One of the great facts of life is that sooner or later, we will all be subject to the ageing process. Many would say that as it’s something we can’t avoid, we might as well accept it. However, while we can’t turn the clock back, we can take steps to tackle the signs of ageing if we approach them with positivity and a willingness to be proactive. Continue reading →
Crafting a perfect look is an inclusive process; just as you’d think about what shoes you were going to wear or what accessories you were going to team with a specific outfit, your cosmetic routine is about so much more than simply preparing your face before you leave the house. Our hands are one of the most expressive parts our bodies, and we use them to communicate almost as much as our words. As such, we need to care for them in the same way as we do our faces. Depending on our choice of footwear, our feet are also important. A beautiful pair of shoes is only as attractive as the feet that wear them. If you want to care for your extremities, take a look at our five step guide to marvellous manicures and perfect pedicures. Continue reading →
The sexy cat-eye cosmetic trend has graced the faces of stars ranging from Angelina Jolie to Taylor Swift and Rihanna to Beyonce – it’s like a roll-call of the world’s most glamorous women! Some cosmetic trends are a little too outlandish for real women like us to try ourselves, but the sultry cat’s eye stare is one you’re safe to try on a night out or exciting event of your own. But how do you perfect this complex-looking celebrity makeup trend at home? With a little help from your friends at Direct Cosmetics, you’ll be rocking the cat-eye look yourself in no time.
Cosmetics aren’t just about painting your face to make it look more attractive, you know. A large proportion of your cosmetic routine should be devoted to caring for your skin; ensuring that it’s in good condition should mean that you have less work to do when it comes to applying your makeup. Take a look at our tips on caring for the most common skin types and you’ll be able to look your best at all times, regardless of what kind of skin you have.
Summer’s in the air, and with the warm weather on its way (so we’re told!), the sun has an odd effect on people. All of a sudden, love can catch up with you when you least expect it. If you’ve been asked out on the spur of the moment, you’ll often be left with little time to prepare for the big night in question. It’s happened to all of us, hasn’t it? Suddenly, date night is looming and the makeup cabinet is bare. How can you make yourself pretty as a picture without pilfering too much from your purse? Fortunately, your friends at Direct Cosmetics can help by solving the £25 date night dilemma!