The Ritual of Sakura Bed & Body Mist by Rituals

The cherry blossom season is beautiful but brief. Get those Instagram shots while you can. In Japan, the arrival of cherry blossom (sakura) has a dedicated festival, Hanami, celebrating the beauty of the flowers and the beginning of spring.    I’m having a blossom party of my very own courtesy of The Ritual of Sakura … More The Ritual of Sakura Bed & Body Mist by Rituals

Skincare 101: Niacinamide

Skincare ingredients are so confusing! Let’s break it down. Today…Niacinamide.  What Is It? Niacinamide, AKA Vitamin B3, is an anti-inflammatory that protects skin against UV damage.    What Does It Do? Reduces redness, blemishes, blotchiness, rosacea, pigmentation, age spots and fine lines. Keeps skin hydrated and firm.  What’s It In? Serum.  Such As?  The Ordinary … More Skincare 101: Niacinamide

St Tropez Self Tan Express Advanced Bronzing Mousse Review 

At one point in my life I was very keen on fake tan indeed. A devotee. It took dedication. Topping up every four days. Stained bedsheets. The biscuity smell.  Despite considering myself fairly adept at application, the tell tale streaks would still appear. Ankles, wrists, knuckles. Not my best look.  In recent years my regime has … More St Tropez Self Tan Express Advanced Bronzing Mousse Review 

Nip + Fab Glycolic Fix Night Pads Extreme Review

Take one pad. Wipe over face after cleansing. Moisturise. Wake up with skin more radiant today than it was yesterday.  The fastest way to improve the texture and tone of your skin is to add a decent exfoliating product into the mix. We’re not talking traditional exfoliators, creams with scrubby grains or beads in them. … More Nip + Fab Glycolic Fix Night Pads Extreme Review

Clinique High Impact Mascara Review 

Having banished the Charlotte Tilbury for crimes against good lashes, I did what I always do after a bad mascara purchase. Paid a visit to Clinique.  Clinique is such a dependable brand. I love trying new products, but sometimes you just need something reliable. Predictably good.  I’m rarely disappointed with a Clinique purchase, often pleasantly … More Clinique High Impact Mascara Review