*These tips are not applicable to those with medical skin conditions. In these cases, medical advice from a qualified dermatologist or doctor should be acquired before changing skincare routine.   Let’s get one thing straight – skin is meant to have oil. TV and magazine ads for skincare products promise the Earth when it comes to banishing oil from your…

Lizzi Richardson apply No7 lipstick

No 7 Make Up collection (Photo: Sarah Rider Photography) In the past I have taken so much make up with me on my holidays and after the first couple of nights I barely touch any of it, because once the heat is on and the freckles are out, I just don't want to cover up as much! Now we all…

Hi guys! I thought today would be a good time to address a couple of misconceptions within the beauty community. I mean, obviously I can’t speak for everyone, so these views and experiences are entirely my own. This post is inspired by the lovely Hollife (in case you don’t already know, Holly is a beauty and lifestyle YouTuber. She specialises…

Coffee with a lovely friend who is going through a bit of a tough time recently reminded me of an occasion at work, a few years ago where, as a team building exercise, we were asked to bring in something that ‘represented us’. It’s probably of little surprise that I totally forgot to find anything and at the last minute…

If you’re on social media, then there’s no doubt you’ve heard of the juggernaut of the beauty world, Glossier. Reasonably priced products that promise exceptional results, but is their reputation deserved?       Glossier is an American skincare and beauty company promising California cool-girl skin and effortlessly chic, glowing makeup looks to its customers. “Glowing, dewy skin is our thing”,…

Hello babs! Today I’m going to be sharing my thoughts on some of the makeup looks from the Cannes Film Festival for 2019. A lot of celebrities had numerous makeup looks so I have just chosen the ones which really stood out to me to comment on. DISCLAIMER: I am in no way bashing or being negative out of spite..…

I’m going to be reviewing Sophdoesnails 2nd palette collaboration with Revolution and this one is called the Extra Spice palette! I have already done a review of her first collaboration so if you want to check that out then just click here. I’ve had this palette for a while now so I can’t quite remember where I picked it up from… however it…

Spring is coming, albeit slowly, but it's close enough to start on changing up the beauty routine for the new season! At the moment, I am all for glowy, blushing skin. So, I decided to try some new products. I have seen so many good reviews for Glossier make-up, so I thought I would treat myself and try out their Cloud…

As I stood looking at the aisles for a new skincare range to try (as you may know by now, I’m a massive skin food junkie) I randomly thought: "how different can men’s skincare really be?"  So I decided to use my face as my own little petri dish and test away… So, I don’t think I’m alone when I…

Are you the kind of person who spends your evenings tossing and turning, wishing for sleep to descend upon you like a golden cloak of comfort? Do you often wake up looking like you’ve battled Tyler Durden in an underground club you definitely can’t talk about? Yep, me too. My under eye bags are persistent little devils that take a…