We may feel like we look healthier with a tan but the facts don’t lie. If we don’t want to join the 15,400 people diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer each year*, then it’s time to get sun safe.
If your budget can’t quite stretch to a two-week stay at Hotel Post Bezau, (Susanne Kaufmann’s luxurious spa retreat nestled in the Austrian Alps), I’ve got the next best thing…Pollution Skin Defence System.
‘We’re not mega eco-warriors, nor are we trying to force this belief down people’s throats,” explains Anita Rice, co-founder of Ralph + Rice, east London’s coolest new eco-friendly salon. “We want to showcase that you can have a premium service and help the environment by just doing a little bit.’
Fed up with your mascara running faster than you can? Sick of sweat streaked foundations? And don’t get me started on post workout redness!
A long standing staple in Asian skin care, sheet masks are having somewhat of an ‘Insta mum’ moment with everyone from Victoria Beckham to Kim Kardashian-West (and even little old me) posting snaps in full sheet mask glory.
As a beauty editor, I am frequently asked what beauty treatments I’d recommend and 9 times out of 10, I’ll find myself vouching for some form of microneedling.
With a name like The Lion & The Fox, you’d be forgiven for thinking another Gastro Pub had opened in London’s design hub of Clerkenwell. The reality couldn’t be more surprising.
With the bridge between plastic surgery and dermatology getting smaller by the year, and the rise of social media fuelling a demand for less invasive, more natural ‘selfie’ worthy results; our obsession with all things anti-ageing is showing no signs of waning.
I remember a time when many of us (sadly myself not included), avoided faux tanners like the plaque, for fear (and rightly so) of looking like President Trump’s doppelganger! In stead (and yes, sadly I am guilty of this also), we would lie out slathered in factor 0 oil and bake.
Few of us would doubt the therapeutic benefits of a great shower, from helping us face the day ahead, to washing away the day’s worries. But the harsh water found in many areas, can mean our therapeutic showers, have some not so therapeutic qualities.
Ever wished you could steal your favourite celebs make-up artist? Well now thanks to Beautii and its little black book of celebrity make-up artists, hairdressers and manicurists, you can!
Still on the hunt for that perfect mothers day gift? I’ve got you covered.
This mothers day, beauty emporium Space NK have teamed up with world-renowned beauty brand Laura Mercier for their Uniquely Beautiful Mothers Day Campaign.
Cold weather, aging skin and a lack of exfoliation can leave your skin looking dull and lifeless but with only a few weeks left of winter, there’s no better time to give you skin a much needed spring clean.
On first appearances the Hiro Miyoshi salon does everything right. Centrally located in London’s Mayfair, it’s sleek minimal interior and stylish, friendly staff are exactly what you would expect from a top London salon with an international, celebrity and Royal clientele.
Growing up, whenever my mother wanted to remind of us the sacrifices she had made for my siblings and I (which she insisted on doing on a regular basis), she would lift up her top and show us the multitude of stretch marks and loose skin imparted on her through pregnancy.
Back when I was a schoolgirl in the late 90’s and barely there eyebrows were all the rage, I felt rather pleased with my squint or you may miss them brows.
With only days to go until the big day, it’s time for some last minute inspiration with part 3 of my ‘A Very Festive Gift Guide’…
A Very Festive Gift Guide Continued…
Tis the season to be jolly, fa la la la la, la la la la…
If you’re yet to do your christmas shop don’t fret. I’ve spent the last few months trawling through a pile of festive goodies to find the very best of whats out there to ensure that everyone has a very jolly christmas.
Cashmere bobble hats, Catherine wheels and a socially acceptable excuse to dress your baby up as Donald Trump (umpa-lumpa tan and all) there’s something to be said about Autumn.
Is your skin looking a little lack luster of late? Whether it’s a change in season, too much sun, poor diet or in my case too many late nights to count (nope I haven’t spent the summer in Ibiza, I’ve just been up feeding a newborn!), there are multiple factors that can leave our skin more lacking than lustful.
I’m regularly sent beauty products to review that come with some pretty impressive claims. Most fail to live up to expectation, yet every now and then I come across a product that, if you can believe it, actually does what it said on the bottle!
Can’t stand tights but the thought of flashing your pins breaks you out in cold sweats? With the warm weather showing no signs of waning, I’ve selected 8 fail safe products guaranteed to make even the even the most sun shy of legs look flawless.
Every chocoholic knows that kicking the good stuff isn’t easy but what if we had actually had an excuse to indulge in our obsession?
Who doesn’t love the transforming effects of a bold lip. Creating maximum impact with minimal effort, a bold lip can take you’re look from ‘crazy mum’ to ‘effortlessly stylish’ with a swish of a stick.
Whether you’re jetting off to some far flung land or heading somewhere a little closer to home, flying can leave your skin feeling dry and lifeless.
Sleepless nights, cracked nipples, mum-tums and hair that hasn’t seen a brush in days. Is it really any wonder us new mums can feel a little broken in those first few weeks?
As a beauty obsessive who loves to keep stubble free at all times (or at least tries to), I have long been a fan of epilating. It’s quick, effective, produces results that last for weeks and although admittedly can be rather painful at times, a lot more convenient than having to visit a salon every few weeks.