A couple of weeks ago, I was very kindly invited to hang out with a load of other bloggers (and friends) at The Body Shop in Brighton for a sneak peek at their new Christmas products!
October has been a pretty slow relaxing month, which has been nice! It’s also been a month of warm sunshine, birthdays, illnesses and a trip to the Harry Potter Studio Tour with my mum ⚡️🎉
I was recently contacted by the lovely Juliet at The Skin Studio who very generously offered me a complementary facial at her studio, which is situated within Clinic 33 in Salisbury Road, Hove.
If you’d said 10 years ago that I’d be interested in hand creams and body lotions, I would have probably laughed in your face. I mean, I did the occasional leg moisturising before a big date, but that was about it.
I used to get hand creams in my Christmas stockings and they were ungratefully shoved in a drawer until well past their use by dates and, once found years later, unceremoniously dumped in the bin.
I have incredibly sensitive skin (and rosacea) so I’m always on the look out for products that won’t irritate my face, but will still cleanse and moisturise well without causing my skin to go red and blotchy.
I’ve tried to cut down my make-up stash recently so I’ve gone through my products and tried them out to see if I still love them as much as I did when I bought them. As it turns out there are a few products that I’m no longer fond of and a few forgotten products that I’m re-loving, so I thought I’d share 4 of each, can you guess which ones are in which category??
I love a good old pamper session, so I was delighted to be invited to the Uniquely Organic Eco Spa in Hove (at 40 Church Road), along with a few other bloggers to check out what they do and to sample one of the treatments for ourselves!
It’s no secret that my eyebrows are a bit shit. I thought it was because I over-plucked them when thin brows were all the rage in the 1990s. It turns out it’s actually mostly genetics as all the women on my mum’s side of the family have barely-there brows!
I’ve known about Crownbrush for a couple of years now, having followed them on Twitter for ages and even been to an event they were also at but, if I’m being completely honest, I thought they only sold make-up brushes and eyeshadow palettes. Turns out I was wrong; very, very wrong!!
I absolutely love getting to hang out with some of my favourite Brighton people and Amy and Mickaela from Salon Success, so I was thrilled to get an invite to another dinner event; this time at Six in Hove! I’ve heard loads of good things about the restaurant, so I was excited I’d be trying it out for myself and getting to see the new products from Salon Success 😀