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Everything you need to know about looking and feeling your best on your wedding day!

The sweet scent of chocolate

Who doesn't love chocolate? If you're staying clear of it until after the wedding though, why not replace the craving with a luxurious scent, packed with chocolate notes? So, what does a chocolate note smell like? A deep and rich gourmand note with a bitter payoff, yet delectably sweet, we're told. Here, The Fragrance Shop picks the three most delicious cocoa scents. Tom Ford, Black Orchid, Eau De Parfum, 50ml spray, £85. Tom ford Black Orchid perfume for women is a luxurious and sensual fragrance of rich, dark accords.

Posted: 14 April 2021

Tried & tested: NEW Illamasqua summer collection

Leading make-up artistry brand Illamasqua today introduces its summer collection for 2021 which, this year, is inspired by make-up artist techniques of colour correcting and colour mixology. The new collection contains three new velvet finish Colour Correcting Bronzers that give a natural-looking sun-kissed look while neutralising redness and balancing the skin tone, and five new dual-toned Hydra Lip Tints that cleverly mix two contrasting colours seamlessly to create a subtle, hydrated and ultra-wearable coloured balm. Global Director of Artistry Pablo Rodriguez explains the inspiration behind the collection:

Posted: 13 April 2021

Carmex shoots for the stars

Carmex is well-known for its fabulous, tingly lip balms, which are packed to the brim with moisture. With these amazing qualities, and over 80 years of experience, it's no wonder that Carmex is a huge hit amongst UK stars. Paige Turley and Megan McKenna adore using Carmex products in their routine, and Katie McGlynn is a huge fan of the Cherry Lip Balm, counting it as one of her make-up bag essentials! Even the cast of Bridgerton use Carmex lip balm, as revealed by MUA Marc Pilcher.

Posted: 12 April 2021

Fenwick launches exclusive eco-conscious better beauty bag

Fenwick announces Kelly Anna as its new artist in residence with the launch of its new eco-conscious pampering 'Better Beauty Bag', available exclusively to Fenwick customers. Curated by Fenwick's expert beauty buyers, the exclusive Better Beauty Bag designed by Kelly Anna is a free gift for customers who spend £125 or more across Fenwick Beauty. Following the success of its Christmas Craft Fair showcasing the best local and independent talent, Fenwick continues its long-standing support of Britain's most brilliant creators and artisans.

Posted: 10 April 2021

Six hero beauty buys of 2021

Having celebrated our second Easter in lockdown the team at www.feelunique.com have sifted through thousands of searches and sales figures and can now reveal the six hero beauty products that have sky-rocketed in popularity and curiosity over the past year. Drumroll please... 1. The Ordinary Niacinamide. Monthly searches for The Ordinary Niacinamide jumped 511% during lockdown months with sales increasing 40% here at Feelunique. Customers heap on praise for this multi-tasking wonder serum thanks to its ability to minimize pores, balance oils and keep uninvited spots at bay. Honestly, it's so good we've had a hard time keeping it in stock, so nab it while you can.

Posted: 9 April 2021

Bridal tanning tips and advice from luxury tanning brand, That'so

Everyone wants to look their best on their wedding day and for brides in particular, this is the day you want to look and feel the best version of yourself – your hair, skin and full wedding outfit looking perfect. Tanning can be a scary thing for brides running up to the big day, where you can feel unsure what tan to apply and how to apply it so that it looks flawless and is in no way patchy. It's easy to be put off in the fear it'll rub off onto the wedding dress, however, when prepped and applied correctly, a self-tan can look incredible, giving you a gorgeous sun-kissed glow for your big day.

Posted: 7 April 2021

At-home hair masks for salon-worthy locks

Lack of access to salons over the past year has meant many of us having to forgo our regular trims and professional treatments. But while we can't get back to deep conditioning treatments at the backwash just yet, there's plenty we can do at home to help maintain a healthy scalp and hair until our next salon visit. Building on its founding ethos of beauty that's as kind to the planet as it is to you, Faith In Nature introduces four new hair masks available in four of its bestselling fragrances.

Posted: 5 April 2021

The Impactful Influencer Collection

Sean Maloney Eyelashes has created its first collaboration. The whole range has been designed by the man himself and he's handpicked six amazing ladies to work with. He says, "All of these girls are lovely inside and out, and I'm proud to call them my friends. My collection of lash styles has been hand drawn and designed with exciting eye-catching packaging. Every one reflects each girl's individual personality and style, and I love that I've captured that."

