Category Archive: Beauty & Grooming

Dec 21

Here’s why it’s a bad idea to stick cotton buds in your ears

Cotton buds is a household essential for many of us, but now health professionals have warned that using them could potentially damage your hearing. But why do we have ear wax in the first place and what kind of damage can cotton buds cause? National charity Action on Hearing Loss has the answers. Ear wax …

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Nov 10

The Fragrance Shop launch scentaddict

Finally, a fragrance lovers subscription box you have complete control over. Just in time for Christmas, The Fragrance Shop have unveiled their latest launch scentaddict. Scentaddict gives customers the chance to experience their favourite scents every single month, this is the cleverest of fragrance gifts. Each month a handy 8ml atomiser is filled with your choice of …

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Oct 24

Secrets of Glo | Beauty Review

Secrets of Glo is a new beauty brand from actress, model and musician Glo Butane. Handmade with love, her serum can be used in conjunction with your existing beauty regime, or alone. All the ingredients are natural and UK sourced. There is approximately a one month supply in a bottle. It is for crows feets, …

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Oct 03

The Crazy Nature of Human Communication: The Importance of Being Mindful of The Moment

By Dr Rajan Sankaran, author of Dog, Yogi, Banyan Tree Arriving at the lift of my building one evening, I met a neighbour who was known for his rudeness and for putting others down, while blowing his own trumpet. If someone from the building met him somewhere he would ignore them and walk away with …

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Oct 02

Coping with Hyperemesis Gravidarum – mums speak out on severe morning sickness

As news of the Duchess of Cambridge’s third pregnancy makes waves across the nation, we are reminded of the realities of morning sickness and its level of severity in some rare cases.  The UK’s leading support resource for mums to be Emma’s Diary, (verified by the RCGP – Royal College of General Practitioners), has spoken to …

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Sep 27

Advice on still being a socialite when quitting smoking

If you’re in the process of quitting smoking but class yourself as a socialite — this quiz to discover your smoker profile from Nicotinell should help establish if you are indeed a social smoker — you may find yourself questioning what this will mean for your social calendar. This guide will explain how you can …

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Sep 11

Be Kind to your Body with Kind Natured

Before your tan fades and you dive into those winter woollies make sure to pamper your body with Kind Natured nourishing body lotions. Free from sulphates, parabens and petrochemicals Kind Natured’s hair and body products are 97% natural – and they smell delicious too. Slough off that dry, flaky skin with Coconut and Monoi Foaming …

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Aug 31

Spoil Yourself – Enjoy the Pleasure of Essential Oils by Dr Kathleen Thompson

Last month I wrote about Puressential essential oils – some of which are sold for therapeutic uses, to treat insomnia, head lice infestations and joint pains.   This month I was sent a lovely travel pack of Aromatherapy minis by Scentered which I am keen to share with you (well, not literally  – they’re mine, …

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