Thursday, 27 November 2014

MEDIK8.

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I had always spied the odd product from this brand in top shelves on Into The Gloss, or heard 
about how effective the formulas were through friends and colleagues. So it comes as no 
surprise that I was really excited to try these bits from Medik8. 

And it also comes as no surprise to me that yes, they lived up to the hype. I've been a fan 
of cosmeceuticals since I first tried SkinCeuticals a couple years ago, and was amazed by 
the results. To protect my skin from environmental damage I'm using the beta AOX in the 
morning and to keep my skin hydrated the Hydr8 B5 - a mix of hyaluronic acid and 
Vitamin B5 - in the evening.

What's so great about Medik8 is that the products are tailored so precisely to specific skin 
concerns, and created with the best ingredients at the right strengths (more isn't always 
better) that using them becomes fool proof. There's the reassurance and proof that they will 
work. What more could you want from your skincare?



Wednesday, 26 November 2014

FOOD.FEELS.

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Now if you don't know, I like to think of myself as a bit of a foodie. But I've never really done
a 'food post' as such. I'd like to start throwing them in there every now and again. I'm not
becoming a chef of any sorts, just to share my passion for food alongside travel and beauty
products, and maybe sometime mix them all together!

In my own definition of foodie anyway - I feel like everyone has a different one.

My points are that:

1. I love food - I was brought up in France: cheese is one of my biggest weaknesses
2. I love cooking and discovering new healthy recipes. One of my favourites being
'nana ice cream (have a look here).
3. I love going to a new country and trying new food - but not quite as far as eating
insects on the street, I'm still squeamish!
4.  I think there is nothing lovelier than having a huge meal with friends and family,
that lasts for hours - I like the idea of food bringing people together.

When we stayed at the incredible Six Senses in Con Dao, an island just south of Ho Chi
Minh City in Vietnam, we were treated to meal after meal of deliciousness (for lack of a
better adjective). Freshly squeezed juice in our fridge everyday to enjoy by the pool, good
old greasy burgers done just right for when we'd eaten too much Pho and chicken satay,
and sushi and sashimi for room service and a cheeky pavlova just before leaving because
I just *had* to try it. Oh, and of course free all-day ice cream. Hungry anyone?


Monday, 24 November 2014

MICA.

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One of my favourite shots I took backstage at House of Holland last year (you know that 
time #harrytouchedmyback). The beautiful Mica Arganaraz rocking gelled back hair, 
which is making me want to try that look out. Although I doubt I'll look quite like an 
Argentinian supermodel when I do.

Thursday, 20 November 2014

THE.ART.OF.HAIR.

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These two are on high rotation in the shower at the moment. Not only do I love the design (I'm
a sucker for good packaging) of Shu Uemura hair, but I love the use of a pump - especially
when the stuff inside is does a damn good job, too. It's a big thumbs up from me.

Shu Uemura The Art of Hair Cleansing Oil Shampoo
Shu Uemura The Art of Hair Full Shimmer Illuminating Conditioner