Archive for the ‘Cheeks’ Category

Revolutionary make-up – the products that shaped the beauty business

Friday, August 8th, 2014

We take a look at some of the most iconic beauty products that changed the way we do our make-up. Over the years the make-up industry has boomed and it is now the fourth largest market in the EU. Millions of women all over the world love spending their money on the latest cosmetic marvels – read more »

Back to basics: blusher

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

As part of our back to basics series, we look at how to get the most from your blusher. A good quality blusher is a must-have in any woman’s make-up collection – it brightens your complexion, leaves you looking refreshed and gives your skin a radiant finish. If you have become a slave to one read more »

What’s new with Benefit?

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

‘Who says make-up has to be serious?’ That’s the famous refrain from twin sisters Jane and Jean, the savvy creators of popular beauty brand Benefit Cosmetics. No one ever knows what’s around the corner with Benefit, but fun names, bright packaging and tongue-in-cheek humour can be expected. Here, we take a look at Benefit’s latest offerings… read more »

Beauty essentials for your clutch bag

Friday, December 14th, 2012

Fill your clutch with party essentials this season… Now that the party season is in full swing, it’s the perfect time to stock up on beauty products small enough to fit in your clutch bag! From cute compacts to clever multi-use products, it’s always handy to have a few essentials on hand. Take a look read more »

bareMinerals Redness Remedy

Friday, September 21st, 2012

Whilst many of us may be blessed with clear and blemish free skin, very few can escape facial redness, whether it is frequent or occasional. It can be caused by a number of factors, the environment, poor circulation, high stress levels, genetics, hormonal imbalances or skin conditions such as rosacea. bareMinerals is a range of read more »

Golden girls

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

If the summer’s not going to come to the UK this year, it’s up to us to recreate the glowing, sun-kissed, ‘just-off-the-beach’ look ourselves. This summer is all about shimmering golden skin, lips and eyes. Think Goldfinger from James Bond and Dior’s gold campaign with Charlize Theron. The catwalks this season were drenched in dazzling read more »

From the pencil-case to the makeup bag: the 4 best makeup ‘pens’

Monday, March 12th, 2012

Remember the glory days of gel pens and bendy rulers? Remember when hording neat arrays of stationary in your fluffy pencil case was cool? Well, the glory days are about to be relived, because beauty brands everywhere are giving makeup a bit of a W.H.Smith makeover. Why go for the age-old powder, liquid or cream read more »

Spring 2012 makeup trends

Monday, February 27th, 2012

With March just around the corner and the weather warming up, it’s time to check out the latest Spring collections from some of our favourite cosmetic brands. This year Spring is all about the dewy, fresh, English-rose look. We’re ditching the dark, smokey temptress shades of winter for light, pastel shades of pink and green. read more »

Perfect Christmas party makeup

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

With only 10 days to go until the Big Day, it’s time to hold up the endless present wrapping, stop frantically re-reading the recipe book and forget about all the stressful organising for a while…because it’s officially Christmas party season! Whether it’s the office Christmas party, festive drinks with neighbours or a girl’s night out read more »

This October, ‘Wear It Pink’

Friday, October 7th, 2011

How could you help Breast Cancer Awareness month this October? Each year over 47,700 women and 340 men go through the ordeal of being diagnosed with breast cancer, leading to almost 12,000 female deaths and 90 male deaths each year. Every October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, a month which is dedicated to increasing public read more »