Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Review: Editions de Parfums Musc Ravageur Hair & Body Oil


If you are a self-proclaimed fragrance fan who hasn't heard of Editions de Parfums, you need to remove your title immediately. Editions de Parfums is the fragrance house to end all fragrance houses and, without it, the world of scents would be one basic bitch.

Sunday, 23 April 2017

Behind The Brand: Indeed Laboratories


Date of Birth: 2011

Founding Father: Brandon Truaxe

History: Indeed Laboratories is a Canadian beauty brand that was born from a desire to help skin stand proud in front of a HD camera lens. The idea came to Dia Foley, now Vice President of Sales & Business Development, in 2009 when she was getting ready for a TV appearance. She started thinking about high definition and how it really emphasises all skin imperfections. She looked at herself in the camera and was not pleased with how it maximised her skin problems. As far as she was concerned, this shit had to be handled...

Thursday, 20 April 2017

Interview: Dominika Minarovic and Elsie Rutterford | Founders of Clean Beauty Co.

Dominika and Elsie are the two gorgeous women behind Clean Beauty Co, a non-toxic beauty brand that launched in 2016. They are also hosts of their own host interactive beauty workshops and the authors of Clean Beauty - a new book packed full of recipes to manage your beauty routine naturally.

I recently got the chance to grill the gals on all things beauty. Here's how it went down...

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Review: Aveda Wedding Masque


I'm not getting married in the morning, but ding dong I want my skin to shine.

Cue the new launch from Aveda, an overnight Wedding Masque (£48.00 aveda.co.uk / $65.00 aveda.com) designed to bless you with the kind of luminous skin you'd kill for on your wedding day. It claims to not only provide instant radiance but give you brighter, firmer and more-even toned skin over time.

Monday, 17 April 2017

Review: YSL The Shock Mascara


For those that know me well, you'll understand my obsession YSL Beauty. The Touche Éclat Le Teint foundation is my favourite foundation of all time, I own too many lip colours to mention and I go into melt down every time I misplace my Couture Brow Palette! So when the brand recently launched its new mascara, The Shock, it was only right I hooked up my eyelashes.

Sunday, 16 April 2017

Review: MDMflow Supreme Liquid Lipstick


MDMflow is a relatively new beauty brand inspired by 90s-00s glamour that comes from the hip hop culture - can I get a fucking yas kween? The brand offer lipsticks, liquid matte lipsticks and a mascara, with more products to come soon I'm sure. Earlier this year I finally had the opportunity to try an MDMflow product - the Supreme Liquid Matte Lipstick - and I finally understood what the fuss was all about. This liquid lipstick is fucking bomb...

Friday, 14 April 2017

Get Me Bodied

Y'all know I have fine hair and hate it. It has zero body and zero fucking thickness. I depend on dry shampoo to give it texture and have tried numerous supplements in the past to make my dream a reality...unsuccessfully of course. However around a month ago, I started using a combination of products that have really turned things around. Now these products haven't made my hair naturally thicker but they have delivered thicker looking hair...and that's all a bitch can ask for at this point.

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Interview: Howard Murad M.D | Founder Of Murad

Murad is a name all true beauty lovers should know. However, for those that don't, Howard Murad M.D. is a board certified dermatologist, trained pharmacist and Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA. He has personally treated over 50,000 patients, which helped him to create the solution-driven skincare brand we know today, Murad.

I recently got the chance to grill Howard Murad on all things beauty. Here's how it went down...

Monday, 10 April 2017

Behind The Brand: Smashbox Cosmetics

Date of Birth: 1996

Founding Fathers: Dean and Davis Factor

History: Smashbox cosmetics is the brainchild of Dean and Davis Factor, great-grandsons of makeup legend Max Factor. Born out of the infamous Smashbox Studios in LA, the cosmetics brand launched in 1996, offering customers long-lasting products that stay intact even in the toughest conditions. The cutting-edge brand, loved by some of the most beautiful Hollywood stars, was acquired by Estée Lauder Companies in 2010.

Friday, 7 April 2017

Weekly Worship: Nakin Anti-Ageing Eye Cream Complex


I love skincare, I love natural beauty products that actually work and I really fucking hate ageing. So when I heard that new brand Nakin had released a natural anti-ageing eye cream, I had to try it...

Thursday, 16 March 2017

Shaving Face

Women shave their legs, under arms, top lip and even their pussies, so why don't we shave our faces? And, for those of us who do, why are we so fucking secretive?! There are so many benefits to picking up the razor, so let's stop saving face about shaving face....

Monday, 13 March 2017

Spring Scents


Spring is coming...ish and with it comes my seasonal scent planning. I'm a fragrance fan girl that always wants to smell good...even if I'm at home in food-stained sweat pants, wearing no makeup and rocking a Britney-esque topknot. There are hundreds of fragrance launches each year, so creating the perfect scent edit can get a little tricky. However I've managed to find a few favourites...

Friday, 10 March 2017

Weekly Worship: YSL Touche Éclat Blur Primer

I'm a big fan of primers and I'm an even bigger fan of YSL Beauty, so you can imagine how much I lost my shit when the brand announced it would be dropping its first primer, the Touche Éclat Blur Primer.

Thursday, 2 March 2017

Interview: Caroline Barnes | MUA

Caroline Barnes is a makeup artist veteran who has worked with everyone from Emma Watson and Tori Kelly to Pixie Lott and Kylie Minogue. She has worked in the industry for 20 years, working with some of the best magazines and brands on the fucking planet. She is currently brand ambassador for Max Factor....you know, the makeup of makeup artists!

