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…

Making A Comeback: Why You Need A Multi-Tasking Balm For All Your …

You may have lotions, creams, sprays, whips and melts lined up on your dressing table waiting to soothe away your dry bits and inject a touch of moisture, but unless you’ve got a magic pot of multi-tasking balm you’re really…

Here To Stay: Skincare Level Technology For Your Body

Over the last decade we’ve been increasingly obsessed with the skin on our faces; all manner of expensive, well-researched and super effective products have been layered onto our complexions in order to boost the appearance of that ever-changing skin. We’re…

Overnight Beauty Treats I’ve Been Loving At Bedtime

Ahhhh sleep. Isn’t it just the best? There’s nothing quite like slipping between the sheets after a long day, feeling the warmth of your snuggly duvet and placing your head on a freshly laundered and fluffy pillow. Those forty winks…

Stuff In My Bathroom I’m Loving Right Now (Eight Of My …

Although I wanted to spend my summer sat outside sipping on glasses of pink tinted wine, the severe lack of sun and abundance of rain has meant you’re more likely to find me soaking in a bath with a good…

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…

Best Of The Best: My Fave Beauty Products From 2016 All In One …

Something ridiculous like 3000 different products landed on my desk last year, all vying for my attention and promising to be the revolution that I was craving. Suffice to say the majority of them didn’t live up to expectations or…

What I’d Put In The LBQ Beauty Box: The 15 Products I …

I do love a good beauty box. Not only for the element of discovery, the cute little minis that it often contains and the sense of excitement when it lands on your doorstep – but also because you know somebody…

The 21st Century SkinCare Problem: Do You Actively Guard Against Pollution?

If you’re a resident of a big city, you may already be aware of the toll living amongst a cloud of pollution can take on your overall wellbeing (increased likelihood of picking up a cough, clogged pores, dry skin, those…

The Little Bottle That Makes A BIG Impact: Ren Instant Brightening Beauty …

For as long as I can remember I’ve been tackling dark circles and puffiness around my eyes. During my teenage years that involved a whole lot of concealer, progressing to lightweight creams and a touch of the iconic Touche Eclat…

THREE FABULOUS THINGS TO TRY FROM REN: CLEAN SKINCARE FOR BEAUTIFUL SKIN

Since its launch in 2000, Ren has become a cult favourite amongst beauty editors and consumers alike. It’s now available in department stores, pharmacies and spas in over fifty countries around the world, making it a serious player in the…

LBQ’s Top Three: Soothing Bath Oils

Taking some time out to relax and reinvigorate your senses can be extremely beneficial. I always make time for a relaxing bath after a hard day, or simply after a busy period where I’ve been neglecting myself. A soak in…