Beauty Tips

  • Top 10 Skincare Products to Use This Winter

    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.

  • TLC For Scar and Acne Marks - Ellis James Designs

    TLC For Scar and Acne Marks

    If we let them, old scar and acne marks can sometimes make us a bit self-conscious, particularly if they’re located somewhere quite visible. Most of us have them and they’re one of those things that other people probably hardly notice, seeing just our natural beauty. In an ideal world, we would give our little skin imperfections no thought at all and proudly claim our ‘war wounds’ and marks that show we’ve lived! However, if you would rather try to tackle them, there are many things that you can try these days. From lotions and potions, to more expensive laser therapies to reduce and sometimes drastically minimise scaring.

  • Caring For Your Hair - Ellis James Designs

    Caring For Your Hair

    Most of us have a hair care routine. We spend ages finding the right shampoo, conditioner and deep conditioning treatment that suits our hair type, leaves it lovely and clean and luscious and shiny. But did you know a post wash routine is important too, and makes a huge difference to how your hair feels and behaves?

  • How To Smell Amazing Every Day - Ellis James Designs

    How To Smell Amazing Every Day

    Apparently there’s a strategy to smelling great and it’s all about layering and making sure you choose the right notes as all smells aren’t created equally!

  • Drugstore Acne Solutions - Ellis James Designs Blog

    Drugstore Acne Solutions

    Acne can plague all ages and can be triggered by all sorts of imbalances such as food and hormones. Frustrating and sometimes painful, there’s a myriad of products out there that promise a solution. Although everyone’s skin reacts differently, we’ve listed our favorite spot treatments here.

  • Confidence Boosting Beauty Tips For Women With Cancer - Ellis James Designs Blog

    Confidence Boosting Beauty Tips For Women With Cancer

    Cancer and its treatment can make a difference to how you feel on the inside and the outside. Many sufferers comment that they don’t recognize the reflection looking back at them in the mirror. Hair, skin, complexion, nails, eyelash and eyebrow changes can all alter the person you see looking back at you. We’ve just got a few little tips to help you or your loved one feel and look a little better whilst you or they tackle other much bigger problems.

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    Nail Polish Trends For Summer

    Nail polish is an awesome way to express yourself and your style: it’s inexpensive and easy to update. We love painted nails, and we’re always on the lookout for the latest trends in nail colors and textures. Whether you’re a false nail or natural kinda girl, here are the latest nail trends to look out for this summer.

  • Easter Holiday Makeup - Ellis James Designs Blog

    Easter Holiday Makeup

    There’s freshness in the air, wildflowers in the fields and candy in the shops. Easter marks the beginning of spring and new life, so why not see the new season in style? However you choose to celebrate Easter, it’s a great time of year to inject some freshness into your life – and your look. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite makeup ideas for you to try this Easter holiday.

  • Best New Hair Products for 2018 - Ellis James Designs Blog

    Best New Hair Products

    Every year new and exciting hair care products enter the market, and 2018 marks another new wave of enticing serums, shampoos, masques and mousses. We believe that every day should be a good hair day – that’s why we’ve compiled a list of the best hair products on the market this year, so you can look and feel your best in 2018.

  • Hairstyles That Suit Your Face Shape - Ellis James Designs Blog

    Hairstyles That Suit Your Face Shape

    The first step to finding the perfect new haircut is to decide what face shape you have. Knowing if that perfect new cut you saw on your favourite movie star is going to suit you is an important, but easy step if you know which one of the six face shapes you have. The best way to find out what face shape you have is to tie your hair back and face a mirror.