Don’t Grow Up – GLOW Up!

When you look back at pictures of yourself, do you ever think “Oh my goodness, why did I do THAT?” – from dodgy hairdos to questionable make-up choices, many of us feel like we’ve improved with age, and that’s what people are calling a “glow up”. Today, we’re taking a …

Say Goodbye to Frown Lines

Frown lines usually form in the forehead area between the eyes and above the nose, and although they can worsen with age, they can develop on anyone. The area where frown lines form is an area of high movement, and although many people turn to botox to paralyse the forehead, …

The Benefits of Q10

When it comes to skincare, trends come and go – we’re currently in the midst of a hyaluronic acid craze and while there’s no doubt that it’s a fabulous ingredient, there are other ingredients out there which have been around for ages and are slightly underrated. One such ingredient is …

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 …

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 …

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 …

The Importance of Oxygen

With so much talk about how “antioxidants” are important to the skin, it might be easy to forget that oxygen is actually vital for the proper function of the skin. Oxidation is actually the decaying process that occurs when cells metabolize oxygen.  As we get older, however, the skin loses …

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 …

5 Common Foundation Mistakes

Whether you’re a full-face, contour-loving foundation fan, or a ‘swipe of BB Cream and you’re done’ kinda gal, there are still some simple rules that you should be following to make sure you get your foundation completely right. Read on to find out five of the most common foundation mistakes …