Sunday, September 27, 2020

Best Beauty for Teens ~ Skincare, Makeup, Brushes & More!


Looking for the best beauty products, makeup, and skincare for teens? Look no further. This question comes up a lot on Instagram, and especially now that we're looking towards Christmas gifting time. These affordable beauty brands, favoured by Youtubers and Influencers alike will easily please the most discerning teens and passionate young makeup addicts too. 

Sunday, September 13, 2020

L'Occitane Immortelle Divine Collection - NEW!


Loccitane Divine Immortelle Collection

Are you in need of a skincare shakeup? In one of the most teased trials I've done to date, which I'm in no way sorry for, I can finally reveal the secret to my skin's sudden turnaround. L'occitane Immortelle Divine Collection, as though it could have ever been anything else. If you're looking for plumped, hydrated & beautifully luminous skin, look no further. Well look down below, obviously..

Saturday, August 29, 2020

7 Helpful Phrases for Saying NO ~ Digital Edition

No is a complete sentence. That's important; as is maintaining healthy personal & professional boundaries. When it comes to working online though, it's also essential to maintain professional relationships. So here's how to say NO, digital edition.

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Push Up Lashes Mascara - With Pics!

Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Push Up Lashes Mascara Two tubes on pink paper

Charlotte Tilbury's latest release, Pillow Talk Push Up Lashes mascara is here! Granted there have been many releases of late but check out the before and after below. If you're looking for instant volume, length and lift, usually only achievable with strip lashes then you'll find it HERE*. Check out the dramatic results after the jump.

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Increase Your Reach on Stories - How To!

Increase Your Reach on Instagram Stories Blurb on Neon Cherry Background -

Want more organic reach for your Instagram Stories? Want to increase your impressions and multiply your following without spending a cent? Here's How to: 

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Help Keratosis Pilaris FAST with First Aid Beauty!

First Aid Beauty KP Scrub on a White Towel

If you struggle with the dreaded KP, this here? This'll help & fast! I've had KP (Keratosis Pilaris) for as long as I can remember & that's a long time. That's the tiny bumps on upper arms, thighs and cheeks (of both varieties ) Considered a variant of normal skin, it's still a nuisance. 

Monday, August 10, 2020

Vita-C Eyes Dark Circle Corrector - Review!

Occasionally a product comes along that completely does away with the need for several others - this time, my friends it's Murad Vita-C Dark Circle Corrector. I've been using this potent lil under eye lotion since it arrived in May, and when I tell you it packs a punch!

Saturday, August 08, 2020

Ever Use Your Lip Liners as Eyeliners? Let's Talk!

Let's talk liners! If you've seen my Instagram (Liner Highlight too) you'll know I've an eclectic taste when it comes to pens & pencils - both lip & eye. They can transform any makeup look in minutes, especially if you get creative. My one abiding beauty habit is repurposed lip liners. They give great effect with minimal effort - take Tilbury's Pillow Talk Intense for example (seen above)

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Ads Don't Always Mean Money Changes Hands & Here's Why

What makes an Ad an Ad? 

I know most of us know by now that if money changes hands that a post should be clearly labeled as #Ad or #Sp (more specifically used when money is involved. Often scripted content), but did you know that money doesn't need to change hands at all? Let me explain. 

Friday, July 17, 2020

Tellybox Beauty Breakdown ft Armani Neo Nude, YSL, Bobbi Brown, Tilbury & More

Instgram has for sure been getting the best of me when it comes to my Tellybox Beauty Breakdown posts, but let's go retro with an old style blog post too, shall we? As ever in these posts I'll break down the beauty products that I wear for TV appearances and let you know if they're worth your hard earned cash or not. In this post we're all about that Base and I have bad news, they're all killer. Fancy a look? 

Friday, July 03, 2020

PR Samples are NOT #Gifted & Here's Why

They say 'Never look a gift horse in the mouth' - they're not talking about Digital Marketing. 

I've been vocal about Press samples not being gifts for eons and I love your tuppence too. #Gifted rustles ALL my jimmies and here's why: Gifts are given by friends and family not brands or agencies. Gifts are given by loved ones with no expectations ~ Press samples? Press samples are marketing materials. Simple. The prevalence of #Gifted does nothing but create confusion and ill will and I think we should stop using it entirely - Here's why: 

Saturday, June 27, 2020

30 Ways to Keep Kids Entertained ~ Through Lockdown and Beyond!

We’re now 3 months into travel restrictions and I’m sure you like me are
sometimes struggling to come up with something else to keep your children
entertained. As a Mam of 7 children ranging in age from newborn to 13 years old I pretty much have a child at every developmental stage so I have to be
resourceful and cater for all their needs.

As an addition to my recent NUK Baby Talk on Instagram I’ve decided to put together this list of 30 things to help keep your children entertained. I’m conscious like me some of you don’t have the time, energy or funds to be constantly buying or organising things to do so hopefully these ideas will help.