Thursday, 14 November 2019 16:26

Black Friday Beauty Deals just for you!

Black Friday is just a week away and we have some amazing offers available to you all.

Nature Republic

The bestselling K-Beauty brand have just opened the first ever standalone K-Beauty store in the UK, welcoming huge discounts on your favourite beauty buys.

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25th- 2nd December 2019, 
www.naturerepublicuk.com

·         Buy Ginseng Emulsion + Toner and grab a FREE Silk Foam Cleanser worth £27

·         20% off ALL Beauty tools

·         Buy 1 Love Me Bubble Body Lotion £19.50, Get 1 Free Love Me Bubble Body Gel £18.00

·         Hand & Nature Hand Cream, £7, Buy 2, get 2 FREE


Grab 30% - 40% off the Cell Power Collection:

·         Cell Power Day Cream WAS £43/ NOW £30

·         Cell power Watery Cream WAS £43/ NOW £30

·         Cell Power Night Cream WAS £43/ NOW £30

·         Cell power Eye Cream WAS £43/ NOW £25.80

·         Cell power Emulsion WAS £33/ NOW £23.10

·         Cell power Essential Toner WAS £30/ NOW £21.00

·         Cell Power Essence WAS £43/ NOW £25.80


Sensationail

 The UK’s #1 Selling LED Gel Polish brand offer salon worthy manis in the comfort of your own home, with up to two weeks of non-chip wear, no smudging and zero drying time.

SENSATIONAIL

22nd November – 2nd December 2019, www.boots.com

Better than half price! Grab the NEW Limited Edition All Star Rose Gold Starter Kit, was £79.99, now £39.00

Sheamoisture

Award winning and family owned US loved hair and body care brand used by millions, SheaMoisture offer beauty goods suited for everyone, minus animal testing or any nasties – a better way to be beautiful.

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18th November – 2nd December 2019, www.feelunique.com

Save up to 1/3 off your SheaMoisture favourites across the range, including Argan Oil & Almond Milk Smooth & Tame Blow Out Créme, £10.99 – which tames unruly frizz and flyaways, controls and improves manageability all whilst protecting against heat damage.

Only Curls

The 5 star UK Curly Girl bestsellers offer a range of styling, washes and accessories to keep your curls in perfect condition.

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29th November – 2nd December 2019, www.onlycurls.com

15% off EVERYTHING including Hydrating Gel Crème, £16 Nourish your curls with this hydrating curl creme that smoothes curls and minimises frizz. Our special blend of Shea Butter, Marula Oil and Aloe naturally replenishes moisture and restores curls back to their original curl pattern.

TRR NUTRITION – The new advanced collagen supplement developed for Andy Murray

TRR NUTRITION

29th November – 2nd December 2019, www.trrnutrition.com 

Offering an incredible 50% off with code TRR50 at checkout, picking up the product for £19.49, instead of the usual £38.99 for a 10-day supply 

Showcase Beauty

 The Home of Undiscovered, Unique Beauty Brands delivering to Ireland, Showcase Beauty feature the latest and innovative independent beauty and grooming brands, with an eco-friendly/ethical approach.

Black Friday www.showcasebeauty.com

  • NEOM: Free 1 wick candle (worth £32) when you spend over £30 on Neom

  • Madara: 40% off range

  • MEMI: 30% off the full range + free lip gloss on orders over £25

  • Elizabeth's Daughter: Buy one get one free

  • Lumity: Free Mini cleanser with every supplement ordered 

  • Albus & Flora: 20% off tinted lip balms

  • Cle Cosmetics: Free Apricot Tinge cushion when you buy 2 lip melts

  • 31st State: Free Face Wash when you buy any 2 products 

  • Evolve Beauty: 15% off 

  • Heath London: 25% off range 

The Fragrance Shop

The UK’s largest independent fragrance retailer offer hundreds of your classic scents and new time favourites, all at amazing prices

Pre Black Friday 22nd-28th November, Black Friday 28th November – 3rd December 2019, www.thefragranceshop.com 

·         Offering 20% when you spend £60 or more

·         15% off beauty – £60 min spend

·         15% off gift setsIncluding Gucci Bamboo Gift Set 30ml EDP, £48.50 A woody and floral fragrance, Gucci Bamboo is soft and intense at once, blooming with notes of exotic Casablanca Lily and Tahitian Vanilla. Sandalwood and Grey Amber balance the fragrance’s femininity with a resonating woody contrast

·         Also offering 70% off pre-Black Friday on scents such as Marc Jacobs Dot EDP 50ml, £52 to £30

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Published in Beauty
Thursday, 15 August 2019 16:11

