Olaplex Treatment Review

Endorsed by celebrities and top stylists alike, all raving about the wonderful effect and what a break through hair care product Olaplex is - we needed to have a look for ourselves. With summer fun unfortunately comes post-summer hair damage. After spending time in the wind, sun, chlorine, salt water and air conditioning your hair may be dull, brassy, frizzy, dry or brittle. Then to make matters...

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London City Break with kids? How to visit London with children!

A friend asked me if she could travel to London, with her husband and two daughters age 10 and 5 years in tow. "Will there be anything to do, is London really a family friendly place?" she asked. There's something for everyone in London! Here's our holiday guide; London for families, a bit off the beaten track. Shopping There's no way around it, you will have to take the kids shopping. And on...

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Street art and urban living in London

We truly love the urban and diverse life of London, everything from the majestic River Thames and towering modern buildings like the Shard to more edgy small communities around the city. We enjoy meeting a variety of people from different social and ethnic backgrounds and we indulge in the variety of several up and coming markets and what small independent shops has on offer, everything from...

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Happy Valentine, dear Urban Jungle

Grand, historical, dynamic, eclectic, buzzing, modern, welcoming and utterly intriguing. After nearly 4 years, living in London with kids, I simply have to admit I absolutely adore this Urban Jungle of creativeness and madness where there's room for individuals, where everyone mind their own business but still sincerely care. Yes I'm in love! Of course I do miss the Nordic nature, but hey! No...

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Keeping Warm in Snowy London

Little A is wearing a thermal set from Isbjorn of Sweden underneath her School uniform today. The set is made of SportWool, which is a mix of wool and polyester with a small adding of elastan. The material keeps the child warm when it is cold and effectively transports moist from the skin and out of the garment. So 3 layers today; thermals, school uniform and padded coat. The thermal set is...

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Local Christmas shopping

This morning I went for brunch with the lovely girls from UrbanMumsLondon and BabyccinoKids in Maida Vale, a true hidden gem next to Little Venice and the Regents Canal in the City of Westminster. And it was amazing to see one single street filled with charming independent shops on both sides, everything from children's fashion boutique, antiques, hairdresser, floral shop, gift boutiques to...

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20th Century Modern Scandinavian design in East London

What and where: CHASE & SORENSEN are East London based shop and enthusiasts of 20th century modern furniture and home decor, mainly from Scandinavia. Visit this hidden gem at 238-B Dalston Lane, E8 1LQ. In addition to design furniture there's also a coffee bar with the very best coffee, a selection of healthy Scandinavian sandwiches and the most delicious Nordic treats. A visit is highly...

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Norwegian Christmas tree at Trafalgar Square

Each year since 1947, a Christmas tree has been given to the people of London from the people of Norway's capital Oslo, in gratitude for Britain's support for Norway during Second World War and is perhaps the most important symbol of Britain and Norway's warm relationship. The Trafalgar Square Christmas tree is usually a Norwegian spruce (Picea abies) over 20 metres high and 50-60 years old. It...

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