November 2011

The Attic Teatox

Anyone who knows me will undoubtedly have had a brew with me at some point. I love tea. There's something very comforting about a cuppa and I always find it brings people together. So, when I heard about a detox using different types of tea...

Maison d’Anu Cloud 9 Himalayan Foot Soak

Before I painted my toenails with the Electric Avenue Maison d'Anu nail polish, I treated myself to a foot spa with Maison d'Anu's Cloud 9 Himalayan Foot Soak. I usually have a magnesium salts foot bath a few times a week so I combined the...

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Wedding Makeup Tutorial: Video

Part two of my natural wedding makeup look Today, I say goodbye to my mass-produced makeup and embrace natural and organic makeup. I was absolutely delighted with the results and I can vouch that all the makeup had staying power even if I did touch up...

Maison d’Anu Electric Avenue Nail Polish

I am a massive nail polish aficionado, so when an email popped into my inbox about a brand I had not heard of offering nail polishes with no formaldehyde, toulene, DBP or camphor I knew I had to try them. My usual nail polish of choice...

Make Your Own Skincare Products by Sally Hornsey

Being a regular creator of my own recipes, I was interested to see Sally Hornsey's Make Your Own Skincare Products. The book is aimed at beginners, but is an excellent go to for intermediate to advanced level creators. I know a lot of Simply Beautiful...

The Spa, Dolphin Square, London

The Spa at Dolphin Square is "influenced by the essence of Morocco, a fusion of ancient therapies and contemporary spa philosophies". The same can be said for the decor of the spa, a contemporary Moroccan style, not Aladdin's cave in the slightest. Extremely tasteful and...

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Balm Balm Super Light Coconut Cleanser

Anyone who's read the 2012 Natural Beauty Yearbook will know I am a big fan of Balm Balm products. You can read my review of their Rose Geranium Balm here Their ingredients are simple and pure but the formulas effective. This cleanser is no different. It...

Nature’s Gate Papaya Velvet Moisture Body Wash

Nature's Gate are massive in the states. They have a nice story in that the founders made the first Rainwater Shampoo which as the name suggests is made with rainwater they collected, along with a blend of natural herbs from their herb shop. It is...