Our skin definitely needs some extra TLC when it’s colder; it’s coping with the cold outside and the drying central heating inside. We tend to eat less fruit during winter, which means that our antioxidant, mineral and hydration intake might suffer at the time our skin needs it the most. Love Fresh Berries has teamed up with dermatologist and skin guru Abigail James to discover why berries are a great source of skin loving nutrients and will benefit your skin all year round.
Kelly Beesley is a hair and make-up artist operator in the North West – and beyond! Here, she gives us an insight into the world of wedding hair and beauty and bridal trends for 2019…
What are the most popular wedding hairstyles and hair accessories which you have seen recently?
Wedding styles have ranged from classic look to messy do, from the Megan Markle messy bun to a sleek Chignon we have seen
it all. We are seeing brides having plaits running through the hair styles from bridesmaid to the bride plaits have given a modern twist on a classic do. As always there are so many hair accessories to choose form but hair vines have been popular recently, adding a little sparkle through the hair.
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Avoiding ponytails and mascara on lower lashes are two of the hair and beauty pledges stylish Brits should make for 2019, according to experts. Researchers from online retailer Hairtrade.com have revealed 19 New Year’s resolutions to help beauty conscious Brits up their game over the next twelve months.
Their guidelines to adopt also include applying foundation before concealer to avoid dilution over trouble spots, getting suitably smart at meal times and taking a range of extra precautions for holiday hair.
A spokesman for Hairtrade.com said: “January 2019 can be a fresh start for hair and beauty regimes.
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It’s no secret that the beauty industry in the UK is a booming business. In what has been dubbed the era of “selfie mania”, more and more people of all ages are seeking non-invasive ways to look and feel younger, fitter and happier.
With the secret to Keira Knightly, Zac Efron, Margo Robbie and Justin Bieber’s winning smiles lying in discreet aligners, it’s not surprising the oral cosmetic industry is catching on and rapidly evolving to respond to people’s increasing demands for “made for me” products and multi-functional, AI-enabled innovations. After all, it’s not just your eyes that are the gateway to your soul.
Joyce Connor is a make up artist, beauty expert and owner of Joyce Connor Make Up. She has been in the cosmetics industry for 22 years and loves everything about skin! There are so many skincare products on the market that it can be daunting which product to use first. Joyce Connor recommends using water based products on your skin first then oil based products last. Then let the final skincare product absorb into your skin before applying make up.
After months of sun and saltwater, skin needs time to recover. Autumn is the time for transition, and the best Autumn skincare routines will help to correct any summer damage that’s occurred and help you get back into your daily skincare routine. Enter centre stage, the new Sudocrem Skin Recovery Cream.
Coffee can help boost both concentration and energy levels, something all budding brides and grooms are most certainly in need of in the build up to their big day. However, did you know that your morning coffee could also help you shed those unwanted pounds? If you are stuck for time and can’t always find a way to make it to the gym due to all your pre wedding commitments or are finding it hard to stick to one particular diet plan to help you lose weight in time for your big day, then this could be the answer you have been looking for. Could your morning coffee really be your saving grace as the wedding countdown begins?
We caught up with leading nutritionist Sarah Flower to share her top 5 reasons why your morning coffee can help you lose weight.
Your wedding day is one of the biggest days of your life, so it’s only natural that you want to look your best. From your outfit, to your hairstyle, through to your skin, everything should look exactly how you want it and Skinbase can help you.
The good thing is, for most bride and grooms, these details can be planned and even finalised weeks or months in advance. The dress is chosen, and final fittings done, the suits are tailored and measured, the hair and make-up trials take place and yet, one of the things you can’t control on the day, is your skin. Especially if you’re prone to acne, breakouts or uneven skin tones.
The Big Day Prep box contains all the essentials to get wedding-worthy hair – from the gorgeously scented Geranium & Neroli Elasticizer, the effective de-tangler Daily Damage Defence and Body Building Shampoo and Conditioner for creating volume for a big day.
An official patron of the Harry and Meghan wedding album published by Regal, Philip Kingsley clinics treat many VIPs and the products are also enjoyed by celebrities and noted names worldwide. Philip Kingsley believes in a holistic approach to haircare, creating products that help maintain the health of your hair whilst making it look good. It believes in treating your hair and scalp like you do your face – with daily washing, sun protection and a weekly ‘mask’.
Meghan Markle sports one of the most famous smiles in the world, with thousands of women desperate to emulate it. But none of us have a royal budget to get the royal smile of our dreams. Kate Middleton allegedly had dental surgery just before her wedding, but this could have cost her between three to ten thousand pounds. So it’s not surprising most use of us a myriad of different teeth-whitening solutions to get the perfect smile for our big day.
Is your big day fast approaching but still want to shift a few pounds? Stuart Taylor, Founder of PerfecTone shares some last minute advice for blushing brides-to-be on how to get your wedding body.
It’s the moment you’ve been dreaming of since you were a little girl. It’s the day that you will remember forever. It’s that once in a blue moon chance to bring all of your loved ones together at the same time, in one place. This is the day that you will stand opposite the love of your life and say the words ‘I do’. On such a sentimental occasion, don’t you deserve to look and feel the best you ever have?
Pristine locks – check.
Perfectly contoured make up – check.
“The dress” – check.
“The wedding day body” – not ‘quite so’ check.
Daiva, founder of Daiva’s Beauty, talks to us about how to get the perfect wedding day skin. So you will glow on your wedding day.
Everyone wants beautiful, youthful firm skin - and especially on the wedding day. When your skin is not properly maintained for a long time, your make-up not will help perfectly as we wish! That is why, if you want to look flawless on wedding day, you should take care of your skin as soon as possible. These steps are ideal to add into your routine and habits for every single day.
For brides-to-be choosing your dream wedding dress is always regarded as the ultimate, agonising choice, but deciding how to wear your wedding hair for your big day definitely comes close second.
In a bid to offer some guidance and advice, the hair and beauty specialists at online retailer Hairtrade.com have compiled a list of five wedding hair trends that are expected to be popular amongst brides in 2018.
Choosing anything to do with your big day is a huge decision that requires careful thought and deliberation, but anything concerning the bride and groom’s appearance often takes precedence over everything else.
Don't forget your bridal nails - Your wedding day is one of the most memorable days of your life, it is important that you feel happy, relaxed and confident so you are able to enjoy this special day. Organising a wedding can become a huge task from selecting the venue to organising the flowers, wedding rings, wedding cake, wedding cars, bridal dress, bridesmaid dresses, bridal hair and make-up, the list is endless! Once you have started your wedding preparations, it is time to turn your attention to your bridal nails to ensure they look their best when you exchange rings and say ‘I do’.