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Why staying in is the new 'going out'

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Why staying in is the new 'going out'

rather than feeling obliged to say ‘Yes' when your soul's saying ‘No', revel in feeling refreshed with our tips to help counteract FOMO and make staying in even more irresistible

2020-11-20 10:00:00By Cult Beauty

Why You Should Get Behind Give & Makeup

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Why You Should Get Behind Give & Makeup

Created to support vulnerable women and children, Give & Makeup is a non-profit initiative, established to provide everyday essentials for those who need them most

2016-12-01 23:32:20By Verity Ann Douglas

Is Sugar Ageing Your Skin?

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Is Sugar Ageing Your Skin?

Well, 'yes' is the short but not-so-sweet answer. We all know it's bad for our waistlines (a moment on the lips...), but what most of us fail to appreciate, is the toll sugar takes on our skin.

2016-09-13 13:00:00By Verity Ann Douglas

Back to Beauty School: Boosters

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Back to Beauty School: Boosters

Performance enhancers aren't solely for naughty athletes (and er... the kinkily-inclined), beauty boosters are an amazing way to amp up the efficacy of your skin care. Concentrated oils, 'essences' and elixirs have been used by clever South Korean women for years, to target specific concerns with extra high levels of active ingredients. Lightweight and (usually) runny - or powdered - in texture, they're best applied directly onto just-cleansed (slightly damp) skin - either pre- or post-toning - to supercharge your regimen, and give lazy skin cells a kick in the mitochondria...

2014-09-03 18:38:08By Verity Ann Douglas

BB vs. CC Creams: What's the Difference?

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BB vs. CC Creams: What's the Difference?

There's a huge amount of confusion around BB, CC, DD andon andon... creams and ultimately this is because the difference sits mostly on the packaging, i.e. whichever doubled up lettering the marketeers choose to pick next. They are all basically tinted moisturisers.

2014-05-19 20:18:38By Verity Ann Douglas

What are Free Radicals?

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What are Free Radicals?

It's a term that's banded around a lot, especially when talking about anti-ageing skin care, but despite sounding like a groovy movement for political change, Free Radicals are BAD! Here's how they work:

2014-04-22 21:16:10By Verity Ann Douglas

73 Questions with Sarah Jessica Parker

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73 Questions with Sarah Jessica Parker

...plus a lovely look around her NY apartment, which is just gorgeous. This is a rather unusual interview to see with an a-lister, I highly recommend it (thank you Vogue).

2014-03-18 09:23:09By Verity Ann Douglas

More Reasons to Adore Your Curves

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More Reasons to Adore Your Curves

2013-10-28 15:26:10By Verity Ann Douglas

Food for Thought by A Cranky Old Man

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Food for Thought by A Cranky Old Man

2012-12-20 16:34:56By Verity Ann Douglas

Friday Frippery - How to start a movement

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Friday Frippery - How to start a movement

2012-11-09 16:19:31By Verity Ann Douglas