Author: Emily Warrilow

This week we’re loving… Colour pop nails

The skies are grey, the mornings dark and the weather seems to reflect the general campus mood: Miserable. So now we’re on the wrong side of Christmas, with no more stockings or pigs in blankets to look forward to, a little brightness in our lives is just what we need. Here are four of our favourite colour pop nail varnishes to brighten up hardworking fingertips during the January revision period. After all, spring is just around the corner… Topshop nails in Green Room, £5           Rimmel Lycra Pro nail polish in Fancy Fuchsia, £4.59 at...

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This week we’re loving… Looking stunning with superfoods

New year, new diet, right? If you’re one of the many trying to eat well this January after obscene levels of indulgence over the Christmas period, add these superfoods to your shopping list to keep you feeling beautiful inside and out. Breakouts caused by heavy food over Christmas are only aggravated by January exam stress, so up your zinc levels to calm skin. Zinc is found in all kinds of cereals, bran flakes having particularly high levels, so load up for breakfast to kick start a day of revision and combat spots! If bran flakes every morning sounds a...

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This week we’re loving… Backcomb in a Bottle by Umberto Giannini

Love big hair but hate the damage and pain caused by backcombing? Thanks to Umberto Giannini’s genius Backcomb in a Bottle, mornings spent weeping whilst  teasing out tangles are history. Rather than rubbing your locks the wrong way and causing trauma-by-tail comb, spritz this delicious-smelling spary into roots for buildable texture and volume that feels natural, not crispy or sticky. At just £5.61 from Boots, this wonder product is a definite staple for the upcoming party season. Image source:

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Harvey Nichols beauty wonderland comes to Liverpool ONE

Harvey Nichols opened the doors to one of its first Beauty Bazaars in Liverpool ONE yesterday. Socialite Olivia Palermo cut the ribbon to the upmarket beauty emporium, which features salons, a spa and a champagne bar. The ground floor offers a selection of concessions from top end beauty brands, including Chanel, Dermalogica and Bobbi Brown, as well as Liverpool exclusives Tom Ford Beauty and Shu Uemura. Of course, the array of luxury products on offer would not be complete without a personal shopping service and, as always, Harvey Nics has not disappointed. The first floor is home to a selection...

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This week we’re loving… The Body Shop Hemp Hand Protector

Hands hate winter: fact. Whilst we may love the fashion, food and telly that the colder weather is all about, no amount of cable knit, casserole and X Factor can distract from the pain of dry, cracked hands. As students the problem is tenfold as we spend most of our time in freezing houses, wandering around uni or on nights out; we’re always exposed to the elements. The problem is most hand creams just don’t cut it. They’re all too light to do any serious repairing, and often leave your hands feeling damp, and therefore worse. Something more robust...

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