Beauty spring-clean: Refresh your Cosmetics

2 - Spring clean your makeup

Spring-cleaning is rarely enjoyable, not least when you realise the size of the mountain of cosmetics you’ve accumulated over the past year or so! It can be daunting to sift through every single product in your makeup bag or on your dressing table to work out what you want to keep, what you need to buy more of and what you should probably chuck. We’ve put together a quick guide to help you clear out your makeup bag and refresh your old cosmetics! Continue reading

Am I Too Old/Young For Anti-Aging Cosmetics?


If you’ve spent any time in contact with the media, you will have seen adverts for anti-aging cosmetics. For many women – and men – the fear that we’re growing visibly older is a concern that will reach us sooner than expected. So how can we fight the years without turning to plastic surgery and constant airbrushing? When should you start, and what should you do if you already feel as though it’s too late? Continue reading

Mother’s Day gift guide: beauty recommendations

Mother's Day beautyMarch 30th approaches! Ring any bells? If not, you might be slightly terrified to hear that March 30th is Mother’s Day! It’s the day to take your mum out to dinner or treat her to her favourite home-cooked meal – and also the day you’re expected to shower her with gifts! If you’re still short of gift ideas for Mother’s Day, don’t panic! We’re here to give you plenty of fantastic Mother’s Day gift recommendations – and they won’t cost you a fortune. From cosmetics to skincare and gift sets, Direct Cosmetics has plenty of great Mother’s Day gift ideas for you to choose from! Continue reading

Your skin needs you! Learn how to moisturise and protect your precious hide from harm.

Moisturising tips for happy skin

Moisturising isn’t just a post-shave lifesaver, you know. Your skin isn’t supposed to be as dry as a bone; it ought to be naturally moist in order to retain its resilience, health and attractiveness. With such a bewildering array of products on offer though, how do you choose the right one for your skin? From utilising the best routine to how different products can affect an individual’s skin, here’s what we think everybody ought to learn about moisturising. Continue reading

Valentine’s date night: cosmetic tips for that big date

1 - St Valentine's cosmetics

The last thing you need to worry about before your big date on Valentine’s Day is your makeup. Take a look at these cosmetic tips for that first date!

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How to Take Care of Your Hair This Winter

Direct Cosmetics - Take care of your hair in winterAs the seasons change, so should our hair care, for our tresses are likely to require a different kind of protection and need the help of various cosmetic products to ensure they stay looking healthy and gorgeous – whatever the weather! During the summer, you were probably using products to help protect your hair from the heat, the salt of the sea and the chlorine of the swimming pool, but with winter here at last you’ll need to reconsider the products you are using. Cold, frosty winds can have a harsh effect on your hair and leave it looking frizzy and feeling dry, making it quite unmanageable.

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