Beauty, Review, Skincare

    Bioderma Hydrabio Crème

    Bioderma Hydrabio Crème | Essential Twenty

    My skincare routine is shot. Honestly, I have no desire to do anything other than remove my makeup most nights and slap on a face mask once a fortnight (which is a real shame as I have so many masks to use up, especially sheet masks). I could lie and say that it’s because I’m out of routine with Christmas throwing everything off, but if I’m going to tell the truth, it’s because I simply can’t be bothered. But not being bothered has not left me with happy skin. It’s dry yet spotty, and it’s dehydrated. To help with a few of my skin issues, I raided my skincare stash and found the Bioderma Hydrabio Crème* and it’s left me with much happier skin.

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    My 2018 Theatre Plans

    My 2018 Theatre Plans | Essential Twenty

    2017 was the year that kick-started my love for theatre blogging, and in 2018 I have some big plans for the theatre side of Essential Twenty. Of course, a lot of my plans are currently a wish list of shows I want to see this year! So if you need some theatre inspiration for the coming year, look no further.

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    Musical, Theatre

    The Woman In White Review

    The Woman In White | Essential Twenty
    We all know I love a theatre trip around these parts, and one of my 2018 goals is to see 24 shows over the year. Well your girl is getting on top of this target early because I’d seen 2 before the first week of the year was over. On Saturday I had one of my classic two show days, and my first was a visit to Charing Cross Theatre to see The Woman In White.

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    Beauty, Fragrance & Candles

    Tropic So Sleepy Pillow Mist Spray Review

    Tropic So Sleepy Pillow Mist | Essential Twenty

    January is always the hardest month for me. It’s the longest to go between paydays (and I go mad on the sales), the weather is always miserable and I have to go back to work after 2 weeks of stuffing my face. I’ve only been back at work for 3 days and I already need a holiday! The only way I get through the month without having a meltdown is by getting a good nights sleep and in preparation of a post full of tips I’m writing in the coming weeks, I’ve been testing a load of products. I was going to save talking about the Tropic So Sleepy Pillow Mist* until this post, but I just love it too much!

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