How to Look Good With Little to No Makeup

How to Look Good With Little to No Makeup

Makeup is an integral part of almost every woman’s life, no matter how much she says that she hates it. It’s used to cover blemishes and other imperfections, and also to enhance all the good features. But to do during hot summer days when wearing too much makeup cause clogged pores and other skin issues? Or if you’re simply into a more natural look? Well, in that case, there are other ways that will help you look radiant without wearing layers of foundation, so if you’re planning to ditch all the unnecessary makeup, here are some tips to still look great with little to no makeup:

1. BB cream is your friend

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Everyone knows the importance of covering skin imperfections, and many also turn to heavy foundation for help. But, in fact, using the BB cream will make your skin look even, soft and covered, while also being nourishing. This is especially important if you have acne-prone skin, since in that case, using foundation can clog your pores and make your skin look worse. What’s even better, many BB creams also contain some level of SPF which is great if you spend your days outside. The only downside to BB creams is lack of diversity, considering that foundations often come in many tones.

2. Take care of your skin

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If you truly want to rock minimal makeup look, you need to make sure that your skin is clean and moisturized. That’s why it’s important to remove all traces of makeup before going to bed and use a night cream or oil, so your skin will have a chance to rest and get nourished during the night. Similarly, removing all traces of night cream and sweat in the morning is a great way to prep your face for the day ahead. Keeping your skin in good condition is the only real prerequisite if you want to wear little to no makeup.

3. Use highlighter for more glamorous look

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Highlighter can freely be considered a godsend among all makeup products, since it is the main product responsible for adding glow to the face. It is mostly applied on cheekbones, but some women also prefer to wear it on the bridge of the nose, centre of the forehead and above the cupid’s bow. So, if your skin is light to fair, then it’s better to choose icy silver or champagne those, and in case your skin tone is medium to olive, then it’s advisable to stick to golden-bronze shades. And for deeply dark skin tones, it’s much more recommended to use rose gold or bronze since pearly tones can make the skin look dull.

4. Apply some bronzer for the sun-kissed glow

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As you probably know, bronzer is one of the go-to products if you want to achieve sun-kissed summery look. Now, considering that contouring has become popular, many are still confused by bronzer, so it’s often used it for the wrong reasons. That’s why it’s important to choose the bronzer that will make you look like you’ve spent the whole day lying in the sun. Australian women know it best, so that’s why they choose creamy bronzers as their go-to product whenever they want to add a bit of shimmer to their face. Therefore, it’s no surprise that there are many various bronzer shades and brands so any woman ordering makeup online from Australia can easily find her favourite bronzer and other related products.

5. Opt for natural tones

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Any makeup guru will tell you that, if you want to master no makeup look, you need to stick to natural colours similar to your original skin tone. That way your whole face will look even and radiant, and you won’t need to experiment with various colours. Instead, stick with what looks natural on your face, almost like you have no makeup at all. Light pink, sand and peach colours are all great choices for natural look, and try to steer away from too much mascara, especially if you already have long and thick eyelashes.

In conclusion, wearing little to no makeup is achievable, but before you opt for this look, you need to take care and nurture your skin. Also, always remember that less is more, so instead of using every makeup product, just use those that will help you cover your imperfections and accentuate the positives.

Published in Blog
Wednesday, 14 August 2019 15:58

10 Effective Tips to Get Glowing Skin This Summer

Everyone wants their skin glowing in summer. It’s just one of those things that no one talks about, but everyone craves.

Published in Beauty
Friday, 26 July 2019 23:19

The UK’s Hair Removal Spending Habits

A new survey by Lilibeth of New York and MakeupBoxLDN has exposed the UK’s beauty spending habits.

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Thursday, 25 July 2019 15:31

Essentials For A Better Sleep

That long-awaited heatwave is finally here and combating the tossing and turning at night, frizz-hair and sweaty skin are just a few of things we have to deal with. Need a solution? Well we can help with these super pick of the day, best heatwave slumber essentials – perfect for any nightstand.

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  • SheaMoisture Manuka Honey & Yogurt Hydrate + Repair Multi-Action Leave in, £10.99, Boots. Don’t let humidity frizz your hair – this brand-new treatment banishes frizz, breakage and fortifies hair. Spray before bed onto clean hair.
  • Too Cool For School Coconut Milky Mist, £18.50, Boots - Formulated with 87% pure Brazilian coconut water, packed with essential minerals and vitamins, this moisturising mist quickly replenishes hydration anytime, anywhere. Spritz anytime you feel hot in bed, for instant relief.
  • Too Cool For School Pumpkin Sleeping Pack, £18.50. Don’t let the humidity, fans and aircon dry out your skin. This all-in-one nighttime moisturiser and intensive overnight sleeping mask hybrid works wonders for your damaged, dull, dry skin while you sleep, by mildly exfoliating and scuffing away dead skin cells. It provides hydration, supports elasticity, and creates a soothing effect.
  • Embryolisse Radiant Eye, £21, Cult Beauty. Really can’t catch some zzz’s? As soon as you open your eues in the morning, apply the MUA secret under your lids. The cooling and rejuvenating stick has both instant and long-term benefit, boosting-radiance and brightening the eye area while the blend of sugar derivatives and aloe vera combine to moisturise and refine skin texture.
  • Morning Glamour Set of 2 Pillowcases, £24.99, www.makeupbox-ldn.co.uk - Non-absorbent unlike cotton pillowcases, helping your skin and hair maintain moisture on hot evenings. Also reduces frizz, breakage and wrinkles.
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Sunday, 14 July 2019 13:42

