Spring-Cleaning Your Makeup Bag

As the seasons change, so too should the cosmetics we use. While we may have been clinging on to the trusty tinted moisturiser that was perfect for summer and the neon nail polish that looked great against our autumn threads, it’s time to pack it all away and make way for the spring necessities. We’ve skin to protect, hair to make shine and fashion statements to create! Here are the cosmetics you should have in your makeup bag this spring.

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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

Choosing the perfect gift for mum

Throughout your childhood she was your cook, your cleaner and one of your best friends, so she deserves to be spoilt on her special day! Rather than waste your money on petrol station flowers that won’t keep or chocolates that she’d rather not eat, why not get your mum something you know she’ll really appreciate this Mother’s Day? You know your mum better than anyone, so it’s likely you know exactly what kind of cosmetic products she’d be thrilled to receive. If it’s your budget you’re concerned about you needn’t worry, as Direct Cosmetics are on your side. You can search through our wide range of beauty cosmetics, hair products and accessories to find something ideal for your mum, and if you’re stuck for ideas, we can help you there, too.

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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