The EDITed Christmas Reading List

It’s Christmas Day, you’ve torn open all your presents, eaten all the food and drink you possibly can, played and feuded over board games and watched the Queen’s Speech. If you’ve found yourself with some free time and not much left to fill it with, we’ve put together a short reading list of features to browse – from under 2 minutes pieces, to lengthier articles. Whether you want to get to grips with glitter, or fight the dreaded dry skin, there’s something to keep you busy whilst everyone else naps. Merry Christmas!

2 Minutes

Looking for airbrushed skin without the Instagram filter? Thanks to the skin smoothing effects of Hylamide’s HA Blur, you can get IRL flawlessness without any app help. Read Grace’s review of this cult-favourite skin perfector to find out why it’s a mainstay in her makeup bag.

Game Changer | The Insta Filter Balm

Got glitter fear? Resident glitter expert and lover of all things sparkly, Rose-Ann, shares her favourite tips to injecting a little shimmer into your look so you can shine without resembling a disco ball. From the classic glitter lip to a shimmer enhanced brow, find out how to do glitter like a grown up.

How To Wear Glitter Like A Grown Up

3 Minutes

This time of year skin is generally not at it’s best. From harsh frosty winds to moisture-stripping heating, it can quickly become parched, dull, flaky and generally unhappy. But did you know that there is a big difference between dry and dehydrated skin and the ways they should be treated? Diagnose your skin and get it back to it’s best with our guide. 

Is Your Skin Dry or Dehydrated?

The contouring trend is showing no signs of going away – but it’s really not just as simple as tossing some bronzer under your cheekbones. For a perfectly sculpted complexion, learn how to correctly apply lighter and darker hues according to your face shape to enhance and correct your features. Our quick-look visual guide will show you exactly where to place what, for Kim K-esque makeup in no time.

Are You Contouring Properly?

5 Minutes

Find the perfect partner for your product favourites for maximum beauty benefits. Our in-house skin guru has handpicked the most compatible couples for beautifully healthy skin all year round – from the quick cleanse to the most budge-proof and waterproof lashes. Double up and slay the beauty game.

Five Product Power Couples

One of our favourite makeup brands offering good-for-skin formulas, beautiful colour ranges, luxe packaging and just the right amount of glow: Kevyn Aucoin is the collection you need to add to your makeup bag right now. Find out more about the range, and the man behind the name with our feature focus on Kevyn Aucoin.

Spotlight On | Kevyn Aucoin