Ten Brands I Wish Were Cruelty-Free

I’ve been cruelty-free for nearly two years now; it all started, as many great things do, from a series of angry YouTube comments on a makeup video I made in 2016. I hadn’t heard of the cruelty-free movement before, so I took to Google to do some research and within the day I decided that I needed to change my…

Winter Lipstick Update

Hello, my name’s Lucy and I’m a lipstick addict. Give me all the colours, all the textures, all the time, please. I want to try every single one. Winter is difficult for lips, though. They get dry and chapped, sore to the touch and holding all applied product in their harsh crevices. It’s not a good look. But why is…

The Products That Have Saved My Dry Skin This Winter

Winter has officially arrived in London, and with it has come my least favourite annual visitor: excema. Over the past couple of years the condition that led to many Oilatum baths in my childhood has reared it’s head once more and seems to be here to stay, much to my frustration. I spend my days uncomfortable in my clothes, having…

Five Things My Mum Taught Me About Beauty

I’ve been into makeup and skincare since my teenage years. I loved going into Boots and scouring the brightly lit shelves with foundations, mascaras and nail polishes neatly arranged in plastic casing, making mental lists of which product to buy when I got my pocket money. When I couldn’t afford the Dream Matte Mousse or MaxFactor False Lash Effect that…

Here’s Everything I’ve Got My Eye On This Black Friday

I’ll be the first to admit that I always forget about Black Friday. Maybe it’s because the past couple of years I haven’t been in a strong enough financial position to go mad, or perhaps it’s due to the odd timing of the event, as Thanksgiving isn’t really a thing here in the UK. However this year I’m determined to…