New Year Cruelty-Free Skincare Favourites

I started this year with a brand new skincare routine. In my opinion there's no better time to have a skincare splurge than January, when your skin is bearing the brunt of being stuck indoors with central heating or being blasted outdoors by icy wintry winds. Plus this year in particular we all need to … Continue reading New Year Cruelty-Free Skincare Favourites

My #intuBeauty Indulgence Hour

I usually head to Intu Trafford Centre as a shopping and dining destination, but this spring they are focussing on all things beauty. After all, they are home to the exciting beauty departments at Selfridges, Debenhams, Boots and John Lewis, plus they have loads of high street and high end fragrance, skincare and beauty stores … Continue reading My #intuBeauty Indulgence Hour

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

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

Lush Ultrabland Cleanser for Sensitive Skin

The skin on my face is very sensitive and because I’m so fair it's prone to redness too, so I’ve been looking to buy a very gentle, non-exfoliating facial cleanser. I know exfoliating is a key part of some peoples’ skincare routines, but I’m finding it too abrasive and it just creates extra redness on … Continue reading Lush Ultrabland Cleanser for Sensitive Skin