Skincare

Black History Month: Five Black-Owned British Beauty Brands At The Top Of Their Game

The Huffington Post | Patricia Yaker Ekall | Posted 12.10.2017 | UK Style

In honour of Black History Month, we’ve taken a look at five inspiring women who own some of the best beauty businesses currently nailing it in the ...

Is Anti-Ageing A Dirty Word?

Amanda Elias | Posted 10.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Elias

The word anti-ageing is being thrown around a lot these days and many people don't know how to feel about it. On one hand it's a dirty phrase, invented by skincare companies to shame women in to thinking lines and wrinkles make them ugly and undesirable, on the other hand it's there to describe products that may help to slow down the appearance of ageing on our skin.

How I Keep My Life 'Straight Up'

Em Ford | Posted 05.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Em Ford

Sharing with others what you're going through is a great way of overcoming and dealing with it. The impact of 'You Look Disgusting" meant that a lot of the online abuse actually ended due to the film. And I was completely blown away by the support - I had no idea that I would ever reach over 26 million views - and touched that so many women related to what I was saying.

No7's New Face Freddie Harrel Calls Out Hypocrisy Around Diversity In Beauty

The Huffington Post | Patricia Yaker Ekall | Posted 29.09.2017 | UK Style

Instagram star and blogger Freddie Harrel is the face of a new campaign for the Boots No7 Lift and Luminate range of products. Along with Olympic fenc...

Glossier Calls On Nude 'Body Heroes' To Help Launch Its New Line

HuffPost | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 15.09.2017 | UK Style

Glossier, the perfectly packaged, millennial pink it-girl skincare and cosmetic brand, is launching a new product that appeals to the 90% ― of your ...

One Of Lush's Best-Sellers Was Inspired By Princess Diana

The Huffington Post | Patricia Yaker Ekall | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK Style

Princess Diana was not only known for her humanitarian work and kind nature, she was also recognised as a fashion and beauty icon. Her trademark blus...

Is Zero Waste Beauty The Next Big Trend?

Lorraine Dallmeier | Posted 05.09.2017 | UK Style
Lorraine Dallmeier

If you want to buy from a zero waste beauty brand, what should you be looking for? Let's go through the life cycle of a beauty product and unpick its journey from cradle to grave so that we can build up a clearer picture.

The Benefits Of Natural Skin Care Ingredients

Charlotte Crowl | Posted 04.09.2017 | UK Style
Charlotte Crowl

A lot of the time we buy skin products based on the smell, price, packaging or just because it is a certain brand. I know I have been guilty of doing this several times in the past and I'm sure many of you can relate.

What You Need To Know: Permanent Makeup

Lorena Oberg | Posted 01.09.2017 | UK Style
Lorena Oberg

Before making a decision that affects your appearance it is important to do your research and ensure the procedure is right for you. Permanent makeup has many benefits and it is a fantastic way of defining and enhancing your physical features but there is little room for mistakes.

Homemade Beauty And Sustainability

Ruth Romano | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Style
Ruth Romano

Making your own simple and natural beauty products is rather like baking a cake. It is very therapeutic and very satisfying to make a product from scratch with carefully selected ingredients and then have the pleasure of pampering your skin without the guilt of piling on the pounds!

Travel Advice For A First Time Flyer

Paige Hiley | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Paige Hiley

I love traveling. In fact, I love flying. The flight before the holiday has so much anticipation that I would say it's the most exciting part of the trip. However, for some first-time travelers, the flight and preparation can be stressful.

I Slept In My Makeup For Two Days And This Is What Happened!

Helena Gomez | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK Style
Helena Gomez

So, before we get to my experience of wearing makeup for two days straight, let me start off by saying that my initial idea was to attempt this for four days. However, I am not going to lie, I did start to freak out so had to put this to an end, a lot sooner than expected.

Makeup And Skin Advice For Dry And Oily Skin

Naomi Isted | Posted 25.07.2017 | UK Style
Naomi Isted

Whether you're just getting into makeup now, or feel you have certain areas to improve in, the most important place to start is understanding your ski...

