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February Faves: New launches from Mary Kay

Well, January is now over and it’s back to business as usual and this principle is no different for beauty brands either. Mary Kay have already got down to business and have released two new collections this month (February). The first release is the Mary Kay Botanical Effects® Skin Care range. There are five products in the range, all infused …

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Yardley London unveil new fragrances.

Last week, I attended Yardley London’s launch of two new fragrances that confirmed two things; one, I love fragrances, and two, painting with words is as far as my artistic talents go. The brand used the opportunity to help us indulge in our artistic tendencies by painting fragrance bottles and all I can say is, some were more talented than …

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John Bell & Croyden: A beauty addict’s playground

John Bell & Croyden have a lot going for them, they’re not only the oldest pharmacy in England (the first pharmacy was opened in 1798 on Oxford Street), they’re also the official pharmacist of the royal family, with a Royal Warrant to prove it. They even have the special oil used to anoint monarchs in a secured safe on the …

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A Fifty Shades Valentine’s Day with Ann Summers.

As you all know, Valentine’s Day is just round the corner. If I’m being honest, I’m not super excited about it because it’s on a week day and I expect working the whole day will suck all my enthusiasm to do something extravagant like go out or if staying in for a romantic evening, perhaps cooking a nice dinner. So …

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Strawberry and Rhubarb Crumble Recipe

Stuck in a winter rut? Not to worry, I’ve got this perfect Strawberry and Rhubarb Crumble recipe from Berryworld which is warming but still tastes like summer to cheer you up. Serves: 6 Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 40 minutes You’ll need 500g rhubarb 100ml water 100 grams golden caster sugar 1 tbsp Stones ginger wine 250g strawberries 75g …

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Viva Voluptuous lands in time for Val’s day.

I was at the official launch of Viva Voluptuous, a new plus size lingerie brand last week and had a blast. Come to think of it, have you noticed how at ‘normal’ fashion shows, everyone looks miserable and sour like they’ve been sucking on lemons? In contrast, I love plus size fashion events – I wonder what happened to London …

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