Balance Me: Skincare to combat mask wearing

Balance Me: Skincare to combat mask wearing

I don't know about you, but since the UK lockdown was announced on 23rd March 2020, I've probably only wore makeup on about 3 occasions since then. Whilst my skin has definitely appreciated the break from the makeup, there's no doubt I look more tired and peely-wally than usual. With nobody to really see me, [...]

5 minute mum makeup

5 minute mum makeup

I don't know about you, but I'm terrible at worrying (remembering) about makeup at the best of times. Now I'm a mum, I find it even harder to fit a makeup routine into the mix, and am lacking motivation most of the time. However that lack of time doesn't stop me noticing that actually my [...]

My Winter Skin Saviour: Nordic-C Arctic Berry Cocktail

My Winter Skin Saviour: Nordic-C Arctic Berry Cocktail

Now that the clocks have changed, winter seems to instantly be upon us. Living in Scotland, that means a sudden change in temperature, from mild, hitting-double-digits days to ice-cold mornings and cold, dark evenings. Since that seems to be the only time I'm out during the day (at least on weekdays) it definitely plays havoc [...]

Merry Ginmas!

Merry Ginmas!

While most of you are enjoying that lovely limbo in between Christmas and New Year, some of us have had to go back to work (boo!) but it has been made much more bearable by some of the great gifts I received for Christmas. As well as the usual bath sets, pyjamas and stationery, this [...]

June Firsts

June Firsts

Who can believe another month has come and gone again? The heat has made May, June and now July roll into one, so it's taken some real thought to remember what actually happened in each month, and what date it was actually a first! I'm blaming this partly on going back to work, so things [...]