Skincare Tips

My Morning Skincare Routine

Susannah Taylor | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Susannah Taylor

The weather in the UK seems to go from one extreme to the other. From cold and frost bitten to baking hot and melting, the temperature rarely seems to strike the right balance. This is why having a good skincare routine is so important; take a second to think about what those harsh winds or strong sun rays are doing to your face.

Get Beautiful, Soft, Plump Lips...Don't Scrub Them!

Amanda Elias | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Elias

Ok this is going to be a bit controversial because a lot of beauty bloggers give tips on exfoliating the lips, some skincare brands sell lip scrubs but I'm going to tell you why you shouldn't exfoliate your lips.

My Top 5 Serums

Susannah Taylor | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Susannah Taylor

Serums are the big beauty buzz in skin care right now - every beauty company has one to offer, and there is one for every skin type from hydrating to anti-acne, to anti-ageing to brightening. But which to choose? Get The Gloss Editor-in-Chief Susannah Taylor recommends her favourite five here.

Green Tea Bags For Puffy Eyes, Eyeliner In The Freezer And More DIY Beauty Cheats

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Every woman should have an arsenal of easy, cheap, DIY beauty cheats for those days when time is short and you're looking for a quick fix. In need ...

Seven Steps To Clean And Clear Skin

Romy Grace | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Romy Grace

It's fair to say we live in an era of busy lifestyles. Sometimes we can barely find the time to wipe off our make up caked faces before collapsing into bed for the night. But did you know that failure to remove make up is one of the biggest factors contributing to ageing skin?

How to Clean Your Face, Yes Really, You're Doing It Wrong

Amanda Elias | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Elias

Cleansing is one of the most important things you can do for your skin (as well as wearing SPF daily) but no one ever really focuses on this basic skincare ritual. Working in the beauty industry I know how undervalued cleansing is, so here is my guide to cleansing your face.

10 Sun Protection Questions - Answered

Antonia Mariconda | Posted 13.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Antonia Mariconda

Most people know that it's sensible to apply sun screen to the skin in order to prevent burning. If the thought of ageing, sagging, sun damaged skin that is rife with age spots is not enough to convince people to apply sun protection, then the very real threat of skin cancer certainly should be.

Oscar-Winning Skin

Amanda Elias | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Elias

While red carpet glitz and glamour is achieved by fabulous stylists and make-up artists, fresh, glowing skin is definitely the best accessory- and you don't need a celebrity budget to look good.

Top Beauty Tips for Time-Stricken Mums

Amanda Elias | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Elias

While I've had to adapt my beauty regime over the years to accommodate my changing lifestyle, it is still possible to go from shabby to chic with minimal time and effort, even with the endless interruptions that parenthood entails. Here are my golden rules to being a yummy mummy...

Tried-And-Tested Wellbeing Treatment Of The Week: My First Facial

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle

It's my birthday today and I'm hungover. I'm experiencing a slightly doom-tinged sketchiness that comes from a sore head, smoke-ravaged throat and ...

Foods That Are Good (And Bad) For Your Skin

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The winter months aren't particularly kind to our skin. Bitter winds and cranked up central heating systems leave us with chapped lips, dry faces and ...

Would You Buy Your Man A Electro Shock Energising Facial For Valentine's Day?

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 17.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Where I come from up North, even the mildest nod to metrosexuality - having a favourite brand of gin, for example, or wearing a scarf - is enough to e...

Battling Dry Winter Skin? Watch Out for Those Everyday Comforts...

Steve Riley | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Riley

The winter is approaching folks and along with fending off the winter lurgies, the battle against dry and itchy skin begins for many of us. During the winter, the temperature drops, air is less humid and the wind whips up. All this strips our skin of its natural oils and causes a loss of moisture which can lead to itchy, inflamed, dry and irritated skin.