I'm not 100% sure where October went! In theory, writing one blog post per day should have been do-able, so what happened? Well, for that too, I'm not 100% sure, I just seemed to be busy one minute and the month has disappeared the next! This year's Blogtober ended with the following posts: Clinique Moisture … Continue reading Blogtober … What happened?
In April this year I was kindly gifted some skincare products by Antipodes which you can read all about here ... Antipodes – innovative, organic skincare. A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to receive another set of products to review which I thought I would detail in a first impressions post, followed by a … Continue reading Antipodes Skincare – Initial Impressions
14th October 2016 - the day that I decided to started a website to showcase a little blog that covered whatever I wanted to talk about really, predominantly Beauty and Ballroom dance ... hence the title 😛 16th October 2016 - I published my first blog post, which looking back at now, I am still … Continue reading It’s Beauty & The Ballroom’s 2nd Birthday!
I have used acids in my routine for a couple of years now, be it on a daily basis with a lower percentage Glycolic or Mandelic or a weekly blast with a mixed acid or higher percentage Glycolic. This post is looking at Glycolic Acid, what it is, what it does and the two main … Continue reading Glycolic Acid … Pixi & The Ordinary
Although my blog is predominantly beauty and dance, every so often I like to add a few other things in as I did when I went to New York! On my husband's birthday this year I decided to book a Cocktail Making Masterclass at the Bombay Sapphire Gin Distillery! Not that we are gin drinkers … Continue reading Bombay Sapphire Gin Distillery
My first two products from Charlotte Tilbury that I still use now are the Hollywood Beauty Light & Contour Wand which you can read about in that post. The more recent products are part of my pro-kit and there are so many more things that I have my eye on!! Here's my current favourites! Airbrush Flawless Finish … Continue reading Charlotte Tilbury – Favourites
Not all products make it as far as the 'Empties' post ... some just don't get used up but not always for a bad reason. Some, I may have just had open for too long, others I may have become bored of, then there will also be products I've given up on because I don't … Continue reading The ‘Not Empties’ Post
It's been almost two years since I started Beauty and The Ballroom and one post type I have tried to keep up with is the 'Empties' post. I had read so many of them before and think it's good to see reviews once a product has been used up because opinions may have changed from … Continue reading September Empties
Well...four weeks and four days...and counting! As a Ballroom and Latin Dancer, the main goal for the year after competing at regional competitions, is to compete at our annual National Grand Finals which is held at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool in November. This year is my 8th Blackpool and my 7th at the Winter … Continue reading Blackpool 2018 – The 4 week Countdown!
Moisturisers are one thing I always used to avoid in my skincare 'routine' ... I say 'routine' lightly because I didn't really do much with my skin except wash my face! In the evening I would remove my makeup and that was about it! Funnily enough, now if someone says that's all they do to … Continue reading Clinique Moisture Surge – A Review