See the Best Beauty Looks From the 2018 Emmy Awards

It’s not the Emmy Awards’ fault, necessarily, but the fact that they fell on a Monday evening during Fashion Month meant they really had to bring it. And as far as the red carpet was concerned, “it” was, indeed, brought. We were pleasantly surprised to see a fair amount of creativity, whimsy and …

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Miranda Kerr uses crystals in her beauty routine

OHMYGOSSIP — Miranda Kerr uses crystals as part of her skincare routine.
The former Victoria’s Secret model has revealed that as part of her morning beauty regime, she applies the Glow Face Oil from her beauty line KORA Organics – using a rose quartz crystal to massage the product into her skin.
In an interview with Australian Vogue, she said: “I find that my face, especially in the morning, is really puffy so massaging it is really such a good way to stimulate circulation.
I notice a big difference with my skin when I use this crystal because I just feel that it wakes up my skin and it reduces the puffiness. It improves circulation and the way that it curves, you can really get into the jawline and you can get into the eye area and you can just wake up those certain areas and you can really promote that lymphatic drainage that eliminates the toxins.”
The 35-year-old star – who has seven-year-old son Flynn Christopher Bloom from a previous relationship with actor Orlando Bloom, and four-month-old son Hart Spiegel with her husband, Evan Spiegel – has admitted that her routine has somewhat changed since becoming a mother.
She said: “It’s got to be simple, quick and easy, I get in my cleanse and moisturiser routine and I do my mask and I put on my oil and its things that are quick and easy.”
Miranda swears by her brand’s organic oil to give her a radiant complexion, and her 28-year-old husband has started using the product and it has completely altered the appearance of his skin.
She said: “I wouldn’t be able to live without that morning and night and it is the same with my husband. He uses it more than I do at night too and it completely has changed his skin.”

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Frozen crystal beauty in the Dead Sea

A ballerina’s tutu, submerged in the Dead Sea and “frozen” by accumulated layers of salt into a 200 kg (440 lb) crystal-like sculpture, will soon go on international display, part of a unique artistic project at the lowest point on the planet.


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After Mueller, ‘Manhattan Madam’ Kristin Davis Opens a Beauty Salon

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“Manhattan Madam” Kristin Davis bounded into an East Harlem storefront, her arms weighed down with plastic grocery bags.

“Is five bottles of champagne enough?” she said breathlessly, lamenting that there isn’t enough room in the mini-fridge for more sparkling wine.

Davis was busy putting the final touches on her nail art salon, “Bombshell Beauty Lab,” before its planned grand opening Friday afternoon – some two weeks after she gave grand jury testimony in the Mueller probe. Stocking up on champagne was apparently among those final touches.

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How Fenty Beauty Empowers Black Women

There’s a good chance you’ve heard about Fenty Beauty. After all, every girl around the block has!

Rihannas original cosmetic collection was released in September 2017 and since then it has changed the tide of the beauty industry.

More than RiRi’s popularity, the brand garnered attention for its inclusivity as it outsold all other brands by catering to women of all skin tones.The brand’s trademark product is the foundation the Pro Filt’r foundation that offers not ten or twenty shades of skin tones!

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But rather it breaks all boundaries and offers 40 different shades of foundation for the women who had previously been ostracized by the beauty market.T his ‘beauty for all’ motto has hit all the right chords in the consumers!

Why are African-American women feeling empowered by Fenty Beauty?

Now the men reading this may roll their eyes and think this is just makeup. However, we would like to tell you that it may be just makeup for you but for the average women of color, this opens doors to a whole new world. Women with deep tones have finally found a product that speaks to them.

Here are the many reasons why this product matters:

The Campaign

True to her word, RiRi showed the world that she is not ‘all talk’. The brand advertisement steered clear of whitewashing the models and presenting a diverse cast of brand ambassadors. We saw diverse beauties like Duckie Thot, Halima Aden, Slick Woods and Leomie Anderson leading the pack.

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This was the first time our women were represented on the front and center. Before now, a Black model was propped up in the side as an afterthought.

The Emotional Connect

Did you know girls were crying on the counters at Sephora? They had finally found their match!

Retailers may not have all the space for the ‘5o shades of beige’ on their shelves but the consumers definitely have a demand for it! The snide remarks from Sephora employees don’t matter when the brand is being showered with love from all over the world.
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Previously, many Black women with a deep skin tone used to be sent away from the counter. Few makeup brands sold a foundation that perfectly matched their skin. Moreover, those belonging to a mixed background or a different ethnicity were too at a loss for the perfect shade.

However, Fenty Beauty debunked this myth and ‘made a formula that worked for all skin tones’.

The Power

Cosmetics have always given women power. It is seen as a tool to enhance their features and beauty. Fenty Beauty gives our women the power to rock a ‘perfect skin’ with a range that doesn’t make them ‘ashy’.

Here’s to the ‘no makeup’ look we had all only dreamed of!

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Wish you weren’t here: how the tourist boom – and selfies – are threatening Britain’s beauty spots

Poldark, Instagram and the heatwave have led to a 20% spike in tourists to Cornwall this year. While crucial to the local economy, the crowds are proving overwhelming. Can a balance be found?

