Glasgow Street Beauty

Here are some beauty looks we spotted on the streets of Glasgow. Lilac hair and winged liner from Megan O'Mailley Sparkly purple eyeshadow from Lisa McGill Green ombre, strong brows and winged liner from Alex Nott. Pink lipstick from Shelby Brown. Winged liner from Marie-Claire Kelly. … [Read more...]

Pure Spa Glasgow West Nile Street

The Christmas to-do list is a mile long, the streets are filled with harassed shoppers, and it's less the nights are drawing in more, there may be a patch of daylight between 1-3pm. December is wonderful but it also can be brutal, which is why it is important to set aside an hour, or even half hour, to take some time for yourself and relax. The people behind Scottish spa group PURE Spa know the importance of taking a break from the hustle and … [Read more...]

Spa & Beauty Adventures: Hypnotherapy

Our graphic designer Michael is always tired. Each of his sentences are punctuated with a yawn and the bags under his eyes would struggle to meet Ryanair's carry on weight requirements. The poor guy struggles to get a decent night's kip, citing a sensitivity to noise as one of the main problems. So when Catriona Stewart-Smith, a hypnotherapist who claims to be able to cure a number of problems, including insomnia, joined 5pm, we decided to … [Read more...]

Glasgow Street Beauty 09/10/10

We've been out on the streets of Glasgow looking for beauty looks we think are worth sharing. Here's our roundup for this week. We loved Vicki Anderson's subtle ombre as well as her lashes and eye make up. Vicki gets her hair down at Paul Allan Hairdressing. Another gorgeous subtle ombre from Eloise Anderson. Her berry lips are perfect for autumn too. Wajihah Ullah has lovely long loose waves. We like her pink lipstick too. Blonde corkscrew … [Read more...]

Our Gillian meets Olly Murs

Our Health & Beauty Manager attended the Donna Mortimer Ballantyne Charitable Trust Ball on Saturday. She got all glammed up for the star studded event in aid of Kilbryde Hospice. First she got her lashes and make up done at Kiki's Powder Room. Then she got her hair done at Amy's Hair Corner. She got all glammed up in her dress And ran into surprise guest, Olly Murs! And Nicholas McDonald from the X Factor. Here's a selfie with … [Read more...]

#3 Andrea’s Wedding Looks: Hair & Make Up Lounge

This week we've been sharing wedding looks for our 5pm bride-to-be Andrea. Yesterday we told you about the Grecian style from Miss Barton's and on Wednesday we shared her vintage look from VIP Hair & Beauty. For her third and final wedding look, Andrea visited Hair & Make Up Lounge in Glasgow city centre. We knew Andrea would be in capable hands with stylist Ramilia. Ramilia has over ten years experience specialising in bridal hair and … [Read more...]

Andrea’s wedding look #2: Miss Barton’s

Yesterday we shared our Andrea's wedding look from VIP Hair & Beauty. Andrea, our sales coordinator, is getting married to her long term love Martin and we asked three salons to give her a wedding look of their choice with no input from the bride! Here's Andrea's second wedding look from Miss Barton's salon in the West End.  Andrea's make up look was done by Miss Barton's Asia who created a dramatic, smokey eye with a nude lip. "When I … [Read more...]

Andrea’s Wedding Look #1: VIP Hair & Beauty

Yesterday we told you the story of our sales coordinator and bride to be, Andrea. Andrea is getting married to her long term love Martin and to help get her in the mood for her wedding, we thought it would be a fun idea to ask three salons to get her a wedding look of their choice. They had free reign to do whatever hair and make up look they liked - no input from Andrea! Here's Andrea's first wedding look from VIP Hair & Beauty in … [Read more...]

Wedding prep week: Andrea

It's very rare we have a 5pm wedding. So when our sales coordinator Andrea MacNaughton announced she was engaged to her long term love Martin, we couldn't wait to share her excitement and hear about all the wedding prep. Andrea and Martin have been together for thirteen years. When we asked her to tell us the story of how they met, she said it was a night out and the memories are pretty hazy (we think alcohol might have been involved). At … [Read more...]

Beauty Adventures: HD Brows and LVL Lashes

The rise of the eyebrow is one of the most surprising beauty trends in recent years. Thanks to Cara Delevingne, the days of a thin, well plucked line are gone and the trend is now for a strong well defined brow. Regardless of your own brow preferences, beauty therapists have always stressed the importance of properly groomed eyebrows. A well looked after brow can transform your face, accent your eyes and compliment the contours of your … [Read more...]