I was recently invited by Regis Salons to try out the new Smartbond treatment from L’Oreal. As a Milton Keynes blogger, I popped along to my local salon at The Centre:MK. This new system (similar to Olaplex) protects and strengthens the hair during colouring so it’s left smooth, soft, shiny, and not damaged.I was interested to try this new treatment as my hair was previously left lifeless from using bleach and colourants, and I wanted to put some shine back into it!   Smartbond Colour Bonding The system consists of 3 components; the first 2 being used in salon and the…

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In case it’s slipped your mind, it’s Father’s Day next Sunday (18th June)! It can be tricky to buy Father’s Day presents, as I’m never really sure what my Dad wants! Generally, men don’t like fancy things. Mums are easy to buy for.. just get them some flowers and something pretty. But what do you buy for Dad? Well here are some ideas which might help you…    Father’s Day Gift Guide Haig Club Whisky If your Dad is a whisky lover, Selfridges currently have in-store pop ups where you can get Haig Club Single Grain Whisky sealed in limited…

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Over the long Bank Holiday weekend last month, Gavin and I went to London and stayed in the Hub by Premier Inn hotel on Brick Lane for 2 nights, so I thought I’d do a review. We had a pretty busy weekend as we had tickets to see You Me At Six at Alexandra Palace on the first night, and then tickets to go to a Real Friends gig in Camden for the second night! We also had drink and dinner booked at Icebar London (check out my blog post) which was probably the highlight of our trip!  Hub by…

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Pretty copper homeware in metallic and gold tones are still a hot trend, often alongside a marble background. I’m a bit late to the whole thing, but luckily Red Candy have come to my rescue and now I have officially jumped on the bandwagon. And I’m not ashamed to confess my new love for copper homeware accessories and pineapples!  Copper Homeware Accessories  Gold Pineapple Candle Holder Possibly my favourite new addition is this tropical gold pineapple, which is actually a candle holder that would probably hold a tealight, but I’ve been using it purely for aesthetic purposes! It’s the perfect…

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For Easter weekend my boyfriend Gavin and I spent the nice long Bank Holiday weekend in London. I have a separate post coming up on where we stayed and what we got up to, but our visit to Icebar London deserved a whole post to itself! I’d seen lots of my friends on Facebook and Instagram had visited the Icebar restaurant and it had been on my ‘to do’ list for a little while, so I was very excited when I was invited to visit! Icebar London is really easy to get to, as it’s located just off Regents Street…

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