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Join us: #onegoodthing challenge!

You may have spotted me sharing a few Minvita tweets of late? Well, I’m delighted to be one of the official #onegoodthing challenge bloggers, alongside two of my fave green beauties. We’ll come to the ‘who’ in a mo, but I’ll start by telling you about the challenge…and see who might just want to join […]


An Ayurvedic introduction with Dr. Deepa Apte

I have to tell you, I’ve returned to that stage where I’m fascinated by so many things and just wish I had the time and ability to absorb everything at once! Anyone remember The Matrix and how when they needed to learn a new skill they could just plug in and download? Well, that would […]


Stir crazy for health

If there were two things I’d never tire of thinking and talking about, it’s tea and health. And when the two combine – and I’m sipping a cup while thinking and talking about it – well that’s all the better! Hoorah for the folks at Stir Drinks who’ve upped the health factor of three of […]


Island beauty vibes

Vibrant, tropical, heady, intoxicating. Today we’re all about the island beauty vibes! Isn’t the thought of playing on a remote island just the most peaceful thing? Now I’m afraid I can’t offer you (or me!) an island retreat right now, but I can summon the bohemian beauty spirit to your home. And I’m turning to […]


A new project revealed…

It’s always exciting to unveil a new project and doubly exciting when I know it’s one you’ll all love too. And how do I know you’ll all love this one? Well, it’s a project with a brand I know so many of you are fellow fans of. A company run by one of our industry’s […]


TreeVitalise: all about Birch Water

Don’t you just love it when an age-old health remedy makes its way to our shores? And all the better when it’s a tasty one. It’s time to talk Birch Water… Before I introduce the above, I’m eager to share a few findings re the medicinal benefits of birch. This tree – which thrives in […]


Let’s collaborate!

OK beauties, things are getting busy and exciting. And I need your help! Read on to discover the latest collaboration opportunities across Buff Creative. They’re divided into two sections, so please read each in full before getting in touch. UPDATE: 23th Aug 2015 Hi all, by the time you read this I will have tweaked […]


Life after the pill

Girls, I need your help with this one! I write this post just shy of three weeks after taking my last pill. That’s right, I’ve finally broken up with the oral contraceptive… The ‘finally’ spells the first time in my adult life I’ve spent more than the standard seven day break without it (and I […]


NEW Lavera Exotic + 7 Summer Beauty Tips!

So it’s appeared, summer has this week made its sticky arrival in the UK! And let’s face it, the slightest change of weather evokes a spot of beauty panic among us Brits who are well versed in handling middling weather conditions. But panic no more, there’s plenty you can do to keep your beauty cool, […]


Back to basics: Green People skin essentials

We’re getting back to basics today. One of the questions I most commonly receive has to be that of how to create a good natural skin care routine. Oh and this is mostly accompanied by the question of budget and price tag. And it’s a very fair question indeed. After all, it’s jolly expensive to change […]


Industry innovators & beauty delights

My what a beautiful day to be blogging. The June sun combined with this song on repeat has taken me to full on whimsical highs (one of my favourite mental states, and one I really must do more to encourage!), and led me on a solo stroll up into the hills of Bath. While strolling I found […]


Honest beauty with zk’in

You may have noticed many recent mentions to brand ethos, and you’re going to see yet another today. When you think about it, a solid ethical identity is a core differentiator of the natural and organic beauty industry. This isn’t to say there aren’t those brands creeping in who are just about making the big […]

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