Buy It & Buy It Again! Seven Budget Makeup Buys I’m Still …

We’ve never been luckier when it comes to budget beauty; there’s such a huge variety at such a affordable prices, with quality that far exceeds expectations. I spent many a moment in my youth hoarding super cheap and super chalky…

Anatomy Of A Beauty Frenzy: How Glossier Caused Hysteria Around Their Launch (…

When it was announced that Glossier was launching (or rather, shipping) to the UK earlier this year, the beauty community became more than a little bit crazed. Whether it was rushing out to visit their pop up, pouring over the…

‘Age Perfect’ Makeup Designed Specifically For More Mature Skin: No Flaking, Caking …

WIN THE ENTIRE ‘AGE PERFECT’ MAKEUP RANGE WORTH £300 SPONSORED FEATURE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH L’OREAL PARIS Ageing really is a privilege. For years we’ve been conditioned to be embarrassed, ashamed and disgusted by the signs of ageing, but the process…

Would You Wear A Colour-Changing Blusher? (How The Beauty Industry Is Trying …

A couple of weeks ago I was asked, like I frequently do, to be on a research panel and discuss the current state of the beauty industry – and where I see it evolving in the next few years. The…

Five Things You Need To Pick Up From Fenty Beauty: The Best …

Are you even a beauty junkie if you haven’t been even a little bit interested in the new makeup brand from Rihanna? It landed into Harvey Nicols last week and suffice to say they’ve never experienced a reception like it:…

Why Rihanna’s ‘Fenty Beauty’ Is Exactly What The Makeup Industry Needs …

When I first heard about the forthcoming makeup launch from the house of RiRi I have to admit I wasn’t all that excited; as an artist I don’t really follow her, even if I do bop along to her tunes…

NudeStix’s Effortless Pencil Format Proves No-Makeup-Makeup Is Making A Comeback

For such a long time we seem to have seen nothing but insta-brows and super contoured cheekbones within the pages of our magazines and across our social media feeds; makeup has been anything but subtle, the focus being on the…

You Need To Change Up Your Textures: Why Embracing New Blush Formats …

I wouldn’t dream of attempting to wear the same clothes I styled up during my teenage years now I’m in my thirties; my body shape has changed, my look has evolved and I learned the hard way that string vests…

New In This Week: Pretty (Yet Practical) Makeup Bits To Make You …

You know what they say: you wait for great makeup launches to come along, and then a tonne turn up all at once! It’s taken a good long while for genuinely exciting bits and pieces to land on my doorstep…

A Word About What *Really* Makes A Christmas Collection Special (And Bobbi …

Only six weeks remain between us and the onslaught of turkey, stuffing and oodles of wrapping paper lying across the living room floor. Whether you love it or hate it, the festive season will soon be upon us so it’s…

Cutting Through The Clutter: Five Makeup Gems I’m Loving For Autumn/…

I’m a bit of a floozy when it comes to makeup. I’m happy to swap items in and out, put old favourites on the backburner or just generally try something new – because that’s how you discover little gems like…

Another Level Of Lustworthy: By Terry’s ZigZag Sun Designer Palettes

Whether you can afford or justify £64.00 on a makeup palette is neither here nor there, because this post has been purely created to offer a moment of lust on an otherwise dull day. If you don’t know much about…