THE ULTIMATE LUXURY VACATION SHOPPING LIST

  This post is Sponsored by Net-A-Porter.       My vacation wardrobe is something I think about  as soon as the days begin getting longer. Where will I be shopping this season? What will…

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HOW TO RECOVER AFTER A STRESSFUL TIME

This post is in collaboration with ELEMIS.   The title “Blogger” has to be one of the most underrated careers of the moment. Children everywhere now aspire to be the next “Top” blogger, if there…

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MY EXPERIENCE WITH AT HOME DERMA ROLLING & WHY I’M GIVING BOTOX A MISS

This post is sponsored by Swiss Clinic.   At the end of February I received a package from Swiss Clinic, containing a 0.2 Derma Roller, their Rejuvenating Serum and a bottle of Sanitising spray. When…

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HOW TO KEEP SKIN HYDRATED ON THE GO

  This post is a sponsored editorial with ELEMIS.   I’ve been out of the office a fair bit over the last few weeks, a brief stint at LFW, meeting after meeting and photoshoots all…

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HOW TO ACHIEVE THE PERFECT OFF-DUTY MODEL LOOK

This post is a sponsored Editorial with YSL.   Recounting my journey with make up is one of my favourites. To think of where I started, as a 20 something year old with no clue on…

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Why I’m Using Haute Couture Skincare In 2017

  Christian Louboutin shoes, Chanel handbags, ASOS Hauls; we spend so much on what we wear. Bond st. Selfridges and Harrods are all packed with people spending money on the latest “It” bag and must…

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MY CULT BEAUTY PRODUCT OF THE YEAR 2016

  Cult Beauty has invited me to share with you my Cult product of the Year and for me, this really was a no brainer. Cult Beauty offers some of the most sought after, niche beauty…

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MY FESTIVE MAKE-UP LOOK

If you haven’t gathered by all of the festive themed blog posts, or by all of my tweets, snapchats and other festive social media discussions, I am rather excited about Christmas. As with every year…

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THE NEWEST PROFESSIONAL BEAUTY ON THE HIGH-STREET

It shocks me sometimes just how the beauty industry has evolved over the years to the point where, is world domination really that far off? It’s taken over department stores, duty free, it’s even available…

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A Vinyl Liquid Lip Innovation

        Innovations in the beauty industry come thick and fast, or at least that is how it feels in my office, if you follow on Snapchat, you’ll know!   “Way back when we…

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Be Prepared for ANYTHING

            Ali and I have a bit of a brand mantra when it comes to every day life. Whether it’s deciding on an outfit the night before so I don’t miss…

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Indulging Your Skin with Luxury Parisian Skincare

          You might recognise the branding from my Youtube videos, gently flickering in the background. Diptyque candles, for me are an essential within my home. From the moment we completed on…

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THE WOMAN WHO CHANGED MY LIFE

    We can’t pick and choose the cards that we are dealt in life. If you are lucky, life can end up exactly like the fairy tales, but for some/many, that isn’t the way…

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CHOOSING THE PERFECT SHADE OF RED LIPSTICK

    Wearing lipstick has the same effect on me as wearing the perfect pair of  heels. Every shade brings out a different side to my personality, I walk taller, more confidently, I feel like I…

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BEAUTY BASICS FOR THE NOT-SO-BASIC BEAUTY

Every day my love of beauty intensifies. With every brush stroke I learn of more and more exciting techniques, products and essentials, beauty is something which never stops intriguing me and experimenting with my blank canvas is…

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Choosing the perfect Summer fragrance

For as long as I can remember I have wanted to be able to bottle up the scent of Summer and wear it every day; The smell of hot skin, sun cream and sugary sweet…

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Pamper Products that are perfect for Spring

pamper verb indulge with every attention, comfort, and kindness; spoil.   It is a huge part of my life, it simply has to be. I’m the kind of person who will keep going and going…

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The NEW Generation of Super-foods you should be buying

Growing up my diet could not have been less sophisticated if I tried, pasta, bread, potatoes and ketchup was the general gist of my day to day intake. I think as children we can get away…

