Beauty Boosts

I’m a beauty junkie, but I’m worried about the affects of chemicals on the environment, and my own and my family’s health. I’m replacing my conventional beauty products with natural, organic and chemical-free versions. Find out which beauty boosts I recommend, which which I would avoid.

Does a 99% Natural Fake Tan Actually Work? TanOrganic Self Tan Review

I like to describe my skin tone as “pale and interesting” to try and make myself feel better that I have milk bottle legs. I’ve…

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Perfectly Portable Natural Perfumes from Pacifica, Ideal For Travel

I’m in the process of reducing unnecessary chemicals from my beauty regime, with the help of Love Lula*, for whom I’m an accredited blogger. I’ve…

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July Love Lula Beauty Box Review

*Contains affiliate links. You may know that I’m an accredited blogger for Love Lula, the most amazing natural beauty shop*. As part of that role,…

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Gentle Skin Cleansing, With No Nasties, from Harbour Elements

I’ve been a fan of hot cloth cleansing for a few years now – that’s massaging a cleansing cream into skin, and wiping it away…

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Pacifica Devocean Natural Lipstick Review

If you’ve visited before, you’ll know that I am slightly obsessed with finding the perfect natural lipstick. I’ve got a few tried and trusted lipsticks, but…

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Lee Stafford Curl Your Heart Out Cone Curling Wand

My hair has always been more or less poker straight, but that’s never stopped me wanting curls! I have tried all sorts of gizmos in…

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June Love Lula Beauty Box Review

I don’t know about you, but getting a parcel in the post is one of my great joys. When that parcel contains all natural beauty…

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Hoping for a Good Night’s Sleep with Feather & Down

Sleep. Like most parents I know, I am obsessed with it (well, the lack of it, to be precise!) I don’t think I’ve had a…

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PHB Ethical Beauty 100% Pure Organic Lipstick Review

I love lipsticks, but since phasing chemicals out of my beauty regime, I have missed them. Since I binned my traditional lipsticks, I’ve been trying to…

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Natural Nail Polish Review: NATorigin Nail Enamel

I have a love/hate relationship with nail varnish. I love the way it looks, but I hate the way it chips a day after I…

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May Love Lula Beauty Box Review

Do you subscribe to a monthly beauty box? I only recently discovered the delights of getting a parcel of surprise goodies through the post, when…

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Lee Stafford CoCo LoCo Blow & Go Nuts Hairdryer Review

I spend a lot of time drying hair: my own, Ava and Thea’s. So I need a powerful hairdryer that makes it as quick and…

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Natural Brand Focus: Antipodes Organic Skincare Review

When you get to a certain age (mid… OK late 30s in my case) your old face wash and moisturiser combo just doesn’t cut it any…

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Living Nature Lipstick Review: 100% Natural Lipstick in Wild Fire

I’m looking for the perfect natural lipstick, having abandoned my traditional lipsticks in favour of chemical-free make-up. My last attempt was good but the colour…

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