Let’s be honest, maternity wear has a big image problem. It’s as if the powers that be have decided that the minute you see that little blue line on the stick, you are suddenly gripped by an obsession with mumsy florals, monochrome, chintzy prints and the sort of inoffensive pastel shades that were beloved by Hyacinth Bucket, rather than the nuanced pastel hues hot footing it down the runways for this spring/summer. There are some solid high street finds, from the excellent Asos range to Topshop’s small but trend-led collection of maternity wear, and of course Next, Marks and Spencer and Gap.
Frankincense isn’t particularly known as a skincare ingredient, but it boasts a wealth of benefits. One or more of the naturally-derived oils are found in countless skincare products. Often touted as the king of essential oils, frankincense is something of a secret skincare hero in the beauty world.
From Rihanna's diverse message to Kylie Jenner's social media influence, why we keep buying into celebrity beauty brands.
Victoria Beckham has created a fashion empire through her eponymous label. Having celebrated its 10-year anniversary last year, the former Spice Girl now has set her sights on a new venture: beauty. "I am very excited to announce that I am about to launch Victoria Beckham beauty," Beckham revealed in a video on her Instagram.
Lip balms are a pocket essential for easing the pain of dryness and protecting your most delicate skin from the elements. Finding the most effective, easy to use and best value for money products in an increasingly saturated market involved testing each lip salve to check it lived up to “long-lasting” promises, left our lips feeling soft and protected and actually relieved discomfort in both the short and long term.
Nothing beats the winter blues quite like a post pay-day treat and we’ve tracked down the must-have items on February’s shopping list.