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maternity boots

7 Oct

Topshop POMM Chelsea patent boots £100
I love boots! Since being pregnant i have only worn heels once or twice and i have really learnt to love my flats.  So now Winter is here i can go mad for boots! Knee high, ankle, leather and suede there are so many fabulous styles out there i have a fit ever time i visit the shoe department in search of a new pair!

Last year i brought some amazing leather fur lined ankle wedge boots in the sale and i cannot wait to wear them. I also have my favorite pair of black flat leather knee high boots that i have worn to death. They go with everything, skirts or skinny jeans so a good ... Read More

Amazing beauty face cream £2.49

24 Aug

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Who says you have to spend a fortune to have super soft youthful looking skin? Waitrose baby bottom butter is the newest craze in beauty! Mums all over the country have swapped their expensive skincare reigemes for this £2.49 pot of baby bottom cream with amazing results! One mum even claims the results are better than Creme De La Mere.

Have a look at the full article in the daily mail and judge for yourself; http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-560636/Supermarket-stampede-women-slap-2-49-baby-butter-faces.html

I will definately be picking up a tub on my nex ... Read More

Pregnancy massage

17 Aug

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For my friends birthday, who is now 28 weeks pregnant, i decided to treat her to a pregnancy massage. From experience i know that being pregnant really takes its toll on your body, as well as your mind! I found that one of the best ways to relax is to spend at least an hour on yourself, close the door and retreat into a world of pampering.
I had a number of different pregnancy massages during my pregnancy including a mum to be Decleor treatment, which i thought was wonderful! This same treatment was the one i choose for my friend.  The massage is carried out whilst you lay on your side ... Read More

pregnancy nails, why not?

23 Jun

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I think it is really important to make time for yourself and allow a little bit of pampering at least a few times a month, this is even more so the case in pregnancy. Hormones and weight gain can get you down so its really important to do things that boost your mood and make you feel fabulous, even if it's only a little bit. One simple way to achieve this is to have your nails done!

For the past few years i have made it compulsory that i keep to my regular twice monthly Jessica manicure appointment at my local salon. I have 'silk wraps' which allow my nails to grow and breath ... Read More

Elemis Pro-Collagen Eye Renewal Cream

2 Jun

Elemis
I must share this with you all. A miracle maternity beauty find that will be prefect for combatting tired eyes and fighting off the signs of wrinkles once the sleepless night set in! For every yummy mummy out there (actually, every woman out there!) Elemis Pro Collagen Eye Renewal cream is a godsend!

I found this product in my complimentary wash bag on the plane to Mauritius and have been using it ever since i got back, i absolutely love it!  This is one beauty product that i think really does do what it says on the tin. Made with the revolutionary Padina Pavonica, Chorell ... Read More

Aveda shampure perfect for pregnancy hair

24 May

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Aveda Shampure
If you follow mumzynot on Twitter you will know that i have been on the look out for a new shampoo and conditioner that will boost my lank and lustless pregnancy hair. So many people have said that being pregnant means your hair will grow and become lovely and thick, but unfortunately this is not the case for me. My hair has gone rather lifeless in the last few months and i have tried to combat this in a number of different ways with various products and treatments, but nothing seems to have worked! You automatically think that to boost your hair condition you should u ... Read More

Some of my beauty must haves

10 May

Macadamia Hair oil treatment £27.50
Macadamia Hair oil treatment £27.50

If you are like me you will have a lot of beauty products in your bathroom cabinet, some you use and some that just sit there gathering dust! Since becoming pregnant the amount of products i have has dramatically increased as i try out all the latest fads to prevent stretch marks, itchy skin, sensitive skin bla bla bla.  But as some come and go, there are others that remain as my trusted must haves.


First on the list is Dermalogica Skin Smoothing Cream (I also use their clay ... Read More

L’Occitane

15 Apr

Almond shower Oil £16
I never thought i would get so excited about a shower wash, actually in this instance a shower Oil, but yesterday i did, and i just have to tell you all about it!

I was send some L'Occitane Almond Shower Oil and used it for the first time last night. Was quite handy as i had just run out of my regular shower gel, Waitrose Organic ( i told you about this in a previous post). I have never really bothered to spend much on a shower wash, preferring to spend on creams and lotions, but after using L'occitane i have changed my mind. The oil was so luxurious it left my skin feeling su ... Read More

Stretchmarks: prevention and treatment from Silderm

13 Apr

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Pregnancy results in a number of annoying conditions, one of the most worrysome is the dreaded stretchmarks! They say that the likelihood of you getting stretchmarks is mostly down to your genes, so if your mother got them you probably will too. However, i strongly believe that you can definately help to reduce their appearance, and maybe even prevent stretchmarks all together, with a little help from a friend.

In this instance my friend is Silderm - 'Beauty through Science, clinically proven for stretchmarks.' Silderm is similar to the more popular brand, Bio Oil (i must admi ... Read More

Avene ‘miracle’ French skincare

8 Apr

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A make up artist i met at a shoot for Pregnancy and Birth magazine this week told me about this amazing French skin care range that all the models swear by!  ' Avène is a unique French dermo-cosmetic brand dedicated to each level of skin sensitivity; from sensitive, intolerant to allergic.  Each product contains the Avène Thermal Spring Water, a unique ingredient whose properties have been endorsed by dermatologists over the years.' If you go on their website www.avene.co.uk you can do a skin diagnosis to make sure you use the right products to suit your specific skin tone!

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