There are some memories from my childhood that are formative around my desire for good food as an adult. Eating out was always part of growing up in our household. Learning how to behave when eating publicly without causing parental meltdowns (yes really), or complaints from other patrons. So sometimes we would end up at the local Beefeater where we would get a ‘Sunday dinner’ or whatever we could get away with under the guidance of our parents. And these…

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My dry, and dehydrated skin loves a good cleansing balm, and this Nourishing Cleansing Balm from ESPA is a fantastic new discovery for me. ESPA is one of those brands that I always associate with lovely spas, and treatments. So it is lovely to be able to have the spa like experience at home using this balm. The gentle floral scent of the Nourishing Cleansing Balm just makes me happy. It smells divine. The cleanser is solid at room temperature…

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Marks and Spencer online are holding a 20% beauty discount event for today only, so I had to fill my virtual beauty basket with goodies. Here is what I’ve got lined up. The REN Evercalm Gentle Cleansing Milk (£16) is a long time favourite, and an absolute must even without the discount. I reviewed the cleanser previously (here), and the love affair has continued ever since. After trying the Merumaya Gentle Exfoliating Toner, I have been toying with the idea of trying the Pixi Glow Tonic. At £18…

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When I catch a cold my skin really suffers so I do raid my skin care for things to help with the healing. The Clarins Skin Beauty Repair Concentrate is a real hero in my skin care stash that I return to time and again. I get red, sensitive patches of skin on my nose, and chin making it uncomfortable to cleanse my skin, let alone blow my nose whilst suffering from a cold! This is one of the few products…

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There are some things that I obsessively use, yet am always unsatisfied with. Eye cream can often fall into this trap as I forever search for something that works. The Cure Sheer Eye* from Natura Bissé is a tinted eye cream I reserve for mornings, and especially for those mornings when I’m staying in, and not wearing much in the way of makeup. The Cure Sheer Eye is a rich, creamy, and tinted eye cream so it feels like I’m…

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