- Jan072019Ellis JamesRead more
Hormonal changes such as menopause and a natural reduction of production of essential oils leave our skin more susceptible to the effects of prolonged sun exposure, age spots, fine lines and wrinkles. Here are five different foundations guaranteed to boost your skin’s vitality and address individual concerns that are specific to your situation. Whether they are enlarged pores, pronounced wrinkles or dark circles, these foundations will leave your skin looking as youthful and vibrant as you feel.
- Dec312018Ellis JamesRead more
After the excitement of Christmas is over, our thoughts turn towards the following week: New Year’s Eve. As the year draws to a close, we can’t wait to see in the New Year in style. Whether you’re attending a party, heading out on the town, or hosting a gathering of your own, NYE only comes around once a year, and it’s a great excuse to do something special with your look. Here are some beautiful makeup ideas to bring a little elegance and sparkle to your New Year’s Eve at the end of 2018.
- Dec242018Ellis JamesRead more
There’s something quite delightful about curling up on the sofa with a blanket, a steaming mug of something hot (perhaps alcoholic) and a good movie. After all, what is the festive season for if not to relive the magic of years gone by through the medium of cinema? Here is our list of the ten best Christmas movies to (re) watch this festive season.
- Dec172018Ellis JamesRead more
The holiday season is upon us, and with it the wave of parties and events will soon be in full swing. The weather might be cooler, but there’s no need to hide behind hundreds of layers! Check out these beautiful and timeless outfit ideas to wear to each type of holiday party that you could be attending this Christmas & New Years Eve.
- Dec102018Ellis JamesRead more
Are you looking for some gift ideas for your man, but need to keep a firm control of the purse strings? There’s no need to break the bank to give your man the kind of gift he deserves this Christmas. These 10 gift ideas are sure to knock his socks off, without knocking your credit rating into the red.
- Dec032018Ellis JamesRead more
More numerous than fine dining cutlery and more complicated than a Rubik’s cube, makeup brushes come in a variety of different shapes and sizes. It can be confusing enough just to know which one you should use for which purpose, but hopefully this handy guide can help shine some light on the matter.
- Nov262018Ellis JamesRead more
Listen carefully enough and you might just hear the tinkle of sleigh bells carrying on the wind. It’s that time of year again with Christmas right around the corner, and along with the chestnuts roasting over open fires and the twinkly appeal of tinsel, there’s also the burden of making sure you get the right present for your loved ones. Take a load off your mind by crossing your significant other off that list with one of these innovative and inspiring gift ideas for him.
- Nov192018Ellis JamesRead more
Packing warm and packing light might sound like a contradiction in terms. How are you supposed to stock up on woolens and thermals when you only have a carry-on in your baggage allowance? Whether you’re embarking on an Arctic adventure or a cross-country jaunt to see the family, packing light always has its advantages – and the savvy traveler will know how to prepare for torturous temperatures without going overboard on the luggage. Here are a few top tips to point you in the right direction.
- Nov122018Ellis JamesRead more
The colder months might increase the temptation to hunker down with comfort foods like pizzas, pastries and puddings, but there’s no reason why you can’t eat cleanly and healthily throughout the winter. There are plenty of tasty, nutritious vegetables which continue to flourish right through the frost, so stock up your pantry in preparation for these winter recipe stalwarts and keep that diet fresh and clean until the spring thaw sets in.
- Nov052018Ellis JamesRead more
Winter! It’s a time for westerly winds and bracing weather, for woolly jumpers and warming firesides. It’s also a time for taking extra special care of yourself. Since the colder months are often the signal for dry, flaky skin, increased irritation and chapped lips that feel like they’re about to fall off. But fear not! These 10 skincare products have been specially designed to keep you looking and feeling radiant, even during the harshest of winter days and nights.