I caught up with my friend and one of the nicest most talented make up artists in the business, Caroline Barnes. Caroline has had a very varied and successful career, shooting major fashion and beauty campaigns all around the world. We first worked together over 20 years ago, and I have many memories of all the shoots and giggles we have shared over the years. Ambassador for…

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A LOVE LETTER TO ROSE

  Love is in the air. And what better way to celebrate Valentine’s than with the flower power of Rose. A bunch of these from a loved one is always a treat, though rose is a favourite in the beauty world, too. When it comes to perfumes, rose petals are put through an intricate process to extract that opulent, feminine scent. Back when…
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Lisa Loves… Sunday Sessions

I caught up with Georgia Day from Space Nk to give her the low-down on how I like to unwind on a Sunday. I talk through my tried-and-tested beauty routine, from the moment I sink into the bath right through to lights out.   The Wind Down I start to wind down at around 5pm on a Sunday but it depends on what time…
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THE HEALING POWER OF OILS

  Oil. Such a dirty word, isn’t it? Conjuring up visions of oil slicks, greasy food, deep fat fryers and greasy t-zones – it’s no wonder we’re wary of slathering it on our faces. But oily fish, olive oil, nuts and seeds, and avocado – all foods that contain good fats and a high oil content – are known to work wonders for…
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BE A GLOW HOE . . . WITH GABBY ALLEN

Gabby, which three beauty items could you not live without? I don’t go anywhere without a tub of Vaseline. There’s nothing worse than having dry lips! An eyebrow pencil. I’m so fair that unless my eyebrows are tinted, you can’t see them. And even when they’re tinted, they tend to fade really quickly. Fenty Beauty’s highlighter in Trophy Wife. I use it as a body shimmer…
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KITCHEN CUPBOARD SKINCARE

As a beauty junkie, I love to splurge on products, but sometimes, there’s nothing more satisfying than utilising what’s already in the kitchen. Yes, that’s right, I’ll often raid the fridge and cupboards when I need a pick me up. With a wealth of so many natural ingredients lurking in our homes, I wanted to share some of my kitchen beauty tricks. First…
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BE A GLOW HOE . . . WITH FRANKIE BRIDGE

Which three beauty items could you not live without? Estee Lauder Intensive Lip Repair Balm, Shu Uemura eyelash curlers and Redken 12 Texture Rough Paste. What’s your skincare regime, and does this differ from morning to night?  I’ve been struggling with sore breakouts for the past year, so my skincare regime is constantly changing in a bid to find the right products. I’m currently using…
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BUDGET BEAUTY BUYS

  January – a time to repent for our festive overindulgences. At this time of year, we’re not only watching what we eat, but we’re keeping an eye on the purse strings, too. But it’s not all doom and gloom. You can restock your make-up bag and bathroom shelves with a little savvy spending on these budget beauty buys. With the cold causing…
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