Just Nice Things

Blogging on beauty and lifestyle since 2009

Tilda Wholegrain Basmati

A slight change in direction with today’s post – it’s all about my other big passion: food. I’ve dragged myself back onto the healthy path again by running and combining that with eating a balanced diet. Looking for healthy eating options is not easy especially when you are trying to cut down on carbs. When you’ve been raised on rice, it’s even harder. I love rice, probably more than pasta and potatoes. Brown rice is a better alternative but takes so long to make and often I’ve given into the convenience of the white stuff instead. That may now be

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Aveda Smooth Infusion Smoothing Masque

Last week I paid a visit to Aveda’s Lifestyle Salon and Spa in Covent Garden for a smoothing blow-dry with Textured Hair Specialist, Subrina Kidd. It was an opportunity to try Aveda’s new Smooth Infusion Smoothing Masque, a deep conditioning treatment that softens hair whilst reducing frizz and unwanted volume by half.  For a Thursday evening, the place was busy and buzzing yet among all the humdrum I was able to loosen up with a relaxing head and shoulder massage ahead of my wash and blow-dry. I cannot believe how light I felt after; the amount of stress buried in my shoulders

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