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10 Ways to British Up Your Christmas Holiday

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10 Ways to British Up Your Christmas Holiday

Many American Christmas traditions trace back to England, like the main staples of decorating your home, putting up a tree, exchanging presents and having a mid-day dinner. Why not British it up a bit more this year?  Letters It is very common for school age children to write letters to Santa Claus. But, the Brits take it a step further and burn the letters in the fireplace so the ashes fly up the chimney and Father Christmas can read the smoke. If, like many, you don’t have a fireplace/chimney … surely you can find alternative means. Just be safe! Stockings...

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James Bronnley Original Classic Soap

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James Bronnley Original Classic Soap

Our famous James Bronnley Original classic soap is aromatic, finely balanced and created with our founder in mind – the epitome of sophistication. Lightly fragranced and triple milled, It’s also enriched with Samphire and Sea Kelp to help gently cleanse the skin without abrasion or irritation. Top notes of bergamot, Italian lemon and neroli give way to a herbal and mossy heart. A wild mint twist adds subtle freshness completed by a woody base of amber, cedar and vetiver. Click here to shop this original classic

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ELEMIS: Truth In Beauty

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ELEMIS: Truth In Beauty

ELEMIS is passionate about taking care of your skin. Their focus is delivering proven results with feel-good skincare products combined with cutting-edge patented technology. Their award-winning skincare portfolio includes face and body skincare products with revolutionary formulas, spa treatments, supplements and more. ELEMIS knows your skin because they’ve seen your skin: every year they work with many millions of clients across the globe - in their spas, in their stores, and via virtual consultations. Their extensive experience in facial services means they  have first-hand knowledge of their clients complexions and are experienced at tailoring skin concern solutions for every individual....

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Pioneering Sustainability - Molton Brown's commitments to the planet

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Pioneering Sustainability - Molton Brown's commitments to the planet

At Molton Brown, they have proud roots in consciously caring for the world around us. Molton Brown believes that luxury and sustainability go hand-in-hand; we’re devoted to doing good while making you feel good. Cruelty free since 1971 Pioneers in sustainability, we’ve never tested on animals, remaining entirely cruelty free. Molton Brown are proud to be Leaping Bunny approved since 2012. The Leaping Bunny is the globally recognisable gold standard for cruelty free cosmetics and household products, and demonstrates that a brand is genuinely committed to removing animal testing from its supply chain. Made in England We have been Made...

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Wax Lyrical: A sustainable delight

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Wax Lyrical: A sustainable delight

Some interesting info from the FAQs on the Wax Lyrical website. What type of wax do you use? We use paraffin wax for our candles, as in our experience, no other wax performs as well as paraffin. The Wax Lyrical paraffin wax blend was developed after extensive testing. It has excellent fragrance throw and performs very well for all other properties such as appearance and stability. We also offer a vegetable wax blend which can be bought in our RHS Wildscents range. Where does paraffin wax come from? Paraffin wax can be found naturally, occurring on the leaves and fruits...

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