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The Body Shop: White Musk Smoky Rose EDT

The Body Shop’s infamous cruelty-free White Musk is a scent that takes me back to my days at school when I first discovered the Body Shop. Thanks to the late great Anita Roddick, her seal of approval led this to become a best seller which is still going strong. More profoundly White Musk was one of the first man-made, cruelty-free musk fragrances to arrive on the market in replacement of real musk, which is extracted from the civet deer via cruel and painful methods. Dad often likes to test my general knowledge by asking me if I know where real

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REN Rosa Centrifolia No1 Purity Cleansing Balm

My fascination with cleansing balms thankfully isn’t getting tiresome. It’s by far my most favourite type of cleanser – quick, easy, effective and a mini facial rolled into one. When REN sent me their newest cleansing balm in the form of their Rosa Centrifolia Cleansing Balm, I did clap my hands rather excitedly. I could feel it in my waters that this would be a good ‘un. Some of you may have noticed this cleansing balm was my product of the week on Grazia Beauty recently. I know REN has a sterling reputation for understanding skin care plus their products

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Gillette Venus & Olay Razor

Summer may be over but I’m not quite done so I am going in search of some more sunshine in Barcelona for a few days. That means the pins and pits have to be kept fuzz-free. Rather than pack my usual razor and shaving cream, I’m taking Gillette Venus and Olay Razor instead. My favourite Gillette’s Venus range has joined forces with skin care Olay to make a super razor that moisturises and gives you a close shave at the same time with the shave gel bars it’s fitted with. Now I have had one experience with a razor with shave

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