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Review: Fresh Umbrian Clay Purifying Treatment Bar

Whatever your skin type, from normal to oily, it’s no secret that that an occasional clay treatment is recommended to maintain clear skin and keep breakouts and shiny, patchy skin at bay. Today, we test one of such clay treatments, the Fresh Umbrian Clay Purifying Treatment Bar. Made from one ingredient – Umbrian clay from the Italian town of Nocera …

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Recipe: Lamb and avocado quinoa salad

A gorgeous low calorie, gluten-free, tasty recipe that is perfect for Easter Sunday. This fantastic Lamb and avocado quinoa salad can be ready in just 25 minutes. Preparation time:5 minutes Cooking time:20 minutes Total time: 25 minutes Serves: 4 Calories: 355 Ingredients 200g Waitrose organic quinoa 1 orange, zest and juice 1 tsp essential Waitrose pure clear honey 1 tbsp …

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Recipe: Roast Chicken and Watercress Platter

A light and healthy version of a Sunday roast. Succulent roast chicken is carved and served on a Mediterranean-style salad. Serves: 2 Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 1 hr 30 minutes You’ll need 50g salted butter at room temperature 1 lemon 4-5 sprigs thyme 1.8kg chicken 1 bag watercress 1 bunch spring onions 16 black olives 16 cherry tomatoes, …

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Shorn wine hits UK stores just in time for spring.

With Spring officially here(sort of), white wine will once again become the tipple of season, not that it ever went out of style but there’s nothing like a crisp, chilled white wine in spring sunshine so in a way, Shorn, a quirky, new wine from New Zealand couldn’t have picked a better time to hit UK shelves. Hailing from the …

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Review: Liz Earle Hot Cloth Cleanse and Polish

Liz Earle Hot Cloth Cleanse and Polish is quite a popular product in the beauty community thanks to the many awards it’s received over the years so after a bout of hormonal break out (forehead and temples), I decided to give it facial cleanser a try. The Liz Earle Hot Cloth Cleanse and Polish is essentially, two products in one; …

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Recipe: Chilli Salmon with Watercress Lentils

This super-healthy, filling supper has a kick from the chilli sauce and the peppery watercress stirred through the lentils. Delicious! Serves: 2 Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes You’ll need 2 tsp chilli sauce (we used harissa) 1 can green lentils rinsed & drained 50ml stock 2 salmon fillets 2 large handfuls of watercress plus a sprig to …

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Make up Revolution mark 2nd birthday with big announcements.

Make up Revolution celebrated its second birthday with a party at Café de Paris London to say thank you to global partners and beauty writers for their support. The event which was in two parts started with a day time drop – in session for press and media bloggers to preview new Make up Revolution products- Fortune Favours the Brave …

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Recipe: Spring Onion Tart

Make spring onions the hero of the dish with this indulgent tart topped with whole spring onions, crème fraiche, pancetta and pine nuts and complete with a hidden layer of Parmesan in the puff pastry base. Serves: 2 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes You’ll need: 1 pack ready rolled puff pastry 40g Parmesan, grated 1 egg yolk …

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10 ways to say thank you this Mother’s Day.

Being a mother can be a thankless job sometimes which is why it’s important to show our gratitude for all the love and hard work of mothers on Mother’s Day. Here are some perfect gift ideas to make your mum feel special this Mother’s day. If you’re a young one and can’t afford these more grown-up gifts, check out LookWhatsCool …

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Timeless Truth Beauty Sheet Masks

It looks like we have finally caught up with the super advanced Asian beauty market and beauty sheet masks are here to stay. Beauty sheet masks are everywhere nowadays which is understandable when you consider they are affordable, easy-to-use, and are a cheap way to have a really effective facial in the comfort of your own home. I had the …

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