Healthy hair tips: Ten easy rules to follow

Healthy hair is important to all of us, whether we have short or long locks; curls, waves or poker straight hair. Minimising breakages and maximising natural shine is not only important for the health of our hair, but also how it looks. There are endless fancy (and weird) regimes and products out there for healthy hair (bull semen hair treatment, anyone?), but you can get healthier hair much more easily than that!

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Ten New Year’s Beauty Resolutions for 2017

Two years ago, we shared five new year’s beauty resolutions: clear out your makeup bag, never sleep with makeup on, try something new, wear SPF every day and spend less on top brands. How many of these resolutions did you aim for? How many did you keep?

This year, we’re back with some brand new beauty resolutions for 2017. If you’d like to make a beauty resolution this year, take a pick from the list below… Continue reading

Christmas Party Beauty Prep: Your Complete Guide

Christmas party season is fast approaching. If you’ve got an office Christmas party, family festive do or other party obligations this season, you’re probably already planning your outfit(s). We all want to look our best at Christmas parties, and with a little bit of beauty preparation and a sprinkling of glitter, you can do just that!

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Ten autumnal makeup essentials for budget beauty buffs

Autumn makeupNow that the summer is coming to an end, beauty buffs like ourselves are beginning to stare wistfully into our cosmetics cabinets at home, longing to replace that light floral fragrance and that summery, shimmery body powder. How can we manage that transition from summer to autumn without breaking the bank? Fortunately, retailers such as Direct Cosmetics sell big brand name cosmetics at bargain prices. Here are ten autumnal makeup essentials for you budget beauty buffs out there.

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Travelling light: how to pack cosmetics for your summer getaway

travel_bannerThe summer holiday season is within touching distance. The getaway that you booked in the depths of winter is on the horizon, and you’re starting to get excited about a lazy week on the beach at your destination. When the time comes to pack your suitcase and head to the airport, you almost always face a predictable problem: running out of space in your suitcase or hand luggage.

We all envy vacationers who can make do with hand luggage for a weekly trip or pack their suitcase so efficiently that half of it is left free for souvenirs. Cutting down on clothes is perhaps the easiest way to find space in your suitcase, but reducing the size of your makeup bag can also help! If you struggle to decide which cosmetics and skincare products to take with you on holiday and want to pack more efficiently, here are our top tips: Continue reading

Three annoying winter beauty problems: solved

Winter sun II.jpgWinter – it’s not kind to your skin. Cold weather, low humidity and icy winds take their toll on your face, hands and hair and your usual beauty routines aren’t getting you anywhere. Even if you insulate yourself from the elements, the hot air blasting from radiators will only dry out your skin further. In today’s blog post, the Direct Cosmetics team tackle three common winter beauty problems and how to cure them…

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Ten quick tips for healthier hair

Stop curls from droppingThe right hair products will work wonders for your hair. Who knows how many different brands of shampoo and conditioner we had to try before finding the right one! If you’re after Cheryl’s shine or Angelina Jolie’s healthy, lengthy locks, great products aren’t all you need. We can all make small changes to our haircare routines and lifestyles to revitalise our hair. Luckily, most of these adjustments will cost you nothing – and might even save you a few pennies to put towards Christmas prezzies.

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