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Review: Diptyque Eau des Sens

Spring is officially here and Diptyque has a new fragrance to ring in the new season. Eau de Sens* is a zesty scent with orange blossom as its key note. It is typically Diptyque – soft, sophisticated and sensual. As well as the sharp, crisp notes of orange blossom, there is also bitter orange, juniper berry, angelica and patchouli mingling and lingering. It’s quite a confusing blend of citrus and floral notes, designed to trick the mind and leave you entangled. The first spritz takes you by surprise with its empowering impact before it unravels, releasing woody notes and getting

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Lisa Faulkner’s Pineapple Upside-Down Cake recipe

Recently the folks at Currys and Hotpoint got in touch and asked if I’d like to attend a cookery class hosted by TV cook and Celebrity MasterChef winner Lisa Faulkner. I like my cooking gadgets, I love cooking and Lisa is a babe. What could possibly go wrong? Unfortunately something got in the way and sadly I could not attend the evening and try Hotpoint’s OSD89EDE Openspace Oven, which lets you cook multiple dishes in two separate compartments, each with different controls. In other words, a single oven cunningly disguised as a double. *sigh* You have NO idea how much I want a

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GlowwBox March ‘Relaxation’ Edition

Ladies, ladies, ladies! GlowwBox has got even better for the month of March. If you haven’t subscribed to this beauty box, this month’s offering may well clinch it for you. March’s edition focuses on ‘Relaxation’ to supercharge you for spring and if you order it, you’re in for a right treat with 6 darker-skin friendly products to try out. Let’s take a peek inside this month’s box: The Vintage Cosmetic Company Makeup Headband
 Vintage inspired, this cute baby pink polka-dotted headband is an absolute essential before applying make-up and certainly when cleansing. Bramley Bubble Bath
 (100ml) Sweet orange and lavender

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