Beauty

Reviews and thoughts on beauty products, services, and places.

I love having regular massages as they help to work out the stress that I carry in my shoulders and back. When I was invited to the Treatment Rooms by Shared Beauty Secrets to experience a lava shell massage, which is their speciality. The Treatment Rooms are within an unlikely building on Church Road and I wasn’t sure that I had reached the right place when my Uber driver dropped me off. But this building houses leisure facilities including a…

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When it comes to Grand Central in Birmingham, one of my favourite stores to stop into has to be Kiehl’s. I’ve often mentioned them on Twitter for their excellent service and much prefer coming to the stand alone store than heading to one of their concessions in the bigger department stores. I went for a facial at the Grand Central Kiehl’s store and for a chat about some of the icons of the Kiehl’s range. For my facial, I was…

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I love my new Great Lengths hair extensions (read about them here) and have enjoying styling them after having a shorter hair style for such a long time. This prompted me to think about different summer hair ideas that I can now achieve with this longer length and the different occasions over the summer that I might need a little hair styling inspiration for. First up, summer in the city means something quick to achieve, easy to do and preferably…

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The next step in my hair journey this year has been to go for extensions so I have more hair to play with when it comes to my colour and styling. I have asked on social media for recommendations and Great LengthsĀ hair extensions proved to be very popular. It turns out that two of my friends could personally vouch for Great Lengths hair extensions from their own experiences, which was a good enough endorsement for me. So I was booked…

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I have fallen in love with pastels recently, especially as my hair has faded through from lavender to lilac grey. Recently when we were away in Edinburgh I wanted to put together a summery date look and didn’t know what I wanted to wear. I headed into the Bullring and somehow managed to find a gem of a dress in H&M. The yellow lace dress is so pretty with lovely lace pattern and a slip underneath for modesty. I like…

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