Christmas Gift Guide 2020 | for her

There’s no denying it – ‘tis nearly the season! It will come as no surprise that we love Christmas at Local Life; we also love shopping, so we’ve had fun compiling this year’s Christmas gift guide for you. From the fabulous to the fun, the stylish to the surprising – here is our choice of…

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Beauty Spy | Beatitude Bath and Body Oil

Christmas party season is here and if you’re looking for the perfect gift or the perfect pre-party pick-me-up, then meet Beatitude’s Joy – our favourite beauty product this festive season. With Christmas party season upon us, we couldn’t be more ready for mulled wine, cheese platters and plenty of partying. The key to surviving the…

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Cold Comfort Skincare

As the leaves change colour, autumn is a reminder to reset our beauty routine to help protect against the colder climate and the drying effects of central heating. Scandinavia has the most gorgeous winter landscapes, so it’s safe to say they have perfected the art of cold weather skincare. Hayley Flanagan brings us ten steps…

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The Zone Face Lift – Better Than Botox

The Zone Face Lift has generated ecstatic press coverage and rave reviews (since its launch) in Vogue, Tatler, The Telegraph, Red, Harpers Bazaar and the Daily Mail, with many calling it a ‘spiritual facelift’. It also has a loyal following of celebrity devotees. I went along to Kristi Sloan Reflexology to see what all the…

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Beautiful and Unique

Mention the words ‘bespoke, unique andjewellery’ in the same sentence and the words ‘out of my reach’ might spring to mind. But hand-crafted beautifully unique jewellery may be more affordable and not as out of reach as you might imagine. In fact, straying from the path of more well-known jewellery brands can often mean a…

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Good Hair Days Are Back

Those of us with overgrown roots and split ends rejoiced as hair salons re-opened after the most recent lockdown. And for the team at Lou Lou’s in Gullane re-opening meant a new-look salon, new ideas and renewed optimism. If you couldn’t wait to head back to the hairdressers, after the most recent lockdown, to have…

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