Hairburst Shampoo, Conditioner and Elixir – My First Impressions

I was browsing in Boots last week, and a brightly coloured turquoise and pink box caught my eye. It was the Hairburst shampoo and conditioner set. I had read about this product online before, and similar products that are supposed to help boost hair growth, as I have always wanted to have thicker, longer hair. …

September 2017 Challenge – Vegan Diet and Writing Poetry

I always used to just take on one challenge per month, but for September 2017, I was undecided about which challenge to take on. So I thought, why not do two? This was an experiment in itself, to see whether it worked. I felt that these two particular challenges were very different and would not …

Review – LUSH Ectoplasm Naked Shower Cream

LUSH Cosmetics are a great brand because they have great ethics, and also because they have a range of ‘naked’ products that don’t come wrapped in plastic, or in plastic bottles. I have been using their solid shampoo bars for years and really like them, and recently they have started making solid shower gels. I …

Review – Love Beauty and Planet: Gentle Cleansing Conditioner – Shea Butter and Sandalwood Oil

I recently bought this conditioner from Superdrug. I was trying to find the most ethical conditioner I could, within the shops available where I was at the time. I hadn’t heard of this brand before, but I decided to give it a try. My first impressions were positive – the bottle is attractive and easy …

Evaluation – September 2018 Healthy Lifestyle Challenge

To review, these were the challenges I tackled this month: Getting up at 6.30am every day Choosing vegan and healthiest options 10,000 steps per day I did well at all three parts of this challenge. I got up at 6.30am every day apart from two days – the first was a deliberate choice which I …