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

It’s crazy to think that this time next year I will be waking up as a newly-wed. Suddenly our engagement doesn’t seem so long as it did when Marc proposed back in Christmas 2014 and now the time has come for us to properly start our preparations. Starting with the wedding venue. As we had only seen it once in the winter, we decided it would make sense to visit around the time of our September wedding, so on Wednesday… View Post

Ah Instagram, always inspiring me with your fashion talent! Another week and more UK Fashion Instagrammers that I’m loving to follow (and would suggest that you do too): The Frugality I love Alex’s effortless, laid back style and the best part is that it is usually an affordable, high street number that she has made to look high end with her fashion styling background! Alex Light  I don’t know how Alex finds time to be Web Editor at Hello and… View Post