Travel + Treats

Travel: My 5 favourite makeup shops in NYC

Apr 15

During a very cold and snowy week in March I went to spend a couple of days with my ex-pat English friend Laura (and meet her new husband) deliver a couple of kgs of  Cadbury’s chocolate and splurge on a large amount of new makeup kit. I’m not sure I can call this post a […]

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Sneak Peak of a Beautiful Greek Wedding

Jun 15

Wow wow wow, so what I can say. Kathryn and Jit know how to plan a wedding! Firstly an exquisitely beautiful location….yes that’s you Ekies All Senses Resort near Thessaloniki in Greece. Secondly a bride that knew how to pick the most beautiful dress, hair and makeup, accessories and generally completely smash styling a destination […]

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Travel: 5 things to do in Palma, Mallorca

Jun 15

I’m having a bit of a love affair with Mallorca at the moment, here’s my 5 fave things to do. 1. Wandering the streets of Palma Great shopping, tapas and drinks plus stunning architecture. It’s like a mini Barcelona.   2. Roast Lamb at Es Verger According to Rick Stein ‘the best lamb he’s ever tasted’ […]

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Lara & Tony in Tuscany – Wedding hair and makeup Italy

Jun 15

We knew Lara and Tony’s celebration was going to be beautiful and it’s always a pleasure doing wedding hair and makeup in Italy. Plus Lara was wearing Stewart Parvin and had chosen Tuscany as their location. However we were just utterly blown away when we arrived at the breathtaking Borgo Pignano – it’s surrounded by perfect […]

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Products we love: Moisturising for lazy people

Jul 15

  Remembering to moisturise my body isn’t one of my strong points. The Sanctuary Long Lasting Moisture 4 Day Moisture Body Oil Spray makes it a little easier. It’s perfect for holidays and I took it with me to India in January after picking it up at the airport on one of Boot’s multi purchase […]

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Travel: La Rochelle and Île de Ré

Jul 15

We were lucky enough to be booked on a wedding near La Rochelle and Île de Ré so I took a couple of days to take a whistle stop tour of the area. After a quick shout out on Facebook, friend’s recommended a visit to Île de Ré and I’m so glad we did. It’s a tiny […]

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Travel: 5 things to do in Naples and the Amalfi Coast

Sep 15

A had a very short but sweet visit to Naples and the Amalfi coast earlier this month. Here are my 5 essential things to do: 1. Food, food, food! A visit to this region wouldn’t be complete without a long tick list of food I HAD to eat whilst there, including Pizza, Pizette, Spaghetti Vongole, […]

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Products we love: Weleda Almond Body Lotion review

Nov 15

  It’s really easy to neglect your skin when Autumn arrives. Less legs and arm exposure and everything is covered by woolies. This year it’s my mission to not let this happen and I’m loving the Weleda Almond Body lotion – light yet luxurious with the most delightful almondy scent. Available here for £13.95 for […]

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Honest Skincare Facial Review

Nov 15

I’d heard reports that a skincare shop with a treatment room attached had opened in my local High St so couldn’t wait to go and take a look. Honest skincare was started by Birmingham girl Katie after a long career as a holistic therapist. Her products are organic and handmade in small batches with what looks like […]

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An easy Xmas party makeover with Debenhams Beauty

Dec 15

Debenhams has got to be one of the best places to shop for makeup and skincare online. They sell many more brands than in their average store (plus they currently have up to 15% off all products this week!) I created an easy Christmas party makeup look using my pick of some of my favourite […]

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