An Introduction to Olivolio Botanics Natural Greek Cosmetics: VLOG

Whilst out in Cyprus this year I was invited to the Charilaou Brothers warehouse in Nicosia to see the Olivolio Botanics Cosmetics range. The haircare and skincare products are made up of mostly natural ingredients including olive oil, argan oil, and all that good stuff.  Advertisements

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Olivolio Natural Greek Skincare Review

As many of you may know, I have had a life-long love affair with the olive. It features heavily in my diet and often makes an appearance in my beauty regime. So when I came across Greek skincare company Olivolio, I was very excited to be given the opportunity to sample…

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Gus on the Go: Greek for Kids

Whether we like it or not, we live in a digital age where gadgets, gizmos and social media are at the forefront of our professional and personal lives. Apps are now seen as the fastest, most productive way of selling a service or product. Despite all the negativity surrounding how much…

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BlueMATI Greek Jewellery Haul

As some of you may know I have long had an obsession with the evil eye /(mati) ‘eye’ – a curse believed to be caused by a malevolent glare. Many cultures believe that receiving the evil eye will cause misfortune or injury and that you can catch the matiasma, from someone’s…

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Christina Louca Fashion Designer

Looking to update your wardrobe with some fun vibrant pieces? Look no further than up and coming Greek fashion designer and inspirational artist Christina Louca. Christina first approached me last summer with the idea of a collaboration and was kind enough to send me a few sample pieces from her collection to try…

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Pamper yourself with Paparuna.com

Following on from my dietary love affair with the olive (read all about my Oliveology products here), I have been steadily introducing more olives into my daily beauty regime. Prior to becoming a mum I used to moisturise pretty much religiously, but after the Greek prince turned up bath times…

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A Taste of Sparta with Oliveology UK

As you all know, the Greek olive (sometimes Spanish if supplies are low!) makes up a huge part of my life, featuring heavily in both my dietary and beauty regime. So I was very excited to be given the opportunity to test/taste and review a number of delicious delicacies straight from an olive farm…

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Skinade Review

In our increasingly self-conscious society, not a day goes by where we aren’t faced with some sort of age-defying miracle product or latest life-enhancing health food fad. Once we get past a certain age, many of us begin to long for the elixir of youth. So is prevention rather than cure really the answer?…

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Mustela Product Review

At this time of year baby colds are rife and your little one can suffer and become irritated from the contrasting outdoor cold and indoor heating. So finding a soothing brand of baby products is key to ensuring a comfortable Christmas.  After attending the launch of the latest skincare range by Mustela…

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Baby’s Day Out at Chessington Garden Centre

Whether you are a fan of Christmas or not, chances are you won’t be able to avoid all the festive events and general good cheer adorning all the streets and shop fronts. I happen to love the month of Yuletide, but I think it is fair to say that Christmas…

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Mustela UK Event with The Bloggers Lounge

So I awoke this morning with a huge chocolate brownie and macaroon hangover thanks to the organisers of the Mustela UK blogging event I attended yesterday afternoon. After adding a parenting section to my blog I was lucky enough to be invited along to the event by The Bloggers Lounge…

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Lunch with Aphrodite

Continuing our blogmance (that’s ‘blog’ and ‘romance’ together…ye…), fellow blogger and long-time cynical friend Georgina Phipps and I decided to head to a Greek taverna last weekend (not my family one) and enjoy a bit of humour over some houmous without any relatives in tow.

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