I love a free beauty treat with magazines, and the April edition of Glamour has a great selection currently, worth buying just for the gifts. The products are by Balance Me; a skincare range (UK based) that caters for all skin types. They use as many natural ingredients in their products, and have simple and… Read More Glamour: Free Balance Me Products April Edition 2016
What struck me about other reviews of this beauty box was that they all seemed to be the same. The penny dropped when at the end of most reviews, I found a disclaimer that it was a PR sample. It appears that nearly all the online reviews were from samples sent out, and that no… Read More Love Me Beauty Box Review
In the run up to Mother’s Day there have been a flurry of limited edition boxes. These can be good value as a one off gift, or if you want to try out a box from a company without having to sign up for a subscription. The best ones do go fast; the Mother’s Day… Read More Limited Edition Beauty Boxes March 2016
A good cleansing routine leaves your skin clean and healthy, and that’s the secret to young and healthy looking skin. Genes, the environment, and your lifestyle play a part, but if you don’t cleanse properly then everything else you put on top won’t work as effectively. I used to have clients that would buy expensive… Read More Cleansing: The Key to Youthful Perfect Skin
Most girls dream of being one of the girls in the cosmetic halls—getting paid to wear and play with cosmetics all day sounds perfect, yet the reality of it is quite different. In a department store, other members of staff always consider the beauty girls vain and arrogant, and are a little frightened of them.… Read More The Secret Life of a Beauty Counter Girl
I’ve never been a fan of those long complicated routines, but there is a method to why certain products should be used in order (the most active products go on first after cleansing, as they will benefit the skin faster). Here is an easy and simple to follow skincare routine that I used to recommend… Read More The Simplest Skincare Routine Ever!
Back in the 1990s, there was a company called Cosmetics To Go, which I ordered from and is now known as Lush. I still have some of their old brochures they used to send out, as it was originally a mail order company,and they were fun and colorful. I used to order my favorite handmade… Read More What was Lush Cosmetics when it first started out?
Beauty doesn’t have to be expensive—the most important thing is to have a product that works, is good quality, and is affordable. Generations of women have faithfully used some of these products, and can be found in the beauty cases of professionals. Here are a few staples I always return to, even against the more… Read More Classic Bargain Beauty Buys