Featured Image

Dr Sebagh High Maintenance Cream Review

  This is not a sexy product. The packaging is plain- clinical, as befits a cream branded with “Dr”, but hardly anything that will make a girl go “ooooh sooo pretty! I want to buy it!” It smells OK- not unpleasant, but again nothing particularly delicious or memorable. Its results? Again, nothing very noticeable. Your zits… Read more »

Featured Image

*Makeover Monday: Shu Umuera cleansing oil vs DIY cleansing oil

I once made the mistake of washing my face with olive oil. Zits are not a good look for anyone! Apparently, not all oils are created equal as a week of olive oil cleansing later, my skin took a turn for the worse. So back I went to my usual Shu Umuera cleansing oil- which… Read more »

Featured Image

Makeover Monday: Omorovicza vs Clarins cleansing foam

Clarins Gentle Foaming Cleanser with Cottonseed (for Normal or Combination skin) (£19.50 for 125 ml) Clarins was the very 1st skincare brand I used. I was 11 when my Mom came home with some of their Gentle Foaming Cleanser for me – she liked how they were very plant based- & I used it for… Read more »

Featured Image

Makeover Monday: how to get free beauty treatments in London

If I was a character in the Iliad, I would definitely be one of the lotus- eaters. Lounging around, eating chocolates, being massaged at the same time… just enjoying life! Actually, according to my friends, that’s not too different from my life now 😛 All because I used to go for weekly beauty treatments. In London…. Read more »

Featured Image

Makeover Monday: Aveda vs Susanne Kauffman bath

Growing up in a single parent home, we got used to having old things. When I was 8, mid-bath I realised the water filling the tub was BROWN! Ewwwwwwww….. The tub was brown and so I hadn’t noticed till I’d soaked for a while. After that, I swore off baths. (Apparently, the brown water was… Read more »

Featured Image

MAKEOVER MONDAY: Lush Avobath Bath Bomb (£3.35)

  Would you believe I’ve never tried Lush products before? I’ve heard all about how they’re oh-so-natural – and smelt them from a street away when outside their shop!! – but somehow never felt particularly drawn to them. Luckily for me, my cousin gave my Mom some Lush goodies for her birthday and my Mom… Read more »

Featured Image

Makeover Monday: Baviphat Apple AC Therapy Sleeping Mask

This is the mask (for troubled skin) that started my love affair with Korea & Korean skincare. I first visited Korea for a childhood friend’s wedding, suffering from TERRIBLE skin. In Myeong Dong, I picked up an eyeliner from Baviphat and they gave me a sample of this. (You get sample sachets or, if you’re… Read more »

Featured Image

Makeover Monday: Innisfree eco safety perfect sunblock SPF 50+ PA +++ 50 ml

Having been left so let down by the Sisley Youth Protector, I thought I’d do a review on a sunblock that is now only a fraction of the price- almost 5% in fact!- at £6.50, this Innisfree sun cream is a real bargain. Innisfree is my very favourite Korean skincare brand. It’s affordable and tries to… Read more »