Beauty Bestsellers From Around The Globe

We have put together a global shopping list of some of the world’s best-selling beauty products that are now available, not only via the internet, but also at many local stores through the UK.   Included are products made with organic and natural ingredients, favourites of your top celebs and proven results from the beauty industry experts. There is a favourite for everyone…if you can pick only the one!

 KOREA: Too Cool For School

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The name says it all, they really are “Too Cool For School”, selling out products globally with favourites including the Egg Mellow Cream that is flying off UK shelves at a rate of 1 every 30 seconds, whilst the favourite from the pumpkin range sells at an incredible 1 unit every 15 seconds.  Too Cool For School is a K-beauty brand that brings the latest trends to the market with a range of fantastic ingredients to provide the very best skincare results. With an Egg range, Pumpkin range and Coconut range it’s no wonder their brand received over 9,000 requests to come to the UK. You can shop the range at your local Boots. GREECE: Korres

Greece: Korres

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Korres is a Greek skincare brand with roots in Athens’ first ever Homeopathic Pharmacy. The first Korres product was an aromatic herbal syrup with honey and aniseed, a recipe inspired by "rakomelon", a warming spirit with honey, which George Korres' grandfather used to favour in his hometown on the island of Naxos. Set up in 1996 with the aim to utilize its extensive scientific resources for the development of clinically effective and safe products, Korres today offers a natural and certified organic range in all areas of beauty and skincare. Korres is so popular that one of their ranges became the best-selling body range in Waitrose, whilst their new Wild Rose range boasts of a Bi-Phase Booster that has the highest concentration of vitamin C in one product. With hair products, body products, sunscreen, soaps and makeup this really is the range for all of your beauty needs. You can shop Korres at Marks and Spencer's, Waitrose, Lookfantastic and Feel Unique.

FRANCE: Embryolisse

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 Most renowned for its hero product Lait Crème Concentre, which sells a staggering 1 unit every 20 seconds, this range is in the hands of makeup artists the world over Embryolisse has also become a firm favourite amongst celebrities including Gwyneth Paltrow, Kourtney Kardashian, Karlie Kloss, Scarlett Johansson and many others. With a range that includes a Micellar Water, Eye Creams, Anti-Ageing Creams and many other essentials this has firmly put French beauty on the map. You can shop the range at Boots and Lookfantastic.

USA: SensatioNAIL

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SensatioNAIL is a best-selling home gel manicure system that provides users with a salon quality finish at a fraction of the price making it the perfect product for those who don’t have the time or budget for regular trips to the salon. The unique gel formula and LED technology leaves users with an easily removable high-gloss, damage proof manicure in over 100 different shades. With all these benefits it’s no wonder this American-born brand sells over 800 units of their Starter Kits each week and with their best-selling shade selling over 200 units a day in the UK. You can shop SensatioNAIL at Boots

GHANA: SheaMoisture 

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This family run company comes from the beautiful country of Ghana and was started by Sofi Tucker, who handcrafted shea butter soaps and other creations. After gaining a reputation for herself, the recipes were passed down to her grandson, who has since continued to grow this brand into the world phenomenon that it is today. The SheaMoisture range contains a variety of ingredients suitable for all  hair and skin types including a Raw Shea Range, Fruit Fusion Range and an African Black Soap Range, which is renowned for its incredible healing properties and saw a 400% rise in sales during the Easter Week heatwave. You can shop SheaMoisture Hair & Body range at Boots

SWITZERLAND: Rubis

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Rubis is one of the leading global manufacturers of cosmetic implements and tweezers. Each pair of Rubis tweezers demonstrate Swiss quality at its finest and is individually crafted and finished by hand to ensure perfect tip alignment and the highest precision possible. Ergonomically designed, all tweezers are made of resilient, antacid, stainless steel and can be sterilised in acid or boiling water. These tweezers have an established following in the beauty industry with Bobbi Brown calling them “the Ferrari of Tweezers” whilst makeup artists at Estee Lauder, Lancome and Mac also swearing by them. You can shop Rubis at Lookfantastic.co.uk

