Beauty treatments this weekend


I’ve had enough of the winter now. The cold blasts of air through my clothes, the way the damp weather makes my hair frizzy and dry all at the same time, and the dry skin crying out because of all the drying central heating and layers upon layers of clothes I have to wear to stay warm.

Cold, rainy, windy weather

And it’s not just the weather causing my skin to rebel and attempt to turn into tree bark, the fact my bathroom has no heating and turns into a place I want to spend as little time as possible makes me less inclined to strip off in there for any kind of beauty treatment.Heck, even shaving has to be done in the shower and because my hot water tank is the size of a thimble I have to turn off the shower if I want to shave my legs or wash my hair.

But this weekend isn’t too bad. Yes it’s raining outside but at least the Continue reading

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My Beauty Regime Essentials


The title of this post is a little misleading. To be utterly truthful I don’t really have a regime of sorts. As a teenager I was lucky not to get full-blown acne but did suffer from some quite painful spots. I tried different potions and lotions that all claimed to give me fresh and clean-looking skin but nothing did the trick. I ended up with either really oily or incredibly dry skin. I am quite sensitive to products with a strong fragrance so I started to avoid those.

Marilyn Monroe Loved Simple Skincare like Vaseline Continue reading