I recently got the chance to grill Caroline on all things beauty. Here's how it went down...

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Do You Swallow?


When it comes to keeping pretty, we douse ourselves in skincare and layer on the makeup. But in the quest for perfect beauty, did we ever think to swallow?

Digestible beauty is going to be big business in 2017, with more edible beauty brands emerging and a wider variety of supplements hitting the shelves. There will be something for everyone, so let the eating commence!

Friday, 10 February 2017

Grooming: Gucci Guilty Absolute Review

Men of the world listen up. A new fragrance has dropped that you need to get acquainted with. It is the Gucci Guilty Absolute...

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

Probiotic Skincare

Probiotic skincare is one of the big beauty trends of 2017. Although several probiotic skincare products exist, it's an ingredient I've known little about...until now.

Sunday, 5 February 2017

Interview: Laura Geller | MUA

Laura Geller is a veteran makeup artist who has worked with some of Hollywood's elite (Audrey Hepburn and Ginger Rogers and Paul Newman to name but a few). Her talent and experience lead her to create the much-loved makeup brand, Laura Geller.

I recently got the chance to grill Laura on all things beauty. Here's how it went down...

Saturday, 4 February 2017

Review: Benefit They're Real Double The Lip


The makeup masters at Benefit have created a new product that I couldn't wait to review. It's called the They're Real Double The Lip, a lipstick and lip liner combo that helps bless you with fuller-looking lips.

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

Interview: Sara Hill | MUA

Sara Hill is one bad bitch. She is a an award-winning makeup, magazine editor and brand founder who has worked with some incredible designers, magazines and celebs (Kanye West, Emeli Sande and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley to name a few). She is the Editor of HOPE ST, an independent fashion and culture magazine, and she is the woman behind the Academy of Makeup - a school offering a selection of accredited make-up artistry and hair styling courses. However, if that wasn't enough life accomplishments for one gyal, Sara also founded Sara Hill, a fresh new Independent make-up brand you have to get acquainted with.

I recently got the chance to grill Sara on all things beauty. Here's how it went down...

Sunday, 29 January 2017

Pussy Power Pt. 1


Kegal exercises. We've all heard of them and, if y'all are anything like me, you probably do them....when you remember.

Kegel exercises help to strengthen pelvic floor muscles by developing long-lasting core strength from the inside out. They reduce lower back pain but - more importantly - improve your sex life and take your pussy from basic to bomb...

Friday, 27 January 2017

The Beauty Benefits Of Hayo'u

Hayo'u is a new British wellness brand designed to help you tackle your toxic stress levels, as well as make you look younger, feel stronger and become more energised. Being a beauty obsessed bitch, I'm all over the 'look younger' part and - lucky - Hayo'u makes good on its promise.

Monday, 23 January 2017

Brush Yourself Beautiful


Every year new beauty trends emerge that shake up our beauty routines. Sometimes for the worst and sometimes for the fucking better. The big skincare trend for 2017 isn't actually new, but instead part of an ancient Indian practice known as Ayurveda. The trend is facial brushing (or Garshana, to be precise) and it's bomb.

Friday, 20 January 2017

The Beauty Myth: Preparation H Reduces Puffy Eyes

This beauty myth has been debated for years. Some people think it's BS whilst others - makeup artists included - swear by it. Eye puffiness (aka red, swollen skin under the eyes) is a nightmare to treat, so I can understand why this myth gets so much attention. There is some truth to it however the benefits are temporary, the dangers great and more importantly....it is a hemorrhoid cream for use on your a**hole! Ewwww!

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Tuesday, 17 January 2017

The Tuesday Tip: Plump That Pout

Want a plumper pout? If you're scared of injections or just too fucking broke for fillers, there is a quick tip to help give you (temporarily) get fuller-looking lips...

Friday, 13 January 2017

Interview: Charlotte Tilbury | MUA

There is not a beauty fan around that hasn't heard of Charlotte Tilbury. If there is, I expect them to hand in their title immediately.

Charlotte Tilbury is a world renowned makeup artist who is queen of the smoky eye and owner of one of the world's hottest beauty brands, Charlotte Tilbury. She has beautified the likes of Kate Moss, Rihanna, Penelope Cruz and Jennifer Lopez and has worked with Vogue, Vanity Fair and V to name but a few. If that wasn't enough, Charlotte Tilbury has also worked on high-profile fashion shows such as Tom Ford, Donna Karan, Missoni and Michael Kors.

Never in my wildest dreams did I think I'd get the opportunity to interview Queen Tilbury but I did! Here's how it went down...

Monday, 9 January 2017

Weekly Worship: Regenerate Enamel Science Boosting Serum Kit


I've always been a little obsessed with teeth. I like mine to be squeaky clean and look as white as possible. As a result, I invest in the best toothpaste, toothbrush and hygiene products to try and keep them on point. I was recently introduced to a product that isn't focused on making teeth look better but on improving their overall health...I was interested af. The product is Regenerate's Enamel Science Boosting Serum Kit (£30.00 cultbeauty.co.uk) and it is designed to restore mineral content and micro hardness to tooth enamel. Impressive, huh?

Tuesday, 3 January 2017

The Tuesday Tip: Make Your Polish Pop!

Have you ever purchased a nail polish (usually neon or sheer) that looks amazing in the bottle but far from amazing on your nails? Well I have a quick tip that will ensure these type of polishes stay vibrant and true to their bottle colour!
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