Making skin glow. This mum needs that.

Now I am past forty, I am really realizing that I need to take my skin care more seriously, and look after the skin I have, to help it age as gracefully as possible, and prevent future issues if possible. I have quite dry skin but also struggle with oily areas, and I do have […]

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No Make Up May… 

I’m going to let you in on a little secret… I own a fair bit of make up but I hate wearing it! There, I said it. I wear it when I have to, for special occasions or work events, or when I’m feeling particularly haggard if sleep is lacking, but secretly I hate it. […]

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Beautiful skincare from Antique Apothecary

I am incredibly picky about what I put on my skin and have tried many lotions and skin care treatments over the years, and when I find a brand I like, I stick to them but sometimes something new comes along that surprises me.  When the lovely team at Antique Apothecary asked me if I […]

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When dry skin on your hands is a major problem…

I wash my hands a lot. I work with small children, which often means I get messy. My hands are often very dry and sore at the end of the day, and I have a mild form of psoriasis which means they get easily irritated and can take a while to heal.  I have “fancy” […]

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A skin care check up, with Lloyd’s Pharmacy

So, I’m, ahem, now at the other side of 40 (only just though, and still accepting that) and I’m becoming more aware that I need to look after certain bits of me, that need that little bit more input, as I age…  I’ve started to take my skincare regimen more seriously and to make more […]

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Science of Skin – gentle solutions for scars on skin

*I was sent a sample of cream to try, but my opinions are my own* Everybody has scars on their skin, from accidents/cuts, from surgery, or illnesses (like chickenpox) or even from acne. Science of Skin have come up with a solution to help ease, soothe and help to heal them.  I pretty much have […]

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Going make up free?

I shared a blog post, a while ago, about going make up free. I talked about how I don’t like the feel of make up on my face, and frankly, finding the time, and making the effort to put it on, make sure it looks ok, and also to have to retouch it, during the […]

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Winter is the time when skin gets dry… E45 Giveway

I love winter, even though, in the UK, it can get a bit cold and damp. I love being out and about in the crisp cold weather, I don’t mind rain, or a bit of wind. I went to boarding school in Scotland, so wintry weather, generally doesn’t bother me. Coming into a lovely warm […]

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