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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

A professional hairstylists guide to flyaway free hair styles

My housemate has a constant battle with her hair. The front section to be exact and she has asked me to create a guide to flyaway free hairstyles. While I find it quite cute, she not only hates the flyaways, she also hates the word cute – sorry Fliss. However, there are a few REALLY

A minimalists guide to makeup

A minimalists guide to makeup – what is a minimalist, how to be one, and what it involves. This year, I have become more mindful over the products I use, why I use them and how many products I actually buy. The beauty industry, in my opinion, can be a very wasteful industry. Sure, a

5 products found in my professional makeup kit

One of the most common questions I get asked via email from potential brides is – what are the most popular products that I use in my kit. I figured I should share it with you all here. So here are my 5 products found in my professional makeup kit. 1. Charlotte Tilbury Light Wonder

5 of the best vegan and cruelty free mascaras

Are you looking to make a shift in your makeup kit and are heading towards more vegan and cruelty free makeup? Then you’re in luck! I have been busy during the lockdown trying out some great (and truly awful) vegan and cruelty free mascaras. Read on to see 5 of the best vegan and cruelty

5 Products in 5 minutes – Makeup tutorial.

As the world gets more and more confusing, let’s take things back to a more simple time. This weekend I created a 5 minute makeup tutorial using 5 products. The full tutorial can be found here. Before applying this makeup look, applying a good skincare routine is ideal. One can be found here and you