Slumber Sunday…why not Kiss the Moon

If you’ve had a packed weekend then here’s a Sunday tip you need that is out of this world ; well to the moon to be precise…

Rating ; Slumber, sleepy, sound, sensory, snoozing, simply, special SLEEP…that’s what this gorgeous range promises AND delivers.  Unassumingly signed off ‘sleep beautifully’ on all their products you will and they can help.

Inside scoop ; It is said a good night’s sleep is the cure for all ills and the perfect set up for the week, well it doesn’t get ‘good-er’ than this delightfully British Range of sleep-inducing, sleep-encouraging, sleep-making products.  

They call it Kiss the Moon;  I call it sleep in a bottle, a candle, an oil, a balm…

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It’s T time – Treat Try Tummy Tea TODAY!

It’s 5 T time : that stands for TREAT TRY TUMMY TEA TODAY!

Rating ; Tuesday = T-Time that stands for T for Treat Try tummy Tea; ok not STRICTLY a beauty product BUT I always feel if you look after the inside then the outside looks a bit better and certainly you FEEL better. So Tuesday’s Top TREAT is TEA. Herbal of course, high quality bien sur, beautifully designed but of course…

Inside scoop ; They say beauty is skin deep I say dig deeper TEA could just be the cure for all Tuesday ills and more.  And it doesn’t come more tasty tempting and tea-like than the quirky range from T2.  Discovered – well ok lured into – their store in Oxford Street I find myself T-eed up and ready to rave about T2.

 

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Back to School ; the kids RULE ; I put a spell on you…

Back to School skin BLUES or just September skin sadness ; perk yourself up with this CLEAN skincare range

Rating ; Back to School ok maybe you’ve got kids, or maybe NOT and you’ve just got sensitive skin ; often kids and sensitive skin mix and not in a good way ESPECIALLY at this time of year. As a mum the LAST thing you need on top of back to School madness is skin rashes, skin troubles and bad hair days; sooooo much else to JUGGLE.

Inside scoop ; SHH don’t tell the Teacher (or maybe take her some of this instead of an apple ;)!) here is a natural, no nasties, gentle on young ones, kind to older ones range which will pretty much suit all skin types. Oh and it’s got a CUTE name which makes me come over all Bewitched…Pure Potions come on, how fab a name is that.  So now good skin doesn’t take a magic wand…READ MORE

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Soulful Sunday ; distress or de-stress don’t be lavender blue…

Sad weekend is over, dreading Monday…don’t be Lavender Blue check out my top must buy must try today

Rating ; On a rainy Sunday, before kids go back to school, things can get a little MEH so here’s a product that will have you zen-like and labelling school uniform with a gentle smile in a heartbeat.  Don’t be Lavender Blue try a little Lavender oil.

Inside scoop ; if you’ve not discovered the wonder (ok actually near MIRACLE) benefits of lavender oil then check out this power-packed duo.  One sits in Vogue’s hall of Fame – ohhhhh – one sits in amazon’s top sellers. Both worth a try ; both do a similar job.  I discovered the ‘steal’ vs spree version when I realised how much I was using, so longer-term needed a little more cost-effective alternative….read on

 

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Heaven Scent : Burn Baby Burn! Bali Spa : to HOME spa at the flick of a match

Burn baby burn heaven scent from a world of neroli mimosa and pretty much any lovelyiness you can imagine

Rating ; Heaven Scent is a de-stress candle from Neom, perfect to accompany My Top 5 T’s earlier 🙂 light her up and stress be gone.   Your home will go from Bali Spa to Home spa at the flick of a match. 

Inside scoop ; NEOM start end finish there. Think it must stand for Nice Energising Ohmygoodness Marvels ; well possibly not. Or yes if you are quite as in love with them as a brand as I am. Heaven-scent, easily-sent mail order, or in most if not ALL beauty emporiums, there’s is nothing this brand doesn’t do, including wonders for my Karma….ohmmmm

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Age Less : For Less ; this WORKS alert Discover Luxe skincare : without the loot

Age less : For Less, check out this luxe treatment without the ££££’s that really works.

