Transformulas Lip Volume

Do you wish you had a fuller pout but don’t want to go down the route of fillers? I’m not really an advocate of cosmetic procedures unless absolutely necessary, and personally the idea of Botox, fillers and cosmetic surgery fills me with dread. With this in mind Transformulas, a brand who’s whole concept is ‘Beauty Without Surgery, has really piqued my interest and their latest product – Lip Volume – is definitely one I was eager to try.

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Crystalife Gemstone Jewellery

Crystalife is a small business which specialises in promoting alternative remedies derived from nature and sells lovely handcrafted gemstone jewellery. Run by alternative medicine practicioner Taylor Hayes the aim of Crystalife is to improve peoples health and wellbeing via the use of Reiki, Crystals and Herbal remedies.

All Crystalife copper and gemstone jewellery is handcrafted using a wide array of jewellery making techniques, from simple knotwork and beading to the complex process of electroforming with copper, and is charged with Reiki energy before being delivered, to ensure the best effects from each stone. It is a harmonious fusion of art, science and magic, which results in pieces of jewellery which are not only beautifully unique but can also transform the life of the wearer.

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A Champneys Spa Day

Around 18 months ago I received a present of a voucher to spend at Champneys Spa, but with my nearest one in Leicestershire being almost three hours away it took me a while to sort out the logistics of how i’d get there and when. In the end we decided to drive our motorhome down and make a weekend of it, stopping at a nearby campsite with my husband kindly entertaining our 5 year old for the day while I indulged in some overdue R&R. Having never had a Spa Day before I was very excited, but also a little apprehensive being on my own.

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DHC Beauty Bento

Originating from Japan Bento Boxes are usually filled with food to be taken to school or work. Hugely popular they can be purchased in food outlets but people also take great care over putting them together themselves, selecting the best ingredients and making them look beautiful as well as tasty.

This version of the Bento from DHC Skincare is packed with four delightful beauty treats, perfect for travel or as an introduction to the wonders of Japanese skincare and just like a traditional Bento, DHC have chosen their star performers to delight and impress lucky recipients!

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Spotlight on Vegan Beauty

Hands up if you have gone Vegan for January? The aim of Veganuary is to reduce the suffering of animals by inspiring and supporting people across the globe to go vegan for the month of January, and many people have signed up to ditch meat and dairy products.

Going vegan however isn’t just about what you do and don’t eat, in fact many vegans also choose to avoid animal byproducts in their cosmetics, whether its beewax, milk proteins or lanolin.

Fortunately vegan beauty has in recent years become more mainstream, with greater choice and far better accessibility than ever before, so you don’t need to compromise your beauty regime for your principles.

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Family Fun with University Games

It can be hard work entertaining children when the weather is awful and with the February Half Term rapidly approaching you may be wondering how to keep your little darlings happy and preserve the peace between siblings.

We like to have a lot of games handy for when the weather isn’t playing ball, especially as we spend a lot of weekends and holidays travelling around the UK in our motorhome, and these two games I’m featuring today from University Games have proved to be huge hits with our 5 year old.

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