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Beauty Boosts, House to Home, Things I Love

Five things I love right now: August

1. Beautiful Birds book. It’s no secret that I am obsessed with birds, flamingos in particular (keep reading for my latest flamingo finds!) and this beautifully illustrated A-Z book is so stunning I’m not actually giving it to the girls just yet, as they will inevitably wreck it. So it’s on the picture shelf in the office. I get it down every so often and wish I could draw like that. 2. Natural Antibacterial Spray A day out and picnic essential from a British eco-friendly  ...

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Beauty Boosts, House to Home, Things I Love

Five things I love right now: July

1. All yellow, orange and red peppers. Finally, you can now buy a packet of peppers that doesn’t have a lousy green one in it. Thank you Sainsbury’s for seeing sense! We go through so many peppers, the girls love them raw, it’s one of their favourite snacks. But we all hate the green ones.   2. bareMinerals Complexion Rescue I love bareMinerals products. I’ve used their Original Mineral Foundation for ages and their new tinted gel moisturiser is great, either as a  ...

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Beauty Boosts, House to Home, Things I Love

Five things I love right now: June

1. Tropical prints. This juicy watermelon print  is on my new glass worktop protector. I have read using a smooth glass surface for paper cutting is better than using the self-healing cutting mats. At only £2.99 from Dunelm I thought I could afford to try it out! If not, it will still look great in my kitchen. I picked it up in store but when I just searched for the link, I saw they do all sorts of matching accessories… dangerous! 2. Flamingo glasses. My obsession with these kitsch  ...

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Beauty Boosts, Make & Do

Beauty on a Budget: 4

My next quest is to find a cheaper replacement for my Evolve Cleansing Balm, which somehow melts away make-up, yet doesn’t leave a horrid film on my face. I saw a post online recommending Waitrose’s Baby Bottom Butter, and I had some already, from trying loads of creams on Ava’s eczema. It’s basically just olive oil, and I was a bit nervous about that, having suffered with spots since my early teens. But new oily products are sometimes now recommended for oily skin,  ...

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