I’m a huge fan of green tea, and have been for a while. While there’s no substitute for the taste – or smell! – of freshly ground coffee, sadly it just doesn’t agree with me anymore. The massive caffeine boost of coffee leaves me feeling jittery and anxious these days. Though, weirdly, on a night out with the girls, the odd espresso martini or two goes down a treat!…

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SEASONAL SELF-CARE

The days are getting shorter and there’s a chill in the air. And while there’s so much to love about autumn – golden leaves and snuggling up on the sofa – it can also make us feel a bit sluggish. To avoid my mood and my energy levels suffering – or indeed the effects central heating can have on my skin – I’ve…
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LISA LOVES… Zoe Irwin X Liberty

  I have some exciting hair news for you all. To celebrate the new Taylor Taylor salon on the second floor of Liberty, my hair hero Zoe Irwin has designed a collection of styles using their iconic print scarves. My friendship with Zoe stretches back over a decade. After cutting my hair, I could instantly see what a genius she is. She’s one…
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SEXY UP YOUR SALADS

Throwing together a salad for dinner needn’t mean bland or unappealing. Pack it full of your favourite ingredients such as sweet potato (high in the antioxidant beta-carotene which converts to Vitamin A), red quinoa (a gluten free protein full of vitamins and amino acids) and leafy greens such as kale (a fibre that will help keep you fuller for longer). As the seasons…
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Magical Moon Mist

I have always been drawn to the spiritual side of life. Crystals Incense Tarot Angel cards Psychics Healers Astrology Star Signs Dream Catchers The Cosmos Energy White Witches… and the list goes on. I never felt like it was just US on the planet, living in the universe, it didn’t make sense, I felt there was more, so much more. Always been humbled…
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TEQUILA MAKES ME HAPPY

  We’ve all heard the song, right? Tequila . . . it makes me happy. Well if it doesn’t, it certainly should! If like me, you spend a lot of time and energy trying to get in shape for summer, you’ll probably not be thrilled about all calories lurking in our favourite summer drinks. I’m not suggesting for a minute that we all…
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LISA LOVES . . . AROMATHERAPY ASSOCIATES REVIVE BODY BRUSH

I’ve long preached the benefits of body brushing, and I absolutely love this one from Aromatherapy Associates (£25, available at aromatherapyassociates.com). I find this process particularly useful in summer, when the lower half of our legs can become puffy and slightly swollen, as it helps to stimulate lymphatic drainage.   Incorporate this quick routine into your morning or evening pre-showering, using gentle, upwards…
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