Estrid Razor Subscription – my honest review (after always using Venus or disposables)

As is always the case with me, the magical world of Instagram ‘heard’ me bad-mouth my disposable razors for coming to the end of its life, and started promoting razors until I caved and bought one – this time, it was Estrid. Estrid.com A couple of points worth mentioning about Estrid: vegan coating on the […]

Acure Radically Rejuvenating Whipped Night Cream – my honest review

After finding out Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez uses Acure Radically Rejuvenating whipped night cream, I went to quite lengthy er, lengths to find it. I finally found a random website who posts to the UK, called iHerb. I love it when celebrities and the rich use affordable products, especially ones like AOC who seem genuine – it […]

Beauty Pie Fruitizyme 5-min Facial – my honest review

This 5-min facial is to be used once or twice a week and is supposed to smooth, purify and resurface your skin. It helps to: prevent and reduce clogged pores leaves skin clear, smooth and clean dissolves the top skin layer to remove surface impurities It’s vegan and cruelty-free! How much is it? and how […]

Cheap Alternative to Sand & Sky Clay Mask – T-Zone Pink Clay Mask- my honest review

Sand and Sky Australian Pink Clay Mask is around £36 for 60g, so when I heard there is a much more affordable alternative, I jumped at the chance to buy. T-Zone 125ml Pink Clay Mask is around £6. I got mine from Superdrug. It’s also vegan and cruelty-free! Hurrah! What does it do for skin? […]

Sand & Sky Australian Pink Clay Face Mask on my acne-prone oily skin- my honest review

I wanted to share my thoughts around this clay because it’s one of my staple products I’ve consistently used for years (although I only use a couple of times a month due to the price). What does sand and sky pink clay mask do? I bought it because I wanted something to help with my […]

Sand & Sky Australian Pink Clay Mask – my honest review

I wanted to share my thoughts around this clay because it’s one of my staple products I’ve consistently used for years (although I only use a couple of times a month due to the price). About the clay (it’s cruelty-free) I bought it because I was missing in my routine something to help with my […]

Full review of Il Makiage’s Foundation on my oily, acne-prone 35yo skin

After being bombarded with Insta & Facebook ads for months, I finally purchased Il Makiage foundation ‘Woke up like this’ – here’s my full Il Makiage review! I’ve been looking for a new foundation because I was becoming more and more uncomfortable wearing my current foundation, Estée Lauder Double Wear, because it’s not cruelty-free, unlike […]

Il Makiage Foundation Review ‘Woke Up Like This’

Wondering if Il Makiage ‘Woke Up Like This’ foundation is right for you? If you’re like me and have purchased dozens of foundations online, only for them to be the wrong shade and end up on eBay, or make you break out, my article is for you. I’ve been using Il Makiage ‘woke up like […]

Why you shouldn’t buy silk pillowcases plus comfy alternatives

I don’t know about you but recently I’ve been bamboozled with silk pillowcase ads on Insta. I actually nearly bought one because of the “amazing effects they have on your hair and skin”. They’re promoted at leaving your hair tangle-free after sleeping and skin super-soft because silk doesn’t soak up all your lotions and potions […]

How I clean my makeup brushes in under 2 minutes with ISOCLEAN Makeup Brush Cleaner

I’ve been using ISOCLEAN Makeup Brush Cleaner for years to quickly clean & sterilise my makeup brushes. If you don’t currently clean your brushes then you need to invest, especially if you suffer with acne. Bacteria will be living on your brushes transferring to your face with each use. ISOCLEAN is vegan and cruelty-free. Here’s […]

Simply Effective Natural Deodorant – my month-long experience

I’ve tried lots of natural beauty products – from haircare, to deodorant – I wanted to try this because it only contains natural ingredients. I’m trying to move away from supermarket-sold products that contain lots of nasty things that aren’t good for your body, including aluminum. From coconut oil to Jojoba oil, it’s vegan and […]

Wedding Invitation Checklist – What to include, Made by a Bride

Whether you’re having physical invites or a fancy wedding website where your guests can RSVP online, there’s information you need from your guests, and that your guests need from you. What you need from guests There can end up being lots of information you need from your guests, with a few different scenarios concerning food; […]