GERMANY: Daytox  

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After launching in the UK at the end of 2018, Daytox has become a firm favourite with UK customers, with their Eye Wonder becoming a best-selling product in Waitrose during the Brexit debates. The brand focuses on detoxifying the skin gradually to help restore a fresh, more youthful appearance. Suitable for vegans, this range contains a combination of clinically tested substances, medicinal plants and precious oils that stimulate and support cell renewal. This unique ingredient formula uses a blend of aloe vera, broccoli and citrus known as BioDtox, which when combined stimulate the detoxification of the skin. You can hop Daytox at Ocado and Waitrose.

 UNITED KINGDOM: Only Curls

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Started up by female entrepreneur Lizzie Carter, Only Curls has become the go-to brand for those with curly hair of all textures. Formulated without the harsh chemicals that are normally the go-to for those with curls, this brand is all about loving your natural curls. All the products are formulated with natural, nourishing ingredients that penetrate and hydrate the hair. Cruelty-free and suitable for vegans, this range contains a Shampoo, Conditioner, Hydrating Curl Crème and Enhancing Curl Gel, as well as a range of accessories including a silk pillowcase, silk turban, soft hair towel, combs and silk scrunchies. This range is so popular is continues to sell out across their website. You can shop the range at Onlycurls.com

SPAIN: Sesderma

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Started by Dr Serrano, a renowned Spanish dermatologist this brand has its root firmly in the very latest and innovative technology to bring you the very best skincare results. With his range of medical expertise, Dr Serrano created Sesderma, a brand with unique formulations that provide effective treatment for a range of dermatological concerns. Sesderma’s hard work doesn’t stop there, they are constantly researching to create breakthrough formulas for various skincare needs. Since launching in the UK at the start of 2019, Sesderma has proved its popularity with its hero product Azelac Ru Liposomal Serum TRX selling 1 unit every 30 seconds globally. You can shop Sesderma at sesderma.co.uk

CANADA: Design.ME Hair

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Offering a gluten, paraben and sulphate free formula, this Canadian hair range gives hair shine, oomph, volume and styling speed with top salon quality results and benefits. Used by hairstylists and consumers worldwide, housed in fun, colourful and fresh packaging guaranteed to liven-up your hair and your shelf, this range is so popular that it’s hero product, Puff.ME, out sells competitor products 2 to 1. The range includes an evolutionary three-hold hairspray, and a blow-drying spray that cuts your blow-dry time by 50%. You can shop the Design.ME Hair range at Sallybeauty.co.uk

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Thursday, 27 June 2019 08:27

Summer Sizzlers

With the weeks ahead looking seriously toasty, the glorious British summer is about to finally begin.

Published in Beauty
Thursday, 13 June 2019 10:41

Let's Indulge!

Indulge Beauty Dubbed the ‘UK’s answer to Sephora’, are offering up to 30% off the full South Korean range, innovative products in funky packaging that's bound to liven up your beauty regime.

Published in Beauty
Friday, 07 June 2019 13:55

The Latest In Makeup Tools

Hands up if you’re tired of stained hands after makeup application… Cue the Makeup Hand Palette, the new multi-tasking beauty tool that revolutionises how you apply, transfer and create bespoke products.

I know what you’re thinking, where’s this been all our lives?!

It’s been taking the beauty world by storm and fast becoming every makeup artist’s ‘must have’ product of the year.  The Makeup Hand Palette £12 (patented design) with a pre-launch waiting list of over 6,000 is innovating the makeup scene, and the company behind it is celebrating selling thousands of this ingenious beauty tool – currently selling 1 every 20 minutes.

The makeup hand palette is 100% Acrylic and is the perfect mixing palette allowing you to mix and transfer your beauty products hygienically, preventing cross contamination and unwanted stains on the back of your hand.

Slipping easily and comfortably onto the hand, it will allow you to create bespoke colours and formulas customised to your skin tone. It’s perfect for foundations, lipsticks, eyeshadows, oils, serums, self-tanning products and so much more.

Makeup Hand Palette

Bespoke product tips:

  • Self-tan mixed with a moisturiser as a gradual tan
  • Self-tan mixed with a body shimmer – highlighter or dewy skin
  • Lipstick mixed with a petroleum balm – lip tint
  • Foundation mixed with a moisturiser – tinted moisturiser
  • Foundation mixed with foundation – custom shade
  • Foundation mixed with a shimmer eyeshadow – highlighter
  • Moisturiser mixed with a facial oil – super hydrating moisturiser

The Makeup Hand Palette can be purchased from Makeupbox LDN www.makeupbox-ldn.co.uk

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