Episode #11: Motherhood With Lisa Smosarski and Hannah Michalak

In this episode we talk all about Motherhood and the many ways that it can change our lifestyle, beauty habits and identity.

We’re joined by cheese lover, feminist and Mum of 3, the editor in Chief of Stylist Magazine – Lisa Smosarski and YouTuber, blogger and entrepreneur – Hannah Michalak. Together we talk about how having children has affected our lives both personally and professionally, how our bodies have changed and the ways that we have maintained a sense of self through th epower of beauty rituals.

This episode’s beauty challenge sees Rachel testing some well known time saving products to see if they really are worth all the hype and I review some wonderful products that got me through both my pregnancies and those crazy but beautiful newborn months.

Products mentioned during the episode:


Nivea in Shower Moisturiser £8.25 here

St Tropez In Shower Gradual tan: £9.49 (reduced from £13.99) here

Clean and Clear Blotting Oil Absorbing Sheets: here

Bio Oil: I always buy the huge bottles from Costco as they work out cheaper. If  you’re not a member you can get it here

Lush Sleepy Body Lotion: here

L’Oreal Fast Dry Top Coat: here


Mamma Mio The Tummy Rub Oil: £27 here

Lansinoh HPA Lanolin Cream: £10 here

This Works Sleep + Pillow Spray: £26 here


The Ordinary Caffeine Solution 5%: £5.80 here

You can find Lisa’s fab Instagram account here and make sure you read her editor’s column in Stylist each week. She’s a total inspiration.

For a great and honest insight into Hannah’s mummy life check out her YouTube Channel she also sells these beautiful makeup bags and writes a lifestyle blog. Hannah is officially super woman!!

Next week we have a very emotional and honest interview with the lovely Emma Gunns who opens up about her struggles with PCOS, body image and self belief.

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