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Post Pregnancy hair problems.

Post in collaboration with Harley Street Hair Clinic There was not much I enjoyed about being pregnant if I’m honest. Even less so with my second pregnancy. I suffered with SPD and spent 6 months of the pregnancy signed off work. Plus the baby sat on one kidney and stopped it working. To be fair it was pretty rubbish. The …

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Five great ways to stay in shape

I am not one for diets and have managed to avoid the gym or any exercise classes in my thirty seven years. However I do like to stay in shape. At 5 ft 3” I like to try and maintain my weight of Nine stone. I have been heavier and I been thinner but at Nine stone I like my …

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7 quick ways to change your look

This is a sponsored post for Divatress. All opinions are my own. The new year can be a great place to rejuvenate your look. Looking forward to the summer and throwing off the layers of jumpers and coats. Yet January is also a time of tighten purse strings and lack of motivation as the days are short. So I’ve come …

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Grown up Advent Calendar round up

Inventive advent calendar ideas have exploded across the shops, this year. With everyone trying to get in on the act with quirky, unusual and luxury calendars being all the rage. Long gone are the days when all you got when you opened the door was a picture and a naff cheapo chocolate. Advent calendars are no long just for kids …

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Five Autumn beauty must haves

This post contains sponsored and affiliate links. With the onset of Autumn, my skin feels like it has had a battering. Too much sun over the summer in combination with the heating coming on has left me feeling like a dried up leaf. So before you hide yourself under a cosy jumper and 100 denier tights for hibernation. Why not …

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3 great 5 minute beauty fixes

This post contains sponsored and affiliate links. If you are anything like me, you will find it hard to carve out any time to spend on yourself. Let alone any time for your beauty regime! Since having kids and hitting my thirties I recognise that any time spent on me and my appearance is precious. Which is why I love …

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Creative corner – No Frills Cosmetics

Something a bit different this week in creative corner. The first cosmetic crafter to take part in my interview series. Ann from No Frills Cosmetics has an inspiring story and amazingly scented products. I love the Rose Geranium Moisturiser! 

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MUA lipstick review

Post in collaboration with WOW FreeStuff Often Lipstick appears in many women’s must have lists for makeup. However, until recently it didn’t come high in my makeup priorities. Mascara would be my go to item of choice, then followed by lip balm. It wasn’t until I hit my thirties and suddenly I felt the need for a little more make up. …

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Conditioning body scrub review

After a summer of some sun and a bucket load of fake tan my skin is looking a bit worse for wear and could do with a treat. I love to find something that fits easily into my already pushed for time beauty routine. Malee’s conditioning body scrub turned out to be ideal for this. I am a sucker for …

The perfect summer nails

Sponsored post for Destination2.* Summer is the time when I allow myself to have nails. As I’ve said before being a food teacher means I can’t wear polish when I’m working and most often my nails are very short from all the hard work they go through. So when the holidays arrive all I want is to get the perfect …