Category Archives: BEAUTY

STAR GIFTS.

star gifts

Not sure if you’re already aware, but during the run up to Christmas, Boots have various star gifts each week; products that are drastically discounted from their original price.  Perfect for Christmas shopping right, or that special “To me, from me” gift.

See this week’s deals after the jump!

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MANI MONDAY: ENGLISH ROSE

ENGLISH ROSE

Who isn’t still in love with a bit of pink?  Yes I’m still here obsessed with the ‘ol dusky shades, sooo…

This week’s nail art inspiration is “English Rose”, various shades of dreamy dusky pinks mixed with glitter, crystals, silver balls, studs, and chains.

7 SECRETS TO PERFECT YOUR WINTER LOOK

PERFECT YOUR WINTER LOOK

Fedora hats, dark lips and glitzy nails have been named as the top winter looks of the year.  The experts at online hair and beauty retailer Hairtrade.com have shared their seven favourite things to perfect your winter look as we venture into the colder months.

“Winter is just around the corner and there are some gorgeous looks this year which are really easy to achieve.  Dark lips are making a bold return once again, burgundy and taupe lip colours always make a statement.  It’s great that we also have so many celebrity women sporting autumnal make-up and hair styles who we can look to for inspiration.”

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THE CIATE MINI MANI MANOR ADVENT CALENDAR IS BACK!

CIATE MINI MANI MANOR

Ciaté’s Mini Mani Manor is the ultimate colour-packed countdown for the festive season – your very own merry mansion advent calendar!

What better way to embrace the holiday spirit than with 24 days’ worth of festive manicure goodies.  This fairy-tale worthy advent calendar is an absolute must-have for any nail polish lover – you’ll find it hard not to open every window at once!

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THIS IS NOT A MOSCHINO TOY

MOSCHINO TOY BOX

Jeremy Scott has delved into the toy box yet again for the latest release from Moschino.  Don’t get it twisted, Moschino Toy is not a toy, yeah?!  It’s the latest fragrance from the Italian fashion house.

The fragrance is exactly what its cheeky name suggests

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TOP TEN BIGGEST BEAUTY RIP OFFS

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Money saving website NetVoucherCodes.co.uk has compiled their list of the top ten beauty rip offs on the high street.

Face cream, hair oil and women’s razors are just some of the biggest beauty rip offs on the high street, the money saving website has claimed.  The experts at NetVoucherCodes.co.uk compared the prices of everyday beauty products and found how shoppers can save money.

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MANI MONDAY: GEOMETRIC

GEOMETRIC NAIL ART

I love a good eye catching nail, don’t you?  Today’s inspiration is geometric digits, multicoloured and multishaped!

Do you love geometric nail art? Which one is your fave?

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4 NEW WAYS TO DRESS UP YOUR HAIR!

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As the party season looms round again, we’re all looking for new and exciting ways to style our hair, not only new and exciting, but quick and easy! You’ll be pleased to know that the first of NET-A-PORTER TV’s exclusive series with superstylist Sam McKnight shows us 4 new ways to dress up your hair!  Watch the tutorials below!

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RED OR DREAD? HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT THE RED LIP?

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84% of women say that red lipstick shows confidence and bravery

Nearly half (47%) of women don’t feel confident enough to experiment with their look

76% of women think heavy eye make-up is ‘too much’

74% of women start wearing make-up under the age of 15 

Rita Ora, Scarlett Johansson and Marilyn Monroe may be renowned for their iconic red lip, but many women in the UK shy away from wearing bold make-up, because they don’t feel brave enough to experiment.

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BOBBI BROWN LAUNCHES LAUREN BACALL INSPIRED COLLECTION

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Cosmetics brand Bobbi Brown have launched a new collection inspired by the legendary American actress Lauren Bacall! Love her!!  The collection is a gorgeous combination of sexy, strong and confident, just like the lady herself.  From warmed-by-the-fireside glowing skin to golden metallic nudes that sparkle – this collection is all about options for the party season.

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THREE STEPS TO SOOTHED AND NOURISHED WINTER SKIN

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It’s that time of year, the cold is beginning to set in which can mean only one thing for our skin – bad news!  The outside elements – cold , wind and rain – combined with the drying effects of central heating can cause dry, itchy skin as well as flaky nails.

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MOVEMBER NAIL ART

MANI MONDAY: MOVEMBER INSPIRATION

MOVEMBER NAIL ART

Movember,previously known as November, the month when men grow their moustaches to raise awareness for men’s health.  The perfect month for a moustache mani!

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GET THE LOOK: PASTEL BLUE EYELINER A LA FENDI SS15

GTL BLUE EYELINER

The Fendi SS15 beauty look of pastel blue eyeliner using leather strips was a sure fire winner for a lot of the fash-pack.  Now the thought of cutting up small strips of leather and sticking them to your eyelids may sound like a fun idea, but finding the right shade of leather, cutting the perfect shape, precision sticking, and then when the peeling sets in? No!

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