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No makeup with makeup - Edinburgh Evening News beauty column

My latest beauty column for the Edinburgh Evening News was all about cheating to create 'no makeup' looks using, well yes, makeup:

No makeup with makeup - Edinburgh Evening News beauty column

Image via Beyonce on Instagram

The no makeup selfie: last month’s beauty fundraiser saw people ditch their makeup all in the name of charity and raise over £2million doing so. But whilst some people may be perfectly comfortable wearing little or no makeup, others are not. If this sounds familiar, then have no fear because there are ways to look and feel amazing without piling on the foundation.

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Dermaroller in Edinburgh Harvey Nichols

When Angelina Jolie, the world's most beautiful woman, is reported as a fan of a beauty treatment, then it's got to be worth a try. Which is why, dear readers, I recently found myself in the Beyond MediSpa clinic in Edinburgh's Harvey Nichols as a needled roller was passed over my face in a treatment known as the Dermaroller treatment. 
 
Dermaroller in Edinburgh Harvey Nichols
Image via Beyond MediaSpa
 
The Dermaroller treatment has been on my beauty radar for a few years particularly given the Angelina endorsement. So during my HydraFacial treatment I asked the lovely team at the Beyond Medispa clinic about the dermaroller treatment and they explained the benefits which include treating:
 
 
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new DKNY collection for Men and Women

Step into springtime and treat yourself to a new fragrance. And with the latest launches form DKNY, you could even feel like you're stepping into the Big Apple - New York.

new DKNY collection for Men and Women

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Spring Summer 14 beauty trends - Edinburgh Evening News beauty column

We're heading into the warmer months- woohoo- so this month in my Edinburgh Evening News beauty column, it's all about the Spring Summer 2014 beauty trends:

Spring Summer 14 beauty trends - Edinburgh Evening News beauty columnMuch like fashion, the change of season welcomes new trends and looks in the world of beauty. So as we head into Spring Summer 2014, if you are freshening up your wardrobe, why not take the opportunity to do the same for your makeup.

Gone is the gothic grunge of Autumn Winter 2013 and in its place comes a more feminine, paired down look. At the Spring Summer 2014 fashion shows, where, as well as the forthcoming fashion trends, the next season's beauty trends are premiered, beauty buzzwords included radiance and femininity rather than high glamour or drama of previous seasons.
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Masks - perfect skin pick-me-up

Whether it's too many late nights or poor diet, when your skin needs some R&R, what do you reach for? For me, when it comers to 'at home' solutions, I always plump for a mask as these tend to be the perfect tonic for my stressed out skin. Recently i've been trying the hydraluron moisture boosting mask from Indeed Labs with some impressive results.

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Sarah is the founder and editor of Scottish Beauty Blog. Sarah is also the Edinburgh Evening News beauty columnist. Connect with her on TwitterGoogle+ and LinkedIn.

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