July Monthly Archives

6 of the Best Vitamin D Supplements

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After the recent paper published by the scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN), “Vitamin D & Health”[1], I felt it timely to share with you some of the best vitamin D supplements I have come across! The SACN recommends the reference nutritional intake for vitamin D be 10 µg/d (400 IU/d), throughout the year, for everyone in the general UK population aged over four; including those …

Three Things I Learnt Working With Formula Botanica

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As you may have seen, our PR agency recently ran a campaign with Formula Botanica, the online organic cosmetic science school. It was a great project to work on, very different from pitching the usual product-led stories, or coming up with stories around products. For Formula Botanica, we were able to pitch ideas and stories around one of our favourite topics: natural and organic beauty! …

MV Skincare – My Values Skincare Review

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In 2014, I was incredibly lucky to meet Sharon McGlinchey, founder of MV Skincare (MV stands for My Vision My Values). Sharon was visiting the UK and I was invited along for a facial at the Rubens Hotel in Victoria, London. The facial was my first experience of Sharon’s beauty brand, prior to that I had only heard of the brand through Fiona of Beauty …

The Best Natural Beauty Balms from Okko Skincare

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There’s a certain charm about the packaging of Okko Skincare. They are posh push-up cardboard tubes that scream eco and natural but they are done very well. These tubes are also very practical, with minimal waste and compostable, biodegradable and recyclable! Balms are Okko’s speciality, and Anne-Doreen very kindly sent me three products to review. One for the face, one for the body and one …

DG Podiatrist – Sole of London Review

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You know how sometimes opportunities arise just at the right moment? Well, my invitation to experience the new Sole of London treatment with Dina Gohil, otherwise known as DG Podiatrist, popped up in my inbox at the perfect time! It was just two weeks before I was jetting off to St Lucia, and the treatment itself sounded right up my street; an ayurvedic medical treatment that brings together …

5 Things I Learnt When My Beauty Blog Was Hacked By Terrorists

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Hello dear readers, it’s been a while! The reason I’ve been absent from my blog is mainly that I’ve not been able to login to the back end of the site due to a serious hacking we experienced last year by a terrorist group. Regular readers may remember some graphic and unpleasant video footage that took over my websites last year. Well, at the time …