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Glamping survival kit

Glamping survival kit

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Whether you’re heading to Latitute or camping with the family, hot running water might not be on tap and a make-up mirror noticeably absent. Oh and lack of time and electricity sockets mean complicated hairstyling is a non-starter. But you still want to look and feel great.  Here’s how. Do your prep. Get lashes tinted, legs waxed and […]

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Beauty Products To Keep In Your Fridge   

Beauty Products To Keep In Your Fridge  

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Cool products feel refreshing, take down redness and temporarily tighten and lift your skin. What’s not to love?  Here’s which beauty products to keep in your fridge… Sanctuary Lift and Brighten Eye Complex.  Amplify the effects of this incredibly hydrating, depuffing, youth boosting product by keeping it cool. Time reversal Face Mask Travel Sachet.  Face […]

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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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How to stay healthy on holiday

How to stay healthy on holiday

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Whether you are ‘staycationing’ in the UK or going abroad for your holiday this year, it can be easy to return home feeling less than fabulous! The more indulgent food, drinking more than usual and the big change of routine can all impact your health. However you can still go on holiday, have a great […]

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Our feel good tunes of the summer

Our feel good tunes of the summer

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10 sunshine songs, from the old school fail-safe favourites to today’s top hits, as chosen by Team Sanctuary! Hold My Hand – Jess Glynne (Mary, PR) Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison (Cherie, Product Development) Waves – Mr Probz (Katie, Product Development) Porcelain – Moby (Olivia, Marketing) Wake Me Up – Avicii (Katie, Product Development) Summertime […]

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Why finding ‘pure joy’ is essential for your wellbeing

Why finding ‘pure joy’ is essential for your wellbeing

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How often do you spend time doing something that you really want to do? It is so easy to forget about ourselves in this busy day and age when children, family and career comes before our own needs. So many women I know struggle with feeling guilty when they spend time doing something they love in […]

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July Loves from our Mummy Blogger

July Loves from our Mummy Blogger

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  Despite most of the UK basking in balmy, heat wave type temperatures this month, we somehow have managed to get all the windy and wet weather instead. This troubles me. It is July after all! Thankfully (and very fortunately!) we made our escape for some holiday time spent on sunnier shores. Sunshine just makes […]

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Griddled Salmon with Avocado Salsa Recipe

Griddled Salmon with Avocado Salsa Recipe

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 I have a confession. This recipe was supposed to be “Barbecued Salmon with Avocado Salsa” but last week when I made it the weather let me down and it’s now “Griddled Salmon”. Either way though, it makes a perfect, light summer supper. (I only griddle it because I like the pretty lines on the fish, […]

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June Loves from our Mummy Blogger

June Loves from our Mummy Blogger

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    After a blustery start to June, things have finally settled at Little Wood, and we’ve had a lovely couple of weeks enjoying milder days and sunshine. The countryside around us really comes into its own in the Summer months, and it has been so lovely to spend June afternoons and evenings in the […]

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Try It Tuesday

Try it Tuesday…What is strobing?

Try it Tuesday…What is strobing?

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Tuesday 28th July What is strobing? Strobing is applying an illuminating product to your face where light would naturally hit your skin; for example, your cheekbones, down the centre of your nose & your chin. For a subtle strobing look, dab a little Facial Oil straight onto these areas or mix a couple of drops with your foundation/BB […]

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Try it Tuesday…Squeaky clean sunglasses

Try it Tuesday…Squeaky clean sunglasses

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Tuesday 21st July Squeaky clean sunglasses… Make sure to clean your glasses, sunglasses and make up brushes on a regular basis- little things like this can have a huge impact on the surface of your skin without you realising!   Related PostsHow to stay healthy on holidaySwimwear for your shapeStrawberry Daiquiri Recipe

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Try it Tuesday…The 3 Minute Tan

Try it Tuesday…The 3 Minute Tan

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Tuesday 14th July The 3 Minute Tan… Keep your skin glowing come rain or shine with St. Tropez’s new In Shower Gradual Tan (£14.50)- just 3 minutes a day will help keep your skin bronzed & beautiful.   Related PostsSwimwear for your shapeOur feel good tunes of the summerGriddled Salmon with Avocado Salsa Recipe

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Try it Tuesday…Candle jar recycling

Tuesday 4th August Candle jar recycling We love this idea from Sally on Twitter for re-using your candle jar as a G&T glass! Just make sure you give it a good clean out first… Cheers Sally!   My @sanctuaryspa candle jar is perfectly recyclable as a gin and tonic holder… Cheers! pic.twitter.com/NoyK3awyiy — Sally F (@SallyF100) […]

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July Loves from our Mummy Blogger

July Loves from our Mummy Blogger

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  Despite most of the UK basking in balmy, heat wave type temperatures this month, we somehow have managed to get all the windy and wet weather instead. This troubles me. It is July after all! Thankfully (and very fortunately!) we made our escape for some holiday time spent on sunnier shores. Sunshine just makes […]

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Try it Tuesday…What is strobing?

Tuesday 28th July What is strobing? Strobing is applying an illuminating product to your face where light would naturally hit your skin; for example, your cheekbones, down the centre of your nose & your chin. For a subtle strobing look, dab a little Facial Oil straight onto these areas or mix a couple of drops with your foundation/BB […]

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Try it Tuesday…Squeaky clean sunglasses

Tuesday 21st July Squeaky clean sunglasses… Make sure to clean your glasses, sunglasses and make up brushes on a regular basis- little things like this can have a huge impact on the surface of your skin without you realising!   Related PostsHow to stay healthy on holidaySwimwear for your shapeStrawberry Daiquiri Recipe

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How to stay healthy on holiday

How to stay healthy on holiday

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Whether you are ‘staycationing’ in the UK or going abroad for your holiday this year, it can be easy to return home feeling less than fabulous! The more indulgent food, drinking more than usual and the big change of routine can all impact your health. However you can still go on holiday, have a great […]

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