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Dietbon Diet Ready Made Meals: My Experience

Today I would like to share about my experience with Dietbon diet ready made meals

I was sent a week’s  worth of food, a manual and had a consultation with a certified dietitian.  So here is all about my experience, and also a photo of every single meal I’ve had during the week.

First of all, I have to say that I was very impressed with the fact that you get a consultation with a dietitian. It’s a great opportunity for everyone to understand more about eating and Dietbon in particular. It is also brilliant to have some encouragement and reassurance that you are doing everything right. 

Day 4. 5th of March: Chicken and Asparagus Risotto  and Marinated Grilled Salmon with Mashed Courgettes. Tea and snacks.

I had a consultation with a lovely lady called Jenny, and, although I hate talking on the phone, especially with people I’ve never met before, it all went smoothly, and I’ve enjoyed our conversation. 

Here are 3 tips from Jenny which I want to share:

  1. Drink water first thing in the morning. I actually do drink first thing in the morning but I usually have a herbal tea with a bit of honey. 
  2. Drink more water in general, it is also a great thing to do when you come back from work (when you do; during the “normal times” not now) have a glass of water. A lot of people can’t tell the difference between thirst and hunger so doing that will help with not eating sugar and fast food, and will give you some time to think of what to cook.
  3. Don’t be very hard on yourself/don’t beat yourself up when you had a piece of chocolate or some crisps.  Yes, and amen. I personally let myself eat everything, just in moderation. So when I really want some ice cream (ooh, ice cream, my love!), I will have some. This does not mean, however, that I will be eating it all day every day. 

Dietbon Low Glycemic Index Bread. What I had for breakfast every day during a week. I’ve added a thin layer of butter, some cucumber and baby spinach.

What is Dietbon? 

Dietbon is a diet plan using ready meals which are

Empties: Body Creams. Elemental Herbology, Ahava, CeraVe

I go through body creams like there’s no tomorrow, and here is my previous feature on the 3 body creams  I’ve used up. So here are 3 more, and expect more of these posts in the future.

Important note for new readers: I have very dry skin.

I really like Elemental Herbology but never tried anything for body from them so the Watermelon and Cucumber Body Moisturiser (£22  Look Fantastic and Amazon) sounded like a great thing to begin with.

This is an easy-absorbing light lotion which leaves the skin hydrated and silky. I also really loved the cucumber and watermelon combo, I  found it light and refreshing. Last but not least, I am also a fan of the bottle, minimalistic and chic.

I’d say it’s a lovely lotion for warmer months,

La Roche Posay Respectissime Eye Makeup Remover

This feature will be short and sweet. Long time readers know that I only use special eye makeup removers to remover my liner-mascara-eye shadows. I do not like the feeling of a balm in my eyes and just don’t like my eye makeup all over my face.

Since I use it on a daily basis, I usually go for Nivea or Garnier which I both like. They are very often on offer, so you can easily get them for £2, if not cheaper.

However, I’ve decided to experiment and try new eye makeup removers, so I’ve been using Clarins, Simple and Avene,  among others. I actually save “Empties”  stories on my Insta, so feel free to follow. But it’s  La Roche-Posay Respectissime Waterproof Eye Make-Up Remover that won me over.

It is just

SS20 New Foundations and Concealers: BECCA, NARS, Laura Mercier, Hourglass, Dior and Givenchy

It’s that time  of the year when the brands are bringing out new base products. I have posted about a few foundations already (Tom Ford, Bite Beauty, Estee Lauder). In fact,  if you want to know more about the new launches follow me on Facebook.

But here is the preview of some primers, foundations and concealers that caught my attention, and I’ve chosen 6 items.

The one which I am curious to try myself is definitely the  Givenchy  Teint Couture City Balm, £38 later on from from Sephora,  Barneys,  Neiman Marcus,  HarrodsNordstrom, Escentual and Feel Unique. I wear very light city SPF products myself, and this sounds right up my street. Besides their Teint Couture line is great.

Laura Mercier, The Queen of base products launched 5 primers which have to be mentioned.  Shown are  the Pure Canvas Primer Illuminating (“enhancing Porcelain Flower Extract and a blend of Micronized Pearls, the primer imparts a healthy glow on skin”) and Pure Canvas Primer Hydrating (“Olive Extract visibly smooths and locks in hydration while Marine Hydra Botanicals replenish skin and promote long term moisture recovery”). There are also Pure Canvas Primer Blurring, Pure Canvas Primer Protecting and Pure Canvas Primer Perfecting. $38 each from the website.

NARS Tinted Glow Busters, £28 (from Nordstorm, Selfridges,  Bloomingdales, Neiman Marcus  and Barneys.)are

Christmas Gift Guide for Men

Please excuse the lack of updates, it has been crazy busy work and other projects wise, so I had no chance of updating the website, although I really wanted to.

But today I want to give some male grooming products gifts ideas a shout out. I have actually written a guide, based on my friends’ recommendations a while ago but here are two other products that are worth mentioning. One luxury, and one  – a budget option. And you already saw these if you follow me on Instagram.

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The luxury option is  Charles Farris Grand Cascade Signature Reed Diffuser ( £32 from their website or from Amazon UK).
It is described as a “deep, smoky aroma of cedar, aged leather and birch, offset by fresh moss and amber. Inspired by the aged leather and woodsmoke scents of our heritage industries”, and  it is exactly that.  This would make an excellent gift for a classy and sophisticated man who appreciates luxury products.

The budget option is