Monday, 29 February 2016
Sunday, 28 February 2016
DHC (the cult Japanese beauty brand, for y'all that don't know) has just launched its Beauty Lift series; a range of products to smooth and hydrate the skin and give it an instantly lifted appearance. The collection includes the Beauty Lift Cream, Beauty Lift Milk, Beauty Lift Essence and Beauty Lift Lotion and each product features a lightweight and calming formula that feels amazing on the skin.
Thursday, 25 February 2016
London Fashion Week is over, so it's time to take a breath, calm the fuck down and reminisce on the makeup trends that had us hooked. Glitter was the focus at Burberry and Charlotte Olympia, bold berry lips at Anya Hindmarch and Giles and blue eyes at Jonathan Saunders (yeh, blue eyeliner is back sis...get used to it). However, of all the looks that covered the catwalks, I only had eyes for nude...
Wednesday, 24 February 2016
Tuesday, 23 February 2016
The Colour: Fuchsia pink
The Price: £16.00 / $18.00 3ml
The Stockist: urbandecay.co.uk / urbandecay.com
The Application: Firebird applies effortlessly and evenly - with no dragging - and is so highly pigmented that one layer is enough to achieve the desired shade. The colour is semi-opaque, however if you double-up on layers, you can completely block out your natural lip colour. Firebird feels smooth on the lips, thanks to its creamy texture and, like all UD lipsticks, it is free of scent and taste.
Saturday, 20 February 2016
WTF: Resveratrol is a plant compound found in red grape skin, peanuts, Japanese knotweed and berries.
Beauty Benefits: It's a shit hot ingredient when used in skincare as it has antioxidant properties that fight free radicals, preventing them damaging the skin and causing premature aging (wrinkles, pigmentation, sagging...all that nasty shit). Resveratrol also stimulates healthy cell reproduction and collagen synthesis, leaving skin firm and as youthful as possible.
Saturday, 13 February 2016
Question: I'm always told that makeup brushes need to be cleaned regularly. What is the best way to clean my brushes? And how often should I do it? - Anna, San Francisco.
Answer: It is best to clean makeup brushes once a month, as dirty brushes can lead to breakouts, brush damage and - worst of all - shit makeup application. When it comes to cleaning brushes, simply wash each one individually in a bowl of warm water (or under a running tap) using either a gentle shampoo or brush cleaning solution. One of the best brush cleaning solutions is the MAC Brush Cleanser 233ml (£12.00 maccosmetics.co.uk / $15.00 maccosmetics.com). After all of the oil and dirt has been removed from your brush, give it a final rinse and then squeeze out all of the excess water. It is best to clean makeup brushes in the evening so they can dry naturally overnight.
Thursday, 11 February 2016
What inspired you to work in the hairdressing industry? And how did your career journey begin?
The idea of being involved in a creative career excited me. The father of my best friend at school owned a salon where I would assist at the weekends and school holidays, it was the buzz of the salon that hooked me.
Monday, 8 February 2016
Price: £15.00 / $21.75 14ml
Stockists: nailsinc.com / feelunique.com
Being a beauty bad girl, I have my fair share of bad habits. The worst is that I bite the skin around my nails. I know, I know, it's disgusting... f**king disgusting, and it looks it. I hate it. Anyway, whenever I get nail extensions I'm able to stop biting the skin around my nails. Why this is I don't know but it's a miracle. So I recently got my nails done and decided it was time to repair my damaged skin and finally put my skin biting habit to bed.
Tuesday, 2 February 2016
FaceCamp is a boot-camp for your skin; a seven day programme that offers tailored face workouts, high powered treatments and special dietary tips to get your skin and face looking (and feeling) amazing. It is the creation of FaceGym, the UK’s original facial exercise and high performance skincare studio in Selfridges, and I will be trialling it during the next seven days!
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