Hand Cream On the Hoof!

I literally did buy this Mane ‘n Tail Hand Cream on the hoof. I was rushing through the Beauty Department in Liberty London and I saw this amazing section of ‘must-haves’. One off products that address a specific problem. Dry hands being one of mine.


The bright yellow and navy packaging caught my eye and the sight of a horse on the packaging piqued my interest. Well if it was used on their dry hard hooves then it should work miracles on my hands and nails! Let’s be quite clear that my hands are certainly not like hooves, they are neither cracked nor have calluses. However I wash them a number of times during the day and then I always moisturise with a good hand cream.

So after trying this for a month I can see that yes it is a good hand cream and it is surprisingly light and easily absorbed, which for me is always the key benefit (I can’t stand sticky hands) and the smell is quite pleasant. Would I swap it for my L’Occitane tried-and-tested-firm-favourite Shea Butter Hand Cream? Not on your life! Nor would I replace my newly discovered Phebo Fig Hand Cream, a present from my Brazilian friend.

Definitely worth a try and the price is extremely reasonable, you get a lot for your money.

Available at Liberty RRP £8.00

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Floral Friday – 10 July 2015 | World Vision UK

On 10 July 2015, join us to let hope bloom for children living in fear.

Sign up to take part in Floral Friday and we’ll email you with inspiration for a fabulous Floral Friday. Find your inner flower power – from your floral summer dress, to your scarf, bag or even nail art and fundraise for children who urgently need your help – children like Lee-Ap.

Floral Friday – 10 July 2015 | World Vision UK.

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Naturally Radiant Skin Care…

This is a great blog from my friend blogger Elegant Ageless Beauty. This is a little bit about her:

My blog is mainly going to be aimed at us more “mature” ladies who love make up and skin care, those of us who always like to look good no matter what age we are. I, myself am now in my 54th year! I am a Grandmother to 4 beautiful grandchildren, who call me Cakey Nanny! ( I make cakes!! lol)

Naturally Radiant Skin Care….

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Reflexology: the word on the feet – hellomagazine.com

Did you know that your feet may hold the key to health? It’s difficult to believe it, but pressing a particular spot on this part of your body can relieve your toothache, stop your back ache or even calm the itch of eczema.

Experts claim that a person’s feet are like the roots of a tree: the state of your feet influences the rest of your body.


Reflexology: the word on the feet – hellomagazine.com.

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Fitness League Festival – Royal Albert Hall

Fitness League

Fitness League Festival – Royal Albert Hall.

Fitness League presents an exercise, movement and dance festival featuring classes, workshops and other activities centred around health and wellbeing throughout the Hall.

There will be masterclasses, the final of ‘Strictly Walking’, and a show in which Fitness League performers will demonstrate their energy, enthusiasm, skill and artistry. Throughout the day there will also be tours of the Royal Albert Hall, talks, workshops, pamper areas and music; plenty to keep everyone entertained!

Fitness League, a well-established nationwide exercise network, is a founder partner of the Exercise Movement and Dance Partnership. Its teachers throughout the UK deliver classes teaching Bagot Stack, designed to improve posture and well-being through central control (core stability) and rhythmic exercise to music, releasing the body’s potential for good health. This event will be a celebration of the 85th anniversary of the Fitness League.

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The Menu | Lose weight with great food delivered | Diet Chef

Finally a post about the dinners, which I must admit have been truly scrumptious! They are varied – Italian, Indian, Vietnamese and Vegetarian, which you can add a mixed salad or vegetables to. They are measured portions and a little over 350 calories each and there was only one I wasn’t keen on and that we the Spaghetti Carbonara. You can choose the meals when you place your order, so you can add more of those you like and none of the ones that you didn’t.

I also persuaded a colleague to join me in the 28 day diet and she also concurs with the Spaghetti Carbonara but loved the curries in particular, Korma was our favourite.

So far the last month, I have eaten well, had a varied diet of different tastes from around the world, saved myself a whole lot of money in the process and lost half a stone to boot! Would I recommend….you bet!

The Menu | Lose weight with great food delivered | Diet Chef.

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The Menu | Lunches | Diet Chef

Well I am well into my third week now and I must say this is amazing value for money above anything else. The 28 day programme includes Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners and Snacks at just over £120 so just £4.28 per day. It has saved me a fortune but more importantly the meals are fantastic and I have lost 4lbs so far (nearly 2kgs).

Not all of the lunches are to my taste – Mushroom Soup for example is not my favourite – but the Tomato, Pea & Ham and Ham and Sweetcorn Chowder are really tasty. As is the Oxtail and Curried Parsnip.

Would I recommend it….you bet I would! Healty eating plan and weight loss programme!

The Menu | Lose weight with great food delivered | Diet Chef.

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My Diet Chef Blog!

Following the usual Christmas over-eating and weight gain, I am ready to take action. So after much research I signed up for Diet Chef calorie counted and portion controlled meals delivered to your home. With a choice of breakfasts, lunches, snacks and dinners, all for less than 1,200 calories per day.


I was so excited when my box was delivered to the office although the packaging didn’t make the meals look appetising. However the food is pre-cooked sous vide, which means it is fresh and doesn’t need refrigerating or freezing. The vacuum pack retains the goodness.

So far a muesli bar breakfast, carrot and coriander soup lunch, popcorn snack and macaroni cheese dinner have been eaten and much appreciated. Delicious and tasty. Admittedly the pasta was far from al dente but I love it that way, soft and easy to eat! In addition you can eat fruit, vegetables and/or salad.

Will keep you up-to-date with my progress…..start weight is an embarrassing 11st 2lbs, yikes!

Follow this link for more information.


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Paint the Town Red with Rouge Louboutin


I love these Louboutin nails!!

Originally posted on Red Velvet London:





louboutin-rouge-nail-varnish-polish-review-on-the-blogIt has been one heck of a week so far and it’s not even Friday yet! I have been planning my rest of the week and things are looking pretty exciting for me. First up, I have not done a nail post in a long while which use to be my thing here. I have always wanted to try the Rouge Louboutin nail polish since its debut; however i couldn’t justify spending £36 for the bottle. HOWEVER, maybe I can: you are buying a Louboutin afterall, it stands out against any and all of the nail polishes I have, it looks pretty and it matches with my Louboutin No Prive sling backs! I guess there is no harm to own 1 but not for me; this bottle belongs to a friend of mine who is a massive Louboutin lover. She lent this to me to try it out and here I have, it’s…

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Simple Soup Recipes for the Winter

The brilliant thing about soups is you can change them as you want – something hearty for an evening meal, a vegetable soup to use kitchen leftovers, or a slow cooked broth packed with beans and barley, for a complete meal that will warm you up in an instant. We’ve got one of each for you…

Soups are low in fat, filling and full of fibre and vitamins, essential for a healthy diet! For some FAB recipes follow the link below:

Simple Soup Recipes | Supersavvyme | Food | supersavvyme.

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