40+ ‘clean’ makeup trend

Scrolling TikTok the other week, I was being shown lots of videos of ‘clean’ makeup. The look is more an aesthetic rather than an ethical or environmentally-friendly way to approach makeup. Most of what I was seeing was being served by the bouncy-skinned Gen Zs (using a plethora of products that they seem to have… View Post

Why I’m giving up my lash serum

When I first did my research on lash serums in early summer 2022, I didn’t find anything too alarming, so I went ahead and bought one from UK Lash, a brand that seemed reputable and at a mid-range price point. I used it daily for eight weeks and to my amazement, it actually worked –… View Post

Come with me to the Trinny London studio

Ever wondered what it’s like at the Trinny London studio? Well, I visited last week with my mum during a last-minute trip to London, and it was the most uplifting experience! To be clear, our appointment was covered as a gifted / pr experience and, as always, I only cover the services, products, and places… View Post

My haircare routine with Philip Kingsley

It’s finally here – my haircare routine! In May I met with a Philip Kingsley trichologist virtually to discuss my hair concerns (thinning, hair loss, and brittle) and come up with a plan. I had spoken with two GPs about hormones and hair loss and although they offered great advice and support, they didn’t get… View Post

Healthy natural hair

I’ve always fought against my naturally curly hair. From a really young age I would smooth it down, tie it back, and eventually as a teenager iron it straight. (There’s a whole group of women around my age who are part of the Y2K brown-paper-and-iron club.) I just couldn’t see past the beautiful, straight, glossy… View Post