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Post-holiday Hair Repair

We all enjoy holidays in sunnier climes but, sadly, the sun's rays also take their toll on your hair, leaving it rather worse for wear. That's why it's important to give it a much-needed post-holiday treat. Here, Paula has tested some of the latest hair products on offer. PHIL SMITH – Be Gorgeous Collection Total [...]

By | October 20th, 2017|Latest Reviews, Products|2 Comments

Aqua Sphere Kameleon Goggles

Sourcing swimming goggles for one’s own use or perhaps for your kids can often be tricky. Sometimes, it’s not until you start using them that you discover that, maybe, you should have opted for a different design or size. For the run of trips planned for the recent summer holidays, we knew it was time [...]

By | September 6th, 2017|Latest Reviews, Products|0 Comments

Using SkyParkSecure for Southampton Airport Parking

If you’re looking to book airport parking, an airport hotel or want to relax in a lounge before catching your flight, try using SkyParkSecure for a seamless, hassle-free service.  I booked airport parking via the company when I flew out of Southampton Airport on a recent press trip and I’d certainly use them again. As [...]

By | July 20th, 2017|Latest Reviews, Products|0 Comments

Travel Essentials

Some essential items everyone should pack when travelling as a family

By | May 22nd, 2017|Latest Reviews, Products|0 Comments

Olay Total Effects Featherweight Moisturiser

As mentioned in my Olay Regenerist 3-Point Day cream review, Olay has always been a firm favourite of mine but it’s good to see how new products stand up against the old. This feather weight moisturiser certainly held true to its name, the cream was extremely light and easy to spread. As with the Regenerist [...]

By | May 22nd, 2017|Products|0 Comments

Bridgedale Ultra Lightweight Walking Sock

Getting the right footwear for a walking holiday is so important but it’s not only your shoes, it’s the socks inside that can make a difference. Cushioning is obviously important when it comes to walking socks but that doesn’t mean you want them so thick that your feet get too hot. That’s where Bridgedale Ultra [...]

By | May 22nd, 2017|Latest Reviews, Products|0 Comments

Olay’s Regenerist 3 Point Day Cream

I've used Olay products for as long as I can remember, gradually moving through the different types in line with my age, so was keen to try the Regenerist range. The sample I’ve received is the Regenerist 3 Point Day Cream. It’s a moisturiser with SPF30 which, for me, was the biggest plus factor. As [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|Products|0 Comments

Selfie Frame

I love it when something a little different enters the highly competitive consumer market. That’s why I was intrigued when I heard about Urban Outfitters’ £8 Selfie Frame. This trendy plastic picture frame is in the shape of a smartphone and has been designed with selfie-lovers in mind; but, to be honest, it would appeal [...]

By | November 19th, 2014|Products, Travel Accessories|Comments Off on Selfie Frame

EuroNatur’s Adriatic East Coast Guide

This 268-page guide to the Adriatic East Coast is published by EuroNatur. Based in Germany, this proactive organisation was established to protect the European nature heritage. One of its main aims is safeguarding migrating birds’ breeding grounds and winter resting places across Europe. EuroNatur also publish travel guides, such as this one. Its subtitle is, [...]

By | September 3rd, 2014|Books/DVDs, Products|0 Comments

Mi-Pac Bird Cord Back Pack

My 13-year-old daughter, Hollie, jumped for joy when I asked her to try out a Mi-Pac bag on our next visit to the Lake District. You see, the company’s stylish backpacks are more than simply practical and durable bags: now they’re regarded as fashion items, their ownership craved by kids and some adults alike. The [...]

By | September 3rd, 2014|Products, Travel Accessories|0 Comments