Is the Beauty Industry Controlled by Influencers?

Do you remember a time when your favourite glossy magazine influenced the beauty products that you purchased? It would be the beauty editors’ reviews that would make or break a product. Now though? Do you even read magazines? Do you know who the beauty journalists are? Do they have any…

How Long is Left for Kylie Cosmetics?

Just two days ago the news was released that Coty had purchased a 51% share of Kylie Jenner’s beauty empire, Kylie Cosmetics making them the majority shareholder in the organisation. Definitely a shock to me, I never would have guessed Kylie Cosmetics would have been on Coty’s radar or a…

How to Prepare Your Skin for a Long-Haul Flight

If you don’t remember, I took my first long-haul flight to Las Vegas last November and my face (to put it lightly) erupted. I stepped onto the plane with glowing, spot-free skin and stepped off the plane with whiteheads covering every inch of my face and my face twice its…

LUSH Are Flushing Social Media Down the Drain

Yesterday morning, LUSH announced on social media that they were planning to abandon all of their social media platforms (fitting). My Twitter timeline blew up with everyone extremely confused and appalled that a brand would do this in the 21st Century. Leave social media? Who in their right mind would…

Spots on a Plane: Dealing With Airplane Acne

Blessed are those born with great skin. I, unfortunately, am not one of those people. If you’ve been here for a while, you’ll know I used to have severe acne during my teens. You can read all about how I got rid of it with Roaccutane. My skin went from…

My Debenhams Christmas Wish-List

Is it too early to start talking about Christmas? In my opinion, once the 31st of October has come and gone, absolutely not. I adore Christmas. I mostly adore the run-up to Christmas rather than the day itself. It’s kind of a huge build up of expectations to just eat…

Is Controversial Cosmopolitan Cover Star Tess Holliday Glorifying Obesity or Portraying a …

I’ve long been a Cosmo Girl, with a collection of issues that would rival the shelves of Waterstones and WH Smith. Farrah Storr has been a role model of mine ever since she took over the position of Editor-in-Chief. During my placement year, any time I was on email to…

#IAMWOMEN: The Women I Look Up To

One of my favourite campaigns I worked on in the last few months of my placement was Calvin Klein’s newest fragrance, CALVIN KLEIN WOMEN. I loved the meaning behind it and it was Chief Creative Officer Raf Simon’s debut fragrance for the brand, which made it even more exciting. An…

Christopher Bailey Says Bur-Bye to Burberry

After 17 years as Chief Creative Officer at Burberry, Christopher Bailey has decided to part ways to ‘pursue new creative projects’ and is set to leave the brand in 2018.  For those of you asking, ‘Is this really a big deal?’ and ‘Who even is this guy?’ – let me…

Gucci Announce to go Fur-Free in 2018

Just when you think the Gucci brand couldn’t get any better, they come out with this. The high-fashion brand are going fur-free as of 2018. From the loud display of animal rights activists at London Fashion Week, let’s hope that in the future, there will only be peaceful fashion shows…