As much as I love to try new skincare and makeup, I also love getting something new for my hair, especially now that I have my hair coloured, I feel I need to treat it a bit more often! Shampoo, conditioner and using the hairdryer is about my limit the majority of the time! So... … Continue reading M&S Beauty Advent Calendar – Day 10 – Percy & Reed
'Luscious Locks' Day 6 - almost a week into December and Christmas is less than three weeks away! So what is today's advent treat? ... Philip Kingsley Elasticizer Originally created in 1974 for Audrey Hepburn, the original Elasticizer was the world’s first pre-shampoo, conditioning hair treatment! It claims to add elasticity, bounce and shine to … Continue reading M&S Beauty Advent Calendar – Day 6 – Philip Kingsley
It's been just over a month since I wrote my initial thoughts on the Antipodes Skincare that I was kindly sent for review. This is more of an updated post as I think in all honesty, many products can give an initial impression...good or otherwise and with continued use, opinions can change. Also an initial … Continue reading Antipodes Skincare Review
Half way through November and a week until my Birthday and I realise I haven't posted my October Empties! Time really does fly! So, before we reach the end of this month ... let's see what I used up in October! La Roche Posay -Serozinc This will have featured on the blog a few times … Continue reading October Empties
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