Dry hands are something I struggle with in winter every year. From that tight feeling when you flex those fingers, to full on dry, unsightly knuckle patches. For me, there’s no getting away from it. As those cold, dark nights draw in, and the Birkenstocks are thrown in the wardrobe for next year, I wrap up warm and head to Boots for lotions and potions to perk up those pinkies.
Looking back through old blog posts is agonising. Don’t get me wrong, I’m totally not ashamed of anything I’ve written, but a few old posts enthusiastically blabber about starting a new leaf and getting fit and healthy and then… nada. Did you hear that?
Everyone knows how amazing coconut oil is for your health. The ultimate superfood, coconut oil is full of healthy saturated fats which are great for weight loss, brain activity and digestive health. And that’s only a few select benefits. Cocounut oil is a staple in my diet. Spread on toast, mixed into porridge or as a cooking replacement, it tastes great and you know it’s doing you good.
My love of coconut oil doesn’t end in the kitchen. A large tub has pride of place on my bathroom windowsill and here are four very good reasons why.
Every year at Glastonbury my beauty essentials list changes. Maybe my skin changes? My habits? Perhaps it’s the weather. Who knows. Each year I always make some superb beauty choices, and I pretty much always curse myself for making a couple of oversights. D’oh. And let’s not forget the one thing I pack every year for Glastonbury but never use. So here are the beauty buys which carried me through Glastonbury, and the dreaded waste of space product I vow never to pack again.