How have I only just found about this?? I’m ridiculously excited to hear that Kat Von D Beauty is going to be available in the UK later this month, meaning us Brits can finally get our hands on a line that has been exclusive to Sephora for so long now. The Gods of Make-Up have been kind to us. No more stockpiling on trips to the US or paying extortionate shipping fees.

Clearly this news means I need to put together a little shopping list of the Kat Von D products I’m wanting to try out…  Continue reading “KAT VON D BEAUTY IS COMING TO THE UK”


As you read this I am hopefully sat, cocktail in hand, in some glorious sunshine – if not, I’m sulking big time and cursing the God’s of Greek Weather. Anyway, moving on…

Who doesn’t love a good mini product? They’re super cute, space saving and, did I mention, super cute? I am definitely one of those people who gets suckered into buying anything and everything in mini form for no other reason than I find it adorable but where mini’s come into their own is when you can get some of your favourite Holy Grail products in a handy miniature which is perfect for travel – whether to save space and weight in your bags or to meet that pesky 100ml liquids limit!

Here are five of my favourites- these are all favourite products that I use and talk about all the time but finding out they came in teeny travel sizes made for a little bit extra pre-holiday excitement for me…

Favourite Travel Beauty Miniatures

  1. Sachajuan Volume Shampoo 100ml, £10 › available here
  2. La Roche Posay Serozinc 50ml, RRP £4.50 currently £3.80 › available here
  3. Pixi Glow Tonic, £10 › available here
  4. Benefit Hoola Mini Bronzer, £9.95 › available here
  5. Bioderma Sensibio H2O Micellar Water, £6.47 › available here

P.S – As I was typing this up, I realised that this is my 100th post! How has it been 100 posts already?! In celebration I’m going to have a little giveaway as a thank you for all the lovely support I’ve had – so keep your eyes peeled for my next post to enter.
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Packing 101: How Not To Overpack

I used to be the queen of over-packing. I was the girl at the airport with two suitcases jammed full. I used to think nothing of packing enough shoes so I had a different pair for each outfit, each day. Fortunately, that’s not the case anymore – after years and years of chronic over-packing,  I’m now one of those dreadful smug people who always seems to manage to take just the right amount of stuff away with her.

I realise this is one of those subjective things – what I consider the perfect amount for a holiday would also be excessive to some and horribly minimal to others so this isn’t a prescriptive list of what you SHOULD take on holiday. More some general tips that I always use to make sure I don’t end up lugging a bunch of stuff halfway round the world that doesn’t actually get used.  Continue reading “PACKING 101: HOW NOT TO OVERPACK”