From brushes, candles and creams, to serums, oils and makeup palettes – if you’re beauty buying for others or researching an idea or two for your own festive wish list, there’s something for everyone in our edit of the very best luxury beauty gifts. Sarah Chapman The Elixir Radiance Duo: £69, Sarah Chapman Soft faux leather in a beautiful dove grey, this classic fold-over clutch purse contains two full-size bottles of IndyBest-winning favourites Skinesis Overnight Facial Night Elixir and Morning Facial Day Elixir. One of the most respected and sought-after facialists and skincare experts in the industry, Sarah Chapman’s Skinesis Clinic in London has a 12-week long waiting list. These two hero products do exactly what they say on the bottle – they deliver the legendary glow of a Sarah Chapman Skinesis facial at home without the wait. The Overnight Facial is a heavenly blend of frangipani, rose, jasmine and tuberose, and is packed with … [Read more...] about 22 best luxury beauty gifts over £50
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MANY people have struggled with acne and it can be tricky to find a solution that works for you. But one woman claims she managed to cure her skin completely using three simple “miracle products” – and they cost less than £15 each. Reddit user @Iiwinterii shared side-by-side shots on the site that were taken two years apart, and she said that she struggled in the "before" photo with an “irritated, red, and broken-out face”. However, now her progress picture shows her with completely clear skin and she claims this is down to the First Aid beauty line alone. All three of the products are available in the UK and the woman says the results came after religiously using the products day and night. She claimed she started to notice a visible difference within a couple of months. First Aid Ultra Repair Cream, £10 from Feel Unique - buy now First Aid Facial Radiance Pads, £14 from Feel Unique - buy now First Aid Face Cleanser, £15 from Feel … [Read more...] about Woman claims she cleared her ‘irritated, red and broken-out’ skin with these three products – and they cost less than £15 each
Sunshine, sea salt and chlorine wreak havoc in the summer, while central heating and cold winds create chaos in the winter. Year-round blow-drying and colour treatments added on top and no wonder our thirsty locks need a drink. We tested lightweight creams for fine hair, heavy rich ones for thicker hair, masks you leave in overnight and ones you rinse out, to find the best for delivering strong, shiny tresses. ESPA Pink Hair and Scalp Mud: £34 for 180ml or 200ml, espaskincare.com This mud mask is a cult classic in the beauty world and feels like a spa treatment. Choose from a 180ml glass pot (best for the bath) or the easy, squeezy shower-friendly plastic tube (200ml). Mineral-rich red clays, vitamin C-packed watercress and apricot oil soothe and nourish the scalp and hair, stimulate the circulation and improve overall condition and manageability. This one is designed to help chemically treated hair, but isn’t a quick fix – you need to leave on for at least 20 minutes … [Read more...] about Can any of these masks rescue dry hair?
The cellulite treatments you can do at home that actually do work BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Cellulite is said to affect 90% of women, and while for some it's a mild irritation they just ignore, for others it can really knock confidence - with new research showing that it's the number one body concern for half of women. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/features/the-cellulite-treatments-you-can-do-at-home-that-actually-do-work-37208783.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/features/article37208778.ece/373b0/AUTOCROP/h342/2018-08-13_lif_43180084_I5.JPG Email Cellulite is said to affect 90% of women, and while for some it's a mild irritation they just ignore, for others it can really knock confidence - with new research showing that it's the number one body concern for half of women. In the study carried out on behalf of Cellfina, 74% of women said cellulite impacted their outfit choices on holiday and 48% revealed they would think twice about going away with extended … [Read more...] about The cellulite treatments you can do at home that actually do work
We sometimes become so fixated on beating blemishes and fine lines that we overlook hyperpigmentation and dark spots, which can be equally frustrating when it comes to achieving that flawless #nofilter complexion. Pigmentation pops up quite literally overnight and is triggered by a by a multitude of factors, including sun damage and acne. Black skin is particularly prone to hyperpigmentation because of the increased levels of melanin that exists in our skin, which makes it difficult to treat. But, fortunately, thanks to cutting-edge skincare on the market, we now have a plethora of peels, serums and lotions that are dedicated to giving glowing skin for us to live our best lives. So what is pigmentation? Pigmentation is the darkening of an area of skin caused by the increase of melanin. Although everyone can get hyper-pigmentation and acne scarring, it is more common in darker skin tones, because of the melanin. Cosmetic Doctor, Dr Ewoma Ukeleghe of SKNDOCTOR said everything from … [Read more...] about Best products for acne scars and hyperpigmentation