Bathe like a Greek Goddess!

You may think that bathing like a Greek Goddess involves immersing oneself into a bath of olive oil a la Cleopatra without the milk. Personally I’ve never tried this. What I have tried are some lovely Greek bath/skincare products which hopefully will make you feel like a Greek Goddess and leave your…

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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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Night Skincare Routine Parody VIDEO!

So I’ve been on the ouzo again and decided to bring you a night skincare routine parody! In video-form! Following the ‘success’ of my Natural Make-Up Beauty Tutorial I thought that this time I would do a parody of these nightly skincare routines I see vloggers doing where they literally scrub…

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NEW Skincare Routine Post Pregnancy

I should really start off this post by saying that this skincare routine actually has nothing to do with pregnancy, or post-pregnancy – it’s just that it’s a new skincare routine that I’ve adopted since my second pregnancy (and actually during!) and one that I feel suits me even though…

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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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Makeover your Make-up Box!

Spring clean your make-up box as well as your wardrobe this March! How long has that lipstick been lurking in the drawer for? Is your powder brush caked in last year’s foundation? Yuck!

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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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To BB or not to BB (cream)

A quick beauty post for you all today! Other than Valentine’s Day, February can be an incredibly dull month. In the UK the weather is usually bad, new years resolutions have gone out the window, and summer seems so far away. BUT you can still keep yourself looking fresh with…

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New Year Wardrobe: Declutter in Style!

Out with the new, in with the old. As part of my new years resolutions (see my Top 10 Greek New Years Resolutions post ) I am following the ‘Wear more, save money’ rule (that I just made up). This means that I am making a conscious effort to wear…

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Working Mum Daily Make-Up

With Christmas almost upon us, the pre-festive dark circles and stress-lines might be starting to show. So how can you keep yourself looking fresh in the office and not like you’ve been up all night desperately searching for Timmy’s special toy that is no longer in stock anywhere…? With a…

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Festive Red Lippies with Love Wimbledon

I recently wrote a winter beauty article for the Love Wimbledon Guide which is out now. I was asked to choose and review five red lipstick looks for the festive period – all of which could be purchased in Wimbledon. So here are my top five red lippies to pucker…

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My Obsession with the Greek Evil Eye

Have you ever felt unwell after someone has complimented you? Do you get a headache every time the old woman next door looks at you? If so, you may have been inflicted with the EVIL EYE. Known as the μάτι (mati), ‘eye’, the evil eye is a curse believed to be…

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Greek Goddess Hairstyle Tutorial VIDEO

After nervously releasing my Natural Greek Goddess Beauty Parody on YouTube last month, I was surprised at how many of you commented saying that you enjoyed my comical approach and would love to see more ‘vlogs’. I must stress that I have absolutely no wish to become an official YouTuber. For one…

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Boost your Bust this October!

As we come to the end of October, I thought I would fit in a quick post on Breast Care seeing as it is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. So for the all the lovely gents who read my blog, yes, this post is about a part of the female anatomy, but…

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Skincare from the Gods

In many of my posts, I often bang on about the benefits of olive oil. I use it in my food, on my hair and sometimes on my body (for that oh so lovely Greek salad glow). However, when it comes to the daily skincare regime for my face, I…

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Natural Greek Goddess Beauty Parody VIDEO!

Like many internet-aholics, I often find myself on YouTube checking out other bloggers and vloggers. I follow a lot of beauty bloggers (no reason why, there just seem to be a lot of them!) and I will admit that once or twice (ok maybe a few times) I have actually taken…

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