The Merumaya 5th birthday has been marked with the release of a gift with purchase. Simply make a purchase of over £25 on their website between the 13th and 19th October 2017 and you’ll receive a gift of a #beautyhasnoage makeup bag, the Mud Marvels Mask 50ml, Youth Preservation Moisturiser SPF 20 10ml, Melting Cleansing Balm 25ml, a Daily Cleansing Cloth* and an Everything Everywhere Beauty Oil 3ml. The gift is valued at over £56 and contains some of the most iconic…

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When it comes to autumn makeup looks, I am a huge fan of going for deeper, richer shades, especially for my lipsticks. So when I was invited by Marc Jacobs Beauty to John Lewis Birmingham for a makeover with Yvonne Macinnis, their global makeup artist, I was ready to try something for fall. To start with, I was introduced to the new Eyeconic eyeshadow palettes (£39) that Marc Jacobs Beauty has released. I was immediately drawn to Frivoluxe, a sleek palette…

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I have read and watched so many reviews and tutorials using products from the It Cosmetics line that when I heard that Selfridges Birmingham was getting a counter, I started preparing a shopping list immediately. The new It Cosmetics counter is on the third floor of Selfridges in the beauty hall. There is a huge display of cruelty-free brushes as well an array of products all laid out for testing. There is also a seating area for makeovers, complete with light-up…

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It is no secret that I love facials. I find them relaxing as I can close my eyes, not chat and get lost in blissful scents for an hour. I was invited to try out the Environ facial that includes a skin scan during the consultation. The consultation made it clear that the foundation of the Environ brand and its products lies in using vitamin A (other ingredients derived from vitamin A are sometimes labelled as retinol, retinoid, retinyl palmitate…

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Sponsored post in association with American Express® I love the glitz and glam of the red carpet and I often keep a close eye on social media when there are film premieres in London and across the world. I love listening to the clips of interviews on the red carpet and scrolling through Instagram to admire the styling for the whole occasion. I was once in Toronto during its Film Festival and tried repeatedly to get tickets to a screening,…

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