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 […]

Beauty trends in fall 

Hey Beautifuls! Here’s a quick low down on the easiest beauty trends to embrace this winter party season! Beauty From smudged red lips to rosy cheeked the runway offers a fresh take on iconic looks.  Smudged lips were sported on the models at Giambattista Valli, Temperley and Topshop Unique. The Banana crease was highlighted as […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Pain Gain

Hey Beautifuls!  All the jetsetting and working on my feet in this warm weather has caught up with me and I’ve been suffering with extra aches and pains recently due to this. It got me contemplating on the subject of pain and why we feel guilty.  Pain is still a taboo subject. If you’re in […]

Lymphie Life Balance

Hey Beautifuls!  My last post was relating to healthy eating and swapping out those pesky processed foods! I decided to keep on a similar track… prepping for day to day life!  People ask me, how do I do it? I PREP!!  How do I prep? I PLAN!!  How do I plan? MY BULLET JOURNAL AND […]