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NAÎF: Beautiful Products for Baby…And Mother!

by Rebecca Pearson on March 3, 2015

I had the pleasure of testing Baby Care brand NAÎF on a very special Guinnea Pig…my best friend Aisha’s brand new baby, Zahra! She’s a little bundle of delicious diddyness, who likes to sleep most of the time, occasionally waking up to give a little grin and then falling back to sleep. I’m rather smitten. [click to continue…]

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The Elemis Spa at the Sunborn Yacht Hotel, Excel

February 13, 2015

The Sunborn Yacht Hotel is something of a floating gin palace, a 420ft motorless yacht, with 135 rooms moored in the docks near ExCel, a mere 15-minute taxi ride from London City Airport. A spa on a moored yacht sounds impossibly glamorous, so I was happy to drag myself out into the freezing cold weather [...]

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Acne Update: Avéne’s Products WORK.

February 6, 2015
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Hello all! I previously wrote about Avéne’s new acne product, Cleanance Expert. It promised lots of exciting things. I write about it in detail in my previous post, here, but summarised it said that it sits benevolently on the skin, until BAM! It comes into contact with clemish-causing P. Acnes and kills it, preventing spots. 

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Blog giveaway! – New Vichy LIFTACTIV SUPREME

February 2, 2015
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The latest innovation in anti-ageing that will be launching at the end of the month: VICHY LIFTACTIV SUPREME. This is the first product in the Vichy portfolio that is designed to target ‘over-day ageing,’ a concept that most women experience but little know about. Not only does ageing skin undergo physical changes in the long-term, but [...]

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How to crimp your hair the grown up way

February 2, 2015
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Hello dear readers, You’ll have noticed that I rarely get the time to post on my blog these days and that’s largely because I’m now contributing beauty features for Absolutely Magazine, alongside my role as Beauty Editor of Wylde Magazine. Add to that my ‘day job’ as a busy Make Up Artist, and hopefully you [...]

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Neals Yard Remedies Mascara

January 26, 2015
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Neals Yard Remedies is one of those shops I will gladly wile away hours in on a cold day between castings. The smells, the potions, the free tea – it’s like a genuine-feeling apothecary, filled with glorious products for one’s well-being. I’ve always skimmed over the make up section, though. I just didn’t want to [...]

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Rebecca’s Top 5 Beauty Discoveries of 2015

December 29, 2014
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Hello readers! I hope you’re having a wonderful, relaxing break. Yes, there’s a lot of cake and cheese – but it’s fun to indulge and even more fun when you’re on your 5th mulled wine!

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Pixi have the PERFECT New Years Eve Nail Polish!

December 23, 2014
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So, it was the 1st of December. Now it’s the 23rd. AAAAAH! Oops – I wasn’t really aware of any middle patch (where did December go, please?) – so not only have I purchased no presents other than my Mum’s (Therapi’s Propolis Cream) but I haven’t really had time to get in the Christmas spirit, [...]

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Avene’s Latest Acne Wonder-Product: Cleanance Expert

December 11, 2014
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I’ve already waxed lyrical many times about Avéne and how brilliant their skincare is for doing what it says it will. Their Xera-Calm range is wonderful for sensitive, dry skin, and their acne range has helped keep my boyfriend’s spots to a minimum. 

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Soothing Those Secret Santa Sresses!

November 28, 2014
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Never having worked in an office, Secret Santa is not something I’ve ever had to stress too much about. I am aware, however, that they go on and that they always have a price limit. Though that’s good for making sure everyone spends the same, it’s also something I’d resent. Don’t tell me what to [...]

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Glossybox & Harvey Nichols Limited Edition

November 19, 2014
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As the title suggests, the very popular beauty subscription service that is Glossybox has teamed up with Harvey Nichols to bring you a bumper Christmas box. Beautifully packaged and wrapped in tissue paper and ribbon, this limited edition contains an impressive array of luxury products from the beauty halls of Harvey Nics, and is worth [...]

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WINTER LIP SOS!

November 12, 2014
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My problem with my winter face is two-fold. Firstly, everything gets dry – chapped lips especially. They can even get sore at the sides, like I’ve eaten too many salt and vinegar crisps. Secondly, I can’t be bothered to make an effort to apply make up or put on fancy fiddly party clothes because my [...]

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The Winter is Coming! Rebecca’s Top 3 Products to Banish Winter Blues…

November 6, 2014
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It’s here. It’s really here. After an extended period of warmth (a tad muggy for me, but really, who am I to grumble about sunbathing in late October?) it is properly, horribly, cold and grey. Some startlingly blue wintry skies are wonderful to wake up to, but not when they rapidly turn to drizzle, grey [...]

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Vegan Lipsticks from Lippy Girl

October 28, 2014
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Lippy Girl Makeup was founded by Darcey Diehl, a working mother from Vancouver BC.  After her 1st pregnancy, Darcey began to evaluate the foods she consumed, becoming a think-a-tarian and watching carefully what she put in her body.  During her second pregnancy Darcey extended this to what she put on her body, and began to investigate the [...]

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My Top 5 Winter Skin-Saviours you CAN’T Live Without!

October 27, 2014
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A while back, I had an absolutely terrifying beautician. She was Russian, she told me off all the time and she’d over-pluck my eyebrows without asking. I hated her. Why did I keep using her? I was too scared not to.

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You NEED This Beautiful Zk’incare in your Life!

October 6, 2014
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Zk’in organic skincare is just beautiful. I’ve been trialling it for a couple of weeks now, and it’s special: from the tailor-made, expertly thought-out organic ingredients, through to the packaging to the fact that it’s extremely high performing.

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The Perfect Gift (to Yourself!) Pink’s Boutique Gift Set

September 23, 2014
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Self-love is seriously lacking these days. It’s like a constant whirlwind of guilt that we’re not doing enough for others, guilt that we’re not putting enough effort in at work, guilt that we haven’t liked back that random man in India’s photo on Instagram…

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