A Fresh Take on Skincare

Features gifted items I’ve had a bit of a love hate relationship with my skin for as long as I can remember. I have combination skin, with some parts being oily and others being very dry, linked to my eczema. I always get a little nervous when trying out new skincare products as I don’t know how my skin will react to them. I was recently sent across some products...

Trying Out a Lush Skincare Regime

•Features gifted products• At the end of June, I had an online skincare consultation with the lovely Charlotte at Lush Bournemouth. With restrictions in place, Lush have got creative with their services and have taken their consultations online, with great success – I really enjoyed my session with Charlotte, despite usually being really awkward on the phone and voice calls. Charlotte put me at ease, whilst also finding the products...

Hair and Beauty Treatments Post Lockdown

Last week I finally managed to have my haircut and highlighted at Elite in Winton, having booked my appointment tentatively before the lift on restrictions had even been announced. I decided to book for mid July, to give things a chance to settle a little after the salons initially reopened, and I am glad that I did as it meant that my hairdresser had the chance to get used to...

Beauty Products I Have Been Using During Lockdown

•Features press samples• Being at home a lot due to lockdown, I have had more time for self-care, which for me includes taking care of my skin and hair, whilst I have been unable to go out to beauty salons and hairdressers. I am fortunate that I get sent press samples from beauty brands from time to time, as part of my role as a blogger, so some of the...

Experiencing a Virtual Skin Consultation with Lush Bournemouth

•Press Experience• Last week I was invited to trial a new service offered by Lush Bournemouth. Although their shops have reopened, with the relaxation of lockdown regulations, it is not possible to offer some of the face to face services at this time, so the team have taken their consultations online, offering virtual skin consultations for those who would like to find out a little more about the products Lush...

Quarantine Pamper Routine – Freshen Up At Home

Contributed Collaborative Post While we are stuck at home for an extended period of time, it is important for us to make the most of any opportunity to pamper and primp ourselves.  If you have been struggling to cope during lockdown or you simply want to treat yourself to an amazing pamper session this week, here are some ways for you to relax and create your own home spa evening. ...

Mother’s Day at Lush Bournemouth

•Press event• Last week I headed over to an exclusive Bournemouth Bloggers event at Lush in Bournemouth for a showcase of their Valentine’s and Mother’s Day ranges. It was a great chance to get the knowledgeable staff to themselves and have the whole place to ourselves to explore and get hands on with the ranges. I have attended a few previous events at Lush in Bournemouth, and I knew it...

Experiencing the Renaissance Treatment at Lush Spa Poole

•Press Visit• As much as I attempt to practise self-care, lately I have had a lot going on behind the scenes at home and it has left me feeling stressed out and overtired. Fortunately I had been invited along to the Lush Spa in Poole to experience their new treatment, Renaissance prior to its launch this Friday 14th February across the Lush Spas in the UK. It came at a...

A Valentine’s Day Makeup Look with No7

•Features gifted items• Whether you love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is almost upon us and love is in the air. I am a big fan of Valentine’s, personally, and am looking forward to celebrating the day with Ed, even if we are just staying in and having a meal and some wine this year. I have been playing around with some makeup that was sent to me from...