Beauty

At 40 we realise that we need to take care of our selves and our skin. We love our laughter lines but would like to keep them under wraps naturally for as long as possible!

We’ll  love trial most new cosmetics and products on the market, but be warned, we’re honest about the results.

Suzanne and I have known Elijah Choo the founder of Bodhi & Birch  for many years and the products within his great British brand are up there amongst our favourite skincare. The beauty industry is a competitive world but Bodhi & Birch have maintained their ethics and principles; namely using the very finest ingredients which are…

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Me and my 40 year old face are doing just fine. I’m very comfortable with my happy lines. Smiling is just so good for you and everyone looking at you! So the happy lines can stay. But I’m not keen on the redness in my cheeks or those pesky brown spots. I’ll admit to being…

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So I popped into the Kiko Cosmetics store in Eldon Square the other day because they had a sale on. I am easily swayed and this was my second visit. On the hunt for nail varnish remover, I was distracted by lip scrubs, cream blusher, eyebrow fibres and finally owning some cleanser that would remove their…

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Having very fussy skin means that I have to be really careful what I put on it. Anything rammed with loads of additional ingredients which I can’t read, just irritate and make me itch. Natural soap tends to cause fewer problems, so I was excited to try these bars from Oakwood Soaperie. My favourite fragrance is definitely the Carrot & Orange…

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Murad Skincare. Heard of them? No, I hadn’t either until we attended the Murad event launching this new-to-us beauty brand in House of Fraser at the Metro Centre, Gateshead. First things first, there were lots of the usual claims pronouncing the actual and real difference these products would make to our skin. (I’m jaded. I need skincare evidence). Keeping an…

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