How To Get That Dewy Look

Not too long ago, the “matte look” was trending and us make-up fanatics were looking like porcelain beauties. However, recently the trend has done a 180 turn and now the trend is the “dewy look”. Did we suddenly realise we aged and therefore needed to look fresher? Who knows, but one thing is for sure, if you do it right you can look like a … Continue reading How To Get That Dewy Look

Who are delilah?

Brand Name: delilah – Pronounced “de-lie-lah” (always with a little d) Founded: United Kingdom, by Rupert Kingston, Hannah Nicholson and Juliet White.  What makes them special: The idea to build a boutique make-up company and help a client create an image of them selves where they feel confident and beautiful, with ease and high end products. Ingredient Information:  Iron oxides (colour pigments)  Talcum (powder)  Sodium dehydroacetate (cosmetic preservative)  Tocopheryl acetate (Vitamin … Continue reading Who are delilah?

All you need to know… Studio 10

We got a chance to sit down and talk all things beauty with the founder of cult age perfecting beauty range, Studio 10. Tell us about yourself and your business? Studio 10 is my passion. I’d reached a point in my life where I was looking for a makeup range designed for women as they age. I needed more than products with just added anti-ageing ingredients, but that … Continue reading All you need to know… Studio 10

The best beauty looks from London Fashion Week – Autumn/Winter 2014

Let’s hear it for London! The catwalks of the British capital are reknowned for a little edge and a lot of luxe and as usual inspired us with lots of little twists to refresh your usual look. Here are our favourites. Coming up roses Wendy Rowe matched lids and lips with a slick of dusky pink shadow (blended with a touch of liquid highlighter) for a … Continue reading The best beauty looks from London Fashion Week – Autumn/Winter 2014

Happy Birthday Miss Moss – Kate turns 40 and we pick her top 3 looks

Whatever your opinion on Kate Moss there can be no denying the influence she’s had on everything from our wardrobes (a great pair of jeans really will take you anywhere) to our makeup bags (smoky eyeliner? check!). And she’s done it all whilst ignoring trends, fads and the rest of the crowd. We thought we’d pay tribute by picking three looks to love from one … Continue reading Happy Birthday Miss Moss – Kate turns 40 and we pick her top 3 looks

Get the Look – Red Lips

With winter well and truly here (boo!) and the promise of festive parties just around the corner (hurrah!), we’ve been all about the red lips here at B&U. Instantly chic, we’ve been dying to try them out so a couple of our favourite staffers volunteered to try two different looks and report back on everything from how the products worked to how well they lasted. At-the-Office … Continue reading Get the Look – Red Lips

A Quick Guide To Red Lips

There’s always a go-to product in every woman’s make-up bag which will instantly transform their face and make them feel elegant and revitalised! There’s nothing as alluring as a perfect set of red lips as they create a timeless look that will always be stylish, but it can be hard to find the right shade. That’s where our quick guide to red lips comes in. Striking red lipstick … Continue reading A Quick Guide To Red Lips

Autumn/Winter Beauty Trends 2013

We take a quick peek at the key Autumn/Winter 2013 beauty looks we’ll be channelling this season. As seen at: Marc Jacobs & Just Cavalli Get the look with: Joico Body Luxe Root Lift As seen at: Matthew Williamson & Burberry Get the look with: DuWop Browwow As seen at: Louis Vuitton & Derek Lam Get the look with: Korres Colour Guava Lipstick in Red … Continue reading Autumn/Winter Beauty Trends 2013

Halloween Nails

Something wicked this way comes… Just because it’s Halloween, doesn’t mean all sense of class and decency has to go out of the window. Audrey Hepburn once declared ‘I believe in manicures’…you would NEVER find her at an All Hallows party dressed as a giant pumpkin without her nails perfectly matching her outfit! Black & White Channel the eternally chic black and white palette with … Continue reading Halloween Nails

We think these nails will be very Populaire!

Ooh la la! The eagerly awaited Populaire hits cinema screens this month and it’s got us all in a lacquer with its ’50s French glam and seriously sweet-chic nail looks. Forget the classic French manicure and think more along the sugared bon bons line! Here at Bath & Unwind HQ, we couldn’t resist recreating the film’s poster look with our new, about-to-be-launched Nicole by OPI range. … Continue reading We think these nails will be very Populaire!

Put your best feet forward – brilliant at-home pedicure tips from Margaret Dabbs

World Foot Health month is upon us, the sun is out (hurrah) and that means the spotlight is focused firmly on our feet. I wouldn’t mind betting that after a long hard winter stuffed into boots and socks we’re not all in a big hurry to whisk them out! Feet often get a little neglected but a few simple steps can make a real difference … Continue reading Put your best feet forward – brilliant at-home pedicure tips from Margaret Dabbs

Best products for sensitive skin

“I can’t because I have sensitive skin” There are so many times I have heard and used this phrase throughout my life. The latest glittery bubble bath my friends were using, the must-have fake tan that girls swore by, those amazing face washes for teenage spots – I could use none of them, as it would effect my sensitive, eczema-prone skin VERY badly. Endless trips … Continue reading Best products for sensitive skin

Dr Hauschka, Dear Eyes…

Melanie and I were lucky enough to recently meet international makeup artist Karim Sataar and have a sneaky preview of his new Dear Eyes… makeup range for Dr Hauschka. He very kindly offered to give us a makeover to show us the versatility of this new range, and here are the results. Karim always starts his makeovers by making a quick assessment of your skin … Continue reading Dr Hauschka, Dear Eyes…

Sneak peek: OPI Euro Centrale collection

We write many nail colour/nail art related posts on here and you may or may not have noticed that none of them are posted by me! Well, it’s because I am lazy, so very lazy when it comes to my nails and I rarely paint them. Fake tan, face mask, cellulite cream… I manage to find the time most nights for all of these things … Continue reading Sneak peek: OPI Euro Centrale collection

Gifts for nail lovers

I recently posted about the amazing artwork that accompanies all Laqa & Co. products, and for this reason alone I think that Laqa & Co. nail pens might just be my go-to stocking stuffers this year. Talk about uniqueness-factor! Christmas in my house always has a hint of giving your loved ones a gift that they will love, that they wouldn’t necessarily think to buy themselves. I think … Continue reading Gifts for nail lovers