What better way spend a spring evening than glancing through the fascinating realms of cyberspace, stumbling across exciting and informative beauty blogs that have been put together by cosmetic gurus and make-up fanatics who really know what they’re talking about? In all fairnessthough, it’s not always as easy to sift the good from the bad so here at Mobile Beauty UK, we’ve done it for you. From skincare to nail art and in no order whatsoever, these British beauty blogs have it all… Enjoy!
Make-up artists Samantha and Nicole Chapman put together Pixiwoo put together this wonderfully interesting and informative make-up site so that they could share their knowledge with the general public. An amazing blog if you’re looking to learn some new make-up skills or just check out a few well written product reviews but the real ‘wow’ factor comes from the video tutorials that these two incredible make-up artists put together. Whether you want to copy Katy Perry’s latest look or simply learn how to achieve a flawless base, Pixiwoo is the place to go!
Covering all aspects of the cosmetic world, Fee searches long and hard to find the cosmetics that no beauty obsessive should be without and documents her thoughts on this exciting beauty blog! Whether she’s posting a new press release from The Body Shop or raving about the new Benefit freebies that are to come with the July issue of Glamour magazine, her blog is sure to satisfy even your most ravenous cosmetic cravings.
Written by a globally qualified advanced facialist and 3rd generation beauty insider, Beauty Mouth is the cream of the crop when it comes to skincare blogs. Her ‘Thursday Clinic’ is always extremely full, with tens of women longing to know which moisturiser they ought to be using and whether night serums really work. Product reviews, competitions and reliable information make up the rest of the amazing masterpiece that is Beauty Mouth!
The Beauty Button
Tips and tutorials make up the majority of this jam-packed beauty based blog! With a fresh and exciting layout, The Beauty Button co-founders Emma and Katie aim to please. Their up-to-date gossip from the world of celebrity beauty makes for a riveting read but team that with product reviews, beauty news and tutorials and you’ve got yourself a pretty much perfect go-to place for all your skincare and cosmetic needs!
Falling in London
Easy to follow ‘how-to’ features? Check! Interesting and honest reviews? Check! Gorgeous graphics? Check! Intriguing writing style? Check! This beauty blog’s got it all. Whether you’re going on a weekend away and you’re unsure of which essentials to pack or you’re roughing it at a festival next week and don’t have a clue what beauty bits you’ll need? Head over to Falling in London and you’ll be in the know before you’ve time to say ‘panic’!
Beauty and the blogger
Full to the brim with exciting giveaways, wishlists and even product sales, Beauty and the blogger combines everything beauty orientated to create this wonderful online cosmetic hub.
Well written skincare websites are few and far between but Skin Deep comes up trumps for excellent ‘tried and tested’ features along with gobsmacking giveaways from brands such as he-shi and Bliss. The handy search feature allows you to quickly scour through the entire blog to find exactly what you’re looking for… Ideal for on the spot beauty advice.
This beauty blog is beautifully presented and contains endless info on new luxury cosmetic launches e.g. The Clarins Enchanted Summer range and L’Occitane Almond collection as well as make-up tips from pro make-up artists such as Mel England. It’s a smorgasbord of beauty know how!
A Model Recommends
Lets face it… When it comes to all things beauty orientated, Ruth Crilly knows her stuff. As an international fashion model and writer, she really has been there, done that and worn the oh-so-fashionable t-shirt, so pay attention! If you’re after video reviews, competitions and incredible give-aways then ‘A Model Recommends’ is just the ticket.
Emilys nail files
If you’re a fan of nail art then Emilys nail files is the blog for you! Using a variety of tools such as stamping plates, glitter and even hundreds and thousands, Emily demonstrates how to get your nails looking tiptop and totally on trend! The close-up, detailed photographs give readers a good idea of how their nails will look after following her tutorials and refreshingly, Emily’s never afraid to admit when her designs haven’t quite gone to plan.
London Beauty Queen
Haircare, skincare and cosmetics… London Beauty Queen is well and truly clued up on all three of them and loves nothing more than to share her findings (which she’s picked up during six years of beauty industry experience) with us! Tips and tricks along with answers to questions and quick fixes for disastrous make-up dilemmas, you’re bound to find what you’re looking for at this fabulous beauty hotspot.
