Why A Petroleum-Free Lip Balm Should Be Top Of Your List (And …

When I was at school the number one accessory wasn’t a Spice Girls pencil case, the latest issue of Sugar Magazine or even an Adidas backpack: it was a huge pot of Vaseline, carried around from class to class like…

Five New Face Masks You Need To Know About (For All Budgets)

When I was a teenager, applying a face mask felt like the epitome of elegance; it’s what real beauty enthusiasts and proper grown ups did, although I’m not sure they were using the same 49p sachets from Superdrug as I…

Four Fab Affordable Skincare Gems To Check Out From The Body Shop …

Whether you choose to or not, you really don’t need to spend a fortune to get a great skincare regime. Unless you have specific concerns, love to pamper your skin and ensure it gets the best, or simply have the…

NEW! INCredible Lipsticks & Glosses Are Everything I’m Excited About In Beauty …

If I was to offer you the opportunity to rummage through my handbag at any given point, I’m certain you’d discover at least five different lip products. Whether it’s the bold red lipstick I’m wearing that day, the two lip…

What Would You Give To Create Your Own Personalised Mascara? I Tried …

A slick of mascara gives me more satisfaction than it probably should. It’s one of my favourite things about beauty and I love everything about the process: from the pop of the tube as you pull out the wand, to…

Get Your Sparkle On: Nine Of The Best Beauty Treats To Get …

What is it about this time of year that makes us want to roll around in glitter and embrace the sparkle from top to toe? Every other month of the year and I turn my nose up at glitter like…

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…

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…

Bubble Masks: What’s The Deal? How Do They Work? (Plus A …

Face masks are the ultimate indulgence and one that transcends generation and price point. It doesn’t matter if it’s a 99p sachet you picked up with a pint of milk, or a super luxurious pot of high-tech cream that set…

‘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…

L’Oreal Are Really Upping Their Lipstick Game: Three Of Their New …

L’Oreal aren’t known for their edgy and on-trend makeup collections, but over the last year they’ve certainly been evolving into something almost unrecogniseable from the brand we’ve known these past decades. Although they’ve been wrapped up in a lot of…

Eight New Beautiful Makeup Gems On My Face That You Need To …

Having spent the last few weeks pretty much makeup free (a week knocked out with a chest infection followed by a week in Bali’s humidity didn’t exactly leave me wanting to reach for the foundation,) I’ve returned to work with…