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Embrace SS15 trends without looking like a teenager   

Embrace SS15 trends without looking like a teenager  

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Pastels, piercings, hair decorations – here’s how to sport them in an, ahem, more sophisticated way. Pastel. On the catwalk: Baby blue and pistachio eye liner, Barbie pink lips and candy coloured hair. In reality: Pastel nails are the chic way to wear the trend (but steer clear of sparkles). See our Pinterest board for nail inspiration! […]

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Supercharge your soak!

Supercharge your soak!

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Baths.  We love them. The perfect anti-dote to a hectic life.  Alone time when you can think, read a magazine or good book. And they’re a brilliant time to beautify and rejuvenate with masks, scrubs, mood boosting oils or feel good foam. So here’s how to maximize feel good tub time.  1)  Create the right […]

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2015 Beauty Saboteurs (& how to counteract them!)

2015 Beauty Saboteurs (& how to counteract them!)

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Every decade throws up its own skin challenges, from the open fire induced chilblains of the 50’s, to the sun damage of the 80’s package holiday boom. But in 2015 it’s the online onslaught that’s the biggest threat to your looks. Tech Neck What is it? The Telegraph defines this as the exaggerated crease in […]

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Wellbeing

5 ways to gently crowd out sugar

5 ways to gently crowd out sugar

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We all know that sugary foods aren’t very good for us, yet those sweet treats are sometimes too delicious to ditch! It might be that you enjoy a few too many biscuits with your tea, or it could be that you get full on sugar cravings. Whatever role sugar plays in your life, here are […]

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Spring Resolutions

Spring Resolutions

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You’ve just gained an hour of daylight! Why not use it to kick-start a new exercise regime. 1)  Get an exercise buddy. A study shows you are more likely to commit to exercise, and more likely to push yourself harder, if you are with your mates. 2)  Take advantage of light mornings. Kate Hudson recently […]

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5 ways to live longer and healthier

5 ways to live longer and healthier

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We’re proud to support the Wellbeing Of Women charity, which is dedicated to improving the health of women and babies across the UK since 1964.   Here are their healthy living tips for an illness free life. 1) Go With Your Gut. Get to know your own body and if your instincts tell you something is […]

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Me

Strawberry Daiquiri Recipe

Strawberry Daiquiri Recipe

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Hello! I’m Sarah (from TamingTwins.com) and I’m a new lifestyle blogger here for Sanctuary Spa. When coming up with my first post for you, I thought, as we don’t know each other yet, what better way for us to get acquainted than over cocktails?! Sunny days are popping up more regularly now, leaving me with […]

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New Day, New Skill?

New Day, New Skill?

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Boost confidence and energy by learning a new craft.  It’s just one click away… Become a gourmet gardener.  There are lots of great courses at RHS Wisley in Surrey.  We fancy the new ‘garden salads of edible flowers and herbs’ on the 12th of June.  www.rhs.org.uk/education. Write that book. A one day ‘start to write’ […]

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April Loves from our Mummy Blogger

April Loves from our Mummy Blogger

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    I hope you all had a lovely Easter break, and the sun shone for you as it did for us. We were so fortunate this year with the weather for the school holidays, and all of us at Little Wood have had a little taste now of what is to come as we […]

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Try It Tuesday

Try it Tuesday…Time to get crafty

Try it Tuesday…Time to get crafty

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Tuesday 19th May Time to get crafty… Create a chic DIY pinboard by covering a piece of corkboard over with fabric and fixing it behind a repainted picture frame.   Related PostsUpcycle your Salt Scrub jar!Strawberry Daiquiri RecipeHow to recycle gift boxes & tins

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Try it Tuesday…Freshen up your fridge

Try it Tuesday…Freshen up your fridge

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Tuesday 12th May Freshen up your fridge… Fragrance your fridge by cutting an orange in half, scooping out the segments & filling it with baking soda.     Related PostsStrawberry Daiquiri RecipeTry it Tuesday…Secret scents to freshen your bathroomSupercharge your soak!

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Try it Tuesday…Revive your roses

Try it Tuesday…Revive your roses

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Tuesday 5th May Revive your roses… Place cut wilting roses in hot water to bring them back to life.       Related PostsLime & Mint Mojito Sorbet RecipeTry it Tuesday…Reverse Washing2015 Beauty Saboteurs (& how to counteract them!)

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Try it Tuesday…Exfoliate gently

Tuesday 26th May Exfoliate gently… If you have sensitive skin, add a little water to facial exfoliators before using.     Related PostsSkincare tips for your skin typeAre you suffering from trans-seasonal skin?Cleansing tips to get clearer skin

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5 ways to gently crowd out sugar

5 ways to gently crowd out sugar

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We all know that sugary foods aren’t very good for us, yet those sweet treats are sometimes too delicious to ditch! It might be that you enjoy a few too many biscuits with your tea, or it could be that you get full on sugar cravings. Whatever role sugar plays in your life, here are […]

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Try it Tuesday…Time to get crafty

Tuesday 19th May Time to get crafty… Create a chic DIY pinboard by covering a piece of corkboard over with fabric and fixing it behind a repainted picture frame.   Related PostsUpcycle your Salt Scrub jar!Strawberry Daiquiri RecipeHow to recycle gift boxes & tins

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Embrace SS15 trends without looking like a teenager   

Pastels, piercings, hair decorations – here’s how to sport them in an, ahem, more sophisticated way. Pastel. On the catwalk: Baby blue and pistachio eye liner, Barbie pink lips and candy coloured hair. In reality: Pastel nails are the chic way to wear the trend (but steer clear of sparkles). See our Pinterest board for nail inspiration! […]

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Try it Tuesday…Freshen up your fridge

Tuesday 12th May Freshen up your fridge… Fragrance your fridge by cutting an orange in half, scooping out the segments & filling it with baking soda.     Related PostsStrawberry Daiquiri RecipeTry it Tuesday…Secret scents to freshen your bathroomSupercharge your soak!

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