9 tips on how to reduce acne and take care of your oily, hormonal skin

For the past few years I’ve started getting a lot of spots the week before my period is due – bigger spots around my face and smaller ones across my forehead. Not only that, I also get spots throughout the month – on the sides of my forehead, my cheeks and my chin. After a […]

Carbon Theory | Charcoal & Tea Tree Oil Break-Out Control Facial Cleansing Bar | My honest review

At the time of updating this article, the bar has over 6k reviews on Carbontheory.com website. The bar claims to prevent breakouts by using charcoal to draw out bacteria & excess oil; tea tree to reduce inflammation plus other benefits. See how I get on using it on my acne-prone, 30-something, oily skin. I was […]

Wedding-Planning Seating Table Plan With 4-8 Tables Including Top Table – Made By A Bride

Everything feels so much better when you get your ideas and thoughts out of your head down on paper. That’s why I’ve created this free PDF for you to download to help organise where people are sitting on your big day. The PDF below includes these pages. Feel free to just print out whichever you […]

Beauty Pie Luxury Beauty Subscription Including Popular Makeup Products – My honest review

Beauty Pie sell luxury beauty products at a fraction of the price of high-end products on the market. I first saw them on Facebook as I was targeted with one of their ads. I didn’t buy straight away but kept a note of their brand and decided to try them once I’d run out of […]

How To Create A Wedding Playlist To Make Sure The Dance Floor Is Full

There are loads of articles out there telling you what the best songs are to play at wedding – some are dance, some are romantic and slow. Here’s my advice…. Ask the people who are attending your wedding for song suggestions! The best people to ask are the ones who will be attending! After all, […]

Aurelia Natural Probiotic Skin Care – Deodorant, Moisturiser & Miracle Balm – My honest review

I’d never heard of Aurelia before, until I saw Emma Watson in a live Insta video showing the contents of her bag (don’t judge me). She said how much she loved the deodorant so I decided to look myself. I hadn’t been looking for a new deodorant but getting pretty tired of having to wait […]

Wedding-Planning Checklist and Timeline Made By A Bride

The ultimate wedding checklist and budget planner! A 12 month wedding planner checklist and blank budget planner to help keep you stress-free and organised.

How to make a DIY wooden necklace display holder

I felt sorry for my previous necklace holder. It was buckling under the pressure. The effort needed to separate each necklace was becoming such a pain. Instead of buying new display, I wanted to make one from excess wood from our garden (RIP bench). I looked on Pinterest at examples I liked then decided to […]

Function of Beauty – Personalised Vegan and Cruelty-Free Subscription Hair Care – My honest review

I saw this advertised on Instagram and was immediately drawn to it. You put in your hair care problems and they send you personalised shampoo and conditioner that helps sort those problems. They are called Function of Beauty and they are based in New York. What I like is how everything is personalised and tailored […]

Removing make up with Chloe Morello’s Face Halo reusable face pad – honest review

I’ve followed Chloe Morello for a while and noticed her promotions for Face Halo makeup remover that you can use only with water. They are kind on skin as they are made of white fibre strands, “100 times finer than human hair to remove and trap makeup”. Around the edge they have a black rim […]

What is the difference between vegan and cruelty-free makeup?

There’s a difference in Vegan and Cruelty-Free products: Vegan is when a product doesn’t contain any animal ingredients Cruelty-free is when the product hasn’t been tested on animals Facts about China With the amazing efforts of the Humaine Society International, China changed their laws in 2014 to the following: Foreign imported ordinary cosmetics – still require […]

How I protected and nourished my hair on the beach with coconut oil

Did you know coconut oil can do wonders for your hair, especially if it’s dry? No, me neither! I only found out on holiday when I used it to keep my hair smooth and sleek in between swims in the sea.  Being in the sea so much, it causes my hair to go extremely dry […]

Mabel + Meg Lumilixir Serum review

I first found Mabel + Meg Lumilixir Serum through a beauty blogger on Instagram. She put a few blobs on her makeup brush, along with her foundation, and began sweeping it across her face. It blended perfectly and gave her a dewy glow.  Now I’m not sure about you, but I always think…. “do you […]