5th Nov 2017 - Beauty, Places

It feels like a lifetime since I got back from Cambodia with Fresh, but it was actually just two weeks ago! It took around 15 hours to get to Siem Reap, but it was totally worth the trek. When I stepped out of the airport I was immediately hit with the heat and humidity and as a summer baby I fully embraced it. A super retro taxi picked us up and brought us to the hotel which I was super excited about, but little did I know that was just the beginning of what this trip had in store for me!

After the awesome taxi journey I was beyond thrilled to say hello to my home for the week! I stayed at Raffles which actually had one of the oldest elevators in all of Cambodia! Make sure you check out my vlog below to see this awesome lift! I had way too much fun going up and down the hotel.

  • Basket Bag

    For the essentials

  • Cropped White Tee

    Staple piece

  • Citizens of Humanity Trousers

    Comfortable and cool

  • ASOS Straw Hat

    Beach babe vibes

  • Super Cool Rope Sandals

    By Nomadic State of Mind

The reason Fresh brought me to Cambodia was to learn more about the lotus flower which is a key ingredient in their lotus range. Before visiting cambodia I knew basically nothing about this stunning flower, but I was so impressed by how many uses it has. We took a boat cruise through the lotus lake (where they grow) and got to get up close and personal to these flowers in their natural habitat.

  • Charlotte Tilbury 'Instant Look' Beauty Glow Palette

    Everything you need in one!

  • By Terry Baume De Rose

    Juicy lips

  • Paloma Wool 'Silvana' Dress

    SO versatile and timeless

  • *Maison Louis Marie ‘No 4 Bois De Balincourt’

    Lasts all day!

  • Classic Cross Body Bag


  • &OtherStories T-Shirt Dress

    The comfiest thing everrrr

  • Marais Lavender Sandals

    Obsessed with this colour

  • Round Basket Bag

    I'm in love with this

  • Celine Sunglasses

    Don't look at me

  • Essie Red Nail Polish

    Classic red

Besides learning lots and lots about the power of lotus we had some free time to explore Cambodia on our own. We decided to go to the market and stock up on woven basket bags! A girl can never have too many 😉

On our last day in Cambodia we got the opportunity to see some historical sights including Angkor Wat, the Jungle Temple (where a lot of Tomb Raider was filmed). We woke up around 4:30 in the morning to watch the sunset over these beautiful temples and it was an experience I will never forget.

  • &OtherStories Maxi Dress

    Ultra glam

  • ASOS Multi Chain Necklace

    Layer up!

  • Basket Bag

    As you can tell I'm obsessed lol

  • Fringed Leather Sandals

    Major 70's vibes

  • Lancôme Lipstick 'Lacewood'

    Love love love this shade

Fresh Lotus Youth Preserve Rescue Mask Seaweed Radiance Facial
The big new launch from fresh is a very welcome addition to their already popular Lotus range and something I was super excited about because it’s a mask! I am always banging on about how much I love Fresh Face Masks (they are THE BEST), so of course I wanted to be one of the first to try their new offering. So the cool thing about this mask is that it’s a 5 minute facial. It aims to combat tired skin and overstressed skin (can I get an amen?).  I found it to be incredibly moisturising, but I was most impressed by how effectively it exfoliates the skin. It’s backed with seaweed, red algae and lotus seeds that gently buff the skin to leave with you with a super smooth canvas.

Apply the mask to the skin and let it sit for around 5 minutes. Add some warm water and gently use your fingertips and rub softly in a circular motion. Rinse it well and voila! You can use it 2-3 times per week and I have a feeling this is going to be one of my favourite morning masks because makeup looks sooo amazing after you use this mask!

Available soon…
Learn more about the Fresh Lotus range here.

  • Fresh Lotus Youth Preserve Radiance Lotion

    Get that glow

  • Fresh Lotus Youth Preserve Eye Cream

    Super nourishing!

  • Fresh Lotus Youth Preserve Rescue Mask

    My new fave mask by Fresh!

  • Fresh Lotus Eye Gel

    So so so refreshing

  • Fresh Lotus Youth Preserve Face Cream

    All my dreams come true

  • I’m gonna be completely honest here and say that I’ve never ever wanted to visit Cambodia … until now, that is! I mean, look at all that natural beauty! I think you having made this video and written this blog post will open a lot of other people’s eyes to Cambodia and make them want to visit. And kudos to you for venturing out to parts unknown and trying something new!

    • Ah thanks so much Vanessa! I would defo recommend visiting Cambodia, I’ve never been anywhere like it before in my life and it was a truly beautiful place 🙂

  • Karen Marie

    Hey, I was wondering if you actually made those pictures with an analog camera or is it just a “filter”?

  • Your photos are so beautiful!!

  • Love this blog post! I went to Siem Reap just last year, and it was amazing! Also, I’m a big fan of Fresh so I’m quite jealous you got to go with them!

  • Elin

    Hi! It looks like you had such an amazing trip <3 looove all of the photos. Im going away on holiday in just a couple of weeks myself, and these holiday photos are to die for, honestly. Is it a special camera, or have you used your iphone with an app/filter? Love you, Estée <3

  • a. LOVE the phone case, b. LOVE that these look like they were taken on film – WHAT APP DID U USE TO EDIT