Self care products I love – March 2018

Dermaworks Eyebrow Serum If you’ve done the maths from my post about being an older mum you will know that I was in my teens and twenties though the nineties. In line with trends of the day I definitely overplucked to lick my thicker brows into shape. Of course now a more natural shape is de rigguer and I’ve struggled to get my brows anywhere close. But I also don’t have time to be off getting threaded or waxed! I’m not a huge fan of the heavy brow that looks a bit like Groucho Marx’s moustache but I have wanted a thicker, more natural look for a while, and even out my brows as one was a little thinner. I…

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Health and Serenity Day Spa – A day of self care and mum pampering

It’s rare as a mum that I have any time for myself, let alone to pamper myself in any way. Getting my hair cut now is generally considered a treat.  It’s all too easy when you have a long list of priorities to keep pushing things for you down the list.  This year, I am determined to push self care a little further up my agenda so I’m trying out products, activities and places which help me feel more relaxed, or energised. Let’s face it as mums we need both these elements. If we don’t take time to wind down then we can get up snappy and grumpy which our kids don’t need, or even ill. I have a couple…

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Self care products I love – February 2018

So while I don’t do new year resolutions, I am trying to take better care of myself this year. Of course, like most parents I really don’t have the time to invest too much in it, or a disposition which particularly enjoy lots of glittery girly fuss. My aim is mostly to not feel like a bag of crap and look reasonably presentable. There’s a few things I’ve been using over the past two months which are quickly becoming staples and definitely get a thumbs up from this busy Mum: Mother’s Select Probiotics These were gifted to me Mothers Select and they couldn’t have come at a better time. I’ve taken probiotic supplements in the past, usually combined with a…

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