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A-List Favourite Egyptian Magic is a Multi-Purpose Marvel

Many products claim to be multi-purpose, but in the case of A-list favourite, Egyptian Magic, there’s no disputing the claim; from conditioning hair to healing scars, this six-ingredient wonder does the trick. Beloved by Madonna, Gisele Bundchen, Kate Hudson, January Jones, Cara Delevingne and more, it’s also a backstage favourite at fashion weeks across the […]

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Dehydrated Skin: Why Water Alone Won’t Fix It

  Candice Gardner, of the International Dermal Institute, explains why water is important to healthy skin, and how not all dehydration is the same. “Everyone knows that water is vital for life. It facilitates many processes within daily body functions. Your skin is no exception – a healthy skin is reliant on good hydration levels […]

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Beauty Ingredient Of The Week: Shea Butter

International spa consultant and wellbeing expert Linda Hall talks us through the benefits of shea butter. “”Shea butter is just the most amazing skin health ingredient, especially for treating mums-to-be as it helps prevent stretch marks! It is also fantastic for conditioning hair. Shea butter contains high levels of vitamins A and E, as well […]

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Beauty Ingredient Of The Week: Papaya

  International spa consultant and wellbeing expert Linda Hall talks us through the benefits of the super-fruit papaya. “Papaya has lots of amazing benefits whether it’s eaten or applied externally to the skin. For everyday health, eating papaya works wonders in boosting and strengthening the immune system, assisting the digestive system and alleviating inflammation. It […]

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Beauty Survey Reveals New Mums’ Changing Habits

The UK’s gone baby crazy this week with the birth of Prince George, now third in line to the throne. While the Duchess of Cambridge might be the most famous new mum of the moment, there are hundreds of other women every day who find their lives changed forever by a new arrival. According to […]

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Beauty Ingredient Of The Week: Jojoba Oil

The world of skincare is awash with buzzwords, unpronounceable scientific names and organic ingredients that sound exciting, but don’t always have an obvious function. In a our new feature, international spa consultant and creator of Caribbean Essentials Linda Hall will unearth the key attributes of some of the most popular skincare ingredients, from Lemon to […]

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Dazzling Sales For High-End Facial Skincare

  Although many people are cutting back on spending due to the tough economic client, it’s certainly not all doom and gloom when it comes to professional beauty. Sales of high-end facial skincare products, for example, increased an impressive 9% between 2011 and 2012. According to the latest Mintel research, the market for facial skincare […]

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Eminence Launches New Range Of Booster Serums

Cocktailing isn’t just the done thing with hair products, as any skincare guru will know. Mixing targeted oils and serums into moisturisers, creams or masks can help achieve specific results, and now Eminence has launched its VitaSkin Booster-Serums for just this purpose. Whether it’s boosting radiance, tackling signs of ageing or simply delivering a surge […]

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Festival Beauty: Putting Treatments To The Test

My first festival experience was aged 16, when I romped up to Reading in my H&M vest top, 3,000 friendship bracelets and baggy jeans to enjoy some music, mud and half-cooked cup-a-soups. Needless to say, it was awesome, but even then I remember one of the highlights being a lukewarm shower at the local leisure […]

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Beauty Update: Three New Body Beautifiers

  Baring our bodies will be a whole lot easier this summer thanks to some brand new skincare products launching onto the professional market… AVEDA Soothe and moisturise the skin while showering with Aveda Rosemary Mint Hand and Body Wash, which contains refreshing menthol and organic aloe vera. 0870 034 2380 www.aveda.co.uk DARPHIN Darphin Silky […]

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