Slightly warmer weather and longer days makes us want to unfurl like shimmering butterflies from our winter cocoon of jumpers, tights and gloves. Attention, perhaps, turns to ways of bringing a little colour into our lives. There’s no better way to do that than to have some fun with new nail ideas: Here are our favourite five manicure styles that we’ve seen trending on the runways and fashion capitals. Go on, do a Lizzo. “Hair toss, check my nails…”
The Vintage look for clothes has really grown in popularity in recent years and here at Apples and Pears we love playing with different looks from different eras. So, once you have the perfect retro dress, here is some inspiration for make-up styles, to match.
In the dark days of winter most of us look forward to summer, with long sunny days spending any leisure time soaking up those rays. But with our unpredictable British climate it’s all too easy to ignore the warnings of the damage that sunlight can do to the skin, damage which is irreversible. It’s vital to protect your skin, even on a hot sunny lunch break in the park and not just on a foreign holiday. As many as 26 percent of us never bother to use a sunscreen, even when sunbathing in the full sun on the beach, where there’s little shade. This makes us vulnerable to permanent damage and even to skin cancer.
Staying safe and getting a tan is easy, with our simple guide.
If you love to wear nail polish all the time it’s easy to simply remove the old and reapply new without looking after your nails underneath. Over time they will become weak and brittle, and will then take a long time to recover. With a few minutes care on a regular basis you can keep them in top condition, and without having to buy expensive products. So let’s get back to basics – use our five top tips to get beautiful healthy nails.
Sore lips can make for a miserable winter, making drinking hot drinks and even smiling uncomfortable. With cold winds and lack of care the thin and delicate skin can be easily damaged. Once this sensitive layer becomes dry and flaky it can easily crack and bleed, and become really sore. So we’ve put together our four top helpful tips so that you’ll be ready to greet the spring with a smile!
Cold air can play havoc with your skin in winter - icy winds and then central heating can dry out your complexion causing sore and itchy patches. We’ve put together our five top tips to help you keep your skin in top condition throughout the winter and to protect it from getting chapped and dry.
Winter can have a really damaging effect on your hair – icy days and central heating can dry hair out and make it dull and lifeless. Foggy and damp days make hair lank and heavy and it’s tempting to hide your crowning glory under a woolly hat until spring! Emergency rescue treatments are expensive and time consuming. Instead use our four top tips to help keep your hair in good condition – shiny, free from split ends and easy to manage.