“Spring is the time of plans and projects…”
Ah tanning. A Summer ritual of sorts. For some of us (myself included) a tan comes very naturally. Walk out into the sun and voila, you’re brown. Thanks for my European skin Dad! But for some of us the sun just doesn’t do anything, and pale skin sticks around. That is where fake tan is a bit of a saviour. I don’t mean orange “Oompa Loompa” style tan. I mean subtle, natural looking tan that could be mistaken for a day in the sunshine.
I thought I’d start this post with a warning. It may contain content you might not be too keen on, especially since you might be reading this first thing with a cup of coffee. Let’s talk about lactose intolerance. I can’t even remember when my body stopped “liking” milk products. It’s been that long. First it was regular milk, then came yoghurt and ice-cream and don’t even ask me about excessive amounts of cheese. My Mum always drank soy milk in her coffee back in the day, but as a child I hated soy. I didn’t want to find an alternative so I rebelled for a while. I kept drinking milk, I gorged on ice-cream and ate cheese by the chunk (don’t you do that?). My body hated me. I was constantly bloated and nauseated, I was back and forth to the loo post binge and I was irritable and generally unwell. So I had to move away from milk which really pissed me off, because I loved dairy products! Besides the obvious of not …
I’m pretty open to trying new things. New restaurants, new fashion brands. New beauty products. Try everything once I say, you never know what you’ll discover.