Posts in Leighton Meester

Sexy, unstructured, soft, tousled hair. My ideal hair style and one of the hottest trends this year according to those in the know. Despite the ‘thrown together’ look of the style, it is more than difficult for us everyday folk to be blessed with such locks. The fact we don’t have a full-time hair stylist on staff, nor the time/money to take a visit to our local salon everyday really hinders our quest for perfectly ‘undone’ hair. Continue Reading

Luckily I was blessed with strong hair, and it has always been strong but when you have fine hair frizziness is forever present whether it is strong or not. Anyone who has experienced frizzy hair would know what I mean when I say this because you work so hard at getting your hair healthy or shiny or glossy but it still doesn’t get rid of the frizz. This is where specially formulated frizz control serums come in and you NEED to use one if your going to have any chance and getting those flyaway hairs to come in for landing.

Picking the right serum for your hair can be tricky and unfortunately one of those things you discover by trial & error. Until I started looking Continue Reading

Beauty Blog Hop Giveaway

Want to win the gorgeous new Tarte LIMITED EDITION Buried Treasure Eyeshadow Palette? Read on to enter and find out how you could win 35 other beauty prizes in this MEGA Beauty Blog Hop Giveaway! Continue Reading

Best Vegan Skincare Brands

Everyone has their own opinion on what skincare should do and be, but for me it’s all about aiming for perfection. I don’t want skincare that does the bare minimum and let’s me age gracefully. I only want to use skincare that WORKS – constantly improving my skin and getting it to function at it’s very best. That’s why I’m sharing with you the best vegan skincare brands.

People often confuse my choice to be vegan as somehow meaning I don’t care about my aesthetics any more. They couldn’t be more wrong! My strict standards for top performing skincare isn’t lessened by my cruelty-free choices. If anything, it makes my standards even higher.

There’s a misconception that cruelty-free and vegan skincare is unable subpar; that they’re less effective than animal-based skincare formulations. While this may have been the case decades ago when vegan skincare exclusively meant “natural” products with little to no scientific basis, skincare development has come a long way since then. Don’t get me wrong, there are still hundreds of natural skincare brands out there that do exactly what I don’t want – they don’t improve your skin, they just make it feel and smell nice – and there is a market for those. Not everyone is deathly afraid of aging like me. However, if you strive for clear, healthy and progressively improving skin despite the years passing us by, than I have exactly what you need.

My list of top performing skincare brands will introduce you to the changemakers. The hard-working, highly efficient skincare that allows you to take charge of your own aging appearance. And it just so happens they’re also the best vegan skincare brands too!  Continue Reading

Best New Beauty September 2017 beauty products

Wow, guys. This month is absolute madness in the beauty launch calendar. The best new beauty September launches have come in strong from the likes of Fenty Beauty, Too Faced, St Tropez, Nip + Fab, Katy Perry and more.

Discover the best of the best new beauty products with my Best New Beauty September round-up. Continue Reading

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