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BEAUTIFY: Dior Star Foundation & Concealer

Dior’s latest foundation release, which claims to make you look more photogenic, has unsurprisingly been taking the internet by storm. If you love the texture and look of weightless “natural skin” foundations but need a higher coverage, this is the one for you.

Managing to magically combine a glowy, radiant …

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BEAUTIFY: Weatherproof skin

The seasons are ‘a changing. And God knows what that means in the UK. Wind, rain, hail- a really hot day thrown in here- sub-minus temperatures, heating on full, hot baths, air conditioning, more hail- a flash flood. You know, the usual. And if any year has proven itself to …

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BEAUTFIY: It’s time for a RENaissance

We’ve found a new skincare brand, and we kind-of-really-are-totally-in-love-with-it.

REN skincare may not be a new brand to many of you, since being launched in 2000 it’s products have become cult beauty heros- and now we see why! With a philosophy-come-motto of Performance, Purity, Pleasure- we’re all in. Which means …

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BEAUTIFY: Warm yourself up

Yep. It’s January, it’s cold and everything seems greyer than grey- including your mood. Best way to pick yourself up? Don’t be grey! In a literal sense, I mean. Now’s the time of the year to learn how to ‘do’ being pale- which means warming up your skin tone with …

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Groomed: Surviving London Collections: Men AW14

So (hashtag) LCM is upon us and it couldn’t be more exciting. Bring on three days of beautiful clothes, model and after parties. It’s a tough job, and you’re pissed off it’s not yours, I know.

Despite all the hype and thrill of the Collections it can take it’s toll. …

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BEAUTIFY: Seasonal Skincare Saviours

We do love a tad of alliteration. But we don’t like winter skin, in fact no one likes the winter, especially your skin. You know the drill: the temperature drops and suddenly you’ve got a sallow, dry complexion staring back at you in the mirror.

So why does our skin …

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BEAUTIFY: Truth Serum

Now that it is achingly cold and constantly dark, I get to whip out my annual skin-saver recommendations – and this one from Ole Henriksen is a particular treat: their hero product, the Truth Serum Collagen Booster.
I smoke and I live in smoggy London – two factors that actively …

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Track Premiere: Marika Hackman ft. Sivu – ‘Skin’

There is something symbiotic amid the vocal palettes of Brighton’s Marika Hackman and London’s latest resident, Sivu. Alone they resonate separate entities; empowering from different sides of the musical spectrum. Put together and their sounds seamlessly correlate, combining to create something truly enticing, while still alluding to individual prominence. It’s …

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BEAUTIFY: Serious Serums

Isn’t it amazing how different we look once the sun packs up and leaves for a couple months? Queue rain, cold, wind and central heating. Whilst lying in bed with the electric blanket on full may seem like a great idea at the time (ahem), it’s doing more bad than …

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BEAUTIFY: Scrub up for summer (we mean it)

Body scrubs and I have always had a somewhat rocky relationship, for me there’s something weird about vigorously scrubbing painful lumps of guck onto my pale sensitive skin until it’s red raw and I resemble a lobster. But pain is beauty as they say.

When Elemis’ new salt glow and …

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