Obviously the Bath & Unwind team love bottles, pipettes and tubes of luxurious lotions and potions. But sometimes, you can’t beat a bit of good old nature to leave the hair, nails and complexion glowing. Sometimes actually, you can’t beat a bit of good old nature for delicate problems either… ladies, let’s be honest, we’ve all been there… cranberry juice and yoghurt can ease a multitude … Continue reading Health and beauty solutions you can find in your fridge…
“I can’t because I have sensitive skin” There are so many times I have heard and used this phrase throughout my life. The latest glittery bubble bath my friends were using, the must-have fake tan that girls swore by, those amazing face washes for teenage spots – I could use none of them, as it would effect my sensitive, eczema-prone skin VERY badly. Endless trips … Continue reading Best products for sensitive skin
It’s a trendy topic right now. There is just so much stuff out there. Everyone wants to sell us something, and they want to keep selling it, so they make it quick, cheap and constantly improving, just ever-so slightly… everything is trend-based so in six months you will inevitably be completely bored with your new thing and moving on to the next newer new thing. … Continue reading Quality and upcycling
Dr. Hauschka Cleansing Cream is a bestselling product, but its application can seem a bit different for new users. Dr. Hauschka have produced the below video guide to show us how to perfect the ‘press and roll’ technique in order to get the most out of this fabulous cleanser. Morning cleansing routine 1. Fill your basin with warm water and wet your face, neck and … Continue reading Good morning cleansing routine with Dr. Hauschka
After an AMAZING, spectacular 2012, it’s time to celebrate this past historic year partying the night away. Oh yes, it’s almost time for one of the most anticipated nights of the year… New Year’s Eve! And what better way to get in the mood for this special occasion then with new treats for yourself. Before a big night out, I always love to have just … Continue reading Ready to party this New Year’s Eve?
Despite being an adult, the tendency to break out worse than a 15-year-old teenager never diminishes. Not only am I trying to fend off wrinkles, now I have to battle with my teenage spots once again. So, I have trawled the market for a blemish busting remedy to help, and the ones I love the most are Skin Doctors Zit Zapper and the Murad acne … Continue reading Pimples, zits, blemishes, spots…don’t panic!
Setting an impossibly high standard, Honey Ryder (played by the beautiful Ursula Andress) was the first film Bond girl, featuring in Dr. No. The minute long scene of her emerging, goddess-like from the sea is one of the most iconic in Bond history, arguably in cinema history- and this is why she is my Bond girl of choice. On my recent holiday to Majorca I … Continue reading Honey Ryder: The ultimate beach babe Bond girl
I love anything that’s a little bit different – I’m talking yellow eye shadow and neon pink lips. So I am all over beauty’s latest trend…nail art! I think adding a little bit of personality to make something stand out is a great idea. So, with this in mind, I decided to try my hand at my very own nail art. Now, this is the first … Continue reading My little dabble with nail art!
About a year ago, a new craze emerged called swishing. This entailed getting together with friends and swapping clothes you don’t want any more or have never worn. At a time when everyone was watching their pennies, it seemed like a very inviting activity to get that retail therapy hit (that we all crave) without parting with the pounds. Fab. Here at Bath & Unwind HQ, we all … Continue reading Product Amnesty Day aka Beauty Swishing
We caught up with Elemental Herbology founder Kristy, to find out how she gives herself an at-home facial… Kristy Cimesa’s at-home facial Externally and internally generated toxic debris builds up outside the cells in the extracellular space, resulting in diminished absorption of nutrients, degradation of the cells and slower cellular metabolism. The signs of transition from youth to old age can be attributed to declining hydration and … Continue reading Elemental Herbology’s at-home facial
Sometimes in life, especially when trying new makeup products, you just have to take a leap of faith. Sometimes that leap of faith doesn’t pay off and you end up with a bright orange foundation or a clumpy mascara. Sometimes, said leap of faith does pay off, very well in fact, and you end up with the best blush you could have ever discovered. I took a leap … Continue reading Get out of your blush rut!
I’m over the rain this month. My hair does not handle it well and I’m sick of my makeup being halfway down my face when I get into work in the morning. Here are some of my waterproof favourites: 1. Joico Smooth Cure Leave-In Rescue – Resists humidity for 24 hours and reduces frizz. 2. Bare Escentuals Weather Everything Liner Sealer – A few drops of this instantly waterproofs and sets … Continue reading My favourite waterproof products
Use this guide to get beautifully shaped eyebrows. Remove any hairs past the guidelines, and use an eyebrow pencil to fill in any spaces or gaps. Use a pencil to measure from next to your nose, in alignment with the inside of your eye. Use your pencil to measure a line from the side of your nose to the outer corner of the eye. Hold … Continue reading Big brows are back
Working here at Bath & Unwind HQ, I have learnt a number of different beauty lessons. Probably the biggest one I have learnt so far is the importance of washing your face. Don’t get me wrong, I have always washed my face, but usually by just giving it a good scrub in the shower and then using disposable wipes to get rid of the mascara … Continue reading Face wipes or face cloths?