B. Sparkling Water Cleanser Review

Over the last couple of weeks I have been updating my skin care products and trying new things.  Cleansing is an important part of my skin care routine when it comes to removing make-up, dirt, debris and excess oils.    When I was in Superdrug last week I noticed a lot of products branded B […]

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20 Stories : A lovely & Interesting Drinking Experience…On The 19th Floor

20 stories opened earlier this year in February and quickly became a very talked about place.  This bar/restaurant wasn’t at the top of my list but it was close to where my friend and I had just finished eating so we satisfied both of our curiosities. I was immediately impressed with the view of Manchester […]

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Tea Tree Vs. Tea Tree: Toner Review and Analysis

I have oily/combination skin and when my skin produces too much oil I breakout like crazy.   I use a lot of Tea Tree products in order to help with the reduction of sebum and prevent breakouts.  Toners are an essential part of my skin care routine as toning is an important role in the cleansing […]

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Boots Ingredients Sheet Masks Review : All 5 Types

Earlier this week I was on the hunt for some sheet masks that I could buy in store whilst I wait for the ones I ordered from China and Korea.  I found some in boots for £2.00 which is an okay price but it isn’t great, especially because sheet masks are one use.  I’m used […]

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Breakfast at The Alchemist

The Alchemist is a bar/restaurant that I would say is more famous for its complex-looking and sophisticated cocktails rather that it’s casual food.  There are three Alchemist chains in Manchester, 1 New York St, Manchester M1 4HD thealchemist.uk.com 0161 228 3856 3 Hardman St, Manchester M3 3HF thealchemist.uk.com 0161 817 2950 The Alchemist, The Bund, […]

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Health Benefits of Olive Oil and How I Use It Outside of The Kitchen

There once was a time when oil was just oil to me and all it was used for was making sure the food didn’t stick to the pan.  Whether it be scrambling eggs or shallow frying chicken, I did’t really care as long as there was enough oil in the pan.  I used to use […]

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How To Set Up Your Own Mini Bar Area At Home

It’s Friday!  For a lot of people that means the beginning of the weekend as soon as they’ve finished work or studying.  Maybe they’ll spend the evening with friends or co-workers eating in a restaurant or drinking in a bar?  Perhaps at the cinema with family or a small get together at home? Whisky is […]

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Spring/Summer 2018 Wishlist: Zara Edition

As much as I love winter and the darkness that comes with it, I adore spring and the transition to summer.  I love wearing layers which is why winter is more idea l for me but spring and summer brings me a little challenge of layering pieces without sweating to death.  Zara is one of my […]

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Tea Tree Anti-Imperfection Night Mask Review

If it has Tea Tree in it, I’m probably using it.  I only recently found out about The Tea Tree Anti-Imperfection Night Mask (£12) as I was scrolling through beauty review blogs and I knew immediately that I wanted to to try it.  This night mask is for oily and blemished skin and it leaves the skin […]

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Sip Wine Bar: Lovely New Bar In West Didsbury

One of my main passions is Oenology (the science and study of winemaking) and when I realised there was going to be a new wine bar close to me, naturally I became excited. Although Didsbury and Manchester, in general, have a lot of places that have a vast and vibrant selection of wines, there aren’t […]

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我的美麗日記 (My Beauty Diary) Black Pearl Sheet Mask Review

If you don’t know what a sheet mask is, it is a paper like fabric in the shape of a face that you place over your skin. It has holes where they eyes, nose and mouth should be. The sheet is made paper, various fibres and gels. It is also soaked in nutritious concentrated solutions […]

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Methods & Products I Use to Prevent Breakouts and Reduce Blemishes

We have all experienced the feeling of blemishes pushing their way through to the surface of the skin at some point and if you’re unlucky enough it also happens before you’re about to go somewhere you want to look your best. I have combination skin, so I only use blemish prevention products when I feel […]

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Things You Should Know Before Travelling to China (Shanghai)

Although China has the second strongest economy on the planet it only opened up  to the world in the late 70s when Deng Xiaoping enforced an economic reform.  Since then, millions of tourists have been able to visit China and indulge in its vast history and culture.  China has many great experiences to offer but […]

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Drops of Youth Gentle Foam wash & Liquid Peel Review

I have been using The Body Shops Drops of Youth Gentle Foam Wash (£9.50) and Liquid Peel. (£18.00) Review for almost a month now and I have been amazed with the results of my skin. The Drops of Youth Collection has been out for a long time now and I was reluctant to try it […]

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9 Things I Hate About Shanghai (because I can’t think of 10)

Originally I wanted to begin with 10 Things I love about China but my stay here so far has been more negative that positive so this is what’s coming first.  Honestly, it’s a shame because I came here in 2010 (aged 14) and 2012 (aged 16) and it was an amazing and lovely experience.  I went to […]

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