Posted: 2 April 2021

Discover your eye shape and pick the perfect lashes

We all know the importance of finding the perfect lashes, but did you know that there are six distinct eye shapes that have an influence on your choice? Pinky Goat can help you determine what's right for you. So, over to the experts! Does part of the iris disappear under the upper and lower lids? If the answer is "yes," you have almond eyes. This eye shape suits all lash styles. Enhancethe eyes with voluminous lashes that areevenly distributed along the band.

Posted: 31 March 2021

The Bridal Beauty Festival's new launch

The Bridal Beauty Festival is thrilled to announce the launch of its much-anticipated latest beauty box. The Spring Beauty Edit is a curated selection of fabulous products by big name brands chosen specifically by The Bridal beauty Festival team to help brides revitalise their wedding beauty routine, achieve gorgeous glowing skin and discover new makeup and beauty essentials.This one-off limited edition is jam-packed with incredible products loved by TBBF containing many full size products by award-winning and best selling brands including Charlotte Tilbury, Laura Mercier, Mii Cosmetics, Molton Brown, Penhaligons, Emma Hardie, Gold Collagen to name a few.

Posted: 30 March 2021

Social media influencer Molly-Mae declares her love for Beauty Works

Social media influencer, Molly-Mae Hague, has declared her love for Beauty Works' products, as the company reveals its collaboration with her is going from strength-to-strength. The beauty brand continues to enjoy boom sales on its Beauty Works x Molly-Mae product range, and at the end of 2020, saw overall sales increase by more than 65% despite the lockdown. 21-year-old Molly-Mae who hails from Hertfordshire and boasts more than five million followers on Instagram, chose to team up with Beauty Works three years ago, 12 months before she was crowned runner-up on season five of 'Love Island'.

Posted: 29 March 2021

New organic bath and body line from Full Mellow Cosmetics

Full Mellow Cosmetics has released its new Herbarium Collection, with each product handcrafted by designer Aneta Leopold. Aneta says, "We are very excited about this new collection. All products are handmade in small batches. Minimalism combined with classic black and white evoking the best memories." She has created the organic, vegan product line her fans have been requesting. Designed to give women the best self-care every day while remaining within an affordable budget. All products in the Herbarium Collection contain 96% natural ingredients of plant origins and certified organic oils.

Posted: 26 March 2021

Bunch Skincare scoops two Beauty Shortlist Awards

Despite the tough international competition consisting of hundreds of brands including household names like Neal's Yard and Weleda, tiny one-woman Bunch Skincare has been awarded two Editor's Choice Awards. This is the first award win for the brand launched just six months ago. "I am delighted and honoured to be awarded not one but two awards in the Beauty Shortlist Awards 2021. Being awarded such a prestigious accolade means everything to me. I'm over the moon and will be celebrating for two weeks, each award deserves its own week-long celebration!!

Posted: 24 March 2021

What we learned during lockdown

With lockdown measures due to ease next month, and the re-opening of beauty salons across the UK set to take place on April 12th, the team behind Roccabox, the monthly beauty subscription box, has been reflecting on the beauty lessons it has learned during lockdown, and which of these will last. As Tia Roqaa, CEO and Founder of Roccabox, explains "What lockdown has done is given us a completely new relationship with beauty. No longer a tool for vanity (seeing as we aren't seeing anyone) we've discovered the intrinsic element of self-care in beauty, we've uncovered a new unprecedented level of interest in skincare (and that's saying something!) and we've learned to live without all the regular beauty treatments we took for granted pre-Covid."

Posted: 22 March 2021

Have a Lush Easter

Introducing Lush's Easter 2021 range. Spring is on its way, and that means one Easter is here! Spring isn't just about chocolate, it's about rejuvenating, and refreshing, and what better way to do so than with uplifting suds and soaks. Here's a run-down of some of the treats you can expect to find at Lush this year. FOLLOW THE WHITE RABBIT BATH BOMB. Follow the White Rabbit all the way into the bath under a magical rainbow that will appear across fruity fragranced waters. Don't be late! £3.50 each

Posted: 19 March 2021

We put Eve Lom's ritual story to the test

To kick start the spring we're excited to share with you Eve Lom's approved ritual routine, which allows you to achieve fully-hydrated skin in the comfort of your own home. So, find a moment for some self care and join our beauty editor Kelly Andrews as she takes you through every step of the routine. You may already know that the best way to prepare your skin for W-day is with a good skincare regime. There's nothing like a strong and healthy foundation to make sure you're make-up looks fabulous and flawless. So, we put Eve Lom's to the test...