On the narrow footpath down to Porthcurno beach, I am conscious of adding to the gridlock. Overcrowding on the Cornish coast has been making the news this week, and as I stop to talk to husband and wife Aiden Fisher, 59, and Lesley Whatley, 60, holidaymakers troop past, laden with backpacks, bodyboards and tote bags stuffed with towels and plastic spades.

“I’ve been coming here since I was a child,” says Fisher, his feet sinking into the sand as he holds his walking boots. “It does seem busier now – and more international, too.”

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8 Gimmicky Beauty Products That Actually Work

How many times have you seen a beauty blogger rave about a new product and instantly purchased it — only to find out later that it didn’t live up to the hype? With beauty brands constantly vying to own the next breakthrough product or technology, many innovations seem too good to be true (and sometimes are).

Instead of spending hundreds of dollars trying products that don’t deliver, you’ve got us. From reusable manicures that claim to be non-damaging yet resilient to “hair water” that can help you after you’ve screwed up your style, here are eight products with radical claims that actually work.

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15 Beauty Steals You Should Be Buying From Trader Joe’s

Ah, Trader Joe’s: A health-conscious haven where you can buy everything from some of the most sophisticated wines and cheeses to the latest-and-greatest health food crazes to… beauty products? Turns out, the popular grocery destination also has an ever-expanding beauty section, which, like their food, happens to be natural (and very affordable). Plus, as with the food selection, you can count on TJ’s to stay on top of all the latest beauty crazes and fun seasonal offerings (pumpkin spice, anyone?).

So, next time you’re stocking up on kombucha or charcuterie must-haves for your next party, be sure to pay a little visit to the beauty aisle. Here are some of our favorite Trader Joe’s beauty products that may quickly become your favorites too.

[ Next: 26 Healthy (and Delicious!) Things We Always Buy From Trader Joe’s ]

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11 Beauty Products That’ll Give Your Skin That Coveted Bounce

Flawless skin is hydrated, balanced, radiant and even. Bouncy is another word to add to the list of adjectives. It may initially seem like an odd way to describe skin, but bouncy skin equals youthful, perky skin. That’s something everyone’s after, right?

Kat Burki, CEO and founder of Kat Burki, elaborates that when skin care products claim to improve skin’s bounce, they’re referring to improving its elasticity and firmness for a supple, taut appearance. Having more bounce becomes more important with age. “As we age, we tend to produce less collagen and elastin, which naturally give skin its bounce and elasticity,” says Burki. “To improve bounce, the ideal formula would contain ingredients that boost collagen and elastin while hydrating, plumping and smoothing skin.” Neuropeptides are one of those key ingredients because they repair and rebuild your skin’s elasticity.

You probably already have products for bouncy hair, now it’s time to set your sights on your skin. These 11 skin care products boost bounce while tackling other skin care concerns.

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A new reality for beauty standards: How selfies and filters affect body image

With the spread of photo-editing technology through applications like Snapchat and Facetune, the level of physical ‘perfection’ previously seen only on celebrity or beauty magazines is now all over social media. As these images become the norm, people’s perceptions of beauty worldwide are changing, which can take a toll on a person’s self-esteem and can trigger body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), argue researchers.
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Autumn PR is a full service boutique public relations agency located in New York City, specializing in beauty and fine jewelry. We are looking for a beauty PR assistant and PR intern to support our beauty team with various administrative tasks. Beauty PR AssistantRequirements: Understanding of PR …

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8 Reasons Etsy Should Be Your New Destination for Natural Beauty Products

Etsy is both a dream and a nightmare for avid online shoppers. It’s a nightmare because there’s so much stuff available to buy. It’s a dream because among that avalanche of stuff there are some absolute gems. Our latest realization about the handmade marketplace? It’s a treasure trove of incredible, hip, modern, natural beauty products.

Going natural isn’t just for crunchy, hippie types (though if that’s your bag, more power to you). Excellent product design and product effectiveness are not mutually exclusive with these natural products. You can take care of your entire face from washing to contouring with these natural finds all from Etsy. Peep our top natural beauty picks above.

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Photo Flash: First Look at James Snyder and Jessica Grov� in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Pittsburgh CLO

Pittsburgh CLO will fill the Benedum Center with magic and wonder fit for all ages with Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, starring Broadway’sJessica Grove and James Snyder. See photos from the production below
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These are the best tips from the Fabled Beauty Rituals panel

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To mark Marie Claire UK’s 30th birthday, we have launched our Womankind campaign, hosting a series of trailblazing events to inspire and motivate us in all areas of our life.

This week saw the third Womankind event in the series, which was held at Fabled by Marie Claire’s store in London’s Tottenham Court Road, the ultimate destination for premium and unique beauty brands

In front of a packed audience, the evening saw Marie Claire Deputy Editor, Andrea Thompson, host a panel of woman that included Marie Claire’s very own Senior Beauty Editor Fiona Embleton, consultant dermatologist Dr Anjali Mahto and author, podcast host and beauty blogger Estée Lalonde.

