beauty

The most mispronounced wellness ingredients is Jojoba oil

The skincare ingredients leaving us tongue tied

Brits have become increasingly health conscious over the past few years with the health and beauty industry predicted to outperform all other sectors in 2022*1. However, as a nation, we haven’t quite mastered how to pronounce our favourite skincare ingredients yet leaving one in four Brits too embarrassed to ask an expert for more information and 47% mispronouncing ingredients.

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Lots of misinformation and bad advice is being shared on social media

This is what two dermatologists have to say about DIY face masks on TikTok

With skincare routines galore, ingredients explanations and skin-fluencer heavyweights like Hyram Yarbro joining, TikTok is now giving YouTube a run for its money when it comes to inspiring, educational and accessible skincare content.

But a new study from Money.co.uk analysing 750 TikTok videos from 50 of the platforms’ top skin-fluencers found that only half had skincare...

How to Go Vegan: Male Grooming

Whether you are thinking about going full-on vegan or you simply want to find ways to live a more environmentally-friendly lifestyle, embracing vegan skincare and other vegan-friendly male grooming products is a step in the right direction.

The vegan movement is huge at the moment and is not showing signs of slowing down anytime soon. Both in terms of health and animal welfare, this...

We haven’t quite mastered how to pronounce our favourite skincare ingredients yet

The skincare ingredients leaving us tongue tied

Brits have become increasingly health conscious over the past few years with the health and beauty industry predicted to outperform all other sectors in 2022*1. However, as a nation, we haven’t quite mastered how to pronounce our favourite skincare ingredients yet leaving one in four Brits too embarrassed to ask an expert for more information.

Scandinavian health and beauty brand,...

lady in mirror applying makeup

Five reasons we’re not ready to start wearing make-up again

While the reopening of restaurants, pubs and workplaces has given us many reasons to be cheerful, there’s one aspect of post-lockdown life we’re less enthused about: putting on make-up again.

Not that anyone has to wear make-up, of course, but we’ve really gotten used to slobbing around in sweatpants and forgoing foundation.

Now that lockdown restrictions are easing, we know...

Women tanning

Eight things you must know before fake tanning for the first time

With so many sun-drenched holidays being postponed or cancelled, and more than our fair share of rain descending after a surprisingly bright spring, if it’s a tan you’re after this summer, there’s pretty much only one option: fake it ’til you make it.

It seems more people than ever are turning to bronzing products during lockdown, with searches for fake tan up 33%, compared to the...

Beauty products better for environment

Four ways to cut down plastic waste in your beauty routine

We’re coming up to Plastic Free July (plasticfreejuly.org), an initiative designed to encourage us all to work towards a world where plastic waste is a thing of the past.

The campaign asks people to sign up to a challenge to reduce their plastic consumption during the month, be it commit to cutting down single-use plastic items, target takeaway items like carrier bags, straws,...

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Marian Keyes says that people are quick to judge women’s appearances

Anyone who follows Marian Keyes on Instagram will know that if the bestselling novelist has a passion for one thing in life – besides writing, of course – it’s beauty.

The Irish author regularly posts reviews of products she’s bought recently (Josh Wood hair dye? A winner. Fenty Purpsicle Lipstick? Too neon) and before lockdown took a trip to Paris to visit beauty store Sephora on...

Fashion in lockdown

Seven fashion and beauty rules that only apply in lockdown

Karl Lagerfeld famously said: “Sweatpants are a sign of defeat. You lost control of your life so you bought some sweatpants.” But after a couple of months living in lockdown, we’re inclined to disagree.

If you’ve recently found comfort in soft jersey fabrics, sought a kind a freedom in letting your body hair grow free and embraced the the socks and sandals trend with open arms, then...

Beauty regime collagen drink

Should you be drinking collagen for your skin?

Anyone who has a passing interest in skincare will be well used to applying creams, serums and oils to their face for glowing skin. But what about adding a drink into your regime?

There’s a growing trend in the wellness and beauty communities for drinking collagen as part of a well-rounded health and skincare routine. You might recognise this ingredient, as it’s used in certain types...

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