Wedding Season – Your Six Month Skincare Plan

We’re almost at the end of February, which means that six months from now, the summer wedding season will be in full swing. Whether you’re going to be a bride, a bridesmaid, a mother of the bride, or simply a treasured guest, you’ll want to put your best foot, and …

How to have happy winter hands

While we try to make sure we wear gloves and dry our hands thoroughly when they are wet, life is busy and quite often our digits just don’t get the love they deserve. The problem with skipping basic hand care is that is can lead to cracked skin, sore knuckles …

4 Common Nail Issues and the Causes

Very few of us are blessed with perfect nails which grow through strong and even, and many of us have issues with our nails which need extra help. Today, we’re looking at four common nail problems which a lot of people have to deal with, and try to find ways …

Creating a Winter Skincare Survival Kit

Whatever your skin type, winter is pretty much the toughest season for skin. The cold, wet weather, the central heating, the lack of sunlight and the tendency to hibernate indoors can all play havoc with your complexion. We thought we’d have a think about the most common skin issues to …

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 …

Hydration hacks for the summer

There is no denying that summer is well and truly here. Hot days and balmy nights see us swapping jeans for shorts, jumpers for strappy dresses and forget boots, it’s all about flip-flops right now. While all the glorious Vitamin D boosting sunshine may leave you with a healthy glow, add …

All About Apricots

Using seasonal fruit and veg in your cooking is a great way to ensure you’re getting the right vitamins, minerals and nutrients from your produce right when it’s at its best, and right now, apricots are at the peak of their growth. Luckily, we don’t have to wait until May …

Get your feet flip flop ready

We don’t know about you, but we think it feels like spring is in the air and that means putting the Uggs away, getting the flip flips out and making sure our feet are in good condition after a long, cold winter. We have put together some easy to follow …

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 …

Why You Should Be Using a Primer

It seems, in recent years, that everyone’s make-up routine has become a whole lot more complicated. Instead of applying foundation, then eyes and lips, now everyone is starting with their eyebrows before foundation, using primer, then contouring, then baking, then using a finishing spray, then…the list just seems to go …