Our incredible panel discussed the night’s theme of beauty rituals and being your best you, and we came away not only loving ourselves, but confident in how we can feel our most radiant 24/7.

With each panellist focussing on different aspects of to feel your best, every member of the audience left with tips, tricks, mantras and motivations of how to get the best out of life and themselves, whatever their age.

Here’s what we learned from our incredible panellists:

Dr Anjali Mahto

Dr Anjali Mahto is a consultant dermatologist. She treats and is an expert in a range of skin problems, including acne and psoriasis, as well as being an expert in injectables (botox and fillers). Dr Mahto is also a spokeswoman for the British Skin Foundation.

Dr Mahto on ageing

‘After the age of 25, you lose 1% of your collagen per year …. about 80% of the signs of ageing is because of the sun’

Dr Mahto’s beauty rituals tips

  • ‘Use an SPF
  • Use retinol
  • Use AHAs’

Dr Mahto on adult acne

‘More and more people are developing acne after the age of 23. We don’t know exactly what is causing it… it’s not just down to hormones and genetics.

Dr Mahto on when to start anti-ageing products

‘The best age to start with anti-ageing products is probably 25 to 30. If you have very fair skin, I would probably start closer to 25′

Fiona Embleton

Fiona Embleton is an award-winning beauty journalist and Marie Claire’s Senior Beauty Editor. Prior to joining Marie Claire, Fiona worked on titles including Stylist, Women’s Health and Cosmopolitan.

Fiona’s skincare routine advice

‘I think a good routine is finding what’s good for you and using it consistently… it is navigating what works for you’

Fiona on the benefits of Vitamin C

‘Vitamin C is great for kind of giving your skin a kind of a glow’

Fiona’s tips for city dwellers

‘Living in the city or working in the city, antioxidants play a key role’

A common beauty routine error

‘A big mistake is they apply their eye cream last in their routine’

Fiona’s beauty rituals secret

‘If you’re going to invest in any skincare product it has to be a serum… a serum actually gets deep down into your skin’

Estée Lalonde

Estée Lalonde is a Canadian writer and YouTuber, who makes weekly lifestyle and beauty videos while talking openly and honestly about her life and motivations. She released her debut book in 2016 and launched her podcast series, The Heart Of It, last year.

Estée on her journey to becoming a beauty blogger

‘When I was a teenager I didn’t know anything about skincare… even after all these years I truly feel like I’m learning so much’

Estée on her beauty motivations

‘I’m also so passionate about what beauty can do for people and how it can make them feel’

The three products Estée can’t live without

My favourite face mask that I always feel cleanses my skin is the Fresh Umbrian clay facemask… I can’t live without serum – right now I’m using a brand called Gallinée and I love rosehip oil’

Estée on the power of social media

‘I’m just fascinated about all the Instagram trends, it’s amazing if somebody puts on a purple eyeliner it could be a huge trend the next day’

Estée’s advice for budding beauty bloggers

‘I think things have changed so much since I started. The main thing is consistency and remember that all the successful beauty bloggers you see didn’t start like this…If you don’t comment on people’s posts and you don’t go to events no one will ever discover you. Try to be something unique: what can you offer that isn’t out there? It’s always interesting if you’re doing something different’

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Beauty Bytes: Anne-Marie On Weird Sandwiches, Her Love For Moisturiser And Sharing The Stage With Ed Sheeran

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In this edition of Beauty Bytes, I sat down with chart topper Anne-Marie. She’s the platinum blonde songstress who has some of the catchiest pop tunes I’ve heard in a really long time. She’s partnered up with Vo5 to launch a range of hair styling products just in time for the festival season. We chatted about fame, karate and Philadelphia.

KT: WHAT’S THE WORST BEAUTY TREND YOU’VE EVER TRIED?

AM: I reckon it’s the eyebrows. There was a point when eyebrows were considered cool if they were really thin. I did that and looking back now, it didn’t look so good!

KT: WHAT’S THE BEST BEAUTY ADVICE YOU’VE EVER BEEN GIVEN?

AM: I think mine is probably to take my make-up off every night before going to sleep, because I feel like that’s really helped my skin. Also I just take it off with a warm flannel and water instead of like soap or products.

KT: WHAT’S THE BEST BEAUTY PRODUCT RECOMMENDATION YOU’VE EVER HAD?

AM: I have a moisturising cream called Weleda Skin Food and it’s just the best moisturiser I’ve ever had in my life.

KT: THAT’S REALLY THICK!

AM: It’s really thick and I use it over my body. I think it was my make-up artist; she had it there while she was doing my make-up once and I was like, “what is this?I started using it and have been telling everyone about it ever since.

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KT: THE HOUSE IS BURNING AND YOU HAVE TO GRAB THE MOST IMPORTANT PRODUCT YOU HAVE, WHAT WOULD IT BE?

AM: Either my Weleda or lip balm, because my lips get so dry!

KT: YOU HAVE TO PICK ONE HAIRSTYLE, ONE MAKE-UP LOOK AND ONE NAIL COLOUR FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE, WHICH DO YOU CHOOSE?

