Okay so I know Christmas is just around the corner and I should really be prepping in all sorts of ways: presents, outfits, arrangingget togethers but I am in total hibernation mode, is it just me? I’m not sure if it’s the fact that it feels like the Antarctic outside (why is it so cold?) or the thought of the full on (albeit fun yet expensive) several weeks I’m about to have but this November for me it’s all about staying in doors at the weekends, being in my PJ’s all day and being oh so cosy on my sofa watching a good film or I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here (which I am loving already!).
Dry body brushing is one of the best things you can do to keep your skin in tip top condition. There are loads of other added benefits; increasing blood circulation, shedding dead skin cells (exfoliating), improving vascular blood circulation and lymphatic drainage; releasing toxins, unclogging pores and stimulating nerve endings rejuvenating the nervous system. Before showering or moisturising use the brush in upward long stroking movements and always in the direction towards the heart; you can start from your ankles and work your way up. It’s such an invigorating feeling so ideal to awaken your body and mind to get going, especially in the mornings.
I quite frequently get asked what foundation I use, what’s the best mascara or how to create the perfect winged eyeliner and it’s something that a few of you lovely readers have asked me to do a post about.
My make-up bag is a real mixture of high end and high street make-up as you’ll see but I do tend to spend quite a bit of money on my make-up (like most things in my life). Although this costly expenditure is definitely down to my VERY glamorous Nan. Even now my Nan’s make-bag is full of high end products, she is always the first to test the latest “must have” products and quite often gives me her reviews, which haven’t let me down yet.
So with thanks to my Nan, below are the secrets behind my “This is not how I woke up but this is how I look now” beauty regime!