Every so often I discover a beauty brand that totally blows my mind. And having always believed that skincare and self-care go hand in hand, Mauli’s philosophy (maulirituals.com) is something we could all really benefit from. Mauli’s delectable range of skincare and wellness goodies are built upon the time-honoured Hindu tradition of Ayurveda, which is all about balancing our bodily systems. It…

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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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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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SPRING BEAUTY BOOSTERS

  As the season’s change, our bodies can take a while to catch up. With the sun shining and spring (fingers crossed!) soon to be in full bloom, I wanted to share some of my beauty boosters with you. These are little helping hands to help you feel your best. I’ve long taken supplements to combat sluggishness, though it’s important to find the…
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GET THE GLOW . . . WITH KIRSTY GALLACHER

I have known this wonderful women for many years and have always been inspired by her. Kirsty is hardworking, independent, a great mum and dedicated gym bunny,  pumping weights and even throwing the odd tyre. Don’t believe me, check out her Instagram gallacherkirsty,  I sat down with Kirsty to get an insight into her life, her head and her beauty rituals.    Who is your beauty idol? I hope this isn’t…
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KITCHEN CUPBOARD SKINCARE

As a beauty junkie, I love to splurge on products, but sometimes, there’s nothing more satisfying than utilising what’s already in the kitchen. Yes, that’s right, I’ll often raid the fridge and cupboards when I need a pick me up. With a wealth of so many natural ingredients lurking in our homes, I wanted to share some of my kitchen beauty tricks. First…
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