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Top 5 Spring Beauty Bag Essentials

Spring beauty is a fresh dewy glow with subtle pops of pastel hues, its fun and flirtatious, and a real moment to have fun with your every day face. Season upon season there are beauty releases and…

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How to get that golden glow, whatever your skin type

No two skin tones are the same which means when it comes to bronzers it, simply isn’t a “one shade suits all” kind of show. Parisian Beauty brand, Guerlain has revolutionised the way we bronze…

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My Guide To the Perfect Natural Looking Highlighter

Every year I fall in love with each of the seasons all over again, the warmth of evening sun on my skin in Summer, the bright frosty mornings of Autumn and the Magical white Winters,…

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INVISALIGN LITE BRACES | Perfecting a not-so-crooked smile

At first glance no doubt you will think I am mental for deciding to get braces and put myself through what is perceived to be a drastic and difficult ordeal, when my teeth already look…

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SKIN SUPPLEMENTS | The Importance of Inner Beauty

There are scars and imperfections, my left eye a little lazier than my right and my baby hairs, are still yet to mature. This is me; Perfectly imperfect, and I want to stay like this for…

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My Guide to the Perfect Nude Lip

A nude lip has inadvertently become a signature look of mine. It gives me the definition which my lips unfortunately lack, without leaving the sensation of looking “over done”. It softens my features whilst ensuring I…

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Tattooed Eyebrows | Truth, Lies & the things you need to know

This time last year I made a big decision. Well a big decision for me that is. I decided to get a tattoo but this wasn’t going just anywhere, I was going to get this on…

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An Eye Cream that will have you ready for anything

If you follow on Snapchat you would have seen I spent the day in sunny Milton Keynes with Clinique not long ago and they put us through our paces. We arrived in the middle of…

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My Secret to Smooth Legs

I am hairy. Now you can keep that mental picture, think of it as my Christmas gift to you, I know right, you’re welcome. But in all seriousness I am and throughout my teens I…

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Alpine Beauty Essentials

You’ll probably be replacing your thermals this time next year and most certainly throwing out the garish salopettes but one thing you wont be replacing any time soon is you and when you’re spending however many…

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Give From The Heart This Christmas

I’m not all that good at saying how I feel and I really find that frustrating sometimes, especially when there are people around me who help me so much. I want to be able to…

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Scrub & Glow – Buffing your way to beautiful skin

I’m that kind of person who when told not to do something, gets over whelming urges to do exactly that. So where my exfoliating routine existed, calling it a routine is a little generous. But…

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My Skincare Secret Weapons

I love my skin. That’s something that I never imagined I would say least of all this side of 25, but I really do. I’m comfortable bare faced, dare I say I even feel a…

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How to de-stress after a busy week

Work is stressful, we all know that. I’ve worked in so many different environments from shop floors to offices to walking the streets of London all day, meeting to meeting. No matter what we do…

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Tranquil Rituals

Stress is a constant battle in my world, I tend to let it all build up and get on top of me, which is why relaxation is so important. I love the feeling of indulgence…

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Make up for Acne Prone/Roaccutane Treated Skin

In the morning I would wake up and the first thing I would do is look in the mirror. But it wasn’t to check how tired I looked that morning. I had spent my last…

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All Natural Skincare – Frank Skincare Review

For many years, skincare was not something that excited me in the slightest. I believed it was all empty promises and clever marketing. It was only after I’d seen a specialist and my issues with…

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Getting Your Glow Back after Acne

It has been well over a year since I finished the final treatment on my quest to cure my acne which developed in my mid twenties, you can read more about that here. And so…

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3 Steps to Living Well

I don’t know whether you’ve noticed but things have been a bit manic over here for the last few months so I had realised that I needed to start doing alot more of what I like…

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6 Tips for staying Hydrated this Summer

So if we’ve all quite finished moaning about how hot it is, as us Brits do so well, why don’t we all make the most of a few tips to ensure we stay as comfortable…

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In Training for The Sunset Relay

Incorporating training into our get away has been quite an enjoyable experience and welcome change to standard lazy holiday days. Whether it’s sat on the seafront listening to the waves hit the rocks during some…

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Hair Updated – From Henna Black to Beachy Brown

I’ve gone to write this post so many times over the passed few months, but every time I feel like the team at Neville have achieved the goal I set them, of completely colour correcting…

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The only way to say Happy Fathers day.

