Natural Vegan Nail Polishes from Benecos

This Spring I have been trying out some nail polishes from a beauty brand I’d never heard of before - Benecos. They are a cruelty-free brand founded in Germany with a range of beauty products free from SLS, Parabens, Paraffin and Silicones. Their range includes vegan-friendly nail polishes, which are 90% natural and non-toxic. These … Continue reading Natural Vegan Nail Polishes from Benecos

14 Ways to Get Ready for Summer

Remember that glorious sunshine last weekend? It’s a sign that summer is well on its way, and to get in the mood (whilst the weather sorts itself out) I’ve been preparing for it in all sorts of ways. Here’s how you can get in the mood for summer. Spring clean Get your home ready for the new … Continue reading 14 Ways to Get Ready for Summer

Lush Ultrabland vs Like a Virgin

Lush Like a Virgin Cleanser

My go-to facial cleanser for the past few years has been Lush Ultrabland. It’s a thick “cold cream” formula of oil and wax emulsified in water, which is designed to gently deep cleanse without stripping away any moisture. I’ve always found it the perfect match for my sensitive skin, but when I stumbled upon the … Continue reading Lush Ultrabland vs Like a Virgin

Spa Review: The Woodland Spa

Last weekend I visited The Woodland Spa in Burnley for the second time, and it was just as dreamy and delightful as the first time we went a few years ago. This award-winning luxury day spa is set in the rolling hills of Lancashire countryside, which is the perfect peaceful spot for a spa with … Continue reading Spa Review: The Woodland Spa

Add These 5 Lesser-known Films to Your 2019 Watch List

In between old Disney favourites and new Marvel blockbusters, I sometimes find time to discover hidden gem movies. They’re films I hadn’t heard of before and usually discover by accident because I’ve already watched all of the more mainstream options that Netflix recommends to me. So in collaboration with Panasonic, inspired by the Panasonic wireless … Continue reading Add These 5 Lesser-known Films to Your 2019 Watch List

Restaurant Review: Sapporo Teppanyaki

I’ve been aware of Sapporo Teppanyaki in Manchester for over 10 years and have always fancied going, yet shockingly I never have! It’s a stylish Japanese restaurant serving both sushi dishes and “teppanyaki” (food grilled on a large iron griddle) and what’s most interesting about this venue is that guests are seated in tables of … Continue reading Restaurant Review: Sapporo Teppanyaki