With a heatwave forecast here in the UK and summer holidays on the horizon, it can be hard to keep make-up looking fresh in the heat. So here are some of my tips, as seen in July’s Health & Fitness, to keep you looking cool… Words – Yanar Alkayat Anyone else got any tips or favourite products for the heat?
At last the sun is finally here, putting warmth and good light on everyone. It’s only natural to want to bask in the glorious rays, there is no doubt they put a happy spin on everything. There is also no doubt the damage they can cause if we aren’t sensible during the time we spend in the sun. The world of sun protection is a big one, it can be confusing and often conflicting. I’m not going to attempt to […]
The no makeup-make-up look reigned the spring/summer runways (the days are getting longer – it’s on its way!!) Models everywhere sported fresh glowing skin and bare faces, the girls at Marc Jacobs actually wore no make-up – all concentration was put into their skincare. Girls at Christopher Kane, Chloe, Jil Sandler and Stella McCartney to name a few also sported luminous skin and not much else. The trend for minimal make-up is clear this coming season but don’t worry you […]
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I know this is late for a first new year post but I moved just before Christmas and was without internet for 6 weeks. It was frustrating but also nice to take a little break. The internet is now up and running so the blog is back in business! Last week I had the pleasure of attending the InStyle Best Beauty Buys 2014 awards. It is a yearly event that I always like to go to, to see who has […]
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During the summer months with more skin on show, our bodies tend to get a lot more care and attention. However as the winter months creep in and the jumpers are piled on, that care and attention can slip. Hot showers, central heating and cold weather can play havoc with our skin, so we really should be looking after it just as well, even if it is covered up. I know I am guilty of skipping things like body brushing […]