Tag Archives: Beauty Mistake

Spring forward! The best makeup and hair trends this spring…

Gorgeous spring look

Gorgeous spring look

As spring approaches, we take a look at the makeup and hair trends that will definitely be around in the next few months! Read below to see how you too could get the spring look! Continue reading

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How can I reduce my hyperpigmentation?

One of the things we love to do here at GlowwBox is find answers to your most pressing beauty questions.

In our new in-box magazine ‘Gloww’ featured in our January ‘Best of British’ Edition, we shared some solutions to an important question on how to deal with hyperpigmentation.

So read below for an excerpt of some of the advice we shared on how you could improve hyperpigmentation.

Hyperpigmentation is caused by our body producing too much of the brown pigment called melanin. By doing so it produces a darkened area of skin which is what we refer to as hyper pigmentation.

Now, one of the most frequented myths told by people with darker skin tones, is that they do not need to use sunscreen. Wrong! One of the triggers of hyperpigmentation is exposure to sunlight especially for those who are more predisposed to this skin condition. Sun protection is a must for ALL skin types and in ALL seasons. Choose a high SPF (30 or above) and make sure you use it daily.

Be gentle with your skin and seek professional advice if you are unsure!

To learn more about how to deal with hyperpigmentation, sign up to our January ‘Best of British’ Edition here

Talk soon

Vicky xx

January 2015 edition on sale

A peek inside GLOWW: When we met Beauty Passionista!

beauty passionistaJanuary sees the launch of our first ever issue of GLOWW! Our new in-box magazine packed full of useful advice, products and reveals, exclusively for our members! We’re so excited!

Seeing as this month we share the ‘Best of British’, it only seemed right to ask award winning British blogger Ambarina of the fab blog Beauty Passionista to share some of her top tips and secrets for the new year in GLOWW!

Read below for a sneak peek of what happened as we talked beauty, health and plans for 2015 with Ambarina… Continue reading

How to get that youthful glow this party season

Hi Glowwers!

‘Tis the season to be… all about the shimmer!

Featured in this month’s GlowwBox ‘Party Season’ Edition is BellaPierre’s shimmer eye shadow in their ‘Celebration’ shade – a perfect shimmer colour for a range of darker skin tones.

BellaPierre Shimmer Pot, 'Celebration'

BellaPierre Shimmer Pot, ‘Celebration’

I was so thrilled when I received it and we experimented here at GlowwBox HQ, straightaway!

The amazing thing about this product is that it’s so versatile! In addition to being an eye shadow, it can also be worn as eyeliner, tinted mascara or a blush. I decided to take this product one step further Continue reading

Party season is here!

Hi Glowwers!

Lord & Berry Lipstick

Lord & Berry Lipstick, ‘Raspberry’

So are you as excited as we are here at Glowwbox HQ?! December has come which means our decorations go up, we pull out our ‘best’ Christmas jumpers, we overindulge in EVERYTHING, and it becomes OK to start singing Christmas songs!

Not to mention all the upcoming parties!

So we couldn’t wait to tell you that our ‘Party Season’  Edition is now on sale and we’ve packed it with treats which we know you will love as you glam up this season.

And here’s our first reveal!

The Lord & Berry lipsticks have been a popular feature in our previous box, so we decided it’s only fair to bring them back for this month in some gorgeous new shades! These lipsticks are high-intensity goodness, that have great staying power, and a beautiful satin finish.

I have loved these lipsticks as they feel amazing on my lips – very comfortable and easy to apply. Pair with a great lipliner and voila! Perfect for the party season ahead!

Why not try these out for yourself? The Lord & Berry lipsticks are available in all boxes this month. You can join here

Talk soon,

Vicky xx

3 Winter Beauty Mistakes Women of Colour Make And How To Avoid Them

Today’s post is a guest post written by Multi-award winning green beauty expert & Founder of Premae Skincare, Clare Eluka.

With winter upon us, our beauty regime should change to keep our skin healthy and looking radiant. However many women of colour unknowingly harm their skin (and purse) by making these little known beauty mistakes.

So I’m going to reveal 3 of these mistakes and share with you how to avoid them, to ensure your skin is looking beautiful during these winter months. Continue reading