How to make the most of this year…

Hey Beautifuls! I’m going to start with a super cliché. It’s the start of a new chapter of a new 365 page book… let’s write the best one!! Yeah… vomit inducing… however, they have a point. It is a new year, it is a good time to make a plan for the next 12 months. […]

New Year New Us…

Hey Beautifuls! Happy New Year!! How quick has this year gone!? My life has been so up in the air over the last few months I’ve neglected you. I’m truly sorry. However, new year, new me, new chapter. This is the start of a new 365 page book, let’s make it a great one! I […]

Women Always Know What To Do

Hey Beautifuls! I’m yet again sorry for neglecting you. Always the same when work becomes busy. However, I’m back. I recently came home from a week in Doha. I say recently… I mean at the start of November! As I sat for the outbound flight, in Pilots Lounge and Bar in Heathrow Terminal 5, I […]

Dry Brushing For Lymphoedema & Why You Should

Hey Beautifuls! Today I’m looking at the concept of dry brushing. If you have heard the term but haven’t got a clue, you are NOT alone! What is Dry Brushing? It is exactly what it sounds like. It is the use of a natural bristle brush over the skin in a particular pattern, usually towards […]

A Letter To My 18 Year Old Self

Hey Beautifuls,  If you are on my Instagram you’ll have seen that this month I celebrated my 30th birthday. I thought what better way to reflect on my condition than to write a letter to myself… a la Victoria Beckham.  So, here’s what I wish I could tell my 18 y o self:  Hey Lauren […]

Moisturiser Review: Palmers Coconut Oil Body Lotion

Hey Beautifuls!  As promised… better late than never… my review of Palmers Body Lotion. The reason I chose Palmers is because So many people use coconut oil to moisturise but I don’t like the idea of rubbing coconut oil over leg. This seemed the perfect compromise!  Looks The bottle was a miniature trial size so […]

Legology Air Lite Moisturiser Review

Hey Beautifuls!  I wasn’t expecting to review this product. HOWEVER, The Lovely Kate from Legology offered a free sample via my Instagram page. Who am I to turn a free sample down, especially as I had been eyeing up this product for holidays! Although received for free, I’ll still be offering honest opinions about the […]

Dove Body Oil Review

Hey Beautifuls!  As mentioned previously, I’m going to be reviewing some of the moisturisers available out on the high street. This week I’ve tried out Dove Dermaspa Goodness Silky Body Oil. The reason I chose this was for the idea that dry brushing works well with oils… so why not try an Oil that purposely […]

Moisturiser Reviews

Hey Beautifuls!  On one of the Lymphoedema Support Groups on Facebook, a friend of mine, Kelly, asked people about which moisturiser lotions people used on their limbs.  The top 5 were as follows:  Coconut oil Shea butter Aveeno Diprobase  Dermol This then inspired me to see what is on the market! My favourite has always […]