I honestly don’t know what I do in the night – it’s like I’ve had a fight with a demon some days, waking up with matted and backcombed hair. And when I’m in a hurry to get out of the house – to run to a class or grab breakfast – not only do I not have time to wash my hair, shampooing…

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FUTURISTIC SKINCARE

They say the eyes are the window to your soul, but they’re also our first feature to show signs of tiredness. And is it just me, or does the ageing process seem to accelerate over Christmas? So when I heard about a way to get younger-looking eyes, needless to say, I was sold. Not only was I desperate to get my mitts on…
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Feel The Freeze

Cryotherapy. Sounds more like Superman’s weakness than a beauty treatment. But when my friend invited me along for a session, I obviously couldn’t refuse. As someone who can’t get enough of the heat, standing in a freezing cold room didn’t sound like my kind of thing. Though having arrived, somewhat apprehensive, on the fourth floor of Harvey Nichols at their 111CRYO suite, I…
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Light Up Your Life

Christmas. There’s so much to love about it – all the celebrations and spending time with loved ones, though this time of year is bound me make me feel sluggish. Tucked up indoors with the central heating cranked up zaps my willpower and enthusiasm when it comes to working out. Not to mention my cravings for starchy food kicks in. All in all,…
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Japanese Way Of Living

Never has my skin looked or felt better as when I was in Japan on holiday recently. When I look back at the photos, my skin was glowing. I decide to look back and analyze what exactly I was doing differently while away, and also to delve a little deeper into some beauty rituals the Japanese’s woman indulge in to keep their complexions…
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The Healing Powers of Bath

  Located in the beautiful city of Bath,  the impressive Gainsborough Bath Spa Hotel is the perfect place to have a girlie break, you’re in need of some R&R, I’d highly recommend it. I was lucky enough to visit recently with one of my girlfriends and had a brilliant time. The hotel itself is unique in the fact it is fed by the area’s…
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UNISEX SKINCARE

I don’t know about you, but whenever George and I set off on our travels, you can guarantee that, between us, we’ll have enough products to stock a small shop. Having just returned from an amazing trip to Japan, with two full toiletry bags in tow, next time I’ll consolidate the products we pack. What’s more, travelling can also have an impact on…
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GET UP AND GLOW

We’ve all done it – skipped our nightly skincare regime so we can crawl into bed a few minutes earlier. Those nights when removing our make-up seems tantamount to climbing Everest in terms of the energy we’d need to exert. Whenever I’ve succumbed to my exhaustion – bypassed the bathroom and got straight into bed – I’ve consoled myself with this thought: What…
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PROBIOTIC BEAUTY

‘You’re glowing,’ my friend whispered to me. I hadn’t slapped on radioactive amounts of fake tan, or been too heavy-handed with a highlighter palette. Nor had I just stepped out of a steam room. This glow, the one my friend referred to, was a subtle, dewy sheen; one that other friends and family had taken note of, too. This newfound glow – a…
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PERFECT SCENTS

  My ultimate indulgence is surrounding myself in a sensory explosion of delectable aromas – from the perfumes I spritz to the oils I slather on. Not to mention the many candles I burn on a regular basis. There’s a perfect scent for every occasion. Whether I need waking up or calming down, smells have a powerful effect on my mood. Of all…
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