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Happy 10th Birthday Beauty Bug
Why getting a manicure is actually really good for you
Zzzzzzzzzz! It’s official…..Save the date….WORLD SLEEP DAY 16 MARCH
Get Skin Fit in 2018...let's start with a detox!
Lie back and multi-masque!


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Happy 10th Birthday Beauty Bug

Beauty Bug is 10!!

I can’t believe that it’s been 10 years since I made the decision to start my own business, and what an amazing journey it has been.  Grab yourself a cuppa and relax while you read all about how Beauty Bug came to be….
I had always wanted to work in the Beauty industry and had particular interest in one day running my own business.  After finishing a degree in Biology, I took a temping job working as an Admin Assistant for a small charity based in London.  After a few weeks I was taken on full time and 11 years later was Finance & Office Manager.

Zzzzzzzzzz! It’s official…..Save the date….WORLD SLEEP DAY 16 MARCH

How many of us actually feel as though we get enough sleep?  Do you fall asleep easily or do you struggle to fall asleep? Do you wake up in the middle of the night?  Sleep problems affect up to 45% of the world’s population (   
Have you heard about  “World Sleep Day”?  I’m all for that!!   ‘Join the Sleep World, Preserve Your Rhythms to Enjoy Life,’ raising awareness of the importance of circadian rhythms

Get Skin Fit in 2018...let's start with a detox!

Victoria Schofield from Dermalogica explains how detox your skin this month!

With Christmas being the period where we over indulge on food and alcohol, we tend to stumble into January a few pounds heavier and with less than healthy looking skin! But fear not, here we have a collection of Dermalogica detoxing dynamos to help you get fit skin this new year. 

Enter 2018 with a spring in your step and a glow to your face with these simple skin detoxing steps!

Harness the detoxing power of charcoal

Lie back and multi-masque!

There's nothing I love more at the weekend than a lovely soak in the bath and kindle time!  I also love to give my skin a good weekly facial and apply a masque to work on my skin while I relax!

Depending on how my skin is looking and feeling I like to use a couple of different masques on my skin to make sure I am treating any skin problems.  

My main skincare concerns are ageing (fine lines around my eyes and laughter lines), congestion (blackeads) on my nose and chin and dryness/dehydration on my cheeks.

The Power of Charcoal

Charcoalis the big beauty buzzword for 2017! It's no secret that activated charcoal is considered a powerhouse when it comes to adding a boost to your skincare regimen.  So what is it and how does it benefit your skin?  

Activated charcoal is carbon that has been treated to increase its absorbency. It can draw dirt and grime from deep within pores, clearing unwanted bacteria, chemicals, dirt and excess oils.  The toxins stick to the activated charcoal like a magnet.  

It has been proven to absorb thousands of times its own mass in harmful substances, which is why it's become such a popular ingredient in face masks, deep cleansers and detoxifying products.

Clean Body, Clean Mind, Clean Skin!

Clean body, clean mind, clean skin!

I've been "Clean eating" on and off (mostly on) for over a year now and when I am in the "zone" I feel great!  Clean eating and exercise (motivated by my lovely friend and fitness guru Teresa Wall) has been the only way that I have managed to lose weight, tone up and keep the weight off.  Taking control of my diet and fitness has resulted in me feeling generally less stressed out and a much happier person!

Then the Summer holidays happened.