Category: BEAUTY

Product we love: Garnier Ultralift swirl 2-in-1 day cream and serum

product we love garnier ultralift 2 in 1 serum cream

Every now and then we want to give you a little heads up about a product that actually works (because, let’s face it, so many products don’t deliver on their promises). This absolute gem is a multitasking, affordable moisturiser and serum combo that actually makes your skin glow with health. When you hit 30 you *should* start using a serum to give your skin an extra boost of hydration but a serum followed by a moisturiser can feel heavy. Not the case with this one. It’s pretty much always on 3 for 2 offer at Boots, so why not buy the eye cream and the night cream too? Or just stock up with 3 bottles of this cracking cream? You’re welcome…

>> Click here to to buy Garnier Ultralift 2-in-1 cream and serum, £11.99, from


Why mums should have hairy muffs

hairy muffs coverLots of women like to get an ‘everything off’ bikini wax. What about when they become mums? Should kids see their mum with a smooth, hairless lady part? Rachel argues that becoming a mum is the perfect reason to stop with the overwaxing (warning: this post contains at least ten euphemistic references to the vagina)…


How to get lovely nails

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Spending a little time and a few pennies on yourself is not something to feel guilty about – and beautifying your nails is a great way to get a little pick-me-up. In the second instalment of our beauty series #youdeserveit Rachel gives the lowdown on getting beautiful nails (even if you are cash and time poor)… (more…)

How to get beautiful brows

beautiful brows

Mums often put their children first and neglect themselves. Well, I’m here to remind you that this is not only bad for you, it’s bad for your whole family. In our new series of beauty posts called #youdeserveit, we look into the beauty treatments and products that work hard for you, whatever your budget and time allowance. Today, Rachel shows how you too can get Good Brow…


8 amazing BB creams for busy mums

BB creams coverBefore I became a mum I loved my morning routine. Every day my skin would be prepped and primed. My eye-liner would be flicked and my blusher would be blended. I’m not saying I rocked up to work looking like Manchester’s answer to Kate Moss, but I felt pretty good. My morning routine was a gift to myself. It helped me feel relaxed, confident and ready to face the day. (more…)