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How to keep your skin hydrated the whole year round

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Summer is around the corner (ignore the recent downpour of rain!) and if you’re anything like me who breaks out in warmer weather,  you’ll need to think up new ways to lock in double the moisture as it gets hotter.

Whether it be the harsh breeze of winter frost or the harsh stroke of the summer sun, it is important to keep your skin fresh and rehydrated for that youthful appearance. Our skin and body are around two-thirds water, thus to keep it healthy, excreting toxins and toxins and protected, these are some body hacks to keep your skin happy and moisturised.

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Summer Vacay: La Sirène Noire (Nice Day 1)

I’ve been aching for a well-deserved holiday for a while now. And finally got deserved it – thanks boo!
South of France was our choice destination. Our sojourn was split between Nice and Monte-Carlo, Monaco. Nice looks like movie set and Monaco is just…heaven. The scenery is everything. I’m hurting and still not over the fact that I’m back in good ol’ Birmingham but it’ll do for now. One thing I have to mention before I go on to uploading the vacay pics – it is burning hot. I’m a stern believer in black don’t crack, black don’t sunburn, all that stuff. But like hell we do! Five days of hard core sunshine and sea breeze and I’m tan as a loafer. Loving it!

We arrived pretty early on the first day so I hit the streets as soon as I’d put away my luggage. I was …

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OOTD: Last Day of Summer

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Aside: Went to see Skyfall last night at the Odeon and it was GRRREATTT. I now respect Javier Bardem on a whole new level. As for Daniel Craig, amazeballs. He’s never looked more fit. Great acting, perfect cast, amazing movie, unforgettable villain.
 
Now before you go ahead and think ‘Is she bonkers?’ when you spy my outfit of the day, lemme explain. I took these pictures a few weeks go when, believe it or not England still enjoyed a few days of unrelenting warmth and sunshine. I’d had my eye on a pair of ripped washed denim shorts at Miss Selfridge for weeks and finally got them. But the chance to wear them never presented itself. Then I stumbled on an article titled ’20 Worst Buys’ which was about the things that women buy the most but never end up wearing. The super short denim shorts was one of them. Grrrr. …

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