The ethical Christmas gift list

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The ethical Christmas gift list I’m finding it increasingly difficult to choose thoughtful gifts for any of my loved ones. Christmas is particularly challenging. Mr Maven is bored with my usual rota of wallets, watches and briefcases; the choice for kids is either disposable, cheaply … [read more]

My beauty heroes: Spring

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We’ve had such a lovely Easter break: A week in Cyprus with the kids, relaxing in the sun, followed by a long weekend with some of my oldest and dearest friends. Now I’m breaking the writer’s block with a mammoth ‘best of’ beauty post – a … [read more]

My beauty heroes: November 2016

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Each month, I receive numerous samples from beauty and skincare brands – some of which I’ve heard good things about and have proactively asked for, and others from companies who have found the blog and would like me to write a review. The best of … [read more]

The honest blogger’s review of Ekia Skincare

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Ekia is an organic, anti-aging French skincare range, which I’ve been testing over the last few weeks. Apparently loved by Lady Gaga and Blake Lively, Ekia provides targeted products for different older skin types: Well Preserved; Weakened and Damaged, rather than just lumping us all … [read more]