glycolic acid

Why Glycolic Acid Should Be Part of Your Skincare Routine

Using acids as part of your skincare routine can seem a bit extreme. However, many have shown to have many benefits and in particular glycolic acid is known to have great benefits for our skin. Don’t believe us? Read on…   The benefits of glycolic acid Glycolic acid is an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) derived […]

Foundation Shade Diversity in Modern Cosmetics

The diversity of base makeup shades has become a major issues in recent years. But the advent of social media gives those who feel underrepresented a voice because it provides communicative channels between brands and consumers. So, why are so many brands still refusing to diversify shade ranges? The Evidence There is a questionable number […]

beauty

Beauty Through the Ages…

A recent study by cosmetic surgery experts MYA has revealed how fickle the notion of beauty is and an ‘ideal’ female look. And, it has put a spotlight on how the trends of yesteryear evolved into the focus on healthy shapes we have today. Over the years, we’ve seen aspirational trends change with our icons, […]

Beautylish: The Ultimate Online Beauty Community

With YouTube-style tutorials, a built-in boutique, specialised forums and diverse features, Beautylish is providing the ultimate online beauty community for experts and beginners alike. In our digital age, finding tailored and personal beauty information can be difficult. I have found myself sorting through plenty of junk online to find the perfect tutorial, specialised word of […]

Augmented Reality: Is It Changing the Face of Beauty?

The world of digital is becoming key to the beauty industry with beauty brands realising just how much of a role AR – or augmented reality – will really play in future beauty shopping. The evolving world of technology is making it’s mark on the beauty industry in many forms. The most repetitive one being  […]

Beauty on Demand – Beauty Apps to Swoon Over

With lives becoming increasingly busier, time is ever more of the essence giving rise to a boom in the popularity of beauty apps. We look at five of the top apps to make your life just that little bit easier…and a lot more beautiful: Missbeez.com What better way to celebrate recent International Women’s Day, than […]

REVIEW: Dr. Teal’s Pure Epsom Salt Body Oil Soothe & Sleep with Lavender

  Dr. Teal’s Pure Epsom Salt Body Oil Soothe & Sleep with Lavender Price: £7.99 Stockists: Boots and drteals.co.uk   Pros: Using epsom salts suspended in an oil is a terrific idea. Massaging the oil into the skin before sleeping aids the relaxation process. It is not unusual to fall asleep during a massage.   Cons: […]

Tips from Stacey Whittaker for Glowing Winter Skin

Valentine’s is around the corner and here at i the stylist we are all about loving thyself before loving someone else. In truth, if we don’t love ourselves, who else will? Self-love breeds self-confidence, and confidence is attractive. And sexy. So we asked Makeup Artist and Skincare Expert Stacey Whittaker if she had any skin […]

Who’s Your Valentine?

Any day is a good day for gifting. To show the people in your life you care for them. Or just because. So why not take advantage of this hallmark of all holidays to show them a little love? Yourself Gifts to give yourself some peace in this holiday of loving. Love YOU first. Always! […]