Month: August 2018

Is There Still a Pressure to Wear Make Up At Work?

I love wearing make up, buying make up and reading make up reviews. Lipsticks are my fave beauty product to buy thanks to the multiple brands available both on the high street, in Boots & Superdrug to high-end brands such as Dior, NARS and Charlotte Tilbury. But when it comes to wearing a full face and lipsticks on a daily basis, is it still the norm? I work in a very casual office; think jeans and trainers in general with a smarter sense if style when client meetings take place. So, wearing a full face of make up and bright lipsticks isn’t the norm, in my workplace anyway. But, I still get up, dress how I please and apply foundation, concealer, eyeshadow and lipstick on the daily. Whilst it’s not expected and every woman I work with has a different take on how they wish to present themselves, I enjoy it. You read glossy magazines and large city-based blogs and they present officewear as being tailored suits, heels and hair and make up in place. …

George’s Great British Kitchen, Liverpool Review

If you’re ever stumped for somewhere to eat in Liverpool and you ask a mate for recommendations, they will probs reel of a long list of restaurants and bars to visit. Whether it’s date night, getting lunch in town while shopping or just want to see where’s the latest go-to; there’s a mass of eateries in and around the city centre. George’s Great British Kitchen however, has been on my must-visit list for a while. Darren’s a high school teacher meaning impromptu date nights during term-time are a no-go zone. But when a v lovely email landed from the George’s PR team at the start of the summer hols, it was a sign. We were finally going to try the latest addition to the food scene. And we were not disappointed. Handily located near John Lewis, I met Darren off the 82 bus and we headed on in. Initially we were struck by the decor. I didn’t actually know the restaurant specialised in fish and seafood so that was a pleasant surprise. Shown to our …

Derma V10 Clay Masks Review

I love a pamper sesh and having my new dressing room space in the new house (how long can I keep calling it new after living for here three months?!) means I can take myself upstairs, now Love Island has finished for a pamper. Derma V10 is a brand I first came across a few years ago. Making their way into the buge skincare market with budget products that work just as well as slightly pricier items. Stocked in Savers and Bodycare, Derma V10 has a rather impressive range of products under their belt – skincare, body lotions and hair dye to name just a few. So when the lovely Derma V10 team got in touch asking if I’d like to review the clay masks – of course I bloody would! Derma V10 Clay Masks There’s three different clay masks to try – Red algae designed to brighten the skin Charcoal to detox Eucalyptus to purify the skin I’ve given each of the three masks a whirl when I felt my skin needed a little …