Spa-ing with my teenager daughter

Nikki Parkinson Beauty 21 Comments

My early teenage skincare “routine” consisted of a bit of apricot scrub that I bought with my own money and sparingly used because I didn’t want it to run out.  No moisturiser.  Sunscreen only when …

Mums, get your two-minute face on

Nikki Parkinson Beauty 40 Comments

I’ve actually got better at this whole makeup thing since becoming a mum. My time may be squeezed more inefficiently than the kids’ tube of toothpaste but once I became a mum (*sweet* 16 years …

Eye spy three products that will help you defy your age

Nikki Parkinson Beauty 16 Comments

I’m currently giving away five of Benefit’s b.right! It’s Potent! eye cream and I noted in that post that I was somewhat of a connoisseur of eye-specific skincare products.  When I say connoisseur, I mean …

New foundations and lippies … a teenager’s perspective

Samantha Cheney Beauty 18 Comments

Editor’s note: Last week, I had staff.  Well, I had one work experience student.  An extremely capable and gorgeous young woman who didn’t flinch when I showed her the filing folder that hadn’t been touched …

Are you planning a winter hair makeover?

Nikki Parkinson Beauty 37 Comments

I’m due at the hairdressers tomorrow for my six-week cut and colour appointment.  But here’s the thing.  I’m thinking of tweaking the colour.  Maybe de-blonding a bit.  Definitely not totally.  But maybe a bit. I …

Why I’m qualified to talk about ageing, anti or otherwise

Nikki Parkinson Beauty 25 Comments

In a couple of months, I will stop filling out surveys.  Not because they’re annoying and I don’t think I’ll ever win anything for my efforts. No, because before I’ve even got beyond the first …