How To Avoid Cakey Foundation

Foundation is an absolute lifesaver. For those days when your skin is a little worse for wear, or a big spot has developed right in the middle of your forehead over night, foundation is always there for us to lean on. But when we're trying to cover up our hyper-pigmentation, large paws, blackheads and spots, [...]

The Summer Holiday Beauty Products You *Need* To Pack

With the summer finally approaching, we're usually rushing around making sure we have enough bikinis, probably dieting a tad too much, and more concerned with our espadrilles and floral playsuits than what beauty products we're going to take, because all we need to buy is a tanned foundation, right? Wrong. During the summer, we need [...]

The 99p Aldi Beauty Buy I Can’t Live Without

I love Aldi. Aldi strawberries are the best strawberries I've ever had. I didn't think I'd be a fan of Aldi, really. An assumption I've lived to regret! Aldi's ethics are just superb - efficient in use of energy, employee time, resources such as displays doubling up as packaging, spacing (ever been to an Aldi [...]

The Nitty Gritty of Gritting

Earlier this week I read an article by The Sun that blew my mind. Gritting. WhyΒ have I not heard of this 'mind-blowing' facial cleansing method before? For those of you who haven't yet been hit by the Reddit craze, 'Gritting' is a cleansing method that involves cleansing oil, clay masks, massages, and, well, blackheads. And [...]

A Beginner’s Guide to Makeup

I've always been fascinated by makeup, and had the eagerness to learn more and more about different types of products and how to apply them. As a self-taught makeup artist, I achieved a diploma in professional makeup artistry, in a bid toΒ learn more than what was offered on YouTube and blogs. But I remember walking [...]