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How to host your own spa party

How to host your own spa party

Posted on December 17, 2014 in BEAUTY with 0 Comments

In 10 easy steps… 1) Work out how many guests you can comfortably fit in your space and don’t exceed it. 2) Send out gorgeous invitations if you want to make the occasion special. For smart personalized ones we like Honeytree Publishing. 3) Decide on which treatments you are going to do (hint: being overly […]

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From desk to party in 5 steps

From desk to party in 5 steps

Posted on December 16, 2014 in BEAUTY with 0 Comments

Make-up artist Caroline Barnes (who has party prepped everyone from Pixie Lott to Kylie) talks us through her easy ten-minute transformation. 1) Refresh. You don’t need to re cleanse and start again. Instead spritz with a facial spray (I like Jurlique Rosewater Balancing Mist, £17) to rehydrate and add dewiness. Then just removed any fallen […]

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Look good on the dancefloor!

Look good on the dancefloor!

Posted on December 12, 2014 in BEAUTY with 0 Comments

Red Carpet Guru Nichola Joss is the therapist every celebrity wants to book pre party. Here’s her advice on how to look fabulous. • To make skin glow ahead of makeup application, I cleanse and exfoliate skin to prep, clean and smooth, and then I apply a hydrating and nourishing facial mask which will help […]

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Wellbeing

Perfection anxiety – A modern curse

Perfection anxiety – A modern curse

Posted on December 10, 2014 in WELLBEING with 0 Comments

Written by Psychologist & Author Linda Blair Outward appearance: All smiles. Made up, manicured and coiffed beautifully. Flawlessly dressed. Determined to win every time. Inward feelings: Exhaustion and anxiety. Haunted by a fear of inadequacy and failure. Sound familiar? If so, that wouldn’t be surprising. Perfection anxiety, a curse of modern Western living, appears to […]

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Simple Secrets To A Successful Relationship

Simple Secrets To A Successful Relationship

Posted on November 24, 2014 in WELLBEING with 0 Comments

US Relationship guru and psychology professor Dr. John Gottman on how to ensure yours stays the course.                   Be nice more often than you’re nasty. Gottman’s research shows that for every negative expression (a complaint, frown, put-down, expression of anger) you need to counter it with five positive […]

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Apps that’ll improve your life (yes really!)

Apps that’ll improve your life (yes really!)

Posted on October 16, 2014 in WELLBEING with 0 Comments

                  1. Feel more connected. If you work from home (or just an unfriendly office) Coffitivity recreates the sounds of a welcoming coffee shop. Scientifically proven to keep you focused and productive.     2. Wake Up Better. The Early Edition 2 is an alarm ++. Wake […]

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Me

12 days of Christmas – as chosen by you!

12 days of Christmas – as chosen by you!

Posted on December 12, 2014 in ME with 0 Comments

Thanks for telling us what makes the 12 days of Christmas so special to you!   13th December. The Preparation. ‘I absolutely love the advent season – counting back the days to Christmas, whilst getting busy with baking, present wrapping, decorating our home and making a wreath for the door.’ Clara. ‘Christmas starts for me […]

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November loves from our Mummy Blogger

November loves from our Mummy Blogger

Posted on December 2, 2014 in ME with 0 Comments

Hasn’t it got so Wintery all of a sudden? November has definitely been the month of boots and scarves in Little Wood. But we have been making the most of the calm before we are thrown full-scale into the festive season, and all the excitement that brings! Let’s get to it with our Little Wood […]

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Present shopping sorted in seconds!

Present shopping sorted in seconds!

Posted on November 26, 2014 in ME with 0 Comments

Gifting made easy. Find the perfect present for a… 1. Teenager. Skimpy party dresses reveal acres of limbs so ensure they look healthy & glowing with our Shimmer Body Butter, £10. With a hook to hang it on the tree, it’s the perfect mix of girlish and grown up.   2. Mum. Endless meals on the table, lists of presents […]

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Try It Tuesday

Try it Tuesday…Home comforts

Try it Tuesday…Home comforts

Posted on December 16, 2014 in TRY IT TUESDAY with 0 Comments

Tuesday 16th December Home comforts… Sleep in your guest room to see what would make it comfortable.     Related Posts12 days of Christmas – as chosen by you!Rosie Green on creating her Sanctuary at ChristmasReasons to love the Christmas countdown!

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Try it Tuesday…Chic centrepiece

Try it Tuesday…Chic centrepiece

Posted on December 9, 2014 in TRY IT TUESDAY with 0 Comments

Tuesday 9th December Chic centrepiece… Put glass baubles on a glass cake stand for a chic table centrepiece.     Related PostsRosie Green on creating her Sanctuary at ChristmasReasons to love the Christmas countdown!Present shopping sorted in seconds!

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Try it Tuesday…Youth boosting hair

Try it Tuesday…Youth boosting hair

Posted on December 2, 2014 in TRY IT TUESDAY with 0 Comments

Tuesday 2nd December Youth boosting hair… Backcomb your hair at the crown, as height there makes you look younger (yes really!)     Related PostsTry it Tuesday…Add extra oomphTry it Tuesday…Healthy hairTry it Tuesday…Save your scents

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How to host your own spa party

How to host your own spa party

Posted on December 17, 2014 in BEAUTY with 0 Comments

In 10 easy steps… 1) Work out how many guests you can comfortably fit in your space and don’t exceed it. 2) Send out gorgeous invitations if you want to make the occasion special. For smart personalized ones we like Honeytree Publishing. 3) Decide on which treatments you are going to do (hint: being overly […]

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From desk to party in 5 steps

From desk to party in 5 steps

Posted on December 16, 2014 in BEAUTY with 0 Comments

Make-up artist Caroline Barnes (who has party prepped everyone from Pixie Lott to Kylie) talks us through her easy ten-minute transformation. 1) Refresh. You don’t need to re cleanse and start again. Instead spritz with a facial spray (I like Jurlique Rosewater Balancing Mist, £17) to rehydrate and add dewiness. Then just removed any fallen […]

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Try it Tuesday…Home comforts

Try it Tuesday…Home comforts

Posted on December 16, 2014 in TRY IT TUESDAY with 0 Comments

Tuesday 16th December Home comforts… Sleep in your guest room to see what would make it comfortable.     Related Posts12 days of Christmas – as chosen by you!Rosie Green on creating her Sanctuary at ChristmasReasons to love the Christmas countdown!

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Look good on the dancefloor!

Look good on the dancefloor!

Posted on December 12, 2014 in BEAUTY with 0 Comments

Red Carpet Guru Nichola Joss is the therapist every celebrity wants to book pre party. Here’s her advice on how to look fabulous. • To make skin glow ahead of makeup application, I cleanse and exfoliate skin to prep, clean and smooth, and then I apply a hydrating and nourishing facial mask which will help […]

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12 days of Christmas – as chosen by you!

12 days of Christmas – as chosen by you!

Posted on December 12, 2014 in ME with 0 Comments

Thanks for telling us what makes the 12 days of Christmas so special to you!   13th December. The Preparation. ‘I absolutely love the advent season – counting back the days to Christmas, whilst getting busy with baking, present wrapping, decorating our home and making a wreath for the door.’ Clara. ‘Christmas starts for me […]

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