Is micro-needling skincare’s next big thing?

Could tiny needles applied to your face the next big thing in skincare? Micro-needling is gaining attention in the beauty world and many believe it’s generating some pretty impressive results.   How does it work? During a micro-needling treatment minuscule needles (ranging from 0.5mm to 3mm in length) are carefully applied to the skin. Claimed to be gentle and non-invasive enough to use even on the delicate under-eye area, these tiny needles create minute punctures as part of a controlled application, all over the face and neck. The result? Skin which is triggered into entering repair mode, forcing collagen and elastin to be released in far greater amounts, plumping up…

3 Pointless fitness trends to totally ignore

Fitness can be a pretty faddy business. From barre and aerial yoga, to morning raves, pole dance fitness classes and all sorts of gadgets (not to mention all the aspirational workout wear out there), there are bazillions of fitness trends out there – but not all of them are worth jumping on the bandwagon for. As you might expect, there are plenty of exercise trends which are – quite simply – a bit of a waste of time. OK, they’re probably fun and, if they inspire you to get moving more often and more intensely, it’s all good. However, if you’re serious about your fitness and don’t have time to…

How to Handle an Eyebrow Meltdown

From over-plucking, to trimming accidents, eyebrow accidents can happen to the best and steadiest handed of us. Whether we even up our eyebrows until we end up looking perpetually surprised or go in for a bit of a strim and end up with half a brow,  there’s plenty of things which can go awry in the eyebrow department. The key to solving an eyebrow catastrophe? Remain Calm! The worst thing you can do when an eyebrow disaster strikes is panic. Panic can lead to rash decisions, which can turn into even bigger disasters! The minute a mistake is made, step away from the tweezers, put down the shaver, relinquish the…

5 Motivational Tips For An Active Autumn

  Your summer holiday feels like a distant memory and you’ve packed you bikini away for another year. It might feel like autumn is the time to wrap yourself in cosy blankets and binge watch box sets until Christmas, but the change of season is actually the perfect time to think about fitness and to stay active. Here’s our top tips for a fab fall:   1. Embrace the morning run With the new season comes the cold winds and frosty mornings, but don’t let this discourage you from your outdoor fitness routine. Autumn is actually the best time to get out for morning runs. The temperature is just right…

Get Lippy: 4 tutorials to create your perfect pout

Eyebrows and lips are beauty big hitters at the moment, with the beauty look du jour  featuring thick, defined brows and a fuller, bolder pout. But not all of us have been blessed with plump pouts and a perfect Cupid’s bow – and not all of us can afford the lip fillers which have become all the rage in recent years. But you don’t need to turn to expensive needles if you want to achieve that powerful on trend pout. To go full Kylie Jenner, a few make up tips may be all you need. Whether you want bigger, plumper or more shapely lips, we’ve rounded up some pro tutorials…