Tropic Hot Bamboo Smoothing Cleanser

Everyone is loving a hot cloth cleanser right now, and I've just discovered a new one. Tropic is a lovely British company with both great products and great ethics. They're environmentally friendly and avoid using unsustainable palm oil among other things (which I love because the palm oil industry is basically a bad thing for the survival … Continue reading Tropic Hot Bamboo Smoothing Cleanser

What I’m Currently Wearing: Zara Fragrance

I reviewed the Zara White fragrance after I picked up a bottle in Barcelona, and decided the price was ideal for an everyday perfume! So I was really chuffed when my Secret Santa from work bought me this new Zara perfume – Rose. Obviously I liked the look of it straight away because it’s all pink, … Continue reading What I’m Currently Wearing: Zara Fragrance

Lush Face Mask: Brazened Honey

It’s a happy day when you finally have 5 empty Lush pots to exchange for a free fresh face mask! Having collected mine over many months I went in to select a lovely new face mask as my freebie reward and had Brazened Honey highly recommended to me by the girl in store so I … Continue reading Lush Face Mask: Brazened Honey

Halloween Bits and Bats

I love all the Halloween-themed emails I’m getting every day from all my favourite stores and brands (even if their Halloween links are quite tenuous!) Clearly Halloween is not just about costumes, it’s about spooky style in general – think black, orange and green - and these are the things that caught my eye! Eylure … Continue reading Halloween Bits and Bats

My Last Minute Spa Appointment with Wahanda

There’s nothing like a spa treatment and a bit of pampering for cheering yourself up, so after some stressful weeks at work I was so pleased to be contacted by Wahanda to try out their online Health and Beauty marketplace. Through Wahanda I was able to book a very welcome last minute Lava Shells massage … Continue reading My Last Minute Spa Appointment with Wahanda

6 Big Hair Conundrums – Solved!

I've been lucky enough to chat with one of the hair experts at Paul's Hair World, Manchester about some of my biggest hair conundrums. They're really knowledgable at Paul's and gave me plenty of realistic everyday solutions for my queries, which is great because we're not all skilled hair stylists! Here are just a few of … Continue reading 6 Big Hair Conundrums – Solved!

Soap & Glory: Beauty Sleep Accelerator

I’m not a dermatologist so scientifically I can never really know what effect skincare products are having, but I really do love a product that feels like it’s actually doing something. And this is most definitely true of the lovely “Beauty Sleep Accelerator” night cream from Soap & Glory. This was my first trial of Soap & … Continue reading Soap & Glory: Beauty Sleep Accelerator

Chocolate Hair Care

I love chocolate. I love to eat it, and when given the chance, I’ll also love it in my beauty products! If you are a regular English Rose reader you’ll probably know that I now only buy cruelty free cosmetics – the only cosmetics companies who’ll get my money are ones with genuine cruelty-free credentials, … Continue reading Chocolate Hair Care