I’ve always been a daddy’s girl. To be honest I think most of us are in some way or another so when fathers day comes around it can sometimes be difficult to translate your appreciation…

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Defy The Sun in Sweden

Early Saturday morning, Ali and I jetted off to Mallorca for what was to be our first holiday in 2 years. It was a bit of a last minute thing but we both felt we’d…

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Get a Summer Glow with one product

There are times when I’ve thought to myself, “Lydia just embrace your natural skin colour” and I enjoy a break from regularly tanning my skin. Then an important event will crop up and I find…

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Travel Beauty Essentials

Having just returned from an amazing trip to Greece and with another two trips this month alone, I thought it was a good idea to share my Travel Beauty Essentials with you all. With my…

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Wearing make-up to the gym – The Truth & Products you should be using!

I take an obscene amount of pre, during and post workout selfies without mentioning all the snapchats in between. If it’s been a busy day of shooting and filming I’ll hit the gym with a…

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Dental Care & Teeth Whitening

Believe it or not about 9 years ago I would never smile. I bet you don’t find that so hard to believe from my blog photos, I look like a right grump I know so…

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Fight Spots and Wrinkles with One Cream

A few months back I spent the day with my friend Kerry and due to her profession (beauty)  she regularly tells me about beauty products and procedures I should be getting into. We got onto…

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Everyday Hair Care Routine

Hair is such an important part of who we are and our everyday style, so how we take care of our own is always a talking point. I’ve finally put together my everyday haircare routine…

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The Naked Truth – A year since Roaccutane

It’s hard to believe it’s been a year since I finished treatment for what was one of the most soul destroying and confidence killing conditions I’ve ever experienced (if you would like to read more…

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My First Ever Facial @ QMS Medicosmetics, Kings Road.

Yes you heard me right! Before now, I’d never had a facial. As someone whose idea of a weekend well spent is 2 nights at a luxury spa that must be quite surprising. But unfortunately…

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Contouring for Beginners

Let’s face it, I’m not known for my make-up tekkers but that doesn’t mean I don’t atleast try. And with more and more beauty products available for review I decided to put some of the…

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Hair & Beauty – YOUTUBE HAUL

It’s rather funny to think that I filmed this video on Friday and now I’m sat here with a completely different hair do, look at my roots! Oh the shame. Anyway, I guess it’s a…

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My Hair Journey – Neville Hair Salon, Belgravia Review

Erica Baddu once sang, “I am not my hair” and she’s quite right I’m not. It isn’t my voice or my ever stubborn personality traits. But much like the clothes I wear, it says something about me…

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Serenity Skin – Soothing Problem Skin & Aching Muscles with Salts

It is no news to you that my skin is extremely important to me. We’ve had some tough times over the passed few years, but I’m finally at a stage where I’m comfortable in both…

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Every Day Make up Routine

It’s finally done, dusted and live on my YouTube Channel, my “Every Day Make up Routine is up! If it wasn’t bad enough seeing my naked face over on my blog post about roacctuane (see…

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Good Hair Days – New Youtube Video

I’m not afraid to admit that I was definitely at the front of the queue when they were handing out hair (I think I was in the wrong queue entirely when it came to Maths skills…

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The Science of Smiling – Teeth Whitening

So there’s this lady at my gym, and I’m not sure whether she realises or not but every morning she brightens mine a little more. She so friendly and happy, that you can’t help but…

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The Naked truth – ROACCUTANE

In my 2 and a half years of blogging, never did I imagine this post would actually happen. And by that I mean never did I think I would be sat here with skin I…

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Lifestyle & Loves – Chanel Haul & Crown Brush Brushes

Now you may find this hard to believe, but I’m actually a bit rubbish when it comes to make up. I’ve never been very sure on what I do and don’t need and I’ve never…

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