How to easily change our make up for autumn

While summer is definitely the time to be fresh-faced and to go au natural, as autumn sets in and the dew starts to collect on the grass and there’s a nip in the air, could it be that you’re just a little bit over the no-makeup, makeup? We aren’t saying …

The Low-Down on Top Lip Hair Removal

A few years ago, I went to a salon to have my eyebrows threaded for the first time. As I laid back in the chair and the lady worked her magic, she cast a critical glance over my face and said “Would you like me to do your top lip, …

5 Beauty Trends to Try in 2019

Can you believe we’re already halfway through January already? It seems crazy that 2019 is marching on so quickly, and that we’re already seeing new trends emerging. We’ve got some predictions of what’s going to be huge in the world of beauty this year and we thought we’d share five …

Reverse Beauty Hacks

The internet is absolutely AWASH with articles and videos showing you so-called ‘beauty hacks’, many of which are just ridiculous and some which could potentially do more harm than good. We appreciate the need for corner cutting at times, but you only get one body and looking after it properly …

Top tips for great hair

Many of us, wash our hair while we are in the shower, blast it with the dryer, style with tongs or straighteners, tie it back with a band and then wonder why it doesn’t look glossy like the celebrities on the red carpet. While you can’t have Vidal Sassoon on …

Fast Beauty – How to Look Great When You’ve Only Got Five Minutes

We all have those mornings where the snooze button gets hit five times in a row, or the alarm doesn’t go off at all, and jumping out of bed with just five minutes to make yourself look presentable can be a daunting task. However, when it comes to getting ready …

Bare-Minimum Beauty

It’s fair to say that beauty regimes are a spectrum, with some people spending hours and hours on their routines while others prefer to get up and go with minimal effort. We’ve written many times about the optimal skin routines and all the things  that you should  be doing, but …

Argan Oil – the Newest Wonder Ingredient

We’ve written before about how the beauty industry is often influenced by trends, just like the fashion industry, and trends of new wonder-ingredients pop up on an almost weekly basis. With brands like Elemis, Decleor and Dermalogica, however, it takes a lot more than “trends” to influence what they put …

Smart beauty tips

We all like to look, and feel good, but with busy lives and endless demands from family and friends, we are often left time poor when it comes to ourselves and run out of the door with wet hair and a smudge of mascara. We have come up with some …

How to Identify Your Skin Type

Anyone who’s ever bought cosmetics is probably aware of the concept of “skin types” and the fact that everyone’s skin is different. There are usually five main types which are catered for – oily, dry, combination, sensitive and normal, but you’d be surprised by how many of our clients don’t …