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Face to face: the rise of editing apps

Face to face: the rise of editing apps

Beauty, Featured, Lifestyle
“I don’t know what real skin looks like anymore” Chrissy Teigen spoke for a nation when she tweeted in response to the rise of face editing app Facetune. “People of social media: IT’S FACETUNE, you’re beautiful don’t compare yourself to others ok” she continued.   When The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) revealed the results of their 2017 audit, they made the claim that facial surgeries are falling in response to editing apps. They’re not wrong, editing app giant Facetune has been downloaded over 20 million times according to The Guardian. Since social media has become the norm, people are wanting to look the best that they possibly can online, and apps such as Facetune and Perfect 365 allow this to happen. With the chance to shrink your face, edit your
Can money buy you a modelling career?

Can money buy you a modelling career?

Beauty, Fashion, Lifestyle
The Oxford English dictionary defines nepotism as “The practice among those with power or influence of favouring relatives or friends, especially by giving them jobs.” (From Left: Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss, Gisele Bündchen & Christy Turlington) Photos: Wikimedia The practice of nepotism is something that has shrouded a dark cloud over the fashion industry for the last decade. Almost every face you see in fashion magazines has a family connection to the industry, whether it be a model mother or famous actor father. This begs the question, have the days of being spotted in McDonald’s a la Gisele Bündchen come to an end? Back in the 1990’s which is remembered as the era of the ‘supermodel’, the models were scouted for their talent, and that alone. Naomi Campbell was just 15
The Verdict on Dyson’s New Airwrap Hair Tool

The Verdict on Dyson’s New Airwrap Hair Tool

Beauty, Lifestyle, Shopping
“What should I do with my hair today?” - this is a question that many of us ask every single morning. The Dyson Airwrap is supposed to solve this problem. It is quick and easy to use, while still giving you that fresh-out-of-the-salon feel. Here we gather all we know about the new hair tool and answering the question - is it worth £400? If you jump in the shower and wash your hair, you barely have time to blow dry it, not to mention style it. If you skip the shower and just curl/straighten your hair, you end up feeling greasy for the rest of the day. Then enters Dyson’s Airwrap - the Sherlock Holmes to all your hair problems. THE HYPE Two years ago, Dyson launched its Supersonic Hair Dryer and it turned heads in the beauty world. It made drying hair faster without drilling out
The beauty brands which won’t break the bank

The beauty brands which won’t break the bank

Beauty, Lifestyle, Shopping
The beauty industry is booming, but with different skincare brands launching constantly it can be difficult to know what’s best. Get rid of the assumption that higher prices mean higher quality, in 2018 lower-end brands are taking over with social media going crazy for the low-priced cult products. We’ve compiled a list of the best beauty brands that are accessible on a budget but don’t scrimp on quality. 1. Glossier The beauty brand started by former Vogue intern Emily Weiss, has created a cult following through social media. Launched on the back of the successful lifestyle blog ‘Into the Gloss’, Glossier has the ethos of creating products that put skin first, makeup second. The brand is hyped up on Instagram with over 1.5 million followers on the platform, but Glossier is popula
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