Spruce up your cosmetic cupboard for spring!

Cosmetic spring cleaningBelieve it or not, but winter is now behind us. The daffodils are in bloom, the days are drawing out and we can feel the sun on our skin once more – it might still be a little chilly, but spring is well and truly in the air! Here at Direct Cosmetics that can only mean one thing: it’s time to spruce up the cosmetic cupboard for spring. If you like to spring-clean your home then perhaps you should consider spring-cleaning your cosmetic collection, too. Our skin has different needs at different times of the year, and cosmetics can go off over time if not replaced – what better time to re-evaluate the contents of your cosmetic cupboard than now? Continue reading

Five beauty gift ideas for Mother’s Day

Mothers DayMother’s Day isn’t far away! If you haven’t already decided what to treat your mum with on March 15th or tend to be the type of son or daughter who opts for a last-minute bouquet of her favourite flowers, you’ve come to the right place. The Direct Cosmetics team have put together a list of some of their favourite beauty gift ideas for Mother’s Day, featuring many designer products you can grab online through Direct Cosmetics for an incredible, high street-beating price!

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The 2015 Direct Cosmetics beauty awards

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The awards season is in full swing! The great and the good are seeing their achievements recognised at lavish awards ceremonies across the globe, and the Direct Cosmetics team thought they’d get in on the act! It’s time to roll out the virtual red carpet and celebrate the last 12 months of style and beauty with our very own set of awards. From the beauty breakthrough award to style icon of the year, let’s get started with the 2015 Direct Cosmetics beauty awards!

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Winter fragrances: what you need to know

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Christmas has passed, but there’s at least another couple of months of winter left to endure! If you’re fed up with dark evenings, icy roads and chilly nights, making one simple change to your daily routine could help brighten things up: start wearing a winter fragrance. Today we’re taking a look at what makes perfumes particularly suited to the winter months, and we recommend some of our favourite winter perfumes you might just be able to grab at a great price from Direct Cosmetics!

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What is the best eyeliner shape for you?

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Eyeliner is a staple used in many stunning makeup looks, but how do you know which style will really make your eyes pop? Some styles will help to round out oval eyes, while others will help provide more width to narrow eye shapes. We’re going to take a look at the best styles for different faces, along with some handy hints for top beauty buys to make the most of these simple yet effective techniques. Continue reading

Seven beauty sins: how many are you committing?

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Even the biggest beauty devotee occasionally forgets to remove makeup before bed or resort to using old makeup products that are long past their best. However, there are many beauty sins that we tend to commit far more regularly. While these sins won’t determine whether you end up in heaven or hell, they can have an effect on your health, well being and reputation amongst your peers. The Direct Cosmetics team share seven beauty sins that you might well be committing… Continue reading

New Year, new routine: best beauty buys for January

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Christmas has been and gone, and we’re finally into 2015. Have you made any resolutions? Here at the Direct Cosmetics office we’ve been restocking our warehouse with big brand products at fantastic prices. Take a peek at our new arrivals page to see the latest and greatest Direct Cosmetics deals. Overwhelmed by the choice? Don’t worry – we’ve put together a guide of the best beauty buys to start you off. We’ve scoured the catwalks for upcoming beauty trends and bundled together our top beauty recommendations to produce a list of some of the best items you should be looking out for on the Direct Cosmetics website. Continue reading