The Importance of Pampering

  With the past few months being filled with PhD applications and interview preparations, I've found it particularly difficult to unwind and let go of the stress that had built up during the day, and often found myself carrying the day's stress into the next day.. and the next (raise your hand if this sound [...]

Beauty buys I’m loving right now

First of all...   ...Welcome to 2018!! ūüôā¬† I couldn't be happier to start the year with a new post, sharing the things I love with all of you. On that note, let's get to it! Here are¬†a few of my¬†favorite beauty products at the moment.   Foundation Primer (Radiance) | Laura Mercier | RRP [...]

Rituals: The Ritual of Dao range

Its that time of year, where a little bit of pampering is very much appreciated. Mike and I like to have our own little Christmas together before we head back to Bristol to visit family, and this year he went above and beyond giving me this beautiful range from Rituals. With notes of white lotus flower and [...]

My 7 make-up bag essentials

For my next post, I thought I would share a list of makeup products (with my own personal picks) that would make it into my makeup bag no matter what; whether I need to save space (and precious weight!) in my hand-luggage when travelling or even just to minimise clutter in my bag at work. [...]

Current obsessions: Fragrance

¬†I thought it would be fun to share with you my current favourites, each receiving its own dedicated post. First off, I'll begin with a recent find; a certain perfume I can't stop dousing myself with.   Roses et Reines en Rouge collection | L'Occitane en Provence This collection is simply gorgeous. With delicate floral [...]

Battle of the tinted moisturisers; bareMinerals vs. Laura Mercier

Mid summer, with a face like a melting candle, I decided enough was enough and decided to ditch the foundation. In the search for a new alternative that was light and non-comedogenic, suitable for sensitive skin, SPF containing but also with a decent coverage (I don't ask for much..) I decided to try a tinted moisturiser. Before, [...]