The Cut ~ Cleansing Oil

I used to use face wipes, then I discovered Caroline Hirons and my regime was quickly overhauled; face wipes binned and oils, balms and acids purchased. I was chatting with some friends at the weekend who shuddered at the thought of my seemingly ridiculously tedious pre-bedtime cleansing routine compared to their uber convenient face wipes. Truth…

Weekend Pickups

I went shopping last weekend with the intention of ticking off some bits from my Christmas present shopping list…that would be the list of gifts for other people not for myself. Well, my shop wasn’t overly successful, I bought one present for someone and accidentally, a whole host of goodies for myself. Oops. Some of my acquisitions were…

Muji Cleanser

Back in May I read an article from skincare guru Caroline Hirons about Muji Skincare and its relaunch. For those of you not familiar with Muji, it is a Japanese brand with stores all over the world whose philosophy for its products around simplicity and form. They sell everything from bedding to storage (loved by beauty addicts worldwide), kitchen…

How many log fires?

I love candles. They are a genuine weakness of mine. I can happily wind away an hour smelling candles in John Lewis and Selfridges. My favourite candles of all time aren’t expensive, they’re Log Fire (Feu De Bois) and are a bargainous £3.50 from Japanese company, Muji.  They are rich and woody, and despite being somewhat…