To thine own self be true

To thine own self be true

“To thine own self be true” – I’m pretty sure Polonius in Hamlet wasn’t alluding to ‘self-care’ when he uttered those famous lines and I hope t...

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Under the mistletoe

Under the mistletoe

I have a bit of an obsession with lip balm and become a little sweaty palmed when I can’t find it in my handbag. Dry, cracked lips are very uncomfo...

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What's in this stuff?

What's in this stuff?

‘What’s in this stuff?’ An innocent question from my mother and one I couldn’t easily answer. She was helping me bath the children and was peering ...

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Award Season

Award Season

When I heard five of our products had won a series of accolades at the Free From Skincare and Natural Beauty Awards I was delighted for many reaso...

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Summer is here

Summer is here

Summer is well and truly here and at points I feel as if I’m on a Greek island instead of rural Cumbria. The grass is dry and brown, the paths dust...

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Airport woes

Airport woes

I recently went away with some friends without husband or children. Packing a bag just for me was a dream.   To be honest I was even looking forwar...

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Father's Day

Father's Day

My dad is of the era where a good blast of cold water and a scrub down with a brillo pad constitutes a daily beauty regime. I have to say he looks ...

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Exciting news...

Exciting news...

Huge excitement that a mini Pure Lakes, n3, is due at the end of August has only been slightly tempered by the fact that I have been given the dubi...

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One tip for Spring...

One tip for Spring...

It’s that time of year when the expression ‘spring clean’ is bandied about and clichés and exclamation marks abound (‘Shake out the cobwebs!’ ‘Out ...

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World Earth Day

World Earth Day

Here at PL we continually do our best to care for the planet. I am sure we are far from perfect but I believe any oversights we make are due to ig...

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