Why Everyone Aged 30+ Should Be Using Retinol

Skincare innovations have a tendency to hit stores quicker than a new Instagram update, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re always to be believed. We may be able to run off a list of ingredients we *should* be looking for…

THE THREE SKINCARE PRODUCTS I’VE USED TO THE VERY LAST DROP

I can be drowning in skincare at any one time, so it takes a lot for me to genuinely fall in love with a product and stick with it to the very end. It’s incredibly easy to flitter from one…

FIVE FABULOUS CLEANSING BALMS, OILS & CREAMS YOU NEED TO TRY

My obsession with cleansing is never ending. Over the last few years I’ve really seen the positive impact a great routine and a fabulous product can have on the texture, radiance and suppleness of my skin – so much so…

Three Amazing Beauty Offers You Need To Know About Right Now (Free …

It’s the middle of the month and that means one thing: the majority of us are counting down to payday already. If you like to treat yourself but need to justify a little splurge to either yourself or the bank…

Three Great Multi-Functional Skin Oils (And Why You Need To Integrate One …

Skin oils are definitely having a moment; everyone seems to be obsessed with the multi-functional benefits a little bottle of rich oil can provide. Saturated with effective ingredients in much higher concentrations than your usual moisturiser, they provide a great…

Three Current Handcare Favourites With A Twist: E45, Liz Earle & MeruMaya

If I step out without a hand cream my mind goes into a mild state of panic. How can I go about my business with dry, uncomfortable and slightly scaly hands? What will the man in Starbucks think of my…

The Ten Brands To Watch In 2015: Expect Great Things!

Every week there are hundreds of new products launched onto the beauty market, meeting every need and desire you could possibly imagine. With so much attention to fight for, we often return to brands we know and love rather than…

Top Five Current Favourite Overnight Treatments, Creams, Oils & Masks

Opposite to what many of you may think, night creams and masks are not simply a way for cosmetic companies to make more money. There are specific benefits to using a cream or oil while you sleep, especially as eight…

Three Great Affordable Bi-Phase Eye Makeup Removers

Lashings of mascara and a thick black line across the lid can really make a look, adding a touch of effortless glamour to an otherwise nude complexion. However, the trouble often starts at the end of the day when you…

FREE MeruMaya Skincare Samples For Every LBQ Reader

I love discovering new brands that deliver on both efficacy and price. MeruMaya is possibly one of my favourite brands of this year, offering a range of great formulas that really do work (there’s a huge amount of scientific evidence…

NEW From MeruMaya: Bi-Phase Plus Eye Makeup Remover & Treatment Toner

One of my biggest bug-bears is removing heavy eye makeup and mascara at the end of the day. No matter how much I scrub and rub, there always seems to be a little more clinging to my lashes; the dreaded…

MeruMaya: Affordable & Effective Skincare For All Ages

The beauty world is awash with misleading claims, pretty packaging and reliance upon a paid-for celebrity face. So many brands are focused on chucking a few million pounds at an advertising campaign, that they forget about what the consumer really…