Refresh your skin after a long day with Lucia Mangnini masks

After a long hot sunny day, sit back and relax with this Lucia Magnani Skincare #bio-cellulose face mask. It’s ultra refreshing and has a great shape to fit your face! There’s plenty of liquid left over too so you can use it to treat your neck and hands too!

Excuse the filter below 👉🏼 but the Hannibal lector look never does it for me with all face masks 😂…

Lucia Mangnini Bio Cellulose Mask, £45, available online at Harvey Nichols

Natural lashes that look so real the Mr’s ‘fake detector’ didn’t even spot them!

💕Don’t forget those luscious lashes this #valentines day! I’m wearing the natural ‘Ritzy’ lash from @kissproducts lovely and long but not too dense so natural even the Other Half didn’t spot them and he spots everything!! 💕

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The funkiest most essential accessory for your dressing table this S/S18!

We are particularly in love with this coral Perspex cuff from Les Georgettes by Altesse because you can buy leather reversible colour inserts too for the whole range so whichever outfit you choose this will fit right in!!

More info / Les Georgettes by Altesse is an innovative jewellery concept featuring interchangeable and reversible coloured bands, and are made in France ad they bring together the finest in jewellery and leather craftsmanship. All collections are produced with traditional French know-how in our ateliers in the Ardèche and Brittany regions, so as to provide you with the highest-quality jewellery pieces.


With over 20,000 combinations possible, you’re sure to create a unique piece of jewellery that can be transformed time and time again. 


Les Georgettes by Alteese Cuffs, from £69 Available online at

Gentle exfoliation genius from bea Skin Care

Love a good exfoliate without all of the harsh scratching at your skin?
Welcome bea Skin Care & their fantastic gentle exfoliating cleanser…

It contains 7% #glycolicacid (a proven, natural ingredient derived from sugar cane) which can even be used on oily skin, sensitive skin and rosacea. It also contains #citric acid and #greentea (for reducing inflammation)

bea says:
The Gentle Exfoliating Cleanser replenishes the skin’s moisture barrier by removing toxins and other impurities from the skin’s epidermal layer. This means its active ingredients can tackle a range of chronic skin conditions which, unless adequately treated, are otherwise difficult to remedy.

Use twice daily (AM and PM). Using your fingertips, massage a small amount onto damp skin in a circular motion, avoiding the sensitive eye area. Rinse off with warm water. For best results, follow with the application of bea Skin Care’s Peptide Eye Serum, Vitamin C 20% & Hyaluronic Acid Serum and Collagen Complex Cream.

Suitable for daily use, the Cleanser is supposed to resurface the skin and eliminates dead skin cells whilst reducing inflammation at the same time; and honestly it’s BLOODY brilliant!

Our thoughtsI cannot put this product down, because there’s no scratching like a traditional exfoliator as some of us know it – no sugar or the now banned plastic beads! Meaning you get a delightful cleanse with the results or a really good scrub!… Now of course this one has acid in it, and we advse you all to read into what you are putting onto your face… as we have only really just looked into this ourselves of late and are following the writings of many fab well known beauty Guru types to really get our heads around this stuff!

bea Skin Care – Gentle Exfoliating Cleanser, £29.00, available online at

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Treat your lips & smile…

👄 @sorefixuk is on a mission this year to keep cold sores away but your lips beautifully pillowy and soft! Protecting with a UV filter, #vitaminE beeswax and antioxidants – in the form of a tube and little dish, these are both discreet but are also equally a treat for your lips 👄

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Work your way into hearts with Crabtree & Evelyn

The way to a persons heart is through their stomach… make this the perfect gift from @crabtreeuk – the violet & almond biscuits and Rosé tea gift set… delicately crunchy & softly scented with violet, they are paired with a light floral rosé & berry tea which complement each other so well! Just £18. Friendship & love in a box!

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Our fave Neutrogena Hydroboost Range is extending…

We’re exited to say that our favourite range is extending! @neutrogenauk #hydroboost has two new items that we will be bringing you soon and even more exciting additions #comingsoon too… right now though we have the #geleemilk cleanser and the HB #cityshield lotion #spf15 and we can’t put it down!

Available nationwide!

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Let’s ‘see ya’ nudes Lipstick Queen!!

We love this liquid lipstick in ‘see ya’ from @lipstickqueen it’s an everyday shade for us – it’s a non drying formula with no bleeding, and easy to apply on the go! #famouslastwords

Dress | @frenchconnection_uk
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An in-sight to Semi-permanent brows…

Semi-permanent brows… they’re a MUST! …

Now I was very tentative about heading to any salon and letting ANY person near my face with any form of tattooing tools… and a slight fear of a permanent fixture of brows on my face which could be the totally wrong colour.  Fear not, you won’t walk out like a character from The Simpsons, I hope!…

Semi permanent make-up is now hugely popular, with brow, eyeliner and lip liner procedures widely available. It consists of applying a hypo allergenic pigment into the dermal layer of the skin, using a non-surgical process, similar to that of tattooing.

