There are some times when being nosy on Facebook can lead to great things. I saw that a makeup artist friend of mine was heading to the Alex Mae Doup launch party, and I invited myself along with her. Alex Mae is a collective of creatives that work out of their studio in Birmingham’s city centre.  The Doup bar is a hair styling and makeup service, that works well to complement the photography offering from Alex Mae. You can pick and mix services…

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Many of the bloggers in attendance at the recent Detox Party with The Body Shop named the body butters as amongst their top picks. So I decided to take a chance on the Cocoa Butter Body Butter £13, with its sweet cocoa butter scent. As I have dry and eczema prone skin, I need body products that won’t upset my skin, but provide hydration. I was pleasantly surprised by how easily I fell in love with this product. This is a thick body…

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  I was invited along to the RMK counter in Selfridges to see their Vintage Sweets collection. When I arrived I was greeted by a cute cake stand displayed alongside the Vintage Sweets collection in all its glory. And if you are yearning for a bit of colour to entice the sunshine back into your life, then this collection has it. There are beautiful, wearable brights, as well as pretty, ethereal washes of pastels. And the best part is that they…

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I have been extremely patient with this little restaurant in Birmingham city centre. I have tried this four times, and have been disappointed every single visit bar one. Seriously. I think that I have given Bodega plenty of opportunity to impress me, but given the vibrancy of Birmingham’s food scene, I am unwilling to go back to somewhere below par, when there are so many great places to eat at. My first visit, I was served raw rice and the server…

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I do believe that diet and exercise do make a difference to the way that my skin, and hair look and feel. I’ve never tried a beauty drink before so I didn’t know what to expect when I was invited to try the Beauty and Go bioactive beauty drinks. To begin with I answered some questions about my diet and lifestyle, as well as, my skin concerns. I identified my main issues as being dullness, and dehydration. Then the nutritionist…

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