AM: Hairstyle would probably be braids, like French plaits down the side of my head, because they’re really easy and look really pretty. Make-up would probably be the ‘natural look’ where it doesn’t look like you’ve got make-up on but you have. And nail colour probably like a nude colour, like a beige because it goes with everything. I used to love black nail varnish, because I thought that went with everything, but then it just got a bit much so I’ve learnt not to do that so much anymore.

 

KT: RIGHT, IT’S THE FESTIVAL SEASON: YOU DON’T WANT TO LOOK THE SAME AS EVERY OTHER PERSON THERE, SO WHAT BEAUTY LOOK WOULD YOU GO FOR?

AM: This is so hard because I love glitter so much! I actually think I’d probably do sleek hair with like waves at the bottom. I’ve had it before and I feel like you could make it festival-y if you added some of the Vo5 shimmers to the roots.

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KT: WHAT ARE YOUR TOP 3 BEST BEAUTY BRANDS AND WHY?

AM: I’d say Weleda for the Skin Food, Vo5 for their Tame & Shine spray, it’s the best shine hairspray. There are lots of similar ones that I’ve used for TV, but this one actually holds. And my final one would be Starskin, because I’ve recently discovered their face masks. I use them every day as I’m so tired and I need to look good. I use all of them, but the diamond one is my favourite.

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KT: HOW DO YOU LOOK AFTER YOUR SKIN? CAN YOU TALK US THROUGH YOUR MORNING AND EVENING ROUTINE?

AM: What I do is try not to wear makeup for as long as possible. I wake up, put some moisturising cream on and try to keep it like that all day until I have to put makeup on. As soon as I’m done with what I’m doing in the day, I take my makeup off straight away. I try to keep my skin breathing as much as possible. That’s a big thing, as I never used to leave the house without makeup on, so this is a big thing for me!

KT: AND HOW DO YOU TAKE YOUR MAKEUP OFF? YOU SAID THAT YOU USE WARM WATER AND A FLANNEL?

AM: Yep, I just take my makeup off with a wet flannel and just water. I’ve done it my whole life, from a young kid. I do use face wipes sometimes. Everything I use is for sensitive skin.

KT: HOW ABOUT EXERCISE? HOW OFTEN DO YOU WORK OUT AND WHAT DO YOU DO?

AM: I try and work out as much as possible. On tour it’s hard to find the time. When I’m at hotels I just try and use the hotel gym. being on stage is a workout in itself, especially the stages that Ed Sheeran is performing on. (Anne-Marie is currently supporting Ed Sheeran on his world tour.) I’m just running around, keeping everyone entertained. I honestly get tired just being on stage, so it is a workout for me!

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KT: IF YOU WEREN’T ON TOUR AND IF YOU HAD ALL THE TIME IN THE WORLD, ARE THERE ANY CLASSES YOU WOULD PARTICULARLY WANT TO DO OR WOULD YOU JUST HEAD TO THE GYM?

AM: I would go to karate as that is a whole body workout. (Anne-Marie is a triple world karate champion.) Other than that though, I do love going to lessons because I do tend to push myself harder when someone is watching, when I’m on my own I’m just like meh. Anything that involves music, doing it to a beat, that’s best for me.

KT: IF YOU’RE SHORT ON TIME, WHAT ARE THREE BEAUTY THINGS YOU’LL DO BEFORE LEAVING THE HOUSE?

AM: Definitely moisturise my face. I just love moisturising cream! I’ll probably get lip balm on, as my lips just get so dry – I’m not sure why, I probably need to drink more water. And then finally brush my hair. When I sleep, I move around a lot as I wake up and my hair is crazy.

KT: HOW WOULD YOU DEFINE BEAUTY?

AM: I think I would have to say having confidence. Confidence is beautiful and you can feel it and see it. You don’t have to be wearing particular clothes to look good, you can just see it. It’s a natural thing, it comes from within. Maybe some people see beautiful as an outside thing, but for me beauty is someone being kind and generous. It’s definitely something you can feel.

KT: WHAT IS A BEAUTY SECRET THAT YOU CAN REVEAL TO OUR READERS?

AM: Take your makeup off everyday before you sleep. So many people don’t do it! I used to sleep in makeup as a teenager, but I see it like this: when you’re wearing make-up, your skin has essentially got a coat on. You wouldn’t sleep in a coat would you?

KT: DO YOU HAVE A SIGNATURE FRAGRANCE? IF NOT, WHAT ARE YOUR GO TO’S?

AM: I love La Vie Est Belle by Lancôme. That’s what I buy all the time. I also really love boys’ smells and men’s fragrances.

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KT: WHEN YOU’RE ON HOLIDAY, DOES YOUR BEAUTY REGIME CHANGE?

AM: Yeah. I feel better with a tan. I try not to wear any make-up, but always an SPF to keep my skin healthy. I whack that on. In the evening, I’ll put a little bit of mascara, bit of a brow, and a little bit of a lip. Nothing on my skin though, I’ll try and keep that clear.

KT: THREE MOST USED EMOJIS?