Lasting for years, the key to perfection is to find a professional semi-permanent make-up artist to be honest – ITS CRUCIAL! 

Meet Sophie from Beau Boutique in Ashford, Kent. Even before we met, I received a detailed outline in the post of exactly what the procedure is, and how to look after my new brows once complete. Once at the salon, I had numbing cream applied to the area, as I awaited my appointment time. She immediately put me at ease, in particular with the first question… what would YOU like? We discussed shape and colour (for me i’m a redhead so as natural as possible!) Sat on the bed, she explained that she would draw on the shape, using a method of measuring and freehand strokes, plus also draw in (with white pencil areas where she would remove any present hairs.

Safe to say I was already happy when she finished drawing! – The procedure took around two hours, where she alternated between brows, applying the pigment (shade hazelnut by L.I) in hair strokes to each brow. Every time she moved to the other she would apply more numbing cream, to keep me as comfortable as possible. Once the hair strokes were complete, she asked whether I would like shading to make them look much more natural, which I agreed to, and she proceeded over each brow shading in the area. (This bit hurt a little bit I’m not going to lie) – but this is due to going over the areas she had already done so of course they were a bit tender!

At this stage ladies… DON’T PANIC – your brows will be a darker colour and will lighten during the healing process! Mine were exactly like this statement… darker and bolder and I was thinking I hope I haven’t gone too dark!!! But Sophie was very assuring and instructed me on my healing process aftercare before I left.

Immediately after the treatment

Dry healing is Sophie’s method of choice, where the evening after your bathe your brows with a cotton wool ball using cool boiled water. After this there’s no getting them wet for 14 days! (I prepare for my brows with an exfoliating scrub or mask the day before in my brow area and I think this helped preserve my sanity somewhat with the dry healing process as they go dry and scabby in this time and you can’t pick or scratch!!! – so I find preparing the skin so it’s at its best for application makes the process easier and less itchy!)

Four weeks later you will return for a free colour boost if needed, where any gaps in the colour will be filled and bring them back to perfection! After you have your perfect brows and are walking around giving your fleeky brows the eye in every mirror possible, look after them!

Make sure when going abroad you keep them out of direct sunlight with a hat or big sunnies to prevent fading, and no matter where you are make sure you give yourself a good coverage in spf too! (Even on the cloudiest of days!)

Also consider what you are putting on your face as part of your skincare routine. Do you know the ingredients that you are putting on your skin? If not I truly believe you should know! In the age of the acid cleanser – think @glossier #solution or @beaskincare gentle Exfoliating cleanser (reviews coming soon) and the multiple acids available from the likes of @theordinary and @pixi (plus many more) you need to check because Glycolic acid should be avoided on your new brows. As over time this will cause them to fade. (We noticed that one of our fave in-shower face masks contains this too! So we are taking care with this and making sure our brows are avoided during this process in our routine!

Only last thing you have a couple of different styles to choose from…

Hairstroke brows – Where individual ‘hairstrokes’ of pigment are applied to the brow line, extremely natural and great to replace non existent hair from over plucking!

Powder brows – a more blocky style where pigment is dispersed throughout the whole area. in the form of shading… These are the best option for oily skin, as the oils tend to make the hairstroke option blur more. Plus Oily skinned brow lovers are likely to need colour boosts more often at around 8-10 months instead of 12 months onwards!

Brows with Sophie Clarke are £275 to book call or go online (Please let her know you saw this post too!) Beau Boutique

Heavenly face* masks for every occasion!

We can’t go without a mask!!! Thank you @ilove7thheaven There is so many options to choose from our faces, hair, hands and feet are all sorted!

The #1 so far is the #Manuka honey peel off mask, it left us with a super soft face for hours! They have so many masks to choose from for every skin type and for every eventuality. Pore clearing, super hydrating and mattifying masks along with their hair hands and feet options you certainly won’t go without!

From £1 each in drug stores and supermarkets nationwide!

Find them on Boots here

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A Purse friendly palette must that’s a bang on dupe for an UD favourite

💕The #Iconic3 palette by @makeuprevolution is by far my favourite budget palette! Strong blendable pigments including metallic, mattes and shimmers for just a tiny price of £4!

Who can refuse especially when it’s a dead on dupe for the #naked3 palette! My purse certainly prefers it, and I’m not sure no matter how much I love #UD that I’d really want to spend out any more!

Buy yours at Superdrug
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Get boozy & schmoozy with Prestat Chocolates

💕🥂Boozy mini truffles from @prestat are the best way to treat your loved one on #valentines or any day in fact! Choose from Pink Popping Prosecco, White London Gin, Dark Blood Orange Prosecco and Sweet Milk Amaretto.

This is a collection of gloriously scrumptious mini truffle tipples, scrumptious and perfect for sharing… 🥂💕

These are just £20 for 240g online at

#food #chocolate #boozy #treat #gift #gingertalks (at Canary Wharf)