June 2015

Psst! We’ll let you in on a little Secret….

I have always suffered from dark circles around my eyes.  It’s hereditary.  Full Stop.  I have tried every lotion and potion under the sun, cucumber on eyes, you name I probably have done it.  One magical cure cost no less than £95 once (I kid you not).  I am a little (well a lot) older now and certainly a heck of a lot wiser to not fall for these overpromising marketing headlines and succumb to cleverly retailed products.  I now accept, that the skin is thin and delicate around the eye and the circles are no more than blood vessels that are visible through translucent skin.  No sleeping marathon, cucumbers or… Read more »

Tan Happy……

So holiday season is well and truly upon us.  Some of us may have already to visit a sunny white isle, others are on the countdown.  Not to mention the nice ‘couple’ of days we have had in the UK. As annoying as it is (purely as we know tanning is not the best for you!) most of us look better with a tan.  If I had a pound for every time someone said I ‘looked well’ post a bit of sun, I’d be rich (ok, I’d be able to put that money towards therapy for realising I look unwell the majority of the year). Fake tans are getting better… Read more »

Be Bold, Be Beautiful…

Last season seemed to be about fine and delicate jewellery.  Thin chains hanging softly in the nape of the neck, with a little wishbone or initial that was small and very understated. Chunky tribal jewellery seems to be a huge hit this Summer.  Bright neon colours have been around for a while and are pretty much a staple of the Summer wardrobe, but this year it is not just the nails that are sporting these bold colours, it is a statement jewellery piece. Bib or choker style necklaces are nothing new, but add the 2 together and you have something special.  It can turn the dowdiest of outfits into something spectacular…. Read more »