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Review: The Body Shop Tea Tree skincare and BB cream

Review: The Body Shop Tea Tree skincare and BB cream

In this post I’m going review the Body Shop Tea Tree skincare line and give you a (hopefully helpful) analysis of how it affected my oily and spot prone skin. The Body Shop is a staple of British beauty and despite my usual addiction to […]

Low Fat & Refined Sugar Free Carrot and Apple Cake With Clementine Glaze

Low Fat & Refined Sugar Free Carrot and Apple Cake With Clementine Glaze

This Carrot and Apple cake is the healthiest one around, with a low fat glaze it is the perfect tea time treat!

High Street Beauty – My Favourites Right Now!

High Street Beauty – My Favourites Right Now!

I love it when my makeup doesn’t cost the earth, and so Ive created this list of my favourite high street beauty products right now!

Every 4 months or so I go through cycles of makeup, I fall in love with a mascara and a foundation and then in another few months or so it will be all change.

This cycle has some old high street favourites in it, as well as some new releases!

So, lets get cracking… (more…)

5 Ingredient Protein Balls

5 Ingredient Protein Balls

This post is a bit of a follow up to my Energy Bar post (click here). This is due to the easy and accessible ingredients in this recipe. The amount of protein ball recipes I have attempted but am stuck when its wants raw help […]

Winter Skin Saviours

Winter Skin Saviours

Welcome to January, the coldest month of the year! As an acne sufferer and oily skin kinda gal the cold weather never used to bother me, if anything if made my face less like a reflective strip. However, this year things have taken a turn. […]

Raw energy bars – without all the fancy ingredients

Raw energy bars – without all the fancy ingredients

Anyone else love a bit of Deliciously Ella or Madeline Shaw, but find themselves caught short by the fact that their recipes always need matcha powder, agave syrup and almond flour? Well, have no fear! These raw energy bars are made with ingredients I’m SURE you’re going to have in your cupboards. The befits of these bars is numerous, but let me name a few –

  1. A great snack that will sustain you throughout the afternoon.
  2. Protein from the peanut butter (or nut butter of your choice) will help muscle recovery after workouts.
  3. NO refined sugar.
  4. Raw bars mean that none of the goodness of the ingredients is lost in cooking.

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Tips to survive exam season!

Tips to survive exam season!

Aren’t exams just the worst? I have been doing exams every January and May – June since 2010, its practically second nature to me, and the library a second home (not a nice one like somewhere in the south of France, sadly). I feel therefore […]

How to stay motivated to stay fit and hit the gym! (10 ways)

How to stay motivated to stay fit and hit the gym! (10 ways)

New year, same old me. But maybe this time with muscles? So many people say that this year, they’re going to get fit. This however is not something that many people stick to. This blog post will hopefully help you to make fitness a key […]

Magnificent Mulled wine (to make you merry and bright)

Magnificent Mulled wine (to make you merry and bright)

Mulled wine is, and always will be, the quintessential Christmas drink. When I was younger I called it Mouldy wine because I thought it was so gross. However, as I have become older (and somewhat wiser ) I find that I love the stuff. I remember that the first mulled wine of the season was always on Bonfire night, and then at Christmas my mum would cook up a huge batch of the stuff for us all to enjoy on Christmas Day when we were consoling turkey filled stomachs. (more…)

Perfect Perfumes for her this Christmas

Perfect Perfumes for her this Christmas

Perfume is a present that works for anyone, that is the beauty of it. Smelling nice is not something only a handful of people like, its a universal desire. For that reason, the gift of a beautiful bottle is up there (for me at least) […]