Although predominantly a fashion based blog, SW Fashion includes a wonderfully informative beauty section with cheeky puns-a-plenty as well as tried and tested product updates and beautifully written articles touching on controversial current affairs. Always the first to know about exciting, new make-up collections and an absolute perfectionist when it comes to design and eye-catching graphics, Shona Wallace is nothing short of a genius when it comes to blogging! Be sure to check out her fashion section too for on-the-ball style advice.
Geography student Jen has put her beauty blog on the map with detailed photo documenting and intriguing reviews of both new and established skincare and make-up products. Regular, chatty posts such as ‘products that changed mah life’ and ‘the deadly sins of beauty’ ensure that her well-put together pages are both interesting and factual while unexpected features such as new store reviews keep it fresh!
Bubblegarm is a blog focussed on all things beautiful rather than just beauty alone however Muhsine’s great ‘what make-up I wore’ explanations and photo documentation makes this site a great hot spot if you fancy trying out a new look. Unexpected features for example ‘how to make your own baby food’ make for interesting reads that you wouldn’t find on your run of the mill cosmetic blog!
Make up to make out
Established in 2009, ‘Make up to make out’ began as a make-up review blog but has since gone on to include fashion, lifestyle and dating. Trained make-up artist and DJ, Lina writes about everything from lipsticks to hi-top trainers to the best sun creams! With a friendly tone, her posts are easy and fun to read yet you’re sure to get lots of info on the latest beauty goodies.
So so fly nails
Sophy Robson is famous for being London’s most creative nail artist and this blog comprises of everything from her inspiration to the latest looks she’s experimenting with! Got a passion for nail-art? You’d be crazy not to bookmark this simply laid out yet fascinating insight into the colourful world of Sophy!
Beauty in my mind
Cosmetic reviews, skincare advice and how-to’s… Beauty in my mind writer Sophia loves to combine everything beauty based with her passion for baking and travel! Her passion for everything girly is evident as she writes lovingly about each favourite product and experiments with weird and wonderful make-up looks. A must read!
The beauty slice
Whether she’s writing about a brands new collection launch party or advising us on her favourite products for the perfect home pedicure, Amy knows how to entertain her readers, including promotional videos and features such as ‘7 day lipstick challenge’! Head there for up-to-date beautygossip!
When it comes to Afro-Caribbean hair, it’s not easy to find a blog that’s packed full of reliable information but here’s one you can really trust! Hair stylist Andree Marie knows what she’s talking about so let her guide you through which products to use, which to avoid and pretty much everything else hair related too.
Cosmetic junkie Charlotte spends the majority of her time working on her incredibly well organised beauty blog ‘Lipglossiping’. With sections such as bargains, reviews, ramblings and brands, you’ll have no problem finding what you’re looking for and if you’re just after an enjoyable browse, it’s fabulous!
If you’re pale-skinned and/or redhead then Hey Dollface is the blog for you. Amber spent years seeking out beauty and haircare products to suit her colouring and now wants to help others in the same position. Illuminators to enhance the palest of complexions, eye creams for dreaded dark circles and hair glazes to add a little extra gloss to your flame-hued locks!
As well as trying out upcoming hair and beauty trends and giving us her verdict, Lauren also documents her baking accomplishments on easy-read blog Lauren Loves. Drawing inspiration from celebrity styles and pictures found on Tumblr, this minimalistic blog has just the right info:photo ratio to set any beauty junkies heart racing!
Pink Flamingo Kisses
London based blogger Nicole Campanaro uses Pink Flamingo Kisses as an outlet to showcase not only her latest beauty finds but also outfit choices, new shoe collections and the low down on the high profile events she’s attended. Her experiments with weird and wonderful nail art designs keep readers coming back for more.
Kitten Nails is well and truly dedicated to all things nail and cosmetic based. If Sarah’s not showing off her brand new beauty finds, she’s sure to be trying out daring effects and gemstones then photographing the results! A lover of all thing sparkly, get ready to bling up your talons after reading this colourful blog.
A Little Obsessed
Beauty, fashion and lifestyle blog ‘A Little Obsessed’ combines general chitchat with honest reviews, cosmetic news and exciting trends. Illamasqua, Benefit and Nails INC make up some of Sabrina’s favourite brands and you can count on her to let you know which products are worth splurging on.
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