How to keep your make-up in place

Although a sunny autumn day leaves us happy on the inside, it often leads to shiny cheeks, smeared eyeliner and melted foundation on the outside. The good news is that it’s incredibly easy to keep your complexion looking fresh and your skin in tip-top condition if you follow our make …

Look fresh faced from morning to night

Ever looked in the mirror after a shower and wished your skin could look that fresh all day long? Us too. The thing is, whether you wash and go, or spend forever on your make-up before you dare venture out of the front door, all of your work could be …

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 …

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 …

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 …

5 Tips for Applying Make-up to Ageing Skin

As we get older, our skin changes, and because of this our make-up routine usually needs to change too. As well as looking at the products we use, we also need to think differently about HOW to apply them, so we thought we’d put together five tips on how to …

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 …

Look Your Best in Your Christmas Photos

It’s the time of year when everyone likes to get dressed in their finery and barely a minute goes by when someone isn’ getting their phone out to take another photo. That’s all well and good, but if you’ve spent the morning cooking a huge Christmas dinner (and have partaken …

A Balm for Every Problem…

Beauty balms are becoming more and more popular, and with good reason; they often tackle a number of problems with just one product. Balms are rich and potent and offer the skin an extra dose of healing goodness, and are especially good after cosmetic procedures or sun exposure. Elemis, Dermalogica …

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 …