If you have read my blog for a while now, you know I love trying new skincare. Today I am sharing my thoughts with you about the Scienea superberry skin firming serum which is rich in vitamins and anti-oxidents.

I love that it is 100% natural and is suitable for all skin types. The serum aims to penetrate deep into your skin to help boost your skins natural defences and in turn improve the elasticity and firmness of your skin.

As it repairs your skin, it is also good if you have any acne scarring or visible wrinkles. Not only does it help your skin for the future, but it can help with existing skin problems too.

I particularly noticed this working well on my acne scars on my forehead and also it helped to firm the skin under my eyes (I didn’t put it too close to my eyes don’t worry!).

It is a very light serum and soaks in quickly. It smells great and if applied at night, I think you can see a difference when you wake up. I am using this several nights a week along with my usual skincare routine.

Sarah x

I love anything coconut related. Coconut oil is one of my favourite skin products as it is so good for so many things. I love trying anything it in!

This coconut oil cream is a great to moisturise with. I used to use pure oil but that got a little greasy and messy so this was great as coconut oil is the main ingredient but it is a bit more manageable to apply. It leaves you feeling so soft and can be used anywhere on your body. I really like using this cream on my face before bed as well as moisturising my legs.

I love coffee scrubs, so this sounded amazing as it is coconut too! It is great to use a scrub like this to really exfoliate your body and nourish the skin. They can be a little messy in the shower but I prefer these types of scrubs to the usual salt or sugar one. After using this the first time I instantly noticed how soft my skin was and I aim to use it once a week to keep my skin soft during these colder months.

Both products are vegan too which is great 🙂

Sarah x

I have really enjoyed using this re texturing radiance mask from Lucia Magnani. It is not something I had heard of before but I really liked the sound of it and I needed something to brighten up my face.

The mask is designed to leave your skin glowing, and that is exactly what it did! You only need a small amount and I used it over my whole face, followed by my usual face oil before bed and by morning I was well and truly glowing.

You don;t need to leave it on for too long which is great. About 10-15mins was ideal. The fango mud really helps to detoxify your skin and leaves you feeling so smooth and clean.

Sarah x

I love writing gift guides, so here is a small collection of gift ideas this Christmas for family or friends, men or women.

Some of these were kindly gifted to me and others I have bought myself for my family or for myself.

I hope some of these inspire you!

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FOOD AND DRINK

Baker Days – Personalised cakes – Letter box cake

£15.99

The letter box cakes are a perfect treat for anyone that loves cake. You can by from a variety of designs and personalise them how you wish. You can also chose the flavour and they offer a dairy or gluten free option which is great for anyone with an intolerance to certain ingredients.

Choconchoc – Chocolate Sprouts Punnet

£9.99

I think these are amazing! They really do look like real sprouts. They would be the perfect stocking filler and they are made from delicious white Belgian chocolate, mmmm.

Choconchoc – Chocolate Mini Reindeer

£5

Another great chocolate gift is the mini reindeer. I personally love Choconchoc products as they are so yummy and taste like really expensive posh chocolate but at a really reasonable price!

Sweet Arrangements sweet buckets

£7.95 each

I LOVE these sweet buckets and they would be great for children(or adults!). They are all themed eg: sea world, over the rainbow, fizzy little creates or princess. You can see the full range here.  They have really a cute football based one too!

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I really hope you enjoyed reading and that I have given you some great ideas this Christmas!

Sarah xxx

I love writing gift guides, so here is a small collection of gift ideas this Christmas for family or friends, men or women.

Some of these were kindly gifted to me and others I have bought myself for my family or for myself.

I hope some of these inspire you!

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HOMEWARE

Amphora Aromatics – Lavender oil candle

£9.50

Lavender is one of my favourite scents and this candle smells so so good. It burns for 40 hours which is ages if you only light it an our so a day 🙂 I like to light a candle for half an hour – an hour before going up to bed to make the bedroom smell nice and as this is lavender it can help with drifting off to sleep easier!

Amphora Aromatics – Mandarin Lime and Basil reed diffuser

£13.50

Another great product is this reed diffusers. These are great to slowly let a scent into a room. I like to have one in our living room as that’s the first room you walk into. This one is great as it is not too overpowering but it still makes the room smell great. I think ti is a reasonable price too.

Aequill – Juniper Berry & Cedarwood scented candle

Regular £24

Travel £14.50

Another great candle is this one by Aequill. I have been burning this one of an evening in front of the fire and it smells so good and I feel so cosy with this scent and the fire on. You only have to burn it for a short amount of time and the room/house smells so good. I prefer high quality candles that you don’t need to burn for long.

Little Hungarian hearts – embroidered decoration

£4

This cute little heart is a great decoration for Christmas, or any other time of the year if you like hearts! You can pick from various designs and they are all handmade. I can’t wait to get my tree up so I can put this on it!

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GAMES

Sabre Wolf Games –Jane Austen’s matchmaker

£19.99

This game will be great to play over Christmas when all the family are together.  It is based on Jane Austin characters and you have to play matchmaker to find them a suitable partner.

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I really hope you enjoyed reading and that I have given you some great ideas this Christmas!

Sarah xxx