taken me a long time to find an amazing nude lipstick – ever since school I have been like Goldilocks trying to find one that isn’t too pink, isn’t too pale and isn’t too glossy or matte. (For a LOL you can check out this very old post where my friend Corin and I were convinced that the Barry… View Post

My pale skin didn’t only annoy me when it came to summertime and I had to lurk in the shadows with factor 50 on for fear of being a burnt red crisp but also because it would always give the game away if I blushed.  Which used to happen. A lot. If a teacher asked me a question in class. If I accidentally did something wrong. When I was in an unfamiliar environment. If a ‘popular girl’ or – god… View Post

This September sees the launch of a fab new skincare product from bareMinerals – the glorious green goop that is the bareMinerals Dirty Detox Skin Glowing and Refining Mud Mask. As I currently work in the PR team for bareMinerals it means I usually get to try the new product launches and I had to give a shout-out to this one as it is such a lovely pamper product. It is enriched with charcoal and 4 mineral-rich clays which help… View Post