The unstoppable rise of the social media beauty “gurus” has undoubtedly changed the face of the beauty industry as we know it. Whilst many of them are seasoned professionals that provide their followers with priceless nuggets of beauty wisdom, there are countless others that quite frankly deserve to be slapped with a wet face cloth.
I’ve always been a fan of bold lipsticks; I’d happily wear a deep crimson or rich magenta coupled with dewy skin and slick of mascara any day of the week. Obviously, when it comes to vivid shades, the more pigmented, the better; but these opaque, colour-saturated formulas often come at a price- dry, flaky, cracked lips.
As environmental awareness takes centre stage, an exciting range of sustainable and eco-friendly beauty brands are appearing on the market by the day. Whilst natural skincare products have become commonplace, organic makeup brands are few and far between.
It’s no secret that toxic air is not only a health hazard, but can also wreak havoc with our skin, clogging pores and speeding up the signs of ageing.
A long-lasting, smudge-proof, non-drying colour is the holy grail of makeup for lovers of matte lipstick . But does this lip colour unicorn really exist?