You may have noticed lately that I have become quite the lover of all things Clarins. I have always been a fan of Clarins skincare but had not really delved too deep into their cosmetic…

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Some of you may be wondering, where the hell has Avril got to? She has been very quiet online and the blog has not been updated recently? I wish the reason for this brief absence…

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The very mention of the words, ‘the body shop’ instantly conjure up images of nourishing body butters, hydrating lip balms and invigorating body washes. Each product tickling the senses with beautiful fruity scents, eye-catching packaging…

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As most of you are aware, I have been battling a debilitating illness over the past number of years. After all, this incredibly complex, multi-systemic disease and its challenging nature was the major catalyst behind…

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I was blessed this summer to actually get some sunshine into my bones. I took full advantage of the few ‘rare’ sunny days typical of an Irish summer and sat out slightly scantily clad in…

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