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Review: L’Oréal Paris Elvive Extraordinary Clay Re-Balancing Bundle

I make no bones of having greasy roots and dry ends so when I saw L’Oreal Paris Elvive had released a collection of haircare products that specifically targeted this problem, I must admit I dashed to my nearest Boots store. Specifically I am referring to the Extraordinary Clay Re-Balancing shampoo, conditioner and masque, which has caused ripples amongst many bloggers. Part of me was dubious because hell, there is nothing on earth that can deal with MY greasy roots and dry ends but the other half was hopeful this was the solution to my woes. I’ll be completely open here

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Is blogging pulling the wool over your eyes?

Blogging has turned the world upside down. I could sit here for hours, debating with myself how it has evolved and how it continues to change its colours. I could also regurgitate what other bloggers have written on these changes but I am not going to. Instead I have been thinking about something else which has got my moral compass going a bit loopy. I’m wondering if blogging is a thin disguise for marketing and advertising brands, products and selling a lifestyle – the exact thing magazines were doing before blogging superseded them.  Of course blogs now mimic magazines with flat lays

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The Bat & Ball at Westfield Stratford City

It’s been over four years since Westfield Stratford City opened its doors. If anyone thought the fuss would die down after the Olympics is sorely mistaken for the huge shopping mall is still packed to the rafters, as I discovered when I paid the east end a visit last Saturday with Leanne. People come to Westfield Stratford City for different reasons be it for the shops, socialising or the food. Leanne and I went for all three beginning with rocking up to The Bat & Ball. The Bat & Ball is a bar and restaurant  that opened last year in

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