La Roche-Posay Rosaliac AR Intense Review

La Roche-Posay Rosaliac AR Intense Serum, €22.99 for 40ml. No press samples included. You can read my full disclosure policy here.

The launch of the La Roche-Posay Rosaliac line in 2011 coincided with my Rosacea diagnosis. In a previous incarnation of the this blog I reviewed three products from the range complete with horribly blurry photographs that even then I shouldn’t have thought acceptable to share. Five years later and the Rosaliac AR Intense still has a place in my skincare routine, so I thought it time to give it a proper review.

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6 Memoir Recommendations

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If smart, funny, poignant and engaging writing is your thing then here are six memoirs you will love. What they all have in common are women who aren’t afraid to be themselves, even if they haven’t always known exactly who that is.

6 Memoir Recommendations

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This week I’ve been reading #79

Sugar and Snails by Anne Goodwin | Book Review

Sugar and Snails by Anne Goodwin. Advance Reader Copy included. You can read my full disclosure policy here.

When Anne Goodwin sent me the blurb of her novel, Sugar and Snails, and asked if I would be interested in reviewing it I was intrigued. It deals with issues that are important to me; mental health and LGBTQ* experiences. I enjoyed Sugar and Snails so much I’m pleased to take part in the blog tour to celebrate the first anniversary of its release.

Sugar and Snails by Anne Goodwin

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#RepealThe8th – what you can do to help

I’ve written about abortion before, some of those blog posts were me trying to work out where I stood on the issue. To an extent I could understand where both sides were coming from, but the more I learned about the consequences of the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution the more actively pro-choice I became. I’m a card carrying member of the Abortion Rights Campaign and founding member and current chair of Kerry for Choice.

If you care about repealing the Eighth Amendment here are some ways you can get more involved with the campaign. There is still work to do before we see a referendum, but that work has already started. Be part of it.

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Mural by Maser on the Project Arts Centre in Temple Bar, Dublin

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Alpha H Liquid Gold Review

Alpha H Liquid Gold, €39.95 for 100ml. No press samples included. You can read my full disclosure policy here.

Over the last three years I’ve dipping my toe further and further into the chemical exfoliation pool. I was building up to trying the much lauded Alpha H Liquid Gold, which I’ve now been using for five months.

Alpha H Liquid Gold

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The Museum of You by Carys Bray | Book Review

The Museum of You by Carys Bray. Advance Reader Copy (eARC) from the publisher via Netgalley included. You can read my full disclosure policy here.

The Museum of You by Carys Bray

“When you grow up in the saddest chapter of someone else’s story, you’re forever skating on the thin ice of their memories.”

Clover Quinn was raised by her Dad. Her mother died when Clover was a baby and Darren has done his best to be everything his daughter needs. Their relationship is close, but Clover doesn’t want to upset him by asking too many questions about her mother. She has lots of questions. Questions that cut to the heart of who she is and whether her birth really was the pleasant surprise her Dad says it was.

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This week I’ve been reading #78

Pestle & Mortar Pure Hyaluronic Serum Review

Pestle & Mortar Pure Hyaluronic Acid Serum, €42.95 for 30ml. No press samples included. You can read my full disclosure policy here.

Hyaluronic acid is one of my favourite skincare ingredients. My skin drinks the stuff up, so I’m always on the lookout for new hyaluronic acid serums to try. Enter stage left: Pestle & Mortar Pure Hyaluronic Serum.

Pestle & Mortar Pure Hyaluronic Serum

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This week I’ve been reading #77

It’s time for another round up of articles, blog posts and stuff from the internet that caught my attention this week.

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The Families We Choose

Roe: Some abortion myths, dispelled

The List of Books Men Must Read Before Messaging Me About Feminism

A Playlist for the Person Who Only Likes Kate Bush, But Is Skeptically Willing to Branch Out

A short story by Sarah Griffin – Summer House 

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