Wellthos Health and Fitness Box July 2017 – Unboxing and Product Reviews

July’s Wellthos box contained 10 health and fitness products and not all where food items which was exciting! The Wellthos box was a cardboard box with no special design as always. Wellthos doesn’t seem to invest in designed packaging but that’s ok, these type of boxes are not expected to be as nice and thought out as the Beauty Boxes. This month the box also contained two recipes (as it did last month too) where you can use some ofRead more

Glossybox Beauty Box July 2017 – Unboxing and Product Reviews and…some comments on translucent powders and flash photography

Glossybox July 2017 was dedicated to summer with a specific “summer getaway” theme. The box was not the usual pink Glossybox, it actually had a design this month which was a lovely surprise. The box was still the same size and type but it was a lot more intensely/hot pink coloured than the usual baby pink and it has “hello summer” written on the top lid with golden letters. Such a lovely box! So simple yet so nice. I’m so glad Glossybox is doingRead more

What is the purpose of grooming and can cosmetics alter the perception of ourselves?

In a previous post I investigated “Why do we use make up and…should we?” and found, through various research studies by different disciplines, that make up actually gives us a sense of individuality. And personally, I agree. But have you ever thought if cosmetics, to be general, alter the perception of ourselves? Of course they influence the way others perceive us, but what about how we perceive ourselves? I’ve always found the assumption, especially by some men, that we wearRead more

Birchbox Beauty Box July 2017 – Unboxing and Product Reviews

Birchbox July 2017 was all about summer and it had a “sunset inspiring” box design which apparently was the design that won the peoples’ vote a few months ago. Must have been quite a few months ago because I didn’t see any voting or was not invited to any voting poll. Anyhow, the box design is gorgeous and it suits the box drawer. The products contained this month were quite exciting and there was one more product than usual. ThisRead more

Can the appearance of scars be improved with moisturisers?

Most of us have a scar or two, some more serious than others, and while some of those we might have acquired with pride there are others that we’d rather forget. Sometimes due to emotional reasons but most of the time it comes down to what we perceive as beauty. It is common knowledge and almost common sense nowadays that in order to keep your skin healthy you must keep it well hydrated. But is there any scientific evidence thatRead more

Look Fantastic July 2017 Beauty Box – Unboxing and Product Reviews

Once again the Look Fantastic box was the first to arrive out of all four Beauty Boxes I subscribe to (Birchbox, Glossybox, Look Fantastic and Cohorted) so once again brownie points for fast dispatch Look Fantastic. July’s Look Fantastic Subscription Beauty Box had a “Pretty in Paradise” theme. The theme is very interesting and goes well with more natural looking make up and shades or skin care products. That’s exactly what this box contained so they definitely hit the theme vs products combo.Read more

Do cellulite treatments work?

Cellulite is one of the biggest cosmetic concerns in women affecting 80-90% of women past puberty. [1] It usually appears on thighs, buttocks and abdomen as little dimples giving an “orange peel” or “cottage cheese” appearance. Cellulite is a localized skin condition and is found in women more commonly than men due to sex related differences in skin structure. Scientific evidence right there, it is hard being a woman! Scientifically, cellulite has been an accepted gender predominant condition since 1978Read more

Wellthos Health and Fitness box June 2017 – Unboxing and Product Reviews

Wellthos is a health and fitness subscription box that contains around 10 trending health and fitness products picked by qualified nutritionists. Each box is delivered to your doorstep for £23.99 a month. The box is usually a standard cardboard box of good quality and the products are packed nicely under a folded sheet held with a sticker.   I will write an overall review on this in a couple of months after I’ve had 2-3 boxes of them and formedRead more

Cohorted Beauty Box June 2017 – Unboxing and Product Reviews

Cohorted June 2017 came with a little drama. This month’s box contained only 4 products instead of the usual 5 or 6 and I was sent the wrong magazine, May instead of June. I did contact them asking them to send me the right one and in their defence they did immediately send me the June magazine, I received it within 3 days of contacting them. However, the fact that the box had only 4 products did feel a littleRead more

Are fitness trackers reliable? 7 tips from the experts on how to keep them fit

Most of us fitness enthusiasts own a fitness activity tracker by now. But if somehow you haven’t fallen into the craze yet but you are tempted in buying one, how do you choose which one is right for you? You could choose by design, which one you think looks better on you, you do have to wear this all day after all. Alternatively, you could choose by brand, we all have our favourites, which could also mean compatibility to yourRead more