The 10 beauty rules to live by

Our top 10 Beauty Rules to live by. Some rules are made to be broken; these aren’t the ones to break...

Protect your skin with SPF

Baz Lurman wasn't wrong when he told us to wear sunscreen.

If you only do one thing do this- rain or shine.

Sun Protection we love Lancaster Satin Sheen Oil Fast Tan Optimizer SPF 30, Clarins UV +50 for Face, Clinique SPF 40 Body Cream

Stay Hydrated

Try to drink at least 8 pints of water a day and you will see a clearer, more glowing you. If you can’t quite manage this then at least keep your skin hydrated with a product designed to lock moisture into the skin. Try Clinque Moisture Surge, Benefit Total Moisture Facial Cream, Estee Lauder Hydrationist Maximum Moisture Creme

Take your Make Up off

No matter how exhausted you are you must endeavour to do this otherwise your face will become a breeding ground for nasty bacteria. Our favourite make up removers include Caudalie Make up Remover Cleansing Water, Lancôme Bifacil Eye Make Up Remover, Emma Hardie Moringa Cleanser

Don't squeeze

If you suffer from blemish prone skin try and resist the urge to squeeze. It will only make your face red and blotchy and spread bacteria. Instead seek treatment. Dermologica is our go to brand for the treatment of spots and acne. Speak to an in store expert and they’ll create a bespoke facial treatment.

Prep and Prime

Before you apply foundation prep the skin with a good primer. The right one will assure your make up lasts longer and will leave you with glowing skin. Primers we love Laura Mercer Foundation Primer Radiance, Mac Strobe Cream, This Works Camera Close UP

Don't neglect your brows

Don't underestimate the power of your eyebrows. The right shape and definition will do wonders for your face. At the Beauty Edit our favourite method is threading as it gives clean, even lines that tweezing just doesn't achieve. Come and visit our brow bar Glow to find out what you're missing.

Experiment with colour

Afraid of a red lip? We believe there is shade out there to suit everyone. Come and visit the girls in our beauty hall who can colour match anything from foundation to lipstick and assure you leave with a shade that is right for you. Our favourite colour brands include Mac, Channel, Nars

Exfoliate

Regular exfoliation is essential for clear, glowing skin. Assure you scrub of those dead skin cells with our top picks of exfoliator Ren Guerande Salt Exfoliator, Dermologica Daily Microfoliant, Clarins Exfoliating Body Scrub with Bamboo Powder

What's good for you on the inside is good for you on the outside.

Don’t be afraid to take a more organic, natural approach to beauty - if you wouldn’t put it in your body why would you put it on your body? There are plenty of brands out there that are less synthetic but have retained their effectiveness. We love Dr Hauschka, Burts Bees, Neals Yard, Ren.

And finally, Smile!

It’s the secret weapon no beauty lover should leave home without.

 

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