Lately, it seems that everywhere you turn there is a matte lip staring you in the face. From Pat McGrath's hotly anticipated MatteTrance lipstick collection to Maybelline's Color Sensational Creamy Mattes Lip Color, it's velvety and highly pigmented all the way. So all-encompassing is this trend ... Read More about #MakeupTrends: Is matte lipstick the new black?
Who says Vaseline is boring? Simple? Yes. Classic? Always. Cheap-as-chips and value for money? Absolutely. Boring? NEVER. And to underscore that point, the fifth limited edition of it's cult status Lip Therapy comes dressed in striking black and gold, with a delicate rose, vanilla and red ... Read More about 10 genius ways to use Vaseline in your beauty routine (it’s not just for lips!)
Gone are the days when we were compelled to play matchy-matchy with our clothes and lipstick. Choosing the latter is now far more intuitive and we are more likely to pick a lip colour based on who we are... or what we want to be. Bold red? Demure pink? Femme fatale brown? Or maybe an ironical ... Read More about What does your lipstick shade say about you?
As a compulsive beauty product hoarder (1,083 lipsticks and 479 perfumes at last count – so not kidding!), I am constantly faced with the battle between throwing out expired products (but that eyeshadow palette is sooooooooo pretty!!!!!!!) and not wanting to literally hurt my skin. Confession: ... Read More about Save or toss? What really happens when a beauty product expires
I simply cannot get through the day without a lip balm. Summer or winter, my lips need that buttery dose of nourishment to keep them soft, supple and flake-free. However, given the number of chemical additives in most store-bought balms, I am becoming increasingly wary of putting them anywhere near ... Read More about Beauty recipe: You can make your own lip balm (and you really should)