Hallowe’en Beauty news – Illamasqua and more

Yes, yes, it's Hallowe'en this Friday, I am sure you are all very aware of that. No matter what you are doing this Hallowe'en - whether you like basic scary makeup, or a full-on Hallowe'en high glamour makeover, or just a subtle nod to the season, there are products out there for you. First up, Illamasqua. The brilliantly bonkers brand goes BIG on Hallowe'en and you can get a makeover at any of their counters, for £50, that will outshine all … [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...]

Darphin’s Revitalizing Oil

This new Darphin Revitalizing Oil is an interesting one. It's a three-in-one product, at a great price, and is perfect if you want to try a top end beauty brand, but don't want to overstretch your budget. It's a do-all oil that will sort out your skin which may have hydration issues, your body hydration, and your damaged hair. Darphin are renowned for their oils, so this is a great way to introduce yourself the brand's ethos at a great … [Read more...]

Scottish Beauty

Scotland is all over the news this week, and today we go to the polls to decide our country's future in the Independence referendum. Let's leave the politics behind, but celebrate our fantastic little country, by celebrating Scottish beauty! Here are a few of my favourite Scottish beauty brands out there. Who would you add to the list? 1. THE TRU BRAND SaraJane Lynch is the founder/creator/drivingforce/guineapig for her own beauty brand which … [Read more...]

Go Blonder with John Frieda

If you're blonde, and you want to go blonder, you're going to love this new range from John Frieda. Go Blonder helps you do just that. How I wish this was around when I was blonde! Throw away those lemons, ladies - you can go blonder in a much more easy way with the newly formulated Sheer Blonde Go Blonder Lightening Shampoo and Conditioner (£5.99 each). Specially designed to lighten hair for an all-over brighter blonde hue, the Go Blonder … [Read more...]

Garnier Funshine! Weatherproof Your Beauty Routine

The weather is being classically British at the moment - bright sunshine one minute, rain the next, then overcast and cloudy. Lovely! But Garnier are having some #GarnierFunshine despite this, with products for every type of weather! I'm having a BBQ this weekend, so please let's have some sun! I have drawn some very bad weather icons in this post too - enjoy! If the weather forecast is overcast, then don't think your skin is safe - damage can … [Read more...]

Holly Willoughby for Garnier

Holly Willoughby has been announced as the latest Garnier brand spokesperson. The pregnant TV star's first campaign - for Garnier Nutrisse Pearly Blonde - will air nationwide from July 4. Almost a third of UK women are blonde, highlighting that British women have a long-standing love affair with blonde hair colour. It's  flattering against the skin, reflecting light and defusing shadows to help you look and feel your best every day, blonde also … [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...]

Neuro Tools from Paul Mitchell

Paul Mitchell have recently launched a whole new range of styling tools - including straighteners which I have been trialling for a while now. The new Neuro range are cutting edge in hair technology, if you will pardon the pun! The range includes a Dryer, Straighteners, Rod and Cone tongs, and traditional curling tongs. I've been using the Straighteners - or to give them their real name - the Neuro Smooth. When I first picked them up, I was … [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...]