Monday, 18 April 2016

Say no to nasties: Synthetic fragrance and 'parfum'

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Exactly what's in your products?
Photo credit: Maya Picture at 

This is the third in my series that looks into common ingredients in everyday toiletries and cosmetics. I want to learn more about the risks I might be taking by regularly putting these additives on my face and body. I'll also showcase alternative brands that have moved away from using these synthetics - to provide a more natural and potentially healthier choice. This time I'm looking at synthetic fragrances and parfum.

You can read more about the other common additives Sodium Laurel Sulphate (SLS) and parabens.

Friday, 15 April 2016

Test your health & fitness knowledge!

Who's been paying attention - and who fancies some fun? Why not test out your well-being wisdom with this quick quiz? The test, created by online protein uk, will help you check if you know what's good and what's bad for you. Get ready to learn some surprising facts along the way...

This post was created in collaboration with Discount Supplements.

Sunday, 3 April 2016

My week in photos

This week has been a bit of a whirl! The Bank Holiday with a clock change and the fact the kids are off school has made it hard to keep to any kid of schedule - much less remember what day of the week it actually is!