Blush has long been a makeup bag regular that some women reach for with gusto, but others still tend to view it with something approaching trepidation. A subtle, considered application of blush is an excellent way to add a warm, healthy glow to your cheeks but we’ve all seen those women sporting garish red circles more suited to the a circus big top than the high street. Not all cosmetic trends are particularly user-friendly, but this summer’s pink blush trend is one we can all wear with pride – here’s how you can capture that perfect pink blush look at home!
You’ve got an interview for your dream job right around the corner and you’ve been prepping for every question you can think they might ask you. Of course, it’s the job of the interviewers to figure out if you’re the right person for the job, but their role extends beyond judging your ability and experience – they’re also going to be judging your appearance and professionalism.
But turning up in trackies or torn jeans aren’t the only the ways to lose your interviewer’s respect. The makeup you wear to a job interview also tells interviewers a great deal about how you view the role, and their business.
Here’s how to ace your job interview makeup!
Summer is almost here! This year, the UK got an early taste of summery weather, which had us all desperately searching for last year’s sunscreen. If you felt unprepared for 25 degree heat in April, you weren’t alone! The weather was definitely a reminder to stock up on summer beauty products, and go through last year’s stash and throw away anything that’s out of date. Here are the products that should be on your shopping list. Continue reading
Men have been using cosmetics for thousands of years, from the Egyptians’ love for kohl, to the Elizabethans’ use of lead-based cosmetics to whiten the skin. During the past century, men’s makeup certainly hasn’t been the norm! Aside from the brief guyliner trend in the mid-noughties, men’s makeup is still chiefly associated with drag.
But in recent years, there have been signs that men’s makeup is moving away from the theatrical and towards the practical.
In fact, the UK boss of L’Oreal reckons we could be seeing men’s makeup counters at department stores within five years.
So, what’s behind this change? What men’s makeup products can we expect to see? Is it a fad or here to stay? Continue reading
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.
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.
Here at Direct Cosmetics, we sell big brand cosmetics, fragrances and skincare products at incredible prices. We stock approximately 2,500 products, so there’s plenty to choose from!
In today’s blog post, we’d like to highlight the current top sellers on Direct Cosmetics (as of February 2018). These are the beauty must-haves that are selling out fast!
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