Since hurting my back in February, I have been struggling to work at my old desk so we got a sit-stand desk from Ikea. It is brilliant as it means that I can move it to suit me when I feel well enough to work. My neck and arm pain prevent me from working great lengths of time and I have to maintain a disciplined approach of working little and often whilst I am rehabilitated after my back injury. To…

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Finding a good hairdresser can be quite the challenge. I have been in luck that since Lindsey moved her salon to London, that the wonderful team at Sixth Sense Salon have always been there to tend to my hair needs. The salon has had a refurbishment and I went along with a few other bloggers for a small event to look around. The salon has had quite the facelift with a more selective use of their bold colour palette, which…

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I was sceptical that a silk pillowcase would benefit my skin and hair in any way. So when Silkskin offered me one to try, I thought it would be worth suspending that scepticism for a month to experience it for myself. The Silkskin pillowcase* is white and fits most standard pillows. It suits my Tempur pillow fine with a bit of space to spare in fact. It feels really cool to the touch so is lovely to use at the…

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I co-run Brum Bloggers with Laura and arrange meet-ups that can vary. We headed to the launch of the 1580 restaurant, a contemporary Indian in Erdington with the aim of having a first look at the restaurant, catch up with some of our bloggers and to tweet up a storm about the event. Living in the city centre of Birmingham has somewhat spoilt me as I can walk to most events. It’s great for getting my FitBit steps goal and…

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My relationship with supplements began around ten years ago and Seven Seas has been a brand that I’ve turned to repeatedly over that decade. Their supplements are easy to get hold of at Boots, Superdrug or the supermarket and it’s a brand that my parents trusted when I was a child, so I feel safe with them. My curiosity around supplements is simply an extension of my obsession with finding ingredients in my beauty products that work effectively and benefit my skin.…

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