Stay sassy with NAF! Salon 💅🏼

What do piña coladas, cherry pie and fierce nails have in common? Well NAF! Salon of course, it’s only the hottest salon in Glasgow bringing some serious style to your nails and face. We caught up with owner and nail boss, Tammy Koslowski to find out what it takes to be in the UK’s coolest nail gang Where did you get the idea for NAF! Salon? I had previously been running my own business called DIY Nails. I made and sold nail art decals. I saw all these cool nail bars in London, like WAH Nails, as I was running…

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The best Halloween makeup tutorials on YouTube

Just been invited to a Halloween party this weekend and no idea what to wear? Never fear – the good people of YouTube are here to rescue you! The video streaming site is jam-packed with incredible, creepy makeup tutorials that are perfect for the season. So dig into your makeup bag (or your sister’s) and get creative. You’ll look positively ghoulish, darling. Chucky The world’s creepiest doll gets a millennial makeover with this makeup look. These scars are scarily realistic! Vampire This one’s easy yet effective. People are totally into the whole vampire thing post-Twilight too, right? Creepy clown Even…

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Beauty Buzz: Glossier

It’s the US beauty brand that bloggers have been banging on about for what feels like years – and it’s finally arrived in the UK! Glossier is home to heaps of gorgeous products in simple packaging that do exactly what they say on the tin. With skincare, makeup and body products, you’ve got all your beauty bases covered. And best of all? It’s not ridiculously-priced either. Not quite supermarket beauty – but not high-end, beg-your-mum-for-a-loan either. We’ve rounded up our pick of the best bits from the range. Glossier, just take all our money now… Super Glow This glorious serum…

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Beauty Buzz: Fenty Beauty

Rihanna is a bit of a hero as it is. But last week, she took her legend status to the next level when she launched Fenty Beauty. Her cosmetics range has been years in the making – and the hard work has paid off. The line’s USP is the fact that it caters for all skin tones, from super pale to really dark – there are 40 different shades of foundation on offer. Because Fenty isn’t your usual celebrity-endorsed line – Rihanna’s gone to huge lengths to create products which are useable, useful and will soon become a staple in…

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Best tanning products

Sunshine, sunnies, bronzed glow – oh wait, it’s still grey and rainy outside. Classic Scotland. Well, it looks like we’ve had our summer for this year and if you’re anything like us, your tan ain’t looking so hot. Never fear, we’ve done all the hard work for you and found the best tanning products out there for your summer glow. If anyone asks, you’ve totally just got off the plane after a cheeky week in Maga – your secret’s safe with us. St Moriz £2.99 Lets start off cheap and cheerful. Coming in at £2.99 from Savers (what a shop),…

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Turning A ‘Like’ Into A Living

How do you go about turning something you like into a living? Careers advice often focuses on academia, how well you perform in exams and which school subjects can set you up for a satisfying career. Hobbies are often overlooked, but these can hold the key to an exciting future. You can do something you love while getting paid for it. Sound good? Read on… Make Up Maestro Do you spend hours perfecting make up looks, learning from tutorials online and applying your friends’ false eyelashes before a night out? Can you contour like a true Kardashian? If you know…

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How I became a vintage make-up artist: Fiona Poliri, Bygone Bombshell

Fiona Poliri, 31, spends her days powdering noses and perfecting vintage waves. Working as a hair stylist and make-up artist for Bygone Bombshell Beauty Parlour, Fiona transports her clients’ style to a different era in time. We caught up with her to ask how she turned her love of make-up and vintage fashion into a career. Q: Fiona, tell us what you do at Bygone Bombshell Beauty Parlour? My job involves transforming my clients into pretty pin-ups and vintage bombshells. Be it a wedding, prom, TV appearance, a hen party or a night out, I love to go back in time…

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Beauty bargains for under a tenner

We all wish we could make like Tanya Burr and smear our faces with £30 creams, lotions and potions, but let’s face it – we’re not made of money and/or super famous vloggers who get sent spendy cosmetics to try out free of charge. We’ve resigned ourselves to the fact that we’ve got to embrace budget buys when it comes to cosmetics – but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Your local chemist is crammed with brilliant products that are pocket money-friendly AND really perform too. It’s the ideal situation! Here’s our pick of the best beauty buys of the…

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What’s in your makeup bag?

It’s so easy to throw on a bit of lippy, slap on some foundation and Cara-fy your brows before you head out for the evening, without giving a second thought about the contents of your makeup bag. In getting ready to hit the town, do we ever consider what our favourite cosmetics are made from? We’ve done a bit of research, so prepare yourself for some shocking revelations that might make you reconsider the next mascara that you buy… Cheap cosmetics Found some bargain cosmetics online? Perhaps all is not as it seems. According to a police report released back in May, £3.5million worth…

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