AM: Most recent is the love heart. The next is the face with the heart eyes and the tooth bearing face. It’s weird, because I use that when I’m really excited or happy about something!

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KT: I USE THAT EMOJI WHEN I’M WORRIED ABOUT SOMETHING!

AM: I use that emoji to my manager. She used to think I was worried when I used that! Everything I’ve been excited about, she thinks I’m worried.

KT: WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE BOOK?

AM: I love a book called Thinking Fast and Thinking Slow. I love reading about the brain; why we do things and why we think the way we think.

KT: WHAT’S YOUR CHEAT MEAL?

AM: Probably chocolate. I could eat it for three meals.

KT: WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE CHOCOLATE BAR?

AM: A classic bar of Diary Milk. Can’t go wrong with that! Used to be a Double Decker, but it got a bit much. I also love bread! I eat so much bread. I’m trying not to eat so much of it. But if it’s a really good loaf, then I’ll eat it. A sandwich is probably my cheat meal!

KT: WHAT WOULD YOU HAVE AS THE FILLING?

AM: Philadelphia. With crisps. Any crisps.

KT: FAVOURITE TV SHOW TO BINGE WATCH?

AM: Say Yes to The Dress. I watch it back-to-back for hours on end. When I get home, instead of sleeping I’ll watch Say Yes to The Dress.

KT: THE UK OR AMERICAN VERSION?

AM: Whichever one is on! I’m not fussy.

KT: WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT TO STALK?

AM: I’ve been going on to look at Balenciaga quite a lot, I’ve been looking at their pictures online. There is also an account called London Grills and she does gold teeth for people, I’ve been looking at that quite a lot!

KT: WHEN DID YOU REALISE YOU WERE A CELEBRITY?

AM: That’s hard. I try not to see myself like that!

KT: OK, HOW ABOUT WHEN YOU REALISED YOU WERE IN THE PUBLIC EYE?

AM: I guess probably after my single Rockabye. That’s when people started to recognise me. You start to gain fans after that and then more people start to follow you. I think it’s through social media. When you put shows on, and people come to see them, it’s a moment when you realise that these people are coming to see you and want to spend an evening with you, that’s a pretty big deal.

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Strokes of genius: the beauty and calm of wild swimming

From tranquility in the Lake District and Brecon Beacons to lovely lochs in the Cairngorms, six enthusiasts reveal their top spots for a wild swim

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When I first moved to the Lake District I was a big walker but then I started swimming and realised all those feelings you get from climbing a mountain – the sense of peace, the satisfaction – you can get from swimming for five minutes in a lake. Swimming is a different way to appreciate the beauty of the area; it’s a view that you’re not sharing with anyone else because you’re on your own out there.

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Beauty Fix: Kim Kardashian Is Obsessed With This $6 Beauty Find

Kim Kardashian West knows beauty, so when she shares some of her know-how, we make sure to take notes. The beauty icon has been using her app to give us an inside look on the products she uses to achieve her glowing skin and covetable makeup looks and one of her latest picks didn’t disappoint. The mogul opened up about the one product she uses to remove all traces of makeup before bed and the best part is that it’s available at your local drugstore. Better yet? It’s only $ 6.

To remove her makeup, Kim uses Makeup Remover Night Calming Cleansing Wipes.

“One of my secrets to getting it all off is to use Neutrogena Makeup Remover Night Calming Cleansing Wipes,” she wrote on her app. “You can get them at any drugstore and they’re only $ 6! I love how soothing they are—plus, they wipe every last bit of your makeup off, so your skin feels SO clean.”

There are plenty of makeup wipes on the market, but this towelette tips the scale. Formulated to be gentle and calming, these wipes work to cleanse your skin gently while dissolving all traces of dirt, oil and waterproof mascara with ease. Featuring a unique calming scent, taking off your makeup with these wipes prepare you for a good night’s sleep and ensures your skin is glowing when you wake up. It even removes waterproof mascara!

The best part? These wipes are free of parabens, fluoride, dye, ethyl alcohol, aluminum and sulfates. They’re also allergy-tested.

Ready to look forward to removing your makeup? Grab your own Neutrogena Night Calming Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes. Thanks for the heads up Kim!

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8 Astrology-Themed Beauty Products to Elevate Your Look

If we’re not obsessing over unicorns, mermaids and the latest prismatic highlighter, we’re going gaga for the newest astrology-themed beauty launch. It seems that a few wise people at beauty brands looked to the stars and saw the trend because there have been a number of zodiac makeup, body and nail products that have dropped in recent months.

The latest astrology-inspired beauty products make it easy to match your beauty haul with your zodiac sign. So you don’t have to guess about whether a yellow eyeshadow appeals to the optimistic Aries or if the latest eyeshadow palette is a good option for an indecisive Gemini.

Our prediction for your future? Beautiful skin and good vibes with one of these zodiac-aligned beauty products.

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Beauty Bytes: Poppy Delevingne on McDreamy’s death, Red Roses and burgers

Beauty Bytes Poppy Delevingne

Welcome to Beauty Bytes – a new column where I chat to celebrities about all things beauty – like their favourite products and their biggest beauty disasters. And also what their most used emojis are. You know, all the important and essentials things that we need to know about.

