Five Beauty No-No’s You Should Have Given Up for Lent

We’re already a little way into Lent and here at Pure Beauty we’ve given up various things, from chocolate to prosecco, which is just as difficult as it sounds! We thought we’d take a lighthearted look at some of the biggest beauty sins that people commit because although it might …

Top Tips for Avoiding Cracked Hands

It’s been a particularly cold February and for many of us, this means only one thing: cracked and painful hands. There are several things that you can do to help your hands to avoid getting cracked and we thought we’d take a look at a few of them to help …

Stay Cool on Christmas Day

In our experience there are two kinds of women: those who relish the idea of hosting Christmas Day and feeding a dozen people, and those who break out into a cold sweat at the very idea. If you’re hosting Christmas Day this year but are struggling to remain calm about …

Skincare for Santa

Being Santa must be a really tough job. You spend all year tucked away at The North Pole, making toys, keeping lists of who’s naughty and nice, and keeping thousands of elves in check, only to spend one manic night flying around the world in an open-top sleigh making sure …

Prepare for Cold Weather with Dermalogica and Decleor

2016 was a great year in terms of summer weather with warm days stretching right the way to the beginning of October, but if the weather reports are to be believed then the cold weather is coming for us with a vengeance! The cold weather can have some negative effects …

Beauty Tips for Olympians

After the London Olympics in 2012, the people of the UK naturally went a little sport-crazy, with participation in athletics and cycling rising by a combined 31%. Team GB had a whole load more successes in this years’ Olympics and it’s sure to inspire even more participation in sports, so …

The Best Ways to Fake Long Nails

It’s a fact that some people are naturally blessed with the kind of nails which grow long and strong, never seem to break and are always neat and tidy. Then there are the rest of us whose nails split, break, get bitten or simply never seem to grow. There are …

Beauty Trend – Matte Nails

Whether you keep them short, have gel extensions, shellac, wraps or paint them yourself, nail trends have never been hotter and one of the main ones at the moment is for matte nails. At first, we weren’t sure about how nails looked with a complete lack of shine, but they’ve …