advent calendars

8 must-have beauty advent calendars

Days are darker, jumpers are cosier, and the anticipation for the festive season is nearer than we expect. With November flying by, it is time to think about gifts for our loved ones, but first, a little something for ourselves. One of the best parts of being a child at Christmastime was the excitement of […]

soft matt complete concealer

We Try You Buy: Nars Soft Matte Complete Concealer

    Nars Soft Matte Complete Concealer Price: £23.00 (RRP) Stockists: ASOS, Feelunique, Harvey Nichols, John Lewis, NARS Covent Garden, & Selfridges They say: THE COVERAGE: Full. THE FINISH: Soft matte. THE BENEFITS: Blurs. Smooths. Hides imperfections. Non- drying. Oil-free. THE RESULT: Weightlessly perfects with a natural-looking, soft- focus effect. We say: This concealer […]

Get The Look Beauty: Coloured Mascara

This summer orange, blue or green is the new black…well when it comes to your mascara that is. If you don’t have the hours (or, in my case the ability) to do Instagram worthy eyeshadow or perhaps the block coloured lids are too loud for you then consider investing in some coloured mascara. There are […]

Get The Look Beauty: Blue Lips

This season one of the hottest shades we’ll be wearing is blue…on our lips. Yes! Blue lipstick is back again and you can thank the ’90s revival for that.  It popped up last summer and is definitely one to try out.  Shades range from pastel blue to metallic midnight blue so try a few options […]

Get The Look Beauty: Glitter Lips

Glitter makeup in December is like floral print and springtime.  Rules are there to be broken so be prepared to switch up your summer makeup regime by adding some glitter to your lips. Unless you don’t mind putting up with stares or questions from colleagues about whether you’re wearing it Comic Relief opt for shimmer […]

Get The Look Beauty: Colourwash Eyes

Nothing beats a beauty trend that can be adequately copied by the most artistically challenged of beauty fans.  With myself being one of them I’m all for one of SS17’s hottest beauty trends – colourwash eyes. There’s no blending, contouring or any other technique involved – just a block of neatly applied colour on your lids. […]

Get The Look Beauty: Bold Purple Lips

The H&M spring 2017 catwalk show at Paris Fashion Week was dominated by top models including Gigi Hadid, Bella Hadid and Winnie Harlow. Whilst the clothing collection was all about gothic chic the stand out feature of the show was the makeup look.  Created by makeup artist Mark Carrasquillo, the theme consisted simply of one thing: bold purple […]