10 Of The Best New Beauty Buys

We’ve trawled through new beauty launches to show you ten of the best worth looking out for.. Blush Beautiful Everyone loves a Benefit blush! Their new ‘Wanderful World’ collection features 12 shades inspired by colours of natural objects. They include…

Get Back Your Glow

Wintry weather’s almost over and Spring is in the air. But if the cold snap has left your skin dry and dull, don’t despair. We’ve found the best skin-care and cosmetic glow getters out there, to help revive your complexion…

Blooming Lovely! The Power of Flowers

The onset of milder weather means our gardens, patio pots and window boxes should be blooming. So in honour of the darling buds of May, we’ve picked some of the best beauty products that harness the power of flowers. They’ll…

Plant Squalane…why middle-aged skin needs this ingredient.

More and more skincare companies are harnessing the power of plant squalane in their products. It’s a hydrating power-house molecule sourced from plants such as olive, sugarcane, rice bran and wheatgerm. Squalane (with an ‘a’) is a stabilised version of…

8 Of The Best Beauty Supplements

Could the secret to younger-looking, glowing skin and glossy, strong hair be as simple as popping beauty supplements with your morning cuppa, or sipping a nutrient drink with your lunch? Beauty supplements are packed with nourishing ingredients, said to work…

Summer Night Skincare

Read on for Beauty Editor Kim’s take on the latest summer night skincare products ….When the heat is on, it’s still really important to moisturise your skin at night-time, even if the sun tends to make your complexion oily. Light,…

Ageism – Are Women Invisible After 50?

Below, Naomi Woodspring writes about ageism, age and beauty, baby boomers and wonders if just women are invisible after 50! Ageism! At 59, I had my first obvious experience of ageism….. it was shocking, hurtful and humiliating. And it also…

How to Apply Natural Looking Make Up in Your 50s

I love this clear and easy-to-follow tutorial showing how to apply a natural looking make up in your 50s. As I’m getting older, I’m finding that less is more and the natural look is much more forgiving on more mature…

Approaching The Big Five 0

Years ago, it felt like it would be a big deal to hit being 50. But now it’s on this summer’s horizon, I realise it’s really just another birthday. A big birthday, yes. A milestone even. Certainly a great excuse…