Posted: 17 March 2021

At-home beauty tools for the ultimate spring refresh

Spring is the season of renewal and the perfect time to refresh and reboot your skin. Beauty industry experts across the globe have long been heralding the power of using beauty tools, and this spring is the perfect time to add a new component into your routine. More than just hype, tools such as the Gua Sha, originating from traditional Chinese medicine, deliver visible results. Translated from the Chinese for 'scraping', the gua sha tool is designed to be pressed on the face in gentle, upward strokes to increase blood flow and stimulate the lymphatic system helping to lift, tone and rejuvenate the skin.

Posted: 15 March 2021

Rosie Huntingdon-Whiteley shares her go-to haircare products

British super model and all-round beauty guru Rosie Huntington-Whiteley recently shared her favourite haircare products for healthy, shiny strands via her YouTube channel giving the seal of approval for the Christophe Robin Cleansing Purifying Scrub with Sea Salt. The brand's hero product it purifies and restores balance to sensitive or oily scalps. Great as a post-colour treatment to sooth tingling and itching. More of Rosie's favourites include... Instant Volumizing Mist with Rose Water, £30, densifying care for roots and lengths for fine, coloured and sensitive hair.

Posted: 12 March 2021

Seekology launches new luxury gift boxes

Seekology, the destination for independent beauty and wellbeing brands, recently named as one of the top 10 start-ups to watch in 2021, has launched five new gift boxes offering the perfect opportunity to treat a loved one or yourself. Personally created by founder Rebecca Saunders each box includes some of Seekology's bestselling products that have been carefully selected to provide the ideal gifting moment. With price points ranging from £40 to £70, these luxurious gifts are available online for delivery nationwide.

Posted: 10 March 2021

Heaven scent this International Women's Day

In honour of International Women's Day, Jo Malone London has created a limited edition Peony & Blush Suede Cologne decorated with a bespoke illustrated design. The brand is proud to be shining a light on mental health, today and every day. So, throughout March, £20.00 from the sale of every limited edition cologne will be donated to its charity partner, Phoenix Futures. Providing specialist services for people across the UK, the charity helps women to manage their mental health needs, promote confidence and rebuild self-esteem.

Posted: 8 March 2021

Latest launches from Skinny Tan

Spring has officially landed! Is it too soon to bring out the self tan? Never! So, without any further ado, we present to you the latest launches from popular brand Skinny Tan. Go nuts for Skinny Tan's Coconut Water self-tanning and youth-boosting serum. The latest addition to its coconut water range, the concentrated self-tanning face drops are quick and easy to apply, providing a natural, flawless and streak-free tan. Designed to be mixed in with your favourite skincare products to customise your shade, the serum is infused with the youth-boosting Q10antioxidant and moisturising and nourishing vitamin E, aloe vera and guarana.

Posted: 5 March 2021

Can your hair really grow faster?

Can your hair really grow faster? CENTRED. creative director Kieran Tudor says, "As individuals we all have different hair growth rates. Nevertheless, there are certain products, techniques and tips you can use to not only improve hair growth, but actually thicken the individual hair fibres too. There isn't a quick fix, but over time, by creating the right environment for the hair to flourish as best as it possibly can, you will see results!" 1. Scalp Stimulation. "A healthy scalp is essential for hair growth.

Posted: 3 March 2021

Melt-proof make-up to keep you looking HOT this summer

In 2018, scientists predicted the next five years were going to be exceptionally hot, with surface temperatures surging until 2022. Affordable cosmetics brand W7 presents its hero melt-proof solutions, which will keep you looking just as HOT as the thermometer readings! W7 Miracle Matte Elixir Face Primer (£6.95) – formulated with witch hazel, vanilla extract, pepper mint oil and pink kaolin, this primer dries to form a clay-like powder, excellent for blurring imperfections and oily shine.

Posted: 1 March 2021

What's in a celebrity make-up artist's make-up bag?

Joy Adenuga's staples include a £13 moisturiser from Boots! From red carpet glam, advertising campaigns, magazine photo shoots and bridal beauty, make-up artists have the ultimate kit envy, with every shade of every brand, matte, silk and satin inish, tried and tested. No exception to this is award winning, celebrity make-up artist and leading melanin specialist, Joy Adenuga. The pro make-up artist reveals what's in her make-up bag and what she uses on darker skin tones.

Posted: 26 February 2021

A 15-minute evening spa ritual with TempleSpa

TempleSpa's new EXALT FIRMING NECK GEL is packed with multipurpose, effective ingredients that firm and tone the look and feel of your skin. Join our beauty editor, Kelly, as she takes you through a soothing and relaxing 15-minute at home evening ritual with this fab new product. This is an addition to your skincare routine that you won't want to give up! EXALT is the newly-formulated firming neck gel from TempleSpa, and has been cleverly updated with soothing, stimulating and antioxidant-rich ingredients to tackle the test of time and target this tell-tale area.

Posted: 24 February 2021