On my dressing table…

I don’t often do beauty posts, only when something comes up that I really believe in. I’m definitely no beauty expert, but I am certainly more interested in beauty products as I get older. I’m also privy to a lot of products: beauty sales at Red, product launches etc. So…
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Frugal Christmas Store: Muji

I don’t think anyone needs convincing that I’m a total Japanophile (or ‘shinicchi’ as I’ve just learnt whilst working on this post). And Muji is one of my ultimate pleasures – my desk is all perspex folders, and we are only allowed their gel pens in the flat (partly because…
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How Josh Wood made me (slightly) glamorous

Cashmere jumper (men’s) : £89, Marks & Spencer. Skirt: Marks & Spencer (sold out). Heels: Jimmy Choo (old but buy similar here) Josh Wood, world reknowned hair stylist and one of the best colourists out there, known to work on the locks of Laura Bailey, Poppy Delevingne, Elle Macpherson and….The…
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Summer Beauty Products Under £10

  Towel: Sluiz in Ibiza (but buy similar from Atterley here). Sunglasses: £56, Mr Boho at Suitehazen. Navy liquid eyeliner: £6.49, L’Oreal. Nail varnish in ‘Cobalt Blue’: £3.95, Mavala. Sea Salt Spray: £9.99, Mark Hill. Photo taken with Olympus Pen camera  This blogpost idea started out as top beach products under £20, and then I realised I…
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8 beauty products I never knew I needed until my 30s…

Rug: bought in Marrakech (you can buy similar from Wanderlust Wares). Washbag: £10, Accesorize. Sandals: £24 in the sale: Finery London I’ve always been a low maintenance kind of girl with my beauty products but there a few items I’ve used since turning 30, when I started really appreciating makeup…
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How To Wear Make-up With Glasses

Shirt: H&M (in store now). Leather skirt: £55, Asos. Bag: £236 Manu Atelier. Shoes: £62, Topshop (back in stock). Glasses: Burberry. Watch: Shore Projects. Photographs: Ella Sadika To be perfectly honest, I’m not one of those girls who is really bothered about how they look to other people. And I have had for years ‘you…
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Prepped and Primed: Summer Beauty Buys

I’m a lot more convinced of the benefits of a good summer beauty product than I used to be. On holiday I feel relaxed, myself and my best. I show off my freckles, I wear my favourite summer clothes and I have long showers, actually spending time getting ready for…
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The problem about sleep…

The Frugality
Maybe it's because I'm in my thirties now, or perhaps it's just because we all live such fast-paced lives these days, I just can't seem to get enough sleep. I wake up tired and go to bed tired.
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Dry Hair Solutions

Since we’ve had builders in and out of our house for 3 solid weeks now, my skin is as dry as anything and I’ve been reaching for my handcream every 2 minutes (currently using Bliss high intensity hand cream). Dust is just everywhere. But the worst of my problems in…
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