Rating ; age less for less; get more from this silky no nonsense cream which tackles age spots, fine lines, pigment patches from the sun and more in a flash.  Sure, sure, but how do I know it really works??

Inside scoop; Retinol heard of it?  If not : need to.  And the reason I know it that this particular product works is – I actually MADE it – about 10 years ago now before well, retinol became everyone’s go-to no nonsense anti-ageing treatment.  I formulated this range so I know I can trust this one. 

Get the low down on Vit A Vit C : Skincare’s hottest repair duo.  Much copied…many ineffective even the really expensive ones.  It’s all about the formulation.

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Oil-my-Goodness ; Lottery Winner alert

Rating ; Oil-alarmingly addictive – I shouldn’t, I couldn’t justify the £££’s (well the $$$’s) but I did….saw these on a beauty-insider industry bulletin I get, was lured in by their divine packaging and oil-so-good range. Lottery alert; because they’re not cheap. No apologies alert; as worth every penny. These super natural, super supple oils for face body and wellness do all they say and rather alot more.

Inside scoop;  Oil-be-back.  This divine delicious range of natural oils have got me, hook line and oil-slick.  Perfect for face, body, even hair and eyes (who knew about eye oil!). But especially their wellness oils.  NOT cheap as I say and oh-so Beverly Hills-chic, but if you can afford a splurge, have a birthday coming up, trust me you’re worth it. Heaven-scent & packed full of naturals there’s an oil for every occasion. I bought the well-ness duo & the face oil minis kit.  If you haven’t yet heard of UMA Oils you soon will (they supply MANY big name brands I’ve heard) but only recently went out to the ‘great and good’ like us.

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I’ve been using face oils for years now, even during the day under make-up, today’s textures are so light even for the most sensitive skin, they’re a beauty staple worth adding to your routine and are absorbed in an instant.

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TGIF; time to chill grab some arom-a-goodness

Rating ; AROMA-A-OH-MY GOODNESS; bliss-out & grab some Friday-feeling with 1 quick spritz

Inside scoop; a quiet little bottom-shelf product just waiting to be discovered. 1 spray of this essential oil mist turns any room into a zen-like chamber of chill-ness!  I kid you not, lurking right there on the bottom shelf in Boots vitamin area [of all places] amongst other places is a rescue-remedy for almost all emergency calm moments.

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Room sprays / ambience sprays / room mist / linen mist home fragrancing is as common these days as cheap body mist on a Barbie doll (not sure where I got that one!) but – key is what’s in it-what it does-how it is-how it makes you feel.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Puressentiel-Rest-Relax-Air-Spray/dp/B002WZO0ZW/ref=sr_1_1_a_it?ie=UTF8&qid=1502463081&sr=8-1&keywords=rest+and+relax+air+spray

https://www.puressentiel.com/uk/en/products/rest-relax/rest-relax-air-spray-75ml

This pocket-size spray packs a perfumed-punch full of essential oils & is my go-to rescue remedy come pillow spray, come smellyarmpitonthetube person deflector [we’ve all been there right], come night-time mood relaxer.  Lasts forever, and 100% natural origin.  So if you need a Friday feeling in a flash, look no further. P.s spritz it in the corner of your bedroom it even keeps spiders at bay but don’t quote me on that one

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Welcome to BOTS; BeautyOnTheSide

This is a lunchtime/ anytime/ evening time bite-size beauty blog & review site.

Perfect for a quick peek at what’s hot, what’s not :> from a beauty insider who knows. So whether you’re looking for a quick fix, a new look, a lunchtime pay-day splurge or just some inspiration & the real truth please explore.

Me? Well I’m a full time working, single mum, with a passion for beauty skincare & all things fragrant [ who created her own brand a while back now just enjoy others ], so if you want to know the REAL beauty scoop – look no further. My reviews are short, sometimes brutal, always real and NEVER paid for ; I try – I write – I tell you…you decide

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