We begin our journey with the beautiful Poppy Delevingne – the model and actress who, as the inaugural Jo Malone London Girl, has launched her second collaboration with the brand. We spoke to about spitting glitter, how to look after hair that’s been bleached for years and our mutual obsession with Grey’s Anatomy.

 

KT: WHAT’S THE WORST BEAUTY TREND YOU’VE ATTEMPTED?

PD: Glitter on the lips. I spent the entire time spitting glitter and getting it stuck in my teeth. Not for me.

KT: IT LOOKS GOOD IN PICTURES, BUT THAT’S IT.

PD: It looked so good on other people, but it wasn’t for me I’m too much of a chatterbox so it ended up everywhere.

KT: WHAT’S THE BEST BEAUTY ADVICE YOU’VE EVER BEEN GIVEN?

PD: Less is more.

KT: WHAT’S THE BEST BEAUTY PRODUCT RECOMMENDATION YOU’VE EVER RECEIVED?

PD: My lovely make-artist, Kate Synnot, told me about this new brand called Carasoin. I don’t know how you say it, but it’s all natural ingredients and when it hits your skin it turns into an oil. I love it for when I’m travelling and before bedtime. It’s super nourishing.

KT: I’VE NEVER HEARD OF IT… WHAT IS YOUR ‘THE HOUSE IS BURNING – GRAB THE MOST IMPORTANT THING’ BEAUTY PRODUCT?

PD: It has to be Red Roses by Jo Malone London. I have been wearing it since I was 18 and it would be like losing my right hand.

KT: IF YOU HAD TO HAVE ONE HAIR STYLE, ONE MAKE-UP LOOK AND ONE NAIL COLOUR FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE, WHAT WOULD THEY ALL BE?

PD: Hairstyle would have to be bedhead. Makeup look would be bold lip and less of an eye.

KT: LIKE TODAY’S LOOK.

 

PD: Exactly like today’s look. A nudey eye and bright lip. And the nail polish would have to be Essie’s Wicked.

KT: WHAT COLOUR IS THAT?

PD: Like a rouge noir, super dark red.

KT: TOP THREE BEAUTY BRANDS?

PD: Jo Malone London.

KT: OBVIOUSLY.

PD: And I would probably say Bobbi Brown for make-up and Sisley for skincare. I loooove Sisley.

KT: WHAT’S IN YOUR MAKE-UP BAG RIGHT NOW? SO IF YOU’RE NOT WORKING, YOU’LL DO YOUR OWN FACE WITH…

I use a lot of Charlotte Tilbury at the moment. I love her Filmstar Bronze & Glow. I’ve got Stila’s most exciting product in the world. Have you tried that glitter stuff?

KT: THE GLITTER EYESHADOWS?! THEY ARE AMAZING.

Yes – the Magnificent Metal Glitter & Glow Liquid Eye Shadows. They’re like liquid glitter. They dry really quickly and the glitter is so sparkly, but no glitter falls onto your face, because it’s all liquid. They’re life changing and Lancome Hypnose Mascara – it’s always been my favourite.

KT: HOW DO YOU TAKE CARE OF YOUR SKIN? CAN YOU TAKE US THROUGH YOUR MORNING AND EVENING ROUTINES?

Yes, I used to be so lazy with my skin and then I went through a really bad patch of having bad skin, so now I’m really good at taking care of it. In the morning, when I wake up, I use a brand that you’ve probably never heard of, called MBR, which stands for Medical Beauty Research. I use their Enzyme Cleansing Boosting powder which you add water to. I used this when my skin was bad and it cleared it up, so now I use it all the time – I can’t be without it. I discovered it in Germany. So I wash my face with that, then I love Skinceuticals serums – CE Ferulic and Hydrating B5. Then I’ll use a Sisley eye cream and their Floral Spray Mist. I also use Barbara Sturm’s Hyaluruonic Ampoules and her Glow Drops. Then in the evening I like my Chanel make-up remover and a light layer of Carasoin before bed.

KT: BEST MAKE-UP TIP A PROFESSIONAL MAKE-UP ARTIST HAS EVER GIVEN YOU?

When I was a teenager and actually well into my twenties, I used to wear a black eyeliner, black mascara and pink blusher (as I thought that was what you should do), but then Charlotte Tilbury did my makeup on my wedding day and taught me to actually look at my colouring and find shades that really suit me. So for example, a bronze eyeshadow will bring out my navy blue eyes. Knowing your skin colour properly, so that you don’t end up with bright white concealer on under your eyes. So now I use more brown tones on my eyes – so bronze eye shadow and a brown mascara.

KT: HOW OFTEN DO YOU WORK OUT? FAVOURITE WAY TO EXERCISE?

PD: It totally depends on whether I’m working much at that point. If I’m not working at the time, I like to be lazy. Basically as horizontal as I can possibly be, so something like Pilates. Which means I can sleep if I want to. But when I’m in LA and working, the sun is normally out so I’m a bit more energized and I love doing Body by Simone or SoulCycle. I like getting really sweaty, being yelled out and coming out looking like a tomato.

