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Christmas 2016: Beauty Advent Calendars

Yes people, it’s that time of year again. Beauty Advent Calendars are dropping thick and fast. And let’s face, the countdown is one of the best Christmas traditions there are for a beauty addict. This year, it looks like all of my favourite brands are coming out with advent calendars so it was really difficult whittling it down to just …

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Butternut Squash Risotto with Parma Ham Crisps and Fresh Pesto

A fantastic winter recipe of Butternut Squash Risotto with Parma Ham Crisps and Fresh Pesto, It’s easy to make, warming and delicious – in other words, perfect for winter. Recipe serves: 4 Ingredients 1kg butternut squash, peeled and cut into bite-size chunks 3 tbsp olive oil Bunch of sage, leaves picked , half roughly chopped, half left whole 1 ½ …

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DermaEraze Miracle Oil

I’m always weary of beauty products that proclaim to solve all ills and with a name like ‘Miracle Oil’ my alarm bells were ringing the moment I got my hands on this DermaEraze Miracle Oil by Lorena Öberg Skincare. Made with natural oils including olive, avocado and almond, these combined nutritional oils act as a highly effective moisturiser rich in …

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Real Techniques add new make up sponges.

I’ve been itching to get my hands on the new Real Techniques make up sponges since I heard they were in the pipeline so imagine my excitement when I got them through the post the other day. The new additions include Mini Miracles Eraser sponges, the Miracle Sculpting Sponge and the Miracle Diamond Sponge. Now let’s delve in, starting with …

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Halloween Recipe: Parma Ham wrapped Honey Roasted Pumpkin Wedges

Happy Halloween! Yes, it’s that time of year again and here’s a gorgeous treat courtesy of Parma Ham. Enjoy x This Halloween recipe of Parma Ham wrapped Honey Roasted Halloween Pumpkin Wedges with crunchy Chilli Pumpkin Seeds is super easy to make and serves 6. Ingredients 600g pumpkin, sliced into 6 and seeds reserved 1 tsp chilli flakes 1 tsp …

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Grow Gorgeous Strengthening Oil

It’s autumn which means it’s time to pay even more attention to our hair. Which is why hair brand Grow Gorgeous’ new hair strengthening oil – couldn’t have come out at a better time. Don’t get me wrong, hair care is always important no matter what time of the year it is but I worry especially in autumn and winter …

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ALDI’S Lacura Face Care Caviar Illumination Range

Aldi made waves back in 2010 when they introduced their skincare range Lacura. Six years down the line, every skincare product they’ve introduced has gotten better and better. The latest addition to the Lacura skincare range is this luxury anti- ageing skincare range – the Lacura Face Care Caviar Illumination range which is made up of a Day Cream SPF …

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The Body Shop Vitamin E Aqua Boost Sorbet

One of the first things to feel the effects of a season change is our skin and with autumn officially here, I’ve started to feel the shift. My skin suddenly feels very dry and the usual light body oil I’ve used all summer just isn’t cutting it anymore. So it is obviously time to make an adjustment in moisturisers and …

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Yardley London new autumn additions #autumnfragrance

Yardley London usher in autumn with new additions to their contemporary classics collection. A few weeks ago they introduced thh The English Dahlia Collection and floral Moisturising Fragrance Body Mists and English Bluebell Nourishing Hand Cream to a few bloggers at Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design. It was an evening of canapes, cold champagne on a scorching day, …

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