The SkinBase™ Beauty Blog

Would you like to have healthy glowing skin? The perfect physique? A healthier diet?… of course you would. Lucky for you we scour the web so you don’t have to and post some of the best ways to get that perfect lifestyle right here in the SkinBase™ blog.

foundation
Healthy Living

How to choose the right foundation for your skin…

Foundation is called so, for a reason. After all, get your foundation right and the rest of your makeup will look much better. There’s nothing worse or more obvious than when someone gets foundation wrong. Cakey and orange ring a bell? The point of foundation is to help your skin look its best, not to look like you have loads of layers of makeup on. So, without further a do, let’s get started…

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Beauty News

The WORST things for dull and tired skin (and how to tackle it!)

Whenever we notice changes in our skin, it’s time to take note. Just as spots and blemishes can mark hormonal changes or highlight a lack of dietary requirements, dull and tired skin is also a marker of external and internal problems.

Look closer and it’s really no wonder our skin is feeling the pressure. We work long hours making it difficult to manage a personal life, we are sleep deprived, don’t have time to exercise – all while living in a polluted and stress-filled environment. These conditions deplete energy from the body and take their toll our skin too, leaving it matte and muted.

Here are some of the main reasons we suffer from dull skin, and a few top tips on how to stop them…

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Beauty Tips to See You Through Winter
Beauty News

Let the humble blusher be your new beauty buzzword!

Well, with all the talk of contouring, sculpting, bronzing – beauty’s latest buzzwords – it seems like some beauty staples, such as the humble blush end up being overlooked. But no, no, no girls – this is such a mistake! Blusher can do so many amazing things for your face if applied correctly! Bronzer and highlighter’s subtler cousin, blush can help to boost your complexion and enhance your natural glow with just a simple swipe of colour. So, this guide is for you!

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Healthy Living

How to perfect the winged eyeliner look…

We are often asked how to achieve the perfect winged eyeliner. Some women may feel it is too tricky to do and some may even avoid it altogether. But, don’t let those nerves put you off. Combine these tips with a little patience and you’ll be well on your way to having the perfect winged liner…

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Healthy Living

Three Homemade Skin Spritz Recipes – Refresh Your Skin

Skin spritz – oh how we love thee on a hot summer’s day. That said, we’re pretty sure we’re spending a little too much on novelty products in our local Boots this year – so we’ve decided the time is now to create our own, Pinterest-worthy skin mists, packed full of our favourite cooling ingredients. Here we go…

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Dull & Tired Skin

It’s time to say a BIG ‘bye-bye’ to dry and flaky skin…

I hate it when my skin is dry, not only is it sore and painful but it doesn’t make my skin look that great either. If you’re sick of skin that cracks and red patches that make you feel less confident in your summer smalls, then try these small and simple steps, to help improve the condition of your skin. You will feel and see the benefits in no time!

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