KT: OH MY GOD THAT IS LITERALLY MY HELL.

PD: Yeah, but this is in LA and they really get into it. The instructor will yell ‘Who do you hate the most? Do this for them,’ and it’s like oh my god really? Can’t we just get on with it? I like a real mix.

KT: BEST FOR YOUR BODY TO HAVE A MIX APPARENTLY.

PD: Really? Well, there we go then.

KT: IF YOU’RE STRAPPED FOR TIME – WHAT ARE THE THREE BEAUTY RELATED THINGS YOU DO BEFORE YOU LEAVE THE HOUSE?

PD: Fragrance is absolutely vital. Leaving the house without fragrance is like leaving the house without your phone.

KT: I COMPLETELY AGREE. MY FRAGRANCES ARE ALL LINED UP BY MY FRONT DOOR, SO IT’S THE LAST THING YOU DO BEFORE YOU LEAVE.

PD: Yes exactly. When you wear a fragrance you love, you feel like you can take on the world. Then I’d do a facial mist – I love MV Organic Skincare Ros Hydrating Mist. Then Paw Paw on the lips, cheekbones and on the eyelid for a dewy look.

KT: HOW DO YOU LOOK AFTER YOUR HAIR?

PD: When I was bleached blonde, I was really lucky time-wise to start working with Wella’s line System Professional and I honestly wouldn’t have been able to have long, bleached blonde hair for three years if it wasn’t for that brand. Most people only last a couple of months. But it’s brilliant and I’ve been using it to this day. I love all of their products and they keep developing new products for coloured and dry hair. They have this new product called Energy in a Bottle and it’s like a dry shampoo, but more of a conditioner. It’s an actual miracle in a bottle. I can’t go anywhere without it.

Sweets for my sweet… 💁🏼‍♀️ @systemprofessional #SHELFIE #MyEnergyCode

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KT: HOW WOULD YOU DEFINE BEAUTY?

PD: I don’t want to sound like cheese on toast, but beauty really is about the person and not what anyone looks like. It’s all about the soul.

KT: WHAT IS YOUR BEAUTY SECRET?

PD: I used to have a big beauty secret that I always used to get in trouble for saying.

KT: WHAT IS IT?

PD: No I’m not saying that now. I’m going to give you another one. Elizabeth Arden 8-Hour Cream on your eyelashes over night. Then when you apply your mascara in the morning, you get that 60s batty lash effect – all spread out and spidery.

KT: I LOVE THAT.

PD: It’s great right. My grandmother taught me that, she’s 82 and still does it to this day. She actually used to put it all over her face. But I won’t do that, because that would cause me to break out.

KT: MY BOYFRIEND’S SISTER USES IT AS HAND CREAM.

PD: What?! But it’s so thick and so intense.

KT: DO YOU HAVE A SIGNATURE FRAGRANCE? IF NOT, WHAT ARE YOUR GO TOS?

PD: Well yes, Red Roses is my signature, but because I’ve worn it since I was 18 I have moments when I want to break away for a bit and luckily I get to work with Jo Malone London. My two new favourites are Jasmine Sambac & Marigold

KT: I’M WEARING IT RIGHT NOW.

PD: No! How good is it?!

KT: SO GOOD, I GET COMPLIMENTS ALL THE TIME

PD: Yes, when I wear it people go crazy and tell me that I should wear it all the time. And then Vintage Gardenia, which is only available in their Regent’s Street store as it’s in their archive collection. It’s heaven.

KT: MY FAVOURITE, WHICH WAS DISCONTINUED, BUT MIGHT BE IN THE ARCHIVE COLLECTION IS VANILLA & ANISE.

PD: I hate it when they discontinue things.

*Shouts at the PR* Don’t you ever discontinue Red Roses or there will be uproar.

PD: Are you going to wear it on your wedding day?

KT: I THINK SO. I’VE KEPT A BOTTLE SAFE, THAT I NEVER USE.

PD: So clever. I love that you love the Jasmine one too.

KT: WHEN YOU’RE ON HOLIDAY, DOES YOUR BEAUTY REGIME CHANGE? WHAT ARE YOU FAVOURITE TRAVEL ESSENTIALS?

PD: I feel like on holiday, I’m all about the no-make-up make-up. Just a little bit of concealer, here and there. Also my great friend Jess Hart has just launched her own brand called Luma Beauty, which are basically great sunshine products. So lots of highlighters, light pearly eye shadow and products that are just really good for the sun. And then nothing beats a little bit of salt water in your hair and freckles on show. Just natural beauty. I love Heliocare SPF50 with a little bit of tint in it. I won’t burn, but I’ll get lots of freckles.

KT: I GET FRECKLES ALL OVER MY NOSE AND SHOULDERS.

PD: Me too. Oh and I also love Charlotte Tilbury’s Bar of Gold. I think they only bring it out at Christmas, which is annoying as it’s literally my favourite summer thing, but I’ll keep it throughout the year as it’s such a good summer product. I’ll put hints of that on my collarbones and my shoulders.

