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Beauty

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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Wellbeing

Fiona Phillips on letting go…

Fiona Phillips on letting go…

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For the launch of our #LetGo film, we’ve been spending time with TV presenter Fiona Phillips who famously left the GMTV sofa to spend more time with her young family & sick parents around 14 years ago. “I think women are under so much pressure these days, which is why I got involved with the Sanctuary #LetGo campaign. […]

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How to simplify your life

How to simplify your life

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These days it’s so easy to become overwhelmed. With work and family commitments, trying to fit in some time for you can feel like a squeeze. Life can fill up with ‘clutter’ just like that kitchen drawer packed with unfiled paperwork. Simplifying your life can be like de-cluttering that drawer. Getting rid of the things […]

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Are you part of the cult of ‘never good enough’?

Are you part of the cult of ‘never good enough’?

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80% of British women don’t feel good enough Almost 75 per cent of women say they put too much pressure on themselves to be perfect Women feel the most pressure to balance everything at once British women don’t think they are good enough, with three quarters admitting they put too much pressure on themselves to […]

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Me

5 Minute Chocolate Mug Cake Recipe

5 Minute Chocolate Mug Cake Recipe

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As it is for many families, our summer has been full on. Weeks with no nursery and a pair of toddlers to keep busy. I filled our time with adventures and puddle jumping, exploring castles and seeing the sea. We’ve been to parties and worn pretty dresses, we’ve shopped for new shoes and made cakes. […]

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Rosie Green – How I spend my ‘turn off time’ blog post

Rosie Green – How I spend my ‘turn off time’ blog post

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 When I have 5 minutes….. I’ll have a cup of tea and leaf through a magazine in my newly decorated study (an oasis of calm in a crazy house) 30 minutes….. a run, well more of a trot really, by the river.  It’s where I have my best story ideas. Lots of time…..an indulgent soak in my indulgent […]

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Rosie Green – Addicted to busy

Rosie Green – Addicted to busy

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One woman confesses she’s become a compulsive doer Hi my name is Rosie Green and I’m addicted to being busy. I’m typing this in the back seat of my car whilst my son is doing a sporting activity, because I can’t waste a single moment.  People walking past must think (rightly) I am one boiled […]

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Try It Tuesday

Try it Tuesday…Sun saviour

Try it Tuesday…Sun saviour

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Tuesday 18th August Sun saviour… Don’t rely on your make-up for SPF. Experts agree to achieve the SPF quoted on your foundation/powder/BB cream you would have to really trowel it on. So apply it over a sunscreen and think of it as an insurance layer. We like La Roche-Posay Anthelios XL Ultra-Light Fluid SPF 50+ . Related Posts7 […]

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Try it Tuesday…Most Loved Microbrasion

Try it Tuesday…Most Loved Microbrasion

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Tuesday 11th August Most Loved Microbrasion You can use Warming Microbrasion Polish a bit like a mask, leaving it on the skin for a few minutes to help draw out impurities before exfoliating. Related PostsThe free, five minute skin fix at your finger tips The skincare question we all want to know – answered!Skincare tips […]

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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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Most recent posts

Fiona Phillips on letting go…

Fiona Phillips on letting go…

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For the launch of our #LetGo film, we’ve been spending time with TV presenter Fiona Phillips who famously left the GMTV sofa to spend more time with her young family & sick parents around 14 years ago. “I think women are under so much pressure these days, which is why I got involved with the Sanctuary #LetGo campaign. […]

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5 Minute Chocolate Mug Cake Recipe

5 Minute Chocolate Mug Cake Recipe

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As it is for many families, our summer has been full on. Weeks with no nursery and a pair of toddlers to keep busy. I filled our time with adventures and puddle jumping, exploring castles and seeing the sea. We’ve been to parties and worn pretty dresses, we’ve shopped for new shoes and made cakes. […]

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How to simplify your life

How to simplify your life

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These days it’s so easy to become overwhelmed. With work and family commitments, trying to fit in some time for you can feel like a squeeze. Life can fill up with ‘clutter’ just like that kitchen drawer packed with unfiled paperwork. Simplifying your life can be like de-cluttering that drawer. Getting rid of the things […]

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Rosie Green – How I spend my ‘turn off time’ blog post

 When I have 5 minutes….. I’ll have a cup of tea and leaf through a magazine in my newly decorated study (an oasis of calm in a crazy house) 30 minutes….. a run, well more of a trot really, by the river.  It’s where I have my best story ideas. Lots of time…..an indulgent soak in my indulgent […]

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Rosie Green – Addicted to busy

Rosie Green – Addicted to busy

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One woman confesses she’s become a compulsive doer Hi my name is Rosie Green and I’m addicted to being busy. I’m typing this in the back seat of my car whilst my son is doing a sporting activity, because I can’t waste a single moment.  People walking past must think (rightly) I am one boiled […]

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