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Love Your Body Monday: My 6 budget beauty favourites

I think all of us like a bit of luxury. A beautifully smelling body scrub, moisturiser in a thick glass jar or foundation that just glides on beautifully - don't know about you, but they can cheer me up on the worst of days. But we don't always have the budget for that, be it… Continue reading Love Your Body Monday: My 6 budget beauty favourites

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Affordable beauty in London

The words affordable and London very rarely coexist in a single sentence, which really is quite sad, given that not all of us are multimillionaires (quite the contrary, most of us aren't). Being a student here, even one with a decent salary (or a good deal with the Bank of Mom and Dad), really isn't easy at times,… Continue reading Affordable beauty in London

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My journey to perfect skin care

There's a secret I keep well hidden from most people, under a well applied layer of Clarins Everlasting Foundation. This secret is my complexion or, more accurately, the 'battle scars', remnants of acne. Most teenagers get their faces hit by acne at some point in their lives. It's usually a phase which, although very annoying… Continue reading My journey to perfect skin care

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Why I would tip a shampooist over a hairdresser

Disclaimer: Everything in this post is based on my own experiences of working in a high end hair salon. They might not be representative of the whole industry.  Tipping can be a controversial subject. Although in the US it is a definite part of the culture, with everyone tipping everywhere, we in Europe are still… Continue reading Why I would tip a shampooist over a hairdresser