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Make-Up Girl About Town – Frozen with Diane Parish

Make-Up Girl About Town – Frozen with Diane Parish

Anna Durston is a make-up artist who has been in the industry for 15 years. She has become exposed to a wide variety of beauty products and techniques on the market and this month she tells us about her photo shoot with Diane Parish who plays Denise Foxe in EastEnders.

When the details for my job last week came through. I was overjoyed to see it was to do make-up and hair for two of EastEnders’ best aka Tameka Empson and Diane Parish. Two beautiful Women of Colour. The theme was Winter royal glam with a sense of … Read More

The Top Ten Colourful Eye Makeup Products

The Top Ten Colourful Eye Makeup Products

Everyone loves a party, especially a holiday party. This time of year we get to attend a variety of different festive dos, which means we get to play around with more adventurous makeup looks–and put on the occasional ugly Christmas jumper. Party season means we can experiment with more colourful and shimmery eye makeup, and of course red lipstick. It’s the time of year to swap your regular neutral shadow for something shimmery to put you in the Christmas spirit.

We feature the top 10 colourful eye makeup products are guaranteed to put you in the party mood:

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What’s In My MakeUp Bag – Florence Fasan

What’s In My MakeUp Bag – Florence Fasan

Florence Fasan is a stylist and the founder of Flo~Fix Image Consulting which is a brand that focuses on personal shopping, wardrobe analysis, style tips, fashion advice, make-up tips, female and male makeovers and custom clothing. A beauty lover, Florence took 10 minutes out of her busy day to tell us what’s in her makeup bag.

Tell us what is in your makeup bag.
Mary Kay Concealer – a quick fix to give me a brightened look, No.7 Stay Lipstick - I am on the go a lot and I don’t always get a chance to touch up my make-up … Read More

AEOS Optimal Essentials (Blue) Kit

AEOS Optimal Essentials (Blue) Kit

As a lady of a certain age, I mostly use organic products in my skincare regime. In my experience they are less likely to aggravate my eczema and they deliver on their promises. Mother Nature knows best, after all. Naturally, when AEOS skincare products came under my radar I was intrigued and wanted to try it so I trailed the AEOS Optimal Essentials (Blue) Kit for 10 days.

AEOS is the acronym for Active Energised Organic Skincare. The products are created from extracts and essential oils sourced from biodynamic farming which is the oldest green farming movement. Trialling the Optimal Read More

My Teen Skincare Life by Marianne Miles

Marianne MilesMarianne Miles runs Merite PR, a consultancy that covers PR, Social Media and event management. She has a background in the music industry where she has worked for brands such as Warner Music, Universal and Trinity Records. She took time out to share her teen skincare life journey with us.

At a young age I was taught to ‘cream’ my skin but in our household we only used Cocoa Butter and Vaseline. I was around 12 or 13 when I first started getting spots, I bought Clearasil like the rest of my friends at school but it left … Read More

Micro Nail Electric Nail Polisher

Micro Nail Electric Nail Polisher

I’ve always associated Emjoi with quality electric products such as epilators and pedicure products, so their latest launch wasn’t a complete surprise, and I was more than keen to try it out. The Micro Nail Electric Nail Polisher is said to ‘buff and shine nails in seconds’, which, if true, makes this a holy grail.

Setting the Electric Nail Polisher up for use was a bit fiddly – luckily the instructions were relatively simple. When you switch it on, the rollers rotate quickly (at 1800 times per minute) and work quickly, so each nail doesn’t need more than two seconds … Read More