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Warning: Sleepless Nights Are Doing Terrible Things To Your Face

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This is a collaborative post. Sleepless nights can sometimes seem like a good idea. You have work to do, so you stay up all night and get it finished in a day – great idea! It’s a Friday night, and you’re going out with the girls and come back in at 4am, getting hardly any sleep – excellent idea! And of course, every parent has had to go through sleepless nights looking after their children. Sometimes we feel like losing…

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Beautiful Hair After Pregnancy – Simple Tips For New Mums

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This is a collaborative post. After you have a baby, your body will make use of all the minerals and nutrients available to recover. If you decide to breastfeed, you will need even more vitamins and minerals. New mothers already feel tired and drained in the first few weeks after delivery, due to not sleeping enough. If you’d like to get your hair back in shape after giving birth, you might have to come up with a plan to support…

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Modern Anti-Ageing Choices

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This is a collaborative post. I’m turning 40 in September. And I’m beginning to worrying about showing the signs of ageing. Thankfully there are a number of modern anti-ageing choices. Modern Anti-Ageing Choices Anti-aging techniques have been around in some form or another for a long time. However, modern technologies have allowed skincare experts to develop many new and exciting ways to at least temporarily turn back the hands of time and improve skin quality. If you are interested in…

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Hair care tips for busy mums

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As a busy mum, I sometimes struggle to look after my hair properly. When I’ve had a sleepless night I don’t want to spend valuable tea drinking time on hair care. But when my hair looks good, I feel better about myself and I often forget that I’m tired and sleep deprived. So over the years I have learnt some hair care tips that can get this busy mum out the door with lovely looking tresses. Hair Care Tips for Busy…

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Looking after sensitive skin during pregnancy

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I have extremely sensitive skin and there have been many times when I have had an allergic reaction to a product that claimed to be hypoallergenic. As I have got older my skin has become even more sensitive and now, in my late 30's, I've developed rosacea. A skin condition that leads to a reddening of the face. It also often leads to my skin feeling sore and itchy, with nasty spots. I am currently 32 weeks pregnant and I have been…

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Vlog Club – My top five beauty products

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I wouldn't count myself as a vlogger. I have only made one other vlog. We decided that it would be easier to vlog regularly if we set ourselves a theme. And so the idea behind Vlog Club and sharing our Top Fives was born. The theme will change every month and August's theme is My top five beauty products. Do pop back in September for my top five chick flicks! …

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The final countdown – a month to get gorgeous!

I know exactly what I will be doing in a month’s time. I will be drinking prosecco, enjoying a baby free night and having a fantastic time. In a month’s time I am going to be Matron of Honour to the beautiful and wonderful soon-to-be Mrs S. I am beyond excited. It is going to be a fabulous day. However, something rather disturbing has just dawned on me. I am going to be in photos. Their photographer is hugely talented (check…

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