Direct cosmetics summer holiday beauty survival guide


summer makeup

What are your plans for the summer? Are you jetting off to foreign climes, spending your weekends at the country’s biggest music festivals or taking a city break somewhere glamorous? Wherever your summer holidays take you, it’s important that you look the part. Summertime cosmetics need to be markedly different from their winter counterparts in order to give your skin the best possible protection and to suit the mood of the season. What summer cosmetic essentials should you pack into your suitcase before your next trip? Read on to find out. Continue reading


Three summer cosmetic trends to look out for

Summer is here, and with the change in the weather comes a bevvy of new cosmetic trends. The cosmetic trends first seen on the catwalks of London, Milan, New York and Paris eventually filter down into our favourite magazines, and finally, to the high street. Will you be attempting to muscle in on any of the most popular makeup trends this summer? We’ve profiled three of the best, and given our verdict on the styles of summer 2014…

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How to choose the right moisturiser

How to choose the right moisturiserMoisturisers are an essential part of every girl’s make-up armoury and a crucial part of our morning beauty routines – but how do we know if we have the right one? Many of us rely on trial and error to find the right moisturiser, but there’s a less expensive (and quicker!) route that you can take instead. Here’s what you need to look out for when you’re trying to find the perfect moisturiser for you.

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Four must-have beauty products all under 5 Pounds!

Looking and feeling fabulous needn’t be expensive, especially when you know where to shop! Here at Direct Cosmetics we have a wide range of beauty essentials that are all available to purchase online at a fantastic price, but with so many to choose from, how can you know which are the best products for you? There are likely to be a number of products that your friends use that you don’t need to bother with, but absolutely everyone should have each of these four must-have beauty products in their makeup bag…

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How to: prevent your curls from dropping

Stop curls from dropping

Everybody wants their hair to look as good at the end of the night as it does when they leave the house, but unfortunately – what with the weather and the partying to contend with – ensuring your hair stays in place throughout the night can prove a little difficult! There’s nothing more frustrating than spending the best part of an hour curling your hair only to have the curls drop out the moment you step outside! Curly hair is set to be big again this year and for those of you who don’t have naturally curly hair, trying to keep curls in place can seem impossible at times. Fortunately, while we’re brimming with cosmetic tips here at Direct Cosmetics, we also have some hair care secrets up our sleeve, too! Take a look at our guide to making your curls hold for longer… Continue reading