Current Makeup Routine: Summer 2022

AKDSEO

Here’s my current makeup routine, including a rediscovered foundation that’s perfect for the summer months (ultra-glowy but lightweight and non-greasy) and what is possibly my all-time favourite mascara. I’m going to break it down into steps for you, but please do watch the video further on down the page if you’d like to see any of the products in action.

Read More

SPF Problem: My Sunscreen Is Stinging My Eyes

AKDSEO

I think that most of us are now pretty clued up about the fact that sunscreen needs to be a mandatory part of our beauty routines. We’ve long known about the risk of skin cancer but sun exposure is also the leading cause of skin ageing. So if there’s one singular thing we can do to keep skin looking youthful

Read More

SPF Problem: Sunscreen Breaks Me Out

AKDSEO

Problems with SPF. We’re wading through a few common issues with sunscreen, while the sun is out and people feel its relevant and topical. The thing is, sunscreen should be topical all year round, if you’re at all worried about the effects of the sun on your skin, but I still think that the majority of people only apply SPF

Read More

SPF Problem: How Do I Reapply Sunscreen Over Makeup?

AKDSEO

This is the third SPF problem in my little mini-catalogue of sunscreen issues and it’s the one that seems to frustrate people the most: how on earth do you reapply sunscreen over makeup?

I have two good options below. My first thought, though, is this: if you’re doing an activity that requires a full face of makeup, it’s unlikely you’re

Read More

5 Favourite Makeup Launches: Summer 2022

AKDSEO

Some lovely, melty-textured makeup bits that’ll see you through the rest of summer and take you nicely into Autumn.

Oh God! The A-Word!

I hate myself for even using it, because the summer months are what I live for, but all good things must come to an end. Also, the summer holidays stress me out more than they ever relax

Read More