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YOUNGER SKIN WITH ELEMIS ULTRA SMART PRO-COLLAGEN

April 10, 2019
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If you’ve been following me for a while, you know I’m very partial to ELEMIS products, having being a firm and loyal fan for years. Being the beauty junkie that I am, I get incredibly excited about any new skincare releases, and even more so when it’s from a brand I love so much, with the newly launched Ultra Smart Pro-Collagen range. The original Pro-Collagen has been my all-time go-to for over 3 years, and this new advanced series is all about promoting younger skin (yes please). Since hitting my thirties a few years back (and especially since becoming a mum), I have definitely noticed a big difference with my skin, in terms of fine lines and general texture. The key for me has actually been to simplify my routine (removing products, rather than adding more on), boosting hydration and finding those real super-charged products, which make all the difference…  Continue Reading

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MY WEEKLY HAIR CARE ROUTINE

March 16, 2019
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I get a lot of questions about my haircare routine; which products I use and what I do to maintain my look. I have tried my fair share of products throughout my time, and the particular combination I’m using at the moment is all my all-time favourite, not to mention, my hair has never been fuller, healthier or longer than what it is now. In terms of every day style, I’m pretty low-maintenance when it comes to my hair (because let’s face it, my time is pretty limited since becoming a mum). Fortunately, I prefer that effortless and natural look – and my hair care routine below, is so quick and easy.

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WINTER SKINCARE ROUTINE

January 18, 2019
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I have to admit, my skin (face) always looks better during the winter. Which might sound crazy to some, as the British winter can be so harsh and interchangeable, but now that I have found what really works for my type of skin, it’s never been better. Which again, is a big statement, as I’ve probably never been this tired in my life – and is clearly a huge testament to the products I’ve been using, and being consistent with it, all day, every day…  Continue Reading

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MY AUTUMN SKIN ESSENTIALS

October 24, 2018
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My skin is usually pretty consistent… I get more pigmentation during the warmer months (hence why SPF50 is always a regular beauty staple of mine), and during the colder months, my skin is more dehydrated and dry. Fortunately I have tried and tested my fair share of beauty products over the years, and I’ve acquired many favourites during this time (and also distinguished which brands/products which don’t do much for my skin). For the colder months, it’s even more important to find the right products for your skin type, to help battle redness, lock in the moisture and keep it nice and supple – and here are the products I’m using right now…

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THE 6 BEAUTY PRODUCTS I CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT

September 6, 2018
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Time is limited for us all, but I personally didn’t quite understand quite how precious time was, after I become a mama… This is definitely the case when it comes to any kind of self-care or pampering (the latter of which is massive rarity nowadays). Small things like having time to shower in peace, doing your make-up without the little one raiding and pulling everything out of the drawer (I have definitely been known to leave the house with only eyeliner on one eye), having a face or hair mask. Of course, there is more time during the weekend when Daddy day care kicks in, but during the week things are a lot trickier, so it’s even more important than ever finding those must-have beauty products which really work…. Here are my 6 absolute beauty must-haves.  Continue Reading

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THE SPF & TANNING PRODUCTS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT

July 3, 2018
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Long gone are the days when I was living in Australia and Barcelona, and SPF was not really a priority… A far cry from today, when I don’t even leave the house without SPF on my face (even during winter!). I also used to be the biggest sun worshiper, but I now prefer the shade under a big san hat (hello pigmentation and wrinkles), and although I tan really easily, I’ve also picked out some of my go-to maintenance products, to keep that tan nice and topped up all summer long… So check out this post if you: A) Care about your skin and want to protect it, or B) Care about your skin, want to protect it, but not too keen on the sun/sun damage, so want some fake glow instead!  Continue Reading

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MY FAVOURITE BEAUTY BUYS UNDER £25

May 2, 2018
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Good quality beauty products don’t have to break the bank, and a lower price point doesn’t always reflect on the quality of the item you’re buying. As you know, I’m all about high and low when it comes to my wardrobe, and I’m exactly the same when it comes to my beauty cabinet. So I have pulled together some of my favourite beauty buys at the minute, all under £25 – which in my opinion, are worth every penny.

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MY 5-MINUTE SKIN & HAIR ROUTINE

February 8, 2018
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I truly believe that I never valued time (or lack thereof) before becoming a mummy. I mean, I thought I was time poor and super busy pre-baby – boy, did I HAVE NO CLUE. Granted, I wouldn’t swap it for the world – but it’s just a little reflection of life after baby: that time, will never be the same again. So I’ve swiftly had to make some amends to my days; identifying what really matters – especially when it comes to my morning beauty routine.

