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Blog Housekeeping – or ‘Things I say time and time again …

Some Blog Housekeeping whilst I’m at it. Just to clarify some key points that I think sometimes get lost on the blog: I am not…

Housekeeping and The Faith Brothers

So many things popped into my head while I was on holiday that left me thinking ‘ooh I must mention that on the blog!’ I…

Trolls – and what actually matters.

Last night I was reading some comments below posts where I had been mentioned on other sites. There were a couple of not-so-nice comments which…

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…