Month: October 2016

Extraordinary skincare from The Ordinary

Beauty addicts step this way! If you know your niacinamide from your hyaluronic acid and your retinol from your matrixyl but, you don’t want to take out a bank loan in order to feed your habit, then this new range from The Ordinary will be right up your strasse! And, even if I lost you at niacinamide, don’t worry, there’s a regimen guide to accompany this range of extraordinarily well-priced serums that may well change the way you look after your skin forever, even if you’re not obsessed with skincare products! Who are The Ordinary? The Ordinary is part...

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Blueberry News Alert!

I HEART blueberries and eat them most mornings with sheep’s yoghurt but…. DID YOU KNOW that the protein in milk actually blocks the antioxidant action of blueberries :-0 so, in order to obtain maximum anti-ageing/antioxidant effect, either eat them on their own or, with a non-dairy milk or yoghurt, such as coconut, soy or almond milk. Source: The Age Fix by Dr Anthony Youn – a right good read!...

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My French fantasy, I mean pharmacy

As those long winter nights draw in and the northerly wind bites at my moisturiser-laden cheeks, I’m comforted in part, not only by the haul of French pharmacy beauty products that I managed to bag on my summer hols this year, but also by the fact that most of them are now avails over here – fabuleux! 🙂 Now, if you’ve never visited a French pharmacy before lemme tell you, it’s not all pile cream, mosquito repellent and paracetamol – they are quite something else when it comes to some of the best and most affordable beauty brands around. With...

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