July Monthly Archives

Try Me, Beautiful! Ancienne Ambiance Goddess Body & Bath Salts

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Ancienne Ambiance Body & Bath Salts Ancienne Ambiance may sound French (and their products certainly have a je ne sais quoi!) but they are actually a London based company who specialise in luxurious beauty products infused with exquisite fine fragrances inspired by ancient times. The brand uses natural ingredients, recyclable packaging and sustainable practices. You can read my reviews on their award-winning Soaps here and …

The Beauty of Snail Slime

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Anyone who came to my Beauty Ingredients Buzz at the Natural & Organic Products Europe show in 2014 will have heard me speak about the use of snail slime in beauty products. Helix Aspersa Muller Glycoconjugates to give snail slime its correct name, has a rather remarkable power when it comes to the maintenance and upkeep of snail shells.  Snails destroy damaged parts of their shells & …

Day & Night, Night & Day Creams

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I love day creams and today I am going to tell you about a current favourite. Now if I didn’t know him better I’d assume that Mr BB was turning into a Metrosexual. But fat chance of that, I think true Metrosexuals wash daily (or at least every other day!) So no, it’s safe to say there’s not much chance of his grooming regimen taking up …

John Masters Organics Lavender & Avocado Intensive Conditioner

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I don’t know about you, but whenever I use John Masters Organics hair products, I become the master of my hair! The Honey & Hibiscus Hair Reconstructor has superb hydrating properties and leaves my hair easily manageable every time. But it was time to try a new product from the range this holiday, and from my sachet stash I pulled out John Masters Organics Lavender …

Well Polished – Botanicals Lemongrass & Ginger Body Polish

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If you’re looking for a pick me up product you’re reading the right post, for Botanicals Lemongrass & Ginger Body Polish is a zingy, refreshing and revitalising body polish. Not only is the smell perfect for a relaxing spa day, but it’s easy to bring with you on the go- to the gym, spa, vacation, wherever! it’s It’s a sugar-based body scrub with uplifting aromatherapeutic …

Oils & Serums for Summer Skincare

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What’s the difference between oils and serums for summer skincare? It’s a question that I’m often asked, and it’s quite simple really. Serums are usually water-based concentrated formulas that are easily absorbed by the skin. Oils can be pure single oils or a blended formula of multiple oils. A serum usually has a targeted function and smaller molecules going deeper into the skin whilst an …

ARGAN-iac! 10 Reasons to Love Argan Oil

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It was in my press pack from the Natural & Organic Products Europe Show that I received a beautiful Thuja wood box which reminded me of the souks of Marrakech. Excitedly I opened it and was delighted to find Victoria & K’s Pure Organic Argan Oil with a twist – infused with Ylang Ylang. I’ve always been an Argan Oil nut since I started on …

I Love You, Hairy Jayne!

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Today I am going to tell you about one of my favourite hair care products are the moment- Hairy Jayne! That sentiment is true, and I think part of the reason I love these products so much is that a lot of love goes in to the making of these products. For they are not made in a factory production line. Oh no. They are …

My Odylique Skin and Body Care Odyssey

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I’ve been a fan of Essential Care for a while now, in fact I haven’t not liked a product I’ve tried as yet. From their Coconut Candy Body Scrub to Gentle Shampoo, Lipstick and Concealer to First Aid Lotion, they’ve all cut the mustard. So when Abi wrote to me to share news of Odylique, I was most intrigued. Odylique is the new name for …

Sleep, it’s a Bedtime Ritual

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I’m fairly gifted when it comes to the art of sleep. My body is balanced most of the time, and when this is the case I am blessed with the ability to drift away to the land of nod within minutes, perhaps even seconds. Mr BB however is not quite so blessed so in a bid to aid him in getting some shut eye I packed a …