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Sustainable swaps for your beauty routine

We’re all becoming a little more aware of what we put in or on our body and what impact our product choices have on the environment. Over the last few years – the last year especially, I have been looking at sustainable swaps for my beauty routine. Here’s what I’ve found. Cleansers The most simple

Get glowing skin for your destination wedding

If the pandemic plays fair, I’ll be off to Europe quite a lot this year for a few elopement weddings. My favourite style is and probably always will be glowing skin and just because you’re in a hot country, doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice. Read on to get glowing skin for your destination wedding.

Ethical beauty – wedding preparation.

Holy Moly – weddings are hopefully starting back up again soon. Can you believe it? I always get asked for my tips on skincare in the lead up to wedding days. Below are a few of my tips for ethical beauty and wellbeing tips in preparation for your wedding. Meditation Bet you didn’t see that

Being a cruelty free vegan makeup artist

The journey I haven’t always been vegan. I haven’t always had a desire to be cruelty free. Well, I have. It’s not that I hated animals, but actually, I just didn’t care enough to think about it. Or perhaps I didn’t make the connection. For the past two years I have been vegan and on

A makeup free lockdown

A makeup free lockdown is just as acceptable as a makeup wearing lockdown. And here’s why. I’m seeing a lot of posts recently. About how to wear your makeup for a Zoom work call. I think it’s great. If makeup is 100% your bag and you love wearing it for no other reason that you

Foods that are good for your skin

I am a big fan of eating healthily. I’m also a big fan of wine and ice cream. I think balance is key. Over lockdown I have become more aware of the old saying ‘you are what you eat’. In my opinion, here are the foods that are good for your skin. Full disclosure here

Preventing and treating maskne (mask acne)

Pandemic + masks = maskne. Most of us have experienced this in some way or another over the past few months. Let’s look at preventing and treating maskne (mask acne). Prevention Spots can appear when our pores are clogged. This isn’t always the case and there are many factors to consider if you have acne.

Black and white photo of newly married couple and bride's makeup

Destination wedding hair and makeup artist – Isle Of Skye

I love a destination wedding – obviously. Especially when it is a destination wedding to one of the places that I have really wanted to go. The Isle of Skye. You can imagine how happy I was when Steph asked me to join her to be her destination wedding hair and makeup artist on the

Creating your bridal Pinterest Board

Pinterest can be great for gathering some ideas together for your wedding. However, creating your bridal Pinterest board can also be a bit of a minefield. Follow some of my tips to creating a suitable amount of images to help you on your way. Makeup It is so easy to go down a rabbit hole

A minimalists guide to skincare

I am a very minimal person. That could be code for ‘lazy’ but minimal seems so much better. With that in mind, I wanted to create a minimalists guide to skincare. The lazy girl, as it were. You can check out my minimalists guide to makeup here. Makeup remover I’ve always used an oil to

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