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10 DIY Coffee Ideas • From Body Scrub to Healthy Recipes

Although the US is often thought of as being the coffee capital of the world, we’re not doing so bad here in the UK. In fact, the British Coffee Association reports that together we consume more than 55 million cups of coffee each and every day! But coffee isn’t just…

Update Your Skincare for Spring

You should provide your skin with the best possible care, so you need to adjust your routine to your skin’s changing needs. The cold winter days have made your skin dry and in need of richer, heavier products. However, as spring starts to settle in, you’ll need to adapt your…

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All you need to know about a home Dermaroller

As a sufferer of hyperpigmentation, sun damage and old acne scars, my skin has long been the bane of my life. Having finally got my adult acne under control, I’ve been left with the permanent reminders of the hundreds of visitors to my face leaving me with pinky purple marks…

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ID Your Skin Type And The Oils You Should Be Using

The health of our skin is a finely balanced thing, and can be affected by a wide array of factors, including what we eat, drink and put on our face.  Contrary to popular belief, nearly all skin types can benefit from using some type of oil, as they can help…

The Crypt Keeper – Halloween Makeup Tutorial

THE CRYPT KEEPER Hello again! Its even closer to “that time of year again” Today I am going to show you a very creepy, easy and effective Crypt Keeper look. Ready for trick or treating with the kids, a Halloween party or just to freak a friend out with! Here…

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How to make • Raw Cacao and Coconut Oil Body Butter

How to make • Raw Cacao and Coconut Oil Body Butter I simply LOVE this homemade Cacao Body Butter and it’s really simple to make! I have been using shop bought coco butter for years. I’ve always enjoyed the smell, the level of moisture provided. It was only a few years…

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Hyaluronic Acid for Skin Health

Hyaluronic Acid for Skin Health Having oily and acne-prone skin can be enough reasons for you to skip moisturizers. With all the excess oil on your skin, why would you make it more “oily”? The truth, however, is that adding a moisturizer in your skin care routine can dramatically improve…

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Protecting your skin from the Sun

Protecting your Skin from the Sun Are you wearing Sunscreen? I know that this is a favourite subject of mine and many have heard me say…The Sun is NOT your friend and whilst we’re on the subject, this includes SUN BEDS. The fact is that up until you’re 30, you…

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Optimum Skin Health

Optimum Skin Health Our skin is often neglected, especially when we are younger, but as we age, our skin shows the signs of wear and tear.  Our skin needs constant nourishment and hydration in order to stay in the best shape.  As we age our skin gets thinner and more…

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The Cruelty Free Makeup Con – The Truth Revealed

The Cruelty Free Makeup Con – The Truth Revealed Have you ever asked a makeup sales assistant if their products are tested on animals and had the immediate answer ‘no we don’t test on animals’? I’m sorry to tell you, that you could well have been lied to. Because of…

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Does Your Brand Qualify For PRECIOUSHABA?

Even if you are not a company looking for recognition, following The Precious Hair and Beauty Awards (PRECIOUSHABA) could lead you to brands you wish existed, just didn’t realise they already do! Brands that are considered too niche for the mainstream market but that your beauty routine is screaming for….

Prime Time • Makeup Primers

Prime Time • Makeup Primers Top Chicks Picks As a professional makeup artist I often get asked ‘do primers really work’? My answer? Yes! As a woman in my mid thirties, I don’t have the youthful skin of a twenty something, my eyelids although always hooded are certainly feeling gravity…

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6 Drugstore Makeup Must Haves! Part 2

6 Drugstore Makeup Must Haves: Part 2 Here’s part 2 of my Drugstore makeup essentials. Part 1 HERE.  It’s not often I find products I love so much that I re-purchase, so when I do, I know it’s a must-have. In my professional makeup kit my products are all high-end,…

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Microbeads – The Problem •The Alternatives • The Solution

Microbeads – The Problem • The Alternatives • The Solution It’s that time of year when our skin is starting to look a little flat, our tans are starting to fade, and we want to even out and brighten our complexions ready for Autumn. Our hands reach to the back…

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Top 5 Halloween Make Up Looks

I am so excited about Halloween, Any excuse to get dressed up and paint my face! I know you are too! So I trawled the internet and  found these brilliant make up tutorials by some incredibly talented Makeup bloggers. I got inspired and thought I would share them with you!…

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5 Drugstore Makeup Must-Haves: Part 1

5 Drugstore Makeup Must-Haves: Part 1 It’s not often I find products I love so much that I re-purchase, so when I do, I know it’s a must-have. In my professional makeup kit my products are all high-end, it’s what people want to see when I do their makeup and…

More than just your Morning Joe! 5 Uses for your coffee grounds

5 Fantastic uses for coffee grounds If like me you’re into recycling, have you ever wondered how you could use you’re used brewed coffee grounds? Well, I have five great ideas for you to work them into you’re beauty routine.  Most of us coffee drinkers maybe unaware of the anti…

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Autumn Makeup Trends

Autumn 2016 makeup trends Whilst we still are making the most of the last of the British summer weather, it’s time to look ahead as Autumn is here.. (22nd September to be precise). Looking at the Fashion Weeks for Autumn 2016 there’s two clear routes you can take for the…

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To Tattoo Or Not To Tattoo

My Guide to Getting Inked A large percentage of my business is tattoo removal.  In fact, I lecture on the subject and have my tattoo removal lasers made to my specs. I’m convinced that the minimum age for tattoos should be 25.  Most of the tattoos I remove were done…

Girl About Town • Skin Essentials

Girl About Town • Top 6 Skin Essentials. London can really give our skin a battering, leaving us in need of giving our skin a little helping hand. Here are some products that will make your skin feel baby soft and leave you glowing along the way. CASMARA Hydra Algae…