14 Beauty Brands Making An Effort To Be Sustainable & Look After The Planet

We’ve never been as aware of the environmental impact of our purchasing decisions as we are now. Sustainability has undoubtedly been the buzzword of 2018, with plastic straws and takeaway coffee cups becoming the new plastic bags; as a nation…

Did You Know Your Face Wipe Is Bad For The Environment? Make …

Over the years I’ve made no secret of the fact I’m not an advocate of face wipes; these ‘handy and convenient’ alternatives to a proper cleanse can cause all number of issues if they’re relied upon regularly, or used as…

My Current Anti-Ageing, Brightening & Boosting Skincare Favourites For Day & Night

Want to know how to build an anti-ageing skincare regime to suit your every needs? Read on!  We all have that thing ‘we’re known for’ – for me, it’s always been my skin. I’ve always been on the receiving end…

The Petroleum Jelly Alternative We’ve Been Waiting For: Beauty Kitchen’s …

During my school days the hottest accessory wasn’t a record bag, an Adidas jumper or even a pair of platform loafers: it was a big pot of Vaseline that could be passed around class like a statement of our popularity.…

Five Shampoo & Conditioner Combos Put To The Test: From Budget To Premium, …

Oh to be one of those swishy hair models in the Timotei adverts of old. (Showing my age?) I’ve never had a great barnet and my love of beauty was first triggered by a thirst for everything and anything that…

The Beauty Gems I’m Loving For Summer

Ahhhh summer. I do love you, but boy do you cause me some beauty dilemmas: the constant heat, sweaty tubes, dehydration from not drinking as much as I should, sleepless nights… They all rack up and can play havoc with…

Eight Beauty Products I’m Gutted Ran Out (And I’d Re-Buy …

There’s always something new to enjoy in the beauty world; there’s always something to lust after come payday or get excited about when it finally lands on your doorstep. As consumers we’re programmed to want the newest and the best,…

How I Keep My Hands Looking & Feeling Top Notch During The Winter …

When I returned from Bali and a few weeks in the sun, my hands were in awesome shape. Despite the fact I was still sporting a three week old mani and my polish was peeling, the nails themselves were in…

Five Fun & Tasty Lip Balms To Keep Your Lips Kissable This Party …

Oh I do love a lip balm. More than any other product it’s the thing I stash away the most, in every drawer, pocket and handbag – because there’s nothing worse than being on the go and being without a…

Create Your Own Bespoke Beauty Products With The Beauty Kitchen: Affordable, Effective, …

One of my favourite experiences during my career in the beauty industry was being involved in developing new products. I adored visiting the labs and getting hands on with ingredients, putting new formulas to the test and tweaking them until…