Guest Post - How to Care for your Nails with Polished by Leanne

Before I get into this post, I just wanted to say a big thank you to Lisa for asking me to guest on her wonderful blog! Today I just wanted to share a few hints and tips that I've learnt about nail care over the years with you.. I used to be a biter, it's a hard habit to break, but once you do, you'll never look back! I'm so proud of how far my nails have come along. I don't particularly have a routine, but here are a few do’s and don’t’s I stick to… Do… Moisturise and look after those cuticles. You don't have to spend a fortune doing this, my cuticle oil of choice is by Apothaka Skincare, I use it at least twice a day, and it has significantly improved my nail and surrounding area’s health.

Skin Saviour

Tropika Coconut cleansing oil with olive oil Tropika is a cruelty free British skincare brand that prides itself on using sustainable premium virgin coconut oil; adding different plant based extracts to each of their products. I'd like to start this review by mentioning Lisa from Tropikauk. What an absolute pleasure to talk to and I'm very chuffed that she reached out and introduced me to the world of Tropika Skincare. Even after airing my concerns over using a cleansing oil on my combination skin, Lisa reassured me and suggested only using a small amount at the beginning; just to see how my skin responded to the oils. A company that recognises that their products aren't always suitable for

Suns out, guns out pt 2

With the summer holidays fast approaching, I often wonder if anyone else feels my dread! Of course there is nothing quite like having an annual getaway to look forward to BUT it can also be a daunting prospect - revealing your body to the world........OK, OK I realise I'm being dramatic but with my Italian holiday looming, I'm feeling a tad hysterical!!! I've had months to prepare my body but oh no I leave it to the last 4 weeks!! Now, I do my fair share of exercise, in fact some may say I'm a little obsessional especially with my love for HIT and muscle exhaustion classes but I can't get enough of those mood boosting endorphins and in turn it firms my body. Food, Glorious Food! how you ar