There's nothing like doing the modern family/home/work juggle to get a girl to take her eye off the ball in the beauty department. Amidst the business of it all, grooming typically takes a back seat save for a quick lick of mascara and, perhaps, a swipe of lip colour in the morning
For flat-out mamas, an excuse to forget about the festive ‘to do’’s for a few hours, scrub up and get spangly is wonderful. That said, after a looong day, just the thought of embarking on a fiddly, time-consuming mission to glam-up is enough to make you cancel, pleading exhaustion/a double booking/a sudden dose of Lapland flu.
OK, I give in - as one of those summer-loving sorts who stubbornly insists on doing the school run (make that shiver) in bare legs and flip-flops when everyone else has, sensibly, taken cover under tights and snuggly boots, I know when to concede.
Rain or shine, bare legs or back into tights again (and that’s just the kids!), MumKnowsBest is thinking sunny side up. Keeping in mind that smell can have such a powerful effect on our mood, we’ve taken our pick of the top-to-toe beauty treats with the most uplifting, beachy, shamelessly summery scents. Whatever the weather, dive in and capture the spirit of hotter days ahead ….
At last, it’s time to think about dusting off the flip-flops and wondering if we can justify one or two spring wardrobe additions (that linen skirt was always a bit see-through anyway/those “white” t-shirts are really only OK for sleeping in now, etc. etc.).