Micheline Arcier has been hand blending oils for over 20 years. Lulu’s travel essentials from their stunning range of products includes;
Sommeil - a beautiful blend, in a handy travel size, which helps calm frayed nerves and drifts you into a gentle sleep.
Harmonie – Aromatherapy Bath Oil
Lulu has been using this fragrant bath oil for over 10 years and swears by it for the most restful night’s sleep you will ever have. Perfect to enjoy at the end of a long day. Ingredients include chamomile, petigrain and ylang ylang.
Apaisement - Aromatherapy Body Oil
This is a product Lulu can’t travel without. For a double whammy Lulu uses this body oil after Harmonie to guarantee total relaxation and a restful night’s sleep.Micheline Arcier
Don't leave home without having bought some gorgeous items from Blink Beach. They have some of the most irresisitble swimwear and beachwear for both children and adults.
Bird of Paradise
If you buy anything this winter make it a cashmere/silk shrug from Bird of Paradise. In an array of colours from hot pink to gentle orange they transfrom from a shrug to a poncho, to a scarf to a wrap - just by altering the way you do up the mother of pearl buttons, perfect for snuggling up on a plane. My midnight blue shrug is now my constant travel companion and at just £65 they are real value for money.Bird of Paradise - your luxury travel companion
Grasshopper Organic Porridge
Lulu discovered this ingenious product during a stay at Dean Street Townhouse, one of her favourite Chic Retreats. Instant organic porridge in a pot.. just add hot water, wait 5 minutes and voila!.. delicious porridge ready to eat, it couldn't be more simple or more delicious. Flavours include plain, date and coconut, chocolate and Lulu's favourite cinnamon and raisin. All packaging can be recycled and is biodegradable.
ila is the best natural skincare collection Lulu has come across. For ila, everything begins with purity which is sought in every ingredient and process. The feeling of wellbeing envelops you after your first use of any of their products and the smells seduce you on such an emotional level that you will never want to use any other product again.
ila products are based on ancient healing methods and recipes and the organic ingredients are sourced from as far as India and the Amazon Rain Forest.
These are not just products, they are a way of life. The Face Oil for glowing radiance is a stunning product and a must-have for everyone - as your skin really does re-discover its natural glow.ila have created a stunning collection of natural skincare
Lizzie Falconer is an internationally renowned intuitive therapist, spiritual pathfinder & psychic medium. She has helped many individuals and businesses both large and small and has been praised by Marie Claire, Vogue and Zinc. Lizzie works from her home in Suffolk and travels worldwide visiting her clients. She has her own UK TV series (on ITV) 'Ghostly Tales of the Unexpected". Chic Retreats clients benefit from a 15% discount on hourly readings and 10% discount on day courses (except Egypt Mill). Please mention Chic Retreats to take advantage of these discounts.
Forget what the guide books say about Sicily. If you are after advice on what the real Sicily has to offer then look no further than Sicily Holidays. Created by the dynamic Rosaria Quartucci, a Sicilian born and bred and joint owner of the stunning Hotel Villa Ducale and Hotel Villa Carlotta in Taormina, this site offers a wealth of information and insider tips, as well as access to artists and producers otherwise inaccessible to the general public.Sicily Holidays
Powertraveller Ltd designs has a fantastic array of award-winning portable chargers for all your mobile gadgets. For your safari trips in Kenya or your hiking holidays in the Atlas Mountains, the powermonkey-eXplorer portable charger is Lulu's favourite gadget you can't afford to travel without, providing essential backup power in even the most remote locations. Incorporating the new solarmonkey solar charger, the powermonkey-eXplorer lets you charge wherever, whenever and is now compatible with the majority of mobile phones, iPods (now including iPhone 3GS), MP3 / MP4, PDAs and portable games consoles including the Sony PSP and Nintendo DS & DS-Lite
Chic Retreats clients can benefit from a 10% discount online using promo code 'CHIC' at the checkout. Go to www.powertraveller.com
Lulu has been following and using Miller Harris products for years now. All of Lyn's products are made with love using the highest quality most natural ingredients, carefully selected by Lyn herself. Lulu doesn't travel without the Fleur Oriental miniature candles - a must for those looking to feel at home while travelling.
Chic Retreats receive a 10% discount when shopping online at Miller Harris using the promo code 'CHIC10’ at checkout.
Robinson Pelham is a boutique jeweller in the heart of London. Whatever the budget this talented team can create the simple to the ornate. Everything they create is beautiful and personal from bespoke engagement rings, christening presents or a surprise anniversary present. They also have an 'old to new' service allowing you to transform that old fashioned, unworn brooch into something stunning! Viewing is by appointment only.
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