Encouraging the midlife woman to grow, thrive and prosper

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On the 16th Day of Blogmas: My Winter Skincare Routine in 3 Easy Steps

On the 16th Day of Blogmas: My Winter Skincare Routine in 3 Easy Steps

How we define the start of winter depends upon whether we are looking at the weather from a meteorological or astronomical point of view. The meteorological winter began on 1st December and will continue through until 28th February. The astronomical winter, however, will begin with […]

On the 8th Day of Blogmas: A Treat for the Hands

On the 8th Day of Blogmas: A Treat for the Hands

As we enter the second week of December it’s time for a treat. Time to pause and draw breath before the hustle and bustle of Christmas gets in the way. What better way to do that than with a simple but luxurious hand treatment. This […]

Autumn Beauty: What’s in my Make-Up Bag?

Autumn Beauty: What’s in my Make-Up Bag?

Warming It Up This Autumn Isn’t this turning out to be a wonderful Autumn? The mornings are crisp and bright and fluffy clouds scud across the high blue skies. As the leaves tumble from the trees they leave a deep carpet of colour, just waiting […]

October: 5 Autumn Favourites

October: 5 Autumn Favourites

How is it possible that we have already reached the end of October?  This year is going so fast, it’s a case of ‘blink and you’ll miss it’. Although the year is flashing past at a frightening speed, it’s a good reminder to live in the present. […]

My ‘Post-Menopause’ Routine for Healthy Skin

My ‘Post-Menopause’ Routine for Healthy Skin

The Menopause has been a rite of passage for me. I find myself talking about it as if it were a tunnel that I’ve had to pass through in order to get to ‘the other side’. It’s been a time of ‘rebirth’ for me. I […]

Glossybox: Unboxing and Review

Glossybox: Unboxing and Review

This month, I thought I’d treat myself to a beauty box. There are lots of them around, but after watching a load of YouTube unboxings last month, I chose Glossybox. It costs £10 per month plus postage and packing of £3.25. It can be cancelled […]

What’s In My Make-Up Bag?

What’s In My Make-Up Bag?

I’ve seen a few ‘What’s in my Make-Up Bag’ posts on various blogs. Most, though, have been aimed at younger women. I thought it would be fun to write a beauty post aimed at women like me. Although I’ve gone through the menopause I still […]

Menopause and the Possibility of a Happy Hair Day

Menopause and the Possibility of a Happy Hair Day

Hair problems are one of the more noticeable affects of the menopause. Many women report having dry, itchy scalp, and hair loss is common at this time. How we treat our tresses during and after the menopause can influence our overall wellbeing. The Sciencey Bit […]


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