When I think of Japan, I think of rituals, traditions and history. Of geishas, parasols, steaming onsen and cherry blossoms. That and some of the best skincare products in the world full of natural ingredients. Japanese women are known for glowing, youthful skin and silky hair. It's not just skincare products though. Beauty starts from … Continue reading 10 Japanese beauty rituals to try at home
Yes I know, it's so old fashioned! Stand up straight, shoulders back, sit up straight, DON'T SLOUCH! My mum said all that about four million times a day and I tried to ignore it as much as possible. Here's the thing, have you ever had inexplicable headaches or back pain or a stiff neck? It … Continue reading Why it’s important to have good posture!
Being a healthy weight isn't about starving or restricting. It's about finding a balance and being happy in your skin. These tips are for women like me who hate fad diets and stupid restrictions that make you miserable and don't last anyway. I have a little extra to get rid of and I don't want … Continue reading 55 Easy Tips for maintaining a healthy weight if you are a lazy girl like me!
Have you been fitted for a bra in the last 2 years? Do yours fit properly or are you limping along with what you've got? Are you afraid to run for the train in case the girls pop out of the cups or do you sigh with relief every time you take your bra off because the stupid … Continue reading How to check whether your bra is the right size for you!
I turned 40 the other day. It didn't hurt, strangely enough, but it got me thinking about all the lotions and potions I've smeared all over myself to keep the wrinkles, age spots, and saggy bits a bay when I should have been looking at my daily habits as well. I've had facials that cost … Continue reading Do you really need all those expensive anti-ageing creams? How to stay fabulously firm and glowy without breaking the bank!
You've probably heard about Marula oil all over the place. Beauty gurus were buying really tiny, very expensive bottles of the stuff and smearing it on like butter. We're talking £80 for 30ml of the stuff...don't get me started! The Ordinary brought out a cold pressed marula oil that is quite affordable and everyone has … Continue reading Marula Oil: What’s all the hype about?
If my husband could have a penny for every time he heard the words " I BROKE A NAIL" in the last eleven years, he'd be a rich man. I do a lot of things that are hard on my nails. I garden, clean, paint, camp, ride a bike, make things, break things...You get the … Continue reading How to transform weak nails into fabulous talons!