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Desert Island Delights: Rosie Green of Life's Rosie

This month our desert island castaway is award-winning journalist and beauty editor, Rosie Green.  She talks to us about the Desert Island Delights she would pack in her beauty bag should she find herself stranded on a desert island.

Beauty editor Rosie Green Desert Island Delights

Rosie Green has spent over twenty years writing about beauty and fashion for top glossy magazines and national newspapers. After a life-changing split she created the website, Life's Rosie, to not only share her personal stories, but to offer support and expert advice to anyone going through a heartbreak. Practical, uplifting and a shot of mood-enhancing goodness, Rosie's candid and witty style promises to take you from heartbreak to happiness. 

So, what would someone who has the pick of any beauty products pack in her wash bag? Let's find out.....

What 5 items would you pack in your beauty bag to take to a desert island?

1. A good SPF Sun Cream

It goes without saying that unless I want to come back with major pigmentation a good SPF is a must. I'd pack either Clarins Hydra Quench Tinted Moisturiser with SPF or SkinCeuticals Brightening UV Defence SPF 30. Both are brilliant and lovely and light.

 skin care products to pack in beauty bag on a desert island

2. Philip Kingsley Elasticizer Intensive Treatment

I'd use the opportunity to put a hair mask on as no one will see me on the beach. I love Philip Kingsley Elasticizer as its super moisturising.

Hair mask to pack in travel wash bag

3. Chanel 19

I'd take this to remind me of all the lovely times I've had when I've worn it.  It instantly brings back amazing memories of my kids and friends - perfect for on a desert island.

Chanel No 19 perfume for beauty wash bag

4. Essie Ballet Slippers Nail Polish

Because having nice fingers and toes always makes me feel better.  

Pink nail polish for make up bag

5. by Terry Baume de Rose Flaconette Liquid Lip Balm

I use lip balm not just on my lips, but also on my eyebrows to tame them and my lashes to keep them strong.

Pink lip balm to pack in travel wash bag for Desert Island Delights

In addition to your 5 selected beauty items, which other luxury item would you take with you to the island?

I'm a bit of a cashmere addict, so for my luxury item I would pack a lovely cashmere blanket to wrap myself up with at night. I've got a beautiful one from Oka, but anything from The White Company always cheers me up.

See Rosie's website, Lifesrosie, for practical and emotional tips, advice and support to help you get your mojo back!

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