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Orly Pacific Coast Highway collection

When I heard Orly’s new summer collection was entitled Pacific Coast Highway*, I was a mix of emotions – excited and pining to be back behind the wheel of that convertible Ford Mustang. Sigh. Orly describes the Pacific Coast Highway as ‘the ultimate top-down scenic drive along the ribbon of highway that hugs California’s breathtaking coastline’. I couldn’t have put it better myself. Imagine meandering through the seaside cliffs and tiny beach towns that greet you along the way in that dream car and the sunshine beating down. Major sigh. There are six bright neon shades to compliment a toasted tan and I have three

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Recipe: Nigella’s Dragon Wings

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a recipe but the one I am sharing today is unbelievably easy – it’s Dragon Wings by Nigella Lawson. I came across this in a special supplement featured in the May issue of BBC Good Food magazine and when I posted the pictorial evidence on Instagram, tongues were wagging and no doubt, mouths watering too. Now Nigella’s recipes often are…well, typically Nigella-fied. I mean, she renames ingredients to sound pretentious. Sorry Nigella but what is instant espresso powder? Isn’t that the same thing as instant espresso coffee available in most UK supermarkets and

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Clinique Moisture Surge

I am optimistic we will get a summer this year. I know we’ve been having monsoon weather in the UK but like I said, the sun will be here. We’ve certainly been having our fair share of humidity which not only plays havoc with my hair, but teases my skin too. That said, it takes other factors like pollution and taking the tube to suck the moisture out of your skin no matter how much water you drink. Clinique’s Moisture Surge* range has taken me by surprise. Suitable for all skin types, it’s a gentle and comfortable range of products

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