5 Skincare Essentials Makeup Artists Swear By

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Professional makeup artists have truly mastered the art of travelling light. So when it comes to products worthy of a spot in their kit, it’s all about those multi-tasking heroes that work on all skin types to save them lugging around a suitcase full of skincare. From a moisturiser that doubles as a cleanser, to an iconic french pharmacy ointment cream, these are the holy grail skin products that MUAs always have in their kits. Why? Read on to find out. Homeoplasmine […]

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The Most Effective Treatments for Stubborn Blemishes

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Pesky breakouts? We can deal with them. It’s those stubborn under-the-surface spots that are really difficult to shift. And why is that they always seem to pop up before something important?  Often caused by hormone imbalances, they are far more difficult to treat than whiteheads and blackheads due to them being inflamed and trapped under the skin. That’s why it’s always useful to have an emergency stash of reliable and effective spot treatments on hand. Consider these your go-to treatments to […]

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5 Winter Moisturisers for Oily Skin Types

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Even oily skin types can feel the harsh effects winter can have on our complexions, leaving us feeling dry, flakey and craving moisture. That trusty lightweight moisturiser that saw you through summer is no longer cutting it for you. Which means it’s time to switch it up and bring out the hydrating heroes that will have your back throughout the winter months. When looking for winter moisturisers for oily or blemish-prone skin, it’s important to check for the right ingredients. It […]

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5 Makeup Gift Sets Guaranteed To Impress

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Struggling with last-minute gifts for the beauty junkie in your life? From fleeky brows to killer metallic shadows, here’s an edit of the best value makeup gift sets guaranteed to impress this Christmas. Top tip: Makeup gift sets and kits tend to be better value than buying products separately, so you can even make a cheeky saving. You could even split the products up and use as stocking fillers for your family and BFFs (or keep for yourself!). Anastasia Beverly […]

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5 Skincare Sets for Easy Gifting

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It’s mid-December, which probably means if you’re anything like us, you still have a few people on your list to buy for. Don’t let panic-buy mode get the best of you though.  Skincare sets are an easy gifting option that are guaranteed to light up faces – and bring back the glow! We’ve narrowed it down to 5 of our favourite skincare sets to inspire you. Whether you’re shopping for someone new to skincare, or a true skin-thusiast, we’ve got you covered. […]

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Desk To Dancefloor: 6 Products You Need

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With post-work drinks becoming more of a regular occurrence throughout December, nailing our desk to dancefloor look becomes more of a seasonal sport in the office. With just a limited amount of time to transform yourself, you’ll need multi-tasking products that work hard and party harder. Here are our favourite foolproof products to quickly transport you from desk to dancefloor.   Huda Beauty Matte & Metal Melted Shadows, £22  With just 15-20 minutes spare to transform your eyes, there’s no […]

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Bond Repairing Treatments for Damaged Hair

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Heat styling, colouring and a build-up of hair products can all lead to dry and damaged locks. Add to that the havoc that cold winter weather can cause hair too, leaving it looking frizzy and feeling brittle, and you have yourself locks in need of some serious TLC. Your secret weapon? Bond-repairing hair treatments. Used once or twice a week, they help to reverse the damage by rebuilding the hair bond itself to leave hair looking luminous and feeling stronger. […]

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Skin 101: How to Build an Evening Skincare Routine

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Air-conditioning, pollution, sun damage; our skin really is up against it throughout the day (particularly if you live in the city). That said, your evening skincare routine is the optimal time to repair and rejuvenate your complexion. So take this time to indulge your skin with nourishing textures and active ingredients, and allow them to work their magic while you sleep. Ideally, your PM routine should begin the minute you get home to avoid pollution, dirt, and grime from sitting […]

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Budget Beauty: Cult Products That Cost Less Than £5

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As much as we all love an aesthetically-pleasing, perfectly-pink shelfie full of minimalist-designed products from cool indie brands just as much as the next skin-thusiast, there is nothing more satisfying than finding a budget beauty bargain; a product that actually works and doesn’t cost the earth.  Keep reading to discover our editor-approved budget beauty finds (that will probably cost you less than your lunch).  Jade Roller, £2.59 The latest viral skin hack, facial rollers have truly taken over the beauty […]

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5 Party-Ready Eyeshadow Palettes You Need Right Now

@kali.ledger wears Revolution’s Forever Flawless Chilled Palette With the party season well and truly underway, we’re bringing you an edit of the top 5 must-have eyeshadow palettes with the best glitter-packed textures and colour poppin’ hues to fuel your Christmas creativity. From a £10 cannabis sativa infused palette to a £58 cult favourite that everyone’s talking about, we’ve got you covered.    Nars Studio 54 Inferno Eyeshadow Palette, £44.80 Inspired by the iconic nightclub and disco scene of New York, […]

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