How To Make Your Skincare Routine Summer Friendly

Lorena Oberg | Posted 25.07.2017 | UK Style
Lorena Oberg

The weather affects our skin in different ways and it is important to adapt your skin care and makeup regime to be weather friendly. Here are my top skincare tips for how to get the best out of your skin this summer.

Eight Tips For Shaving Sensitive Skin

Amanda Elias | Posted 11.07.2017 | UK Style
Amanda Elias

My legs are hypersensitive, shaving, waxing, a blade of grass, anything can set them off - it's extremely frustrating. Here are my skincare tips on hair removal, which will hopefully stop, or at least dramatically reduce, the irritation you may experience. These tips are also useful for men who may experience sensitivity when shaving their face.

Skincare Tips For Cancer Patients

Ruth Romano | Posted 07.07.2017 | UK Style
Ruth Romano

We all know about the more common side effects of cancer treatment but perhaps less well known are the effects on skin. The one and only mention of skincare during my treatment was a quick statement by one of the nurses when she said, 'your skin might be more sensitive than usual.' Other than that, there was no advice or further information provided.

Chicken Pox, How To Soothe And Reduce The Chances Of Scarring

Amanda Elias | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK Parents
Amanda Elias

Here is what I did use. Her scabs were practically gone in a week, we're now four weeks on, and while she still has a few crusts in her scalp, her body only has the tiniest of pink dots left over, and as far as I can tell she has no indented scarring anywhere on her face or body.

How To Get Rid Of Dark Circles

Nicola Couperthwaite | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Style
Nicola Couperthwaite

No matter what you try, you just can't seem to get rid of those bags and dark circles. We've heard the joke before, "I could carry a fortnight's shopping under my eyes". If you've said that line before, hallefuckinglujah you're in the right place!

How Much SPF Do You Need To Put On Your Face?

Cheryl Woodman | Posted 15.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Cheryl Woodman

Summer is so close you can almost taste, touch and feel it. While applying SPF to your face should be an all-year-round affair, it's understandable why the anticipation of evening BBQs, park picnics and lazy Sunday lounging has you wondering...

Washing Your Face Twice A Day? Read This...

Cheryl Woodman | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Style
Cheryl Woodman

Have you been suffering with skin that isn't quite matching up to the glow you feel on the inside? You've been eating more fruit and vegetables, drinking more water, getting more sleep, but you can't yet see the benefits reflected in your skin.

The Power Of Floating

Nader Dehdashti | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Nader Dehdashti

He showed each of us to our private room where a large white pod filled with salt water greeted me. He explained its features and left us to shower and hop in. Normally I would be nervous, but the staff were so friendly and positive that any residual nerves evaporated.

Men, Don't Fear The Mask

Simon Duffy | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Style
Simon Duffy

Google has revealed that "Masking" is currently this year's most searched skincare trend. * Conventionally seen as a woman's domain, masks have come on a lot further than the gloopy green kinds that we associate with chick flicks and ice cream.

Enough With The Sugar Shaming - Give Me Solutions Not Problems

Alexandra Johnson | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Alexandra Johnson

I've reduced my intake dramatically in recent years, but reading articles about some bird who quit sugar and lost a load of weight and now has glowing skin and sleeps like a baby, makes me want to reach for the nearest bag of sugar and gorge myself silly out of protest.

Mothers' Day Gift Ideas

Sarah McGiven | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

Of course whatever they get will be fabulous, even if they get nothing at all but breakfast in bed. We all know it's about love, showing gratitude and building memories. But if you're planning on picking up a Mother's Day present, either for your partner or for your own mum, check out the selection and following slideshow below for some gift ideas...

Style Icons Team Up To Face World’s Toughest Environments

Phillip Othen | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Style

We’re taught to “love the skin we’re in” and when it comes to our actual skin, it’s no wonder why: our skin is, quite simply, incredible. As...