I have enjoyed dining at El Borracho de Oro many times over the past few years, whether it has been a date with my husband or a catch-up meal with friends. I was excited to see how El Borracho de Oro would fare with my plant-based dietary requirements and whether this would prove tapas to be an excellent idea or not when avoiding dairy and meat. First up, I had to try the Coco del Mossen con Tomate, which is a…

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As mentioned in my last blog post on colouring my hair coral, I am trying to grow out my roots a little for a different look. So this month when I went back to Aesthetics Hair, I was discussing the idea of using the Redken Shades EQ range aimed at delivering pastel results. And combining this product with some other Redken colours to create a steel grey colour with a halo effect through the top layers of my hair. For…

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The most exciting tweet that I saw recently was the announcement from Pushkar that they are hosting a Vegan Festival throughout February, celebrating tasty vegan dishes created by their Head Chef Vinod Singh. I was checking my calendar to see when to book in for a date night with my husband when I received an invite to come in for a review on opening night. Naturally, I accepted and turned up eagerly and with a healthy appetite for all the vegan…

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Although I have lived with allergies most of my life, I have never had an allergic reaction as severe as the one that I had this past weekend. I had a mild anaphylaxis reaction to some Thai food and my skin has been sensitive ever since. Thankfully, the hives, rash and swelling have gone down but I am still living with some residual symptoms from the episode on Saturday night. So when I was invited to Dermalogica in Selfridges Birmingham…

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I have been enjoying trying out colours from the Redken City Beats hair colour range as they are so bright, vivid and fade beautifully. So for Christmas this year, I wanted to try out Chelsea Coral for something warm and bright. I went to Aesthetics in Solihull as usual and we did a strand test of the colour before my hair was coloured. As with my previous colour appointments at Aesthetics, my hair colour came from the City Beats range…

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