BEAUTY

10 Amazon beauty buys that have revolutionised how I get ready

I am a self-confessed shopaholic, and I don’t care who you are but there is one place we all go to when we’re searching for something particular. Over the years, Amazon has become the holy grail of stores even expanding into fresh food – like that’s not crazy? Clearly in a world were everyone lives […]

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SKINCARE

Review: Faces — Skin Cushion

As a FACES by LaurenAmy client, Faye already knows how your skin can improve with just one treatment there but, as salons remain closed, we try out the all new FACES – skin cushion… *gifted Price: £8.50 for one / £15 for two The FACES – skin cushion is a cleansing cloth. You simply add […]

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BEAUTY

14 Beauty products to make you feel special this Valentines Day

Valentines Day is just around the corner and whether you’re spending the day solo, with the love of your life or household you may still want to look your best. So, whether you’re planning a comfy night in or putting on makeup just to feel pretty, we’ve collected 14 pick-me-ups from self-care to beauty must-haves […]

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BEAUTY

A quick guide to colour theory and skin tone

Have you ever been watching a movie and the self-confessed fashionista has said something along the lines of: “I can’t wear that, I’m a summer.” On some level, we’ve all heard of colour theory and the way it relates to our complexion, eye colour and hair colour. In the world of fashion, it’s often used […]

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BEAUTY, NORTH EAST

Where to get your big brows shaped post-lockdown

Fluffy brows are back in style (and we’re so glad). This is where to book your next brow appointment – when we can. The Lash Lounge, Newcastle We love: Brow Lamination Made. by Mariella, Hartlepool We love: Fluffy Brow Salon G, Newcastle We love: Brow Lamination Stephanie Edwards Salon, Hartlepool We love: Fluffy Brow Laura […]

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SKINCARE

10 Beauty subscription boxes to try this year

It’s a brand new year and it never hurts to try something new. Beauty box subscriptions allow us to expand our beauty routine by trying new products, and exploring new brands. Usually containing upwards of five items, the boxes are worth more than their monthly subscription price and are great value for money. The great […]

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NORTH EAST, SKINCARE

An interview with Nature + Nature

We caught up with Nicola from Nature + Nature. Tell us a bit about yourself I’m a North East girl and have spent the past 20 years working for a large corporate organisation, and after building a successful career I made the leap into the small business world in March this year. I spent time […]

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MAKEUP

How to clean your makeup brushes

Even though we know that dirty makeup brushes can cause breakouts and other skin problems, very few can say they regularly clean their facial beauty tools. This is not a surprising factoid, overall cleaning our brushes is boring, repetitive and nobody wants to wait 12 hours for them to dry. As women we have all […]

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BEAUTY

Five highly reviewed eyebrow tints

There is one thing women value above all else in their beauty routine — their eyebrows. Some women spend ages in front of the mirror making sure that they perfectly frame their face, while others boast about the fact they can drawn their eyebrows on in less than five minutes. While, we’re hesitant to (once […]

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SKINCARE

Three DIY lip scrubs to keep your lips soft this winter

As the weather gets colder, you might find that your lips are feeling a little chapped, as your lips are very soft and delicate making them sensitive to harsh environmental factors. Thankfully, there is an easy solution to this problem. Lip scrubs. Luckily lip scrubs don’t have to cost a fortune and in most cases […]

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BEAUTY, CELEBRITY NEWS

12 Memorable beauty moments of 2020

There are two types of people during a pandemic, the ones that don’t bother with makeup at all because a face mask covers half your face when you’re out in public, and the ones that continue to do a full face of makeup because they’re still clinging to a life they once knew – and […]

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MAKEUP

21 Instagrammers inspiring us with their Christmas makeup looks

There are many great things about Christmas, and one of the best parts is the lead-up, the anticipation and the festive spirit. One way we can all get involved is social media, and nobody doesn’t it better than beauty influencers who spend the season creating beautiful Christmas-themed makeup looks, inspired by classic movies and festive […]

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HAIR

Three easy steps to clean your hairbrushes

We all know the importance of cleaning our makeup brushes, bedding, clothes and so on, however there seems to be one item in our beauty tool kit that often gets forgotten about. Why do you need to clean your hair brush? Like most beauty products hair brushes become dirty with repeated use and become clogged […]

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NAILS

Nailed It: Christmas nail art we’re loving

Everyone is getting excited for Christmas – us included. One of the more stylish parts of the holiday season is getting your nails done with festive designs sure to catch the attention of those around you. So, from cute reindeers to classic tartan these Christmas designs have caught our eye. Classic Christmas View this post […]

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