Category: Toiletries

16th August 2017

Aesop Post-Poo Drops

“She thinks her sh*t don’t stink“.  I heard that line of dialogue in a movie once, and for some reason, it has been stuck in my head ever since.  Which, bearing in mind I can no longer remember what the movie was, what I had for breakfast this morning, and occasionally, how old I actually am, is going some.  Now, it turns out, I can’t […]

5th May 2017

Jason Calming Lavender Deodorant Stick

  Now, I’m not a particularly sweaty person, and I’m not usually a particularly smelly one either. Except … when I use this, the Jason Calming Lavender Deodorant Stick, I apparently am.  *sigh* The deodorant stick promises “clinically tested all day odor protection”  with  “no aluminum, parabens, phthalates or or propylene glycol”.  It uses a mix of zinc, cornstarch and baking soda, and (I must […]

2nd August 2013

Gels from L’Occitane, Ioma and Champneys.

Confession time: I am not doing well in this heat.  I am exhausted to the point where I’ve actually considered getting myself admitted  to hospital just to get some damn rest (and I’m not even slightly joking), sleeping in this humidity is proving next to impossible, and when you add in that July brought some bad tidings, and well, it’s not been my favourite month […]

24th April 2013

Rock Face and Rugby, A Match Made in Heaven?

****DISCLAIMER: This article contains sport, references to sporting personalities, and possibly even images of men in shorts sport. Be warned.**** Oh, and it’s been written by MrLippie … Ever since Jonny Wilkinson burst into the national consciousness of England in 2003, there’s been a slowly increasing awareness that rugby players are not always the rugged bastions of semi-Neanderthal manliness that they have often been portrayed […]

13th August 2012

Washi Cloths from Lucris.

It’s not a flannel.  Well, not quite, anyway.  I was having a chat over on the other week, and someone was raving about Washi clothes, so naturally, the first thing I did afterwards was hit up Google and discover what they were. I found Lucris, which proudly proclaims itself “the home of the Washi”.  And so they are! Essentially, they’re a style of Japanese […]