Beauty

Great Concealers for ALL Skin Types and Colour

101 things to know about eye concealers, colour correctors and brighteners

Our eyes communicate so much, they’re often the first feature people notice, and with our always-on, attention demanding screen-based culture, they’re often tired and over worked. So I’ve put together a guide to putting some pep…

4 min

The ultimate guide to The Ordinary Beauty Products

What to buy, what it does, and what to do with it

The Ordinary is a groundbreaking range of skincare that has been making huge waves in the beauty industry since its launch just over a year ago. Offering powerful, single-ingredient and low-cost products, the brand has revolutionised the…

9 min

Beauty is Skin Deep

Establishing a good daily skincare routine + advice on what products to use

It almost goes without saying how important protecting your skin and treating it well is. Not only is this good for your health and sense of wellbeing, it will also mean you look great/fresh/well slept and…

6 min

Embracing My Afro Curls

Celebrating black beauty

It’s fair to say that everyone is insecure about at least one aspect of their physical appearance. In my experience, women in particular routinely berate themselves for looking too fat, too old, too much of something,…

4 min

The Eyes Have It

Creams, gels, masks and make-up for putting the pep back into your peepers!

Wether you consider them a window to your soul or a window to how many times your kid woke up last night, there’s no denying that our eyes are one of the most visual indicators of…

3 min

The Beauty of Bathing

Life as a water baby

Cats or dogs? The Beatles or The Rolling Stones? Tea or coffee? Bath or shower? Nothing defines or divides us quite like the minutiae of our daily lives. As a self-confessed bath-lover, I’m always baffled when…

3 min

Top Picks for High-Street Vegan and Cruelty-Free Makeup Products

Responsible beauty + ethical makeup

The popularity of vegan and cruelty-free makeup products is understandably on the rise and to date there are around 100 brands that produce these. I always try to include as many in my professional makeup kit…

4 min

A Winter Skincare Survival Guide

How to get your winter glow on

Baby, it’s cold outside. And what’s worse, for your skin at least, it’s warm inside. Add going cold turkey on meat/dairy/sugar/alcohol/all of the above, and it’s probably safe to assume that right now your skin is…

4 min

Festive Beauty Buys + Makeover Tips

Look + feel fabulous this Christmas

Welcome to the brand new A Life Loved® beauty series! We’re so delighted you are here and super-excited to be partnering with our friend and founder Annabel and her team to deliver you regular beauty updates,…

5 min

5 Minutes Morning Makeup Magic

Brilliant Beauty Tips

Time is a precious commodity in our busy lives – we all want to look good without spending a lot of time on it. Luckily there are some amazing little beauty tricks which allow us to do…

4 min