Self Care

In April 2018, the Philocalist beauty category was renamed to ‘self care’ to reflect the content going forward.

Everything you need to know about the Lush Cosmetics Manchester launch


It’s finally here, the moment Manchester has been waiting for – Lush Arndale has moved into a bigger and better unit! This means more products, more fun and even a quirky little hide away at the back of the shop…

I popped down to the launch after awkwardly begging Richard, the manager, for an invite. “I have added you to the list of VIPs for tomorrow. The night starts at 6pm, just head to the new store next to LEGO and Office. I’ll not say anything else as I don’t want to ruin the surprise.” As you can imagine I was absolutely thrilled to be part of the launch. In fact I’m still sat here now grinning like the Cheshire Cat.

What makes the new shop so good you ask? Well…

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Date night bath cocktail recipe

Perfect date night bath cocktail

If your date night prep isn’t as good as pre-drinks with the girls, you’re doing it wrong. Getting ready for a big night out should be an absolute treat no matter who you’re spending time with. Throwing on your go-to dress after a quick shower simply won’t do!

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Ark Skincare – Age Protect cleanser and moisturiser review

Ark Skincare Age Protect products that were sent for review.

Have you caught up with the Beauty Shortlist Awards yet? Ark Skincare have won a flurry of accolades for their products (congrats guys!) But before you pop the Prosecco it’s time for one last test – the beauty blogger review.

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Duck & Dry | TLC and Blow Dry in a Bottle Review

Close up shot of Duck & Dry products, Blow dry in a Bottle on the left and Instant TLC on the right
If you follow my instagram you’ll know I’ve been trying out these two treats. They’re from a British based company called Duck & Dry. In the lil green number we have Instant TLC and the pink one on the left is Blow Dry in a Bottle. Spoiler alert, I’ve got a favourite!

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Nip + Fab Bee Sting Lifting Mask | Review

Bee sting facial mask from Nip + Fab

If you didn’t catch it, Amazon had a massive Nip + Fab sale quite recently. Naturally I added pretty much everything I’d ever looked twice at to my basket. Among the haul was the Nip + Fab Bee Sting Face Mask.

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