Winter skincare: Keep your skin in top shape through the cold, dry winter

This fall was shaping up to be an exciting season for beauty. We were prepared to reenter the world, thinking about our office and back-to-school beauty looks. In a survey conducted with 784 Byrdie Beauty Collective members, 47% said they’d be wearing makeup often as social restrictions ease and daily life returns to “normal.” That […]

5 New Skincare Products That I Use Until They’re Empty

I’m often asked to review new launches or try out products before they’re launched on the market. I only truly love a small proportion of them meaning that there are many products I don’t rate enough to put on the blog.

Gifts For Polished & Refined Fathers

Is it me or has shopping become really great for men again? This Father’s Day, ignore all the novelty gifts and get Dad something he really wants. If you’re stuck for ideas here are some gift ideas that would serve any discerning gentleman.

Products That I Take On Holiday That Work Well Together

I love a good holiday. Last year I was fortunate to travel to Costa Rica, Rome, Las Vegas, Marrakech, Cornwall, and Venice and this year, well I’m currently in Cornwall and planning a little honeymoon (which is proving tricky now that I’m pregnant).

Are Beauty Subscription Boxes Really Worth It?

When I worked on mags at The Times and The Sun it became a bit of a joke among everyone on my bank of desks just how much I loved a beauty box. Each month I’d receive a box of five high end goodies to try. They were always luxe or full size products – not the type you can usually sample at your designer beauty counter. Are they worth it?

AD | Review Of The £670 Skincare That Reinvented My Skin

& Why It’s Worth Considering Sponsored If you’ve noticed that I haven’t wrote about skincare for a while, it’s because for the past (almost) two months I’ve been trialling a skincare range behind closed doors. It’s from experienced cosmetic surgeon, Dr Kazem. He’s been developing his brand ‘Nefera’ for over ten years now. You may have heard of […]

A Natural Skin Detox

I recently learned from a spa brand that lots of people are using the wrong products for their skin – not in terms of those for specific concerns but products that contain harsh, over-active ingredients designed for mature skin. Using the wrong products can affect young skin particularly its natural oil balance and its elasticity thus actually doing more harm than […]