Gold Crush – vitamins for your hair

January 29, 2015

Moving on with my beauty themed week and after yesterday’s post about ways I have found to deal with frizzy hair, today I am introducing something I am going to be trialing for the next couple of months: vitamin supplements especially formulated for hair. This should be interesting, as along with the course of two months of vitamins, Alicia Gold, the CEO of Gold Crush also sent a measuring t-shirt.

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11 tips to tame frizzy hair

January 28, 2015

Since the weather decided to go cold and wet, my hair tends to turn into a frizz ball (from now on to be referred to as The Frizz) that I desperately try to tame. I have put together a list of some of the affordable products I have tried so far, in my quest for long, healthy looking hair. (My hair is dyed frequently so keep this in mind as it means it needs extra TLC).

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Beauty, London

Beauty and Melody – The great pampering morning

January 27, 2015

With My Week of Beauty under way, today it is time to talk about the new salon and treatments I’ve tried last Saturday.

I headed down to Marble Arch in Central London for a great treat – a morning of pampering and beautification  at the Beauty & Melody salon. I was super excited about the good things that I knew was in for at the day and for good reason! Nothing beats spending a good few hours at the salon, being looked after and going out feeling re-energized by having your hair done and your skin cleared and looking glowing! (plus the feeling of freshly cut dyed and cut hair is amazing).

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Beauty, Lifestyle

A spa day experience

January 26, 2015

This is the first post on the My Week of Beauty series – a week I am devoting to beauty – reviews, ideas and experiences.

I don’t get that many opportunities to do spa treatments (read instead ‘spare cash’). The last time I had a deep tissue massage I felt like I had been beaten up afterwards and since I don’t go to gyms, I also miss out on my favourite things, the sauna and the steam room. No wonder spas have been popular since forever and the Romans were huge fans, it’s one of the best things you can treat yourself with. A few months ago I was gifted a voucher for a free treatment at the Chuan Spa in London and no one had to ask me to go twice.  I had been meaning to book it for a while and I’m glad I did it for the 19th of January, the day that is considered the most depressing day of the year.

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