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Empties continued. Clarins and Hampton Sun.

Unexpected bonus of having small children and their luggage allowance: we literally took 20/25 bottles of suncream/sun products with us on holiday. I figured ‘now’s…

Post Holiday Empties – things that actually worked.

So we’re back. And rather than doing posts about ‘What to take away with you’ – I thought it made sense to mention what I…

I’m doing something I NEVER do.

Tomorrow I am heading out for a long overdue break. I mean really long overdue. We haven’t been abroad as a family in 18 years. EIGHTEEN…

Estee Lauder New Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II

Regular readers of this site will know that I originally never fully embraced the ‘all-worshiping-never-questioning’ adoration that most beauty journalists had for ANR. It always…

Clinique Take the Day Off Cleansing Balm – review and Hall …

OK so the downside of constantly recommending (unintentionally) brands that are only available in limited distribution is a lot of unhappy readers contacting me from…

balance Me Cleanse and Smooth Face Balm (and Radiance Face …

balance Me (their spelling) are an old favourite – if you like ‘natural’ products that really are ‘natural’ – this brand is for you. What…

Aromatherapy Associates Soothing Cleansing Balm

Apologies for the lack of posts. My NY business trip ended in food poisoning which made the jet lag worse which meant I was asleep…

Filofax to the rescue

I admitted defeat a couple of weeks ago. My diary/notebook/list pad just wasn’t keeping me on the straight and narrow. I’ve long been a fan…

New system and better layouts

Hi Everyone, Apologies if you are waiting for an answer on the Yes or No post. At the moment there are so many comments that…