Last month's reading list went down a treat so I decided to share Augusts' picks with you all. To Read: "Wherever you go, there you are"- by Jon Kabat-Zinn Between one thing and another I've been feeling a little bit stressed of late. Most of the books I read are about either somebody who has… Continue reading The reading list: August
There are few things in this world I consider myself an expert on.. but tea is hands down one of them. Not only is it comforting but it also has some pretty great health benefits. When I'm not nursing a giant mug of Lyons, I'm usually reaching for one of these bad boys... Turmeric This… Continue reading 4 Health-boosting herbal teas to try
1. 2. 3. Ugh... I have officially crossed that line of really having to care and look after my skin. Gone are the face wipes and adhoc double cleansing. Wrinkles are just on the horizon and my resting bitch face isn't helping the matter at all. After years of constantly ignoring eye cream's existence I… Continue reading Eye creams for your mid-twenties
Up until last October, I could never been an described as an"outdoorsy" person, I didn't own anything waterproof and my idea of a sports shoe was my white pair of Converse. This all changed when my boyfriend and I tackled the 2nd highest peak in the UK; Snowdon Mountain. It my first hike and it… Continue reading Hiking for Beginners… yes even you!
Forget swooning over Adam Broody in re-runs of the O.C or drawing hearts around the members of 5ive in Shout magazine. These days it's all about the Girl Crush. We all have one... or many; girls that we wish we could sit in our pjs, swap hair tips and fight over the last slice of… Continue reading Girls I wish were my B.F.F’s
While it's all fine and dandy to trawl the floors of Brown Thomas and Space Nk, drooling over stunning Chanel and YSL lipsticks, nothing quite beats a bargain! On a recent Pennys (Primark) trip, I picked up something from the Essence long-lasting lipsticks collection in "01 Coral Calling". It cost me €1.79 and my expectations… Continue reading Beautiful little bargain; Essence Lipstick
How many of you are guilty of throwing away a half empty mascara in that tempting lure of a new one? I know I, as a beauty blogger, am very guilty of wasting products. My make-up stash is infested with countless half used powders, once loved lipsticks, lonely dabbled in eyeshadows .. the list is… Continue reading Earth Month #2: Reducing beauty product waste!
While everyone is busy stuffing themselves silly with chocolate this weekend, I thought I'd research some chocolate treats that we can enjoy not only in our tummies! 1) Cupcake fresh face mask from Lush: Oh, the clever clogs over at Lush are so good at knowing what we want! Fancy a mask that will… Continue reading Chocolate Beauty Products
We are bombarded by beauty products day in and day out; on tv, in shops, in magazines etc. We slather them on our faces, pat them on our bodies and smooth them through our hair, often without even knowing what is really in them. A large majority of the time, the products we use are packed… Continue reading Earth Month #1; Eco-friendly brands
No matter if we want to admit it or not, we all like to be pampered. These days there's spas, beauty salons and hundreds of beauty aisles in our local stores. There are endless "pamper products" but what we often forget is that we have an array of natural beauty products right at our fingertips..… Continue reading Budget Beauty; Beauty products from your kitchen