Skincare

Opulent and Ethical Skincare - Ila's Gold Cellular Age-Restore Facial at Urban Retreat, Harrods

The Spa Spy | Posted 26.05.2016 | UK Style
The Spa Spy

Praise be for ila's new range of products. After feeling the effects of a long haul flight, I was more than happy to offer up my face in order to road-test the Brit brand's Gold Cellular Age-Restore Collection. The range of anti-ageing skincare has recently launched at Harrods and this is where I headed to give it a try.

The Winning Anti-Ageing Combination for Your Skin

Dr Anjali Mahto | Posted 24.05.2016 | UK Style
Dr Anjali Mahto

Retinoids are a firm favourite with both dermatologists and beauty editors alike. There are a large number available, all marketed for their anti-aging properties, but the truth is they are not all the same in their potency or effects. So how do you know which one to buy? Are the prescription strength ones better than the ones you can buy over the counter?

Getting Your Skin Summer Ready

Seena Seka | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Seena Seka

Finally, with warmer weather soon to arrive, is your skin ready for the extra UVA / UVB exposure? Sunny days generally mean more bare flesh - so now is the time to make sure your skin is looking its best and continues to do so with adequate protection!

Should Five Year Olds Have Facials?

Seena Seka | Posted 20.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Seena Seka

Recent research by the British Association of Beauty Therapists and Cosmetology found that two in three British mothers book salon treatments for their under eights. With one in five girls aged between 10 and 15 unhappy with their looks, this has sparked some debate among parents and experts alike.

Victoria Beckham Reveals £16 Beauty Secret At Cannes

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 13.05.2016 | UK Style

When Victoria Beckham does beauty sleep, you better believe she does it properly. The pop star-turned-fashion designer gave us all an insight into her...

What Sleeping in Makeup Really Does To Your Face

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Style

We all know going to bed without taking off our makeup isn't great for us, but how bad exactly is it? Pretty bad, according to BuzzFeed. Watch the vid...

Milk and Acne: Dairy Free Alternatives for Acne

Amy Saunders | Posted 06.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Saunders

If you suffer from acne, dairy is one of the worst triggers out there and could easily be disrupting your own hormone balance and making your acne worse. So today, I wanted to talk about the best dairy free milk alternatives to help you clear your acne.

Are We Finally Seeing Some Spring Sun?

Seena Seka | Posted 05.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Seena Seka

Forecasters are predicting warmer weather this week, 'finally!' I hear you cry! After months of cold and wet weather we are all desperate to bask in the warm spring sun. And if you're a true Brit you'll be donning the shorts, flip flops and t-shirts before you can even say the word heatwave!

How to Exercise for Healthy Skin

Amy Saunders | Posted 05.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Saunders

You can eat like saint, but if you're not doing the correct amount of exercise, you'll never achieve that healthy glow that no beauty product can mimic! Likewise, you can exercise like a pro, but without adequate nutrition you're never to go reach optimum health and beautiful skin.

Seven Natural Ingredients to Avoid If You Have Acne

Amy Saunders | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Saunders

Natural, DIY beauty recipes are a great, cost effective way to nourish and pamper your skin but it's important to know what's really good for your skin and what needs to be avoided at all costs. Despite many ingredients being natural and 'non-toxic', they still have the potential to burn, blister, and even scar your skin if used incorrectly.

Times Are Changing: Don't Be Ashamed to Seek Physical or Mental Help for Acne

Dr Anjali Mahto | Posted 03.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Anjali Mahto

I am a dermatologist. I suffer with acne. I have often thought about writing about my experiences and then promptly talked myself out of it. And when I've tried to psychoanalyse why, it is because at times, I still feel resounding shame and embarrassment of my skin.

The World's First Anti-Ageing Gin Is Here

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 05.05.2016 | UK Style

Want to do everything possible to stay looking youthful, but can't bear the thought of giving up alcohol? A new gin is claiming to answer your prayers...

This Is What Collagen Drinks Really Do To Your Skin

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK Style

Nutritional supplements are officially the big new trend in beauty. It's estimated that the market for these 'nutricosmetics' will be worth $7.4bn (£...

Five Anti-Aging Facials That Are Hot Right Now

Annette Bette Kellow | Posted 14.04.2016 | UK Style
Annette Bette Kellow

Over 10.2 million women try non-surgical facials every year but with such abundance out there, it's hard to know the factors involved. Here is my round up of five new anti-aging facials that are scratching below the surface...

Quiz: Are You Guilty Of Skin Care Sins? Find Out Here

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to our daily skincare routine, we all have our unique approach. For some, it’s focusing on gentle products that are kind to our skin. ...

Emma Watson Under Fire For Promoting Skin Lightening Product

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Style

Emma Watson has come under fire from fans for promoting a skin lightening beauty product. The 'Harry Potter' actress was the face of Lancôme’s Blan...

Should You Use Botox in Your 20's?

Seena Seka | Posted 29.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Seena Seka

It has been said that the perfect age to start using Botox is 25, on a cosmetic level. The argument that some dermatologists make is that by starting early, you are actually preventing wrinkles from occurring altogether; however, research for this theory is limited.

Here's Why You Need To Start Looking After Your Underarms

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Style

When it comes to our daily skincare routine, we might think nothing of deliberating over the right cleanser and moisturiser for our skin-type – but ...

Why You're Choosing Your Deodorant All Wrong

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Style

After a workout at the gym, it’s acceptable. After a workout between the sheets, it’s sexy. But when you’re trying to go about your daily life ...

Nourishing Avocado Matcha Face Mask

Xochi Balfour | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Xochi Balfour

Avocados are an unusually oily fruit and a rich source of vitamins A (retinol) and E (alpha-tocopherol), particularly beneficial to skin due to their antioxidant and collagen-boosting properties

Dispelling the Sun Care Myths...

Seena Seka | Posted 10.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Seena Seka

Protecting our skin in the sun is so important, yet there are so many mixed messages surrounding sun safety that we're still getting burnt. Today the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) published new advice warning that there is no safe or healthy way to get a tan from sunlight.

Woman Rubs Lush Product On Skin, Ends Up Looking Like A Flamingo

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When Abi Shenton treated herself to some products from Lush she got a little more than she bargained for. After stepping out of the bath and drying...

Hello Kefir, Goodbye Acne!

Amy Saunders | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Saunders

The bottom line is: you need to fix your gut to heal your acne. Digestion related issues can often be a minefield and there isn't a "one solution fixes all". However, you can really help support all those good guys (and reduce the bad guys!) in your gut with kefir.

To Age or Not to Age? That Seems to Be the Question

Louisa Cavell | Posted 11.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Louisa Cavell

This may seem perfectly harmless but it got me wondering, in this world obsessed with staying youthful-looking and flawless, should I be breaking out the anti-wrinkle cream? In asking myself this I realised that I have, from here on out, a decision to make not only about the way I age but if I even choose to age at all.

This Korean Beauty Brand Makes The Cutest Products Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Style

Korean beauty brands are getting somewhat of a cult following in the UK and we think we've just found your new obsession. Tonymoly is a South Korea...