How Often Do You Replace Your Mascara?

When is Your Beauty Product Past it? One of the most important pieces of knowledge you should have, is how often you should change, throw or replace your beauty products.  We will use up most of our products if we use them regularly enough before they should be replaced, but some products can lose their impact or even become dangerous to us if used past … Continue reading How Often Do You Replace Your Mascara?

How to treat thinning hair – Ages 20, 30, 40 & 50

There is often a misconception that loosing hair is purely down to age, and when you are ‘of an age’, hair instantly becomes grey and fine. This isn’t true, in fact hair loss effects people of all ages and for various reasons. Changes in hormones, diet, stress, illnesses, bleaching, colouring or chemical damage can all contribute to reasons why hair might start thinning, and it … Continue reading How to treat thinning hair – Ages 20, 30, 40 & 50

How to get rid of ingrowing hairs

Ingrowing hairs are unsightly things, and the more you shave, the morning likely you are to see them reoccurring; aside from being unattractive, they can also be quite irritating. They’re most commonly caused by dead skin that tend to block the hair follicle, when this happens, new hair growth is unable to reach the surface, and so it grows back on itself, causing a small … Continue reading How to get rid of ingrowing hairs

How to get rid of eye bags

The chances are, if you suffer with eye bags or dark circles, you aren’t getting enough sleep. Sometimes this can be overcome with a good nights sleep, but some suffers could sleep for years and still have the dreaded shadow under the eyes. Periorbital dark circles may be genetic, or they could be due to allergies, chronic sinus problems and fluid retention, whatever the cause, … Continue reading How to get rid of eye bags

We Love… August

Essie Bridal Collection polishes Sugar-candy and milkshake shades add just the right romantic touch whether you’re the bride or a super-chic guest. Try delicate milky hues with a bright outfit or bolder sugared almond tones with a paler look.   Beauty Editor favourite I would scoop up the whole range of Phyto travel kits if I could – these rainbow bags are not only super … Continue reading We Love… August

We Love… July

Check out the products that have got the beauty desk all in a buzz this month!   Hot Hit Murad Summer Sun Essentials This little kit  has it all: a gorgeous beach bag and a range of brilliant SPFs to keep you covered from beach lounging to sightseeing.   Instant Classic Macadamia Oil Flawless Cleansing Conditioner India Knight raved about this conditioner’s ability to tame … Continue reading We Love… July

What I took to Glastonbury… the best beauty products for surviving a festival

So you may have heard of this big festival that happens every now and then, where Kate Moss tramples around in wellies and a muddy Somerset field turns into a messy, musical playground. Yes, you’ve guessed it (the clue was in the title!), after years of daydreaming over BBC coverage from previous years, I finally made it to the Glastonbury music festival and boy, was it … Continue reading What I took to Glastonbury… the best beauty products for surviving a festival

Bath & Unwind pick their favourite holiday products

Jetting off on holiday? Wonderful. Worrying about what on earth you should be packing in that all-important makeup bag? Not so wonderful… To help you navigate your way through whatever the summer might throw at your skin, the Bath & Unwind team have shared their top travel picks, and a few other summer must-haves to see you through that heatwave in style. Francesca – Beauty Editor Decleor … Continue reading Bath & Unwind pick their favourite holiday products

Fancy giving natural beauty a go? Here are our head-to-toe favourites

This month we’re focusing on the best the natural world has to offer, which means fewer synthetics for your skin. So whether you’re an ‘au natural gal’ already, or want to try something new for Spring, get yourself feeling as fresh as a daisy with this lovely lot. Hair Jason is a Californian brand whose entire colourful range is free from synthetic ingredients that can be … Continue reading Fancy giving natural beauty a go? Here are our head-to-toe favourites

The Caudalie philosophy

“I believe in a greener planet and more committed cosmetics. I formulate my products for all women who, like me, don’t want to choose between effectiveness and naturalness, between glamour and ecology.” Mathilde Thomas All Caudalie products follow the brand’s ‘Cosm-ethics’, which means every glorious natural formula is free of parabens, phenoxyethanol, mineral oils, sodium laureth sulfate, synthetic colouring and animal ingredients. It’s kind to … Continue reading The Caudalie philosophy