You know that feeling – you see an advert or simply a shiny, pretty new package on the shelf and think ‘I want that’ but who knows if it’s really going to work. And are you wasting those hard earn bucks on yet another mascara that promises lush lashes but delivers gooey clumps? Our beauty editor Salina Thind tells you which new products are worth taking home.
Category : Beauty
With Brick Lane now firmly established as both global tourist attraction and still a creative hub for many an artist and designer, Butter London pays tribute to the frenetic energy of the street and its surroundings with this set of six lacquers.
Got a thing for high heat, swimming, bleach or gallons of hairspray? Then it’s likely your hair is screaming for some loving, and Bed Head are stamping their mark on the follicle recovery market with the launch of their Urban Antidotes, which comes with three levels of TLC.
If the LCM shows were anything to go by then a glitter resurrection could be on the agenda – Katie Eary completely covered models faces for her SS15 womenswear and Kay Kwok had adorned male models with some glitter for their AW14 show. It’s summer and glitter might go down a treat at a festival (but then again so do feathered mohawk hoods) but not all of us want to be walking down the high street with a face full of it. Try some of these great ways to incorporate glitter into your make-up without looking like a disco ball.
The sun is out (kind of) and it’s time to put those spring trends to the test! It seems that orange comes around every season and it’s probably because it’s such a wearable and flattering shade for all skin tones. Spring/Summer is generally when our make-up becomes fresher and more colourful and the easiest way to do this is to go for an orange lip like beauties Kate Bosworth, Nicole Richie and Jennifer Hudson.
I’m all for a minimum effort, high impact make-up look. There, I’ve said it, I’m lazy when it comes to my own make-up. I like to be quick, I hate doing touch-ups but I want it to look flawless. I don’t think you can go wrong with a bronzed face, lined eye and red lipped look, as Demi, Rihanna and Sienna demonstrate.
It’s the months of the year where you get mildew on the soul and unless you’re in LA right now we can bet you’re feeling the big blue chill. In homage to waiting out these wintery days we’ve got together our favourite blue beauty picks. From the Nars Matte Eyeshadow to the classic blue mascara (it doesn’t just have to be worn by your mum in the 80s or Carrie in Sex and the City) you won’t want to beat these blues but embrace them!