Almost half of us reckon we have sensitive skin, but there’s definitely a huge variety of ingredients we’re sensitive to, as well as the severity of any reaction. Whether it’s the occasional breakout caused by a problem product, or a specific ingredient that you always try to stay away from, you have to do your best to work around it.
If you have sensitive skin, we’ve got some quick tips to help you with your skincare and makeup routines.
Before we start: if you have a diagnosed skin condition, follow your doctor or dermatologist’s advice! This guide is intended for those of us with mild to moderately sensitive skin that’s more of an annoyance than a health problem.
Staying on top of beauty trends is essential if you’re to grab the latest must-have product before the rest of the world catches on! But 2018 looks set to bring not just the usual hair and makeup trends that we see on the catwalk, but also some bigger movements in the beauty industry that could transform our routines for months and years to come! We’ve looked at findings from Pinterest and tapped into the team’s own know-how to draw up this list of beauty predictions for the new year! Continue reading →
Mother’s Day is early in the UK this year: March 11th! There’s not long left to get some gifts ready for mum, so grab some soon to avoid recreating last year’s supermarket flowers and choccies combo!
Mother’s Day gives you the chance to show your mum how important she is to you – to thank her for everything she’s done for you and, perhaps more importantly, it gives you the opportunity to spoil her!
Doing the washing up, treating her to meal out or a spa day are all fab gifts in and of themselves, but giving mum something extra to unwrap is a must! That’s where we come in – here are some top beauty gifts for Mother’s Day that don’t cost a fortune. Continue reading →
The wonderful world of fragrances can be overwhelming if you’re a newcomer. But before you start exploring, you probably have a few questions. In today’s blog, our fragrance experts show you the ropes!
Few of us would be disappointed to receive the usual chocolates and roses combo this Valentine’s Day, but if you want to treat your loved one to something a little more thoughtful this time around, beauty gifts are a fantastic place to start! Here are our top beauty gift recs for her…
Now that chillier weather is on the way, summer perfumes don’t quite cut it. You start to long for warmer, cosier fragrances that remind you of nights by the fire and, of course, Christmas! If you don’t want to wait til the festive season to be gifted a winter fragrance, why not treat yourself now?
Here are some of our winter fragrance recommendations for every budget.
(Please note: all price categories relate to the Direct Cosmetics store and are correct at the time of writing. All items featured are subject to stock constraints, so grab them quickly!)