KT: WHAT ARE YOUR THREE MOST USED EMOJIS?

PD: The mushroom.

KT: WHAT?! THE MUSHROOM?

PD: The hand face and the poo.

KT: FAVOURITE ALCOHOLIC DRINK?

PD: Very Dirty Martini, as much olive brine as possible.

KT: UGH I DON’T KNOW HOW YOU DRINK THOSE. YOU CAN’T DRINK MANY THOUGH…

PD: No, you can only have one, otherwise you’d be crossed-eyed. Do know you what? I’ve heard that Chiltern Firehouse has started doing one with a lump of blue cheese in it.

KT: UGH. THAT’S SO GROSS.

PD: I think it sounds amazing. Everyone else wants to vomit. I haven’t tried it yet, but let me tell you next time I’m there I’ll be having it. Actually we’re around the corner from there now. Maybe I’ll go after this.

KT: OH MY ADDISON LEE DRIVER IS CALLING ME. WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE BOOK?

PD: Ever?

KT: YES EVER.

PD: Can I have two?

KT: GO ON THEN.

PD: A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini, who also wrote The Kite Runner. A Thousand Splendid Suns is even better – it makes your heart burst. And Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann – I’ve read it like five time. Oh, and Little Women by Louise May Alcott. So can I have three?

KT: FINE. YOU CAN HAVE THREE. WHAT’S YOUR CHEAT MEAL?

In-N-Out Burger. I was in LA last week and I had two in two days. I’m meant to only have one cheat day a week, as I’m meant to be gluten-free, but I ended up doing two in a row. I couldn’t not drive past it on the way to the airport, and not stop and get the cheesy fries and pickles.

KT: I’VE NEVER HAD ONE, BUT EVERYONE TALKS ABOUT THEM.

PD: They’re the best.

KT: FAVOURITE TV SHOW TO BINGE WATCH?

PD: Last year I started watching Grey’s Anatomy from start to finish. I wish I was a cardiothoracic surgeon. I wish I could start my life over.

KT: I’M DOING THAT RIGHT NOW!

PD: Oh my god where are you at? What series are you?

KT: SEASON NINE, WHEN BAILEY INFECTS THOSE PATIENTS BECAUSE OF THE FAULTY GLOVES.

PD: Oh you are so far back! So McDreamy is dead right?

KT: NO.

PD: *Stands up quickly* Oh my god!!!! I’ve just ruined it for you?!?! OH MY GOD!!

KT: No, don’t worry I know he dies.

PD: How do you know?!

KT: BECAUSE IT’S AN OLD SERIES AND WAS EVERYWHERE IN THE PRESS.

PD: Oh my god, thank god you knew that. I almost ruined your life. Like actually ruined your life.

KT: I HAVEN’T SEEN IT YET THOUGH.

PD: Oh my god, you have so much to go. How bad was it with Izzy and the heart patient?!

KT: NO, I DON’T FIND THAT THE SADDEST MOMENT. THE SADDEST MOMENT IS WHEN GEORGE DIES.

PD: I’m doing a new TV show with George and I almost had a heart attack, because I turned up for the read through and there was George O’Malley and then I went up to him and was like ‘Hi George O’Malley.’ and he was like ‘No, my name is TR Knight.’ and I couldn’t speak. But I made it my mission to be his bosom buddy.

KT: AND?!

PD: Now I love him. I actually watched the last episode of the most recent season last night – the season 14 finale. My husband worked out that last year if you added up all the hours, I spent three whole weeks watching Grey’s Anatomy solidly.

KT: THAT’S BEEN ME THIS WEEKEND. I WATCHED FOUR EPISODES BACK TO BACK LAST NIGHT.

PD: You get to the point watching when you actually believe you’re a doctor, I swear to god because you know all of the lingo. I could definitely save your life. I could seriously cut into you and save your life.

KT: YEAH, LIKE I NOW THAT IF YOU WANT TO BE SEEN BY A DOCTOR QUICKLY YOU SHOULD SAY THAT YOU HAVE CHEST PAIN.

PD: What are we doing?! You and I should be doctors. Like literally leave right now, go back to university and become doctors. I’m just thinking of McSteamy now.

KT: OH WHEN HE DIES!

PD: Oh in the plane crash with the sister!

KT: YES. FAVOURITE INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT TO STALK? COULD BE SOMEONE SEXY, A FASHION BRAND…

PD: Maybe Leonardo DiCaprio, because I love the environment?! Ha. I’m very disappointed that he doesn’t do any selfies.

KT: WHAT WAS THE FIRST THING YOU BOUGHT WITH YOU FIRST BIG PAY CHEQUE?

PD: A Chanel handbag.

KT: LOVE IT.

PD: It’s all I ever wanted.

KT: QUILTED?

PD: Quilted. With a gold chain and navy blue.

KT: NOT BLACK?

PD: No navy – old school. I still cherish it to this day.

KT: OK WE’RE DONE.

PD: Thank you so much. I cannot wait to read your whole paragraph on Grey’s Anatomy.

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