How to Clean Your Make Up Brushes

Make up brushes definitely fall into the category of use-everyday-but-forget-to-clean items, like the kettle. But as long as we don’t share them with others and our face is clean before we use them it doesn’t matter if we don’t wash them, right? Wrong!

Not only do make up brushes accumulate product, meaning that you are applying a little bit of old make up with the new (potentially tainting your colour and affecting the finish of your application), but your brush harbours dead skin cells, oils and bacteria from your skin. This is a nasty combination that can cause bacteria to grow within the brush and give you nasty break outs and even unexplained rashes!

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Six Ingenious Ways with Wettex

The Vileda Wettex Sponge Cloth has been around for years,since 1949 in fact, but is recently experiencing something of a revival as people realise how essential they are in the home, and for more reasons than you think!

Standard uses include washing the dishes, mopping up spills and cleaning surfaces. However due to its natural composition (70% cellulose, 30% cotton), ability to absorb up to 14 times its own weight and long wearing durability, this everyday object has many other great uses that aren’t always written on the packaging…

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5 Tips to Make Housework Easier

Housework can be a harsh and never ending stream of drudgery – if you let it. Some days we wish there was a magic fairy that would ensure each and every job got done, all the time.

But in the real world many of us don’t have personal assistants and cleaners in to help every day and have to do the bulk of the work ourselves. Some of us may even get a huge sense of satisfaction out of ensuring the house runs smoothly and looks nice and tidy and knowing we are responsible for that. Read more