Go under the influence; with oils AND jewels… aroma-goodness

Aroma-bling…check out the new bling-tastic way to look AND feel good…

Rating; Love jewellery, into aromatherapy, need a post-weekend chill : Aroma-Jewellery ; who knew?!?

Inside scoop;  Ok bit of a no brainier for me here, love jewellery, believe in and use aromatherapy, so now : how terrible I : can combine them BOTH for a bliss-like chill that looks great too!

 

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Cider with Rosie ; erm nope Lipstick from Rosie…!

High CHIC on the High STREET Rosie glow

Rating; Rose tinted spectacles actually rose tinted beauty alert!

Inside scoop;  Ok I don’t especially do Celebrity-endorsed products (not sure why but they mildly aggravate me) : nor do I especially do High Street beauty products (not snobby just sometimes quality fails) but today PARK the prejudice PICK the beauty.

Rosie Rosie where for art though : at M&S ?!?! Yup M&S OMRosie-ness ok I’m all in…

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If life gives you lemons ; suck away I say! Why? Well they’re great for the skin! And more

If life gives you lemons…don’t make lemonade … turn them in a beauty therapy which packs a punch!

Rating; luscious, lovely, like-able, lively, live-longer, LEMONS ; who knew the humble LEMON had so many beauty uses & health benefits…I didn’t until now.

Inside scoop;  2 rather gorgeous kind ladies who I’d be utterly lost without (you know who you are….Kerry and Alex!) bought me a lemon tree as a present for my birthday and as a cheer me up from them and my team, having not been well. So at first I thought err ok erm thanks (and inside my head EEK EEK EEK how the hell am I going to keep THIS alive : see Facebook fake cactus post, I digress!).  BUT then I read the letter it came with :

https://www.womenshealthmag.com/beauty/uses-for-lemons

 

 

And I was less Sour and more Lemon POWER…and pursued my lemon growing dream…with a little help.

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Mmm M&S vs. V-ery…easy : hands down VERY

V for V V V VERY lovely dress alert from … easy … very.co.uk and so no to the Stars I’m afraid…

Rating; A short P.s to my last post here….well also a mini rant. So if it were currently iconic High Street dress. vs iconic High Street dress…just to reassure you : so NO on ‘the’ Star dress.

Inside scoop;  M&S do alot of things brilliantly but nothing annoys me more than a dress selling out before I can even get it,  in fact selling out twice. I appreciate that’s the whole intention of Limited Edition.  But frankly I just find it annoying.  That is all.

 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-4925532/M-S-sends-shoppers-frenzy-45-star-print-dress.html

http://www.very.co.uk/v-by-very-embroidered-maxi-dress/1600189046.prd

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V : for very, Very, VERY lovely : not ME for sure, the DRESS, oh the dress….

V for V V V VERY lovely dress alert from … easy … very.co.uk

Rating; I don’t really do ‘fashion’ per se, in fact my mum often says I’ve the style sense of a small squirrel, maybe not fair she doesn’t exactly say that, but she does say I have a ‘particular look’ not sure it’s properly a compliment!  But heck this time even she LOVED this dress and so do I…hurry hurry before it’s gone if you like it.

Inside scoop;  Of course fashion’s a very personal thing, one girls super chic is another girls ‘OMG-so no-eek’.  But I did feel I needed to share this very Very VERY nice dress from….erm can you guess Very!  What’s more it’s my first EVER purchase from them. Pretty sure it won’t be my last…

I don’t normally use pics of myself either, but I just love this dress and felt better than I’d felt in ages in it, so here you go :).

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Tasty Tempting Thursday Or Wicked Wednesday! ; Mamma M-M-Mia! It’s Mmm Macarons

Ma-MaMia it’s mmm mmmm Macaron heaven : check out Tasty Thursday Treats to tempt….MMMMMM

Rating; park Throwback Thursday Its still WICKED WEDNESDAY; this is a tasty tempting teasingly tongue tastic treat that beats lip plumpers any day to put a smile on your face!!  So no, not strictly beauty but BEAUTIFUL.  These are THE Macarons…I mean THE, the big Daddy, the full Monty, the bees knees…and so much more.https://www.pierreherme.com/

Inside scoop;  Macarons ; why?  Why blog?  Well ok tell me something not to LOVE about this pillow like chewy meringuey mouth wateringly melty marvellous miniature treats.  That’s it really macarons for me (and my Macaron obsessed Mum and Daughter) aren’t guilt free, but are ‘manageable’ as a mini treat.  And they don’t come more fragrant and feast like than Pierre Herme’s gourmandise selection.

 

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Freaky Friday ; Lip smackingly plump FREEBIE alert

FREAKY FRIDAY : I SAY FREEBIE FRIDAY FANCY NEW LOOK ; AND NO COST HURRY!

Rating ; here’s a very quick fix FREE one for a Friday! Elle mag this month giving away a FAB free lippy; boom simple as that actually not : as I got ALSO got Cosmo free with Elle with the lippy.  So less of a review more of a HURRY grab yours 

http://www.elleuk.com/beauty/news/a38720/get-your-free-benefit-double-the-lip/

Inside scoop;  Spotted this in WH Smith’s and boom grab yours now Elle Magazine this month has a FREE Cosmopolitan magazine attached AND a FREE new Benefit lipstick erm what’s the catch ; oh yup all this for £4.50 ok job done : ruuuunnnn.

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Wistful Wednesday; or is that mid-week mindful? Zen-out the easy way

Wistful Wednesday I’m going all Zen like and mindful…well mini-mindful if there’s such a phrase!

Rating ; Yin-Yang , zen zen, mindfuller than full, no time to be mindful. Take a breath! My mum is at a class tonight starting a new course of mindfulness ; whilst I might not be able to join her (one day in my next life), instead I’m indulging in a little at home zen-spaness tonight with my very own home sanctuary.

Inside scoop;  Mindfulness I’m told takes a minute to learn and a lifetime to master, or maybe the other way around ; either way given I’m at home not on a course, I’m indulging in a few cheat’s steps to a more zen you! Or me. Heck even 5 minutes blissing out can reap wonders for mind, body and spirit. And it doesn’t come more ‘quick fix’ than these ‘Life elixirs’…

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Mindfulness in a mini bottle yes please!

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Think local : buy local TAKE 2 Feathery Fabulous

Looks good : Feels good : Manic Monday blues cured with this Feathery find…buy local think local

Rating ; Its Monday, yes Manic Monday and yes Monday blues for many at times, so here’s a piece to cheer you up, no not a beauty product or a handbag or a poncho (yes STILL loving my poncho) but eye-candy for sure.  Well maybe wall candy…to be precise

Inside scoop ; I like to buy local and source local where I can, sure I buy lots online too and elsewhere, but if I can get something I love and adore locally then I will and this feathery fantastic find definitely counts.

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Looks Good : DOES Good ; do something special this weekend

Looks good : Does good thats my kind of Saturday shopping check out this beautiful well named ‘Fortitude’ bracelet in aid of Breast Cancer awareness.

Rating ; I love Rose Gold, I love jewellery, I love bracelets, I love sparkly things and I love good causes ; so what’s not to love about a BRACELET that combines ALL of that into one dinky on trend, stylish little number!

Inside scoop ; If you love what I love, then why not do something special this weekend and get yourself – your mum – your friend one of these gorgeous new Stella & Dot bracelets.  I’m told / assured 100% of the sale price net profits go to Breast Cancer awareness.

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