Mental ill health can touch anyone

This is a heart-felt piece that includes true life stories of people I met in mental health hospitals with reference to self-harm and suicide. This is done with sensitivity but please take this into consideration before reading. What do you visualise when you think of a person battling mental health…

Chicks Chats with Nancy Cruickshank

Nancy Cruickshank, wife, mother, serial entrepreneur and self confessed beauty junkie. She has previously led Telegraph Media Group (TMG) where she spent two years focusing on growing TMG’s digital propositions and revenues organically. This included Telegraph.co.uk which today attracts over 50 million users a month! Nancy has worked in the…

Alcohol in Skincare

Alcohol in skincare is one of the more confusing issues when it comes to the question “is it good or bad for my skin”. Firstly, thankfully there are good alcohols. These are called fatty alcohols and are listed as cetyl, cetearyl, stearyl or behenyl alcohol. These alcohols bear no relation…

Lisa’s beauty & makeup Spring staples

Hey Chicks, I hope you’re all well?  We approaching springtime the weather is changing so when better to get your makeup and beauty bags out and sort the good from the bad. Clean out the embarrassing products you love, but aren’t loving you back. Jump into spring with some amazing…

Chicks Chat with Bobby Holland Hanton

Bobby Holland Hanton, multi award winning Stuntman in some of Hollywood’s finest action films. The winner of three Sag Awards for his work in Inception, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows and Skyfall. His credits include The Dark Knight Rises, Thor, Captain Philips, Maleficent, Game of Thrones, Jupiter Ascending the…

Uniforme Francais – The Breton Stripe

Uniforme Francais! For me a timeless piece that every girl (and boy) should have in her wardrobe is the Breton stripe top. A favourite that remains strong year after year. This piece can work to suit many any occasion. Don’t be put off by this stripe. If you’re an apple…

Mum Knows Best – Books in the Bin

I’m going to let you in on a little secret… Before I had children I thought it would be easy. Having read several books on parenting and the importance of establishing routines before said precious gift arrived, I thought I would nail it. Truth is, I didn’t find it easy…

Chicks Chat with Fiona Gillies

Fiona Gillies, Mother of two, Actress and Producer at Scoop Films along with Micheal Mueller and Raj Sharma. She has starred in a number of productions across a wide range of media. Scoop Films have successfully produced a number of feature Films including ‘City Slacker’ staring Tom Conti and Fiona…

Chicks Chat with Maria Williams

Maria Williams is an award-winning Executive Producer with 20 years experience in radio.  At BBC Radio 4 she was Deputy Editor of ‘Woman’s Hour’, before launching ‘Saturday Live’, winning a Sony Gold. Working independently, she is currently running Comic Relief 2015 for BBC Radio, and is the founder of Sound…

Oils vs Creams

Oils v Creams When reaching for a moisturiser most of us turn towards a cream.  However face oils are becoming increasingly popular and for good reason. Just like our bodies, our skin also requires essential fatty acids for optimum health. Skin cells are held together by natural oils (lipids/essential fatty…

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Turn up the heat!

Rebecca’s Warming Winter Breathing Here we have 3 poses to bring warmth to the body and ignite the fire in your radiant heart. Back bends are energising and balancing. Breath deep whilst opening up to freedom and liberation! Start with one foot forward, knee over the ankle. Place a cushion…

Valentines Giveaway!

Love starts….. with loving yourself ! We at Those London Chicks are in Love with Beatitude’s amazing range of sumptuous oils. They offer  oils for the bath, body and your face that are easily absorbed and avoid any greasy, oily feeling often associated with traditional oil based products. The Beatitude…