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MONTHLY FAVOURITES #40

November 28, 2017
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After missing a few of these over the last two months (for obvious reasons), the Monthly Favourites series is now back! And I have a lot of goodies to share with you guys – from my new fave booties, arm candy, beauty favourites, my go-to skinny pants, and more…

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MY TOP POST-PREGNANCY BEAUTY & WELLNESS ESSENTIALS

November 23, 2017
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My pregnancy seems so far away, a lot longer than just 5 weeks ago… And although I overall really enjoyed being pregnant, the last month before labour was incredibly hard on my body. So in the time after the birth, I was more than ready to start getting my skin and body back on track. And granted there has been very little time or energy for any pampering on my behalf – it’s been a great way to distinguish some real key beauty and wellness essentials that work in my new ‘mummy schedule’, when time is of an essence and I need products which really work, giving quick and instant results (don’t we all?).  Continue Reading

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MY LONDON SPA SECRET

September 11, 2017
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Well, perhaps no longer my ‘secret’, and I’m sure a few of you might have already discovered this gem of an escape already, hidden in the heart of the hustle and bustle of Mayfair – the House of ELEMIS. You also might have acknowledged my true love for this brand (hence why they asked me to be one of their Brand Ambassadors this year!) – so there is so surprise perhaps that I am a big fan of their London spa too, which has been one of my number one go-to pampering destinations during my pregnancy. And especially now, with only weeks to go – I am more than ever in need of some downtime/me-time. Continue Reading

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MONTHLY FAVOURITES #39

August 29, 2017
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Anyone else still reluctantly transitioning into Autumn? I mean, I still have my eye firmly on the new arrivals (and have already treated myself to some new season pieces as seen below) – but I am still technically in summer mode, in terms of my day-to-day wardrobe, alongside clinging onto the last weeks of warm, sunny weather. So for now, and for this month’s favourites – I give you a good mix of a bit of both; such as must-have summer statement sandals, alongside my new furry slippers…

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AUGUST MOOD

August 11, 2017
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I have mixed feelings towards August… For one, it’s the first month which is leading towards Autumn, which on the one hand means a new season, new beginnings… But then on the other hand, it also means summer is soon over. For once, the latter doesn’t bother me so much, as I am still finding myself wishing the time away for our baby to arrive and to start so many new beginnings. Yet, I am still holding on to that summer feeling, and already finding myself dreaming about my summer wardrobe next year (when my body will be very different then what it is now). So I have compiled a little mood board for you guys, to show you all the things which is inspiring me right now, from fashion, hair, interior, food and general mood.  Continue Reading

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MY WEEKEND GET-AWAY BEAUTY ESSENTIALS

August 9, 2017
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As I’m not doing so much travelling abroad at the moment (for obvious reasons), I am making the most out of our beautiful country and having lots of mini staycation escapes instead! We just came back from Oxfordshire on Monday (more on that trip next week), and have otherwise been to Dorset, Hampshire, Hastings, Dorset and Buckinghamshire. With all of this, I feel like I’ve certainly managed to master the act of keeping it relatively easy and light when it comes to packing – especially when it comes to my toiletries (one which I am known to normally go way overboard with in terms of always packing way too much)… So I thought I would share some of my current go-to favourites with you guys – with all my core get-away beauty essentials…

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MONTHLY FAVOURITES #38

July 31, 2017
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Where is this summer going?! Although it’s been a slower summer then usual for us in terms of travelling now that I’m pregnant, I still feel like it’s flying by. Or maybe that’s just because I’m kind of wishing the days and weeks by, as I just want our baby boy to arrive already! Either way, it’s been a lovely summer, and I for one am loving that it’s slightly cooled down a bit (although the rain can hurry up and leave!). Here are some of my this month’s favourite bits – and as I am nearing my due date, I have included some pregnancy essentials in there too!

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THE LUXURY PREGNANCY SKINCARE BRAND WORTH BUYING INTO

July 26, 2017
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There’s definitely no coincidence that I have upped my beauty skincare game since becoming pregnant. I thought I was pretty savvy before; but in the last few months, I have researched, trialled, tested and read about the latest innovations, launches, must-have and under-the-radar products, like there’s no tomorrow… And as much as I love and adore so many cult beauty classics and rely on several reputable and tested brands for results; I love nothing more than coming across those under-the-radar beauty gems, which turn out to be skincare game-changers – especially now that I’m moving into my seventh month of pregnancy (when the need for luxury and beauty combined, is even more important than ever)… Continue Reading

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MY 4 BEAUTY HEROES FOR PREGNANCY & BEYOND

July 6, 2017
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As some of you might or might not know, I am the Brand Ambassador for ELEMIS this year, one of my all-time favourite skincare brands. I would like to say it was a very natural and organic fit – seeing as I have been using their products and spa services for so many years! Their skincare just works, especially for my skin type. I have always been a big fan of more natural skincare brands, which fuses scientific methods to create active formulations to genuinely transform your complexion. As I have been using the brand for so many years, I naturally have quite a lot of personal favourites – but in the recent months during my pregnancy, there have been four products in particular, which has been true skincare saviours (during a time when I have needed it more than ever)…

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MONTHLY FAVOURITES #37

June 26, 2017
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June has been a whirlwind for me personally. 10 days in Ibiza, wrapping up some big work projects before the summer, and suddenly getting to 6 months pregnant! The time has just flown by, but luckily we still have the height of the summer with July and August left, and I for one can´t wait. Here are some of my personal favourites from June…

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