Spring make-up look for mums

A 5 minute spring make-up look for mums using vegan and natural products

Who has time for make-up?  With small children running around it’s often a crazy pipe dream, as you hurry from the house in your old leggings and sensible mum anorak, unwashed and unmade-up.  For those days a pair of MASSIVE sunglasses are a mums’ best friend, instantly transforming you into a film star-type and concealing the ravaged face and tiny bloodshot eyes that come from advanced sleep deprivation. Continue reading “Spring make-up look for mums”

How to have a green wardrobe

This how I buy my clothes every season – the stage system!

Stage 1 – check what you already have

Every season I have a good sort out. I have a small wardrobe so I only ever have autumn/winter or spring/summer clothes in it at any one time. The other season is packed away in boxes. So every season I swap the clothes around and at the same time decide what I will be keeping and what I will be getting rid of. If I have time, I’ll try everything on just to make sure it looks and fits how I remembered. Anything I don’t want anymore can be sold on eBay to fund new clothes, or swapped with a friend (see below). Continue reading “How to have a green wardrobe”

Postnatal exercise diary – part 1

After deciding that I will finally get fit following the birth of my second baba over a year ago (see my exercise intro) here is my progress after the first week of doing basic postnatal exercises 🙂 Continue reading “Postnatal exercise diary – part 1”

Green People – clean & green skincare

My new favourite miracle products

Green People are fabulous.  Their skincare?  Divine. Organic, largely vegan and targeted towards sensitive skins, this multi award-winning brand is bursting with natural miracle workers.  Within their range I have found most of my all time favourites, which I will list for you below, including anti-ageing gems and baby care lifesavers.  My most recent crushes are the new Beauty Boost Skin Restore and pretty much the entire Age Defy+ range.  Youth in a tube, people! Continue reading “Green People – clean & green skincare”