Cosmetics

  • Christmas gifts,  Cosmetics,  Skin care

    Make Up Remover Towel

    The makeup remover towel is the perfect gift for any woman who wears cosmetics and makes a great stocking filler.

    Maintaining a skincare routine has become more prevalent recently, with numerous products available for cleansing, toning and moisturising.

    As we age, taking care of our skin becomes increasingly important, and now more than ever, we are constantly seeking ways to save money, help the environment and minimise waste.

    Make up remover towel

     

    Micellar lotions

    I have traditionally used makeup remover lotions for many years, starting with baby lotions and tissues during my younger days. Eventually, I transitioned to micellar lotion and cotton pads.

    Complete Care refreshing micellar liquid 3-1 is a very gentle product that helps remove all makeup traces. It is still very much in circulation and used by many women today. So, what’s changed?

    Make up remover towel

    Micellar lotions and cosmetic pads vary in price. While this makeup removal method is still effective and suitable for some, a few have switched to the latest product—the makeup remover towel.

    From early experimentation with cosmetics, we learned that to remove makeup, incredibly stubborn mascara, or deep-coloured lipstick, we need a product that will efficiently and effectively remove such products.

    Saving you money

    With the rising cost of living, many of us are searching for ways to save money. This goes beyond reducing heating or turning off lights when we’re not in a room. Using a makeup remover towel that only requires water and is reusable makes a lot of sense for penning-pinching consumers.

    ■ Affordable

    ■ Suitable for sensitive skin

    ■ Provides gentle exfoliation

    ■ Requires no chemicals

    ■ Machine washable

    ■ Effective

    ■ Environmentally friendly

    ■ Efficient

    Remove stubborn cosmetics

     

    The makeup remover towel is a must-have if you’re a regular makeup wearer looking to cut the continuous cost of buying cotton pads or makeup remover lotions.

    It’s surprising how effective it is. Stubborn mascara can be challenging to remove without rubbing, but the delicate eye area requires caution.

    Waterproof mascara is excellent, especially during rainy days or emotional moments.

    However, removing it at the end of the day can be frustrating, often requiring harsh soaps to eliminate excess residue. A gentle product is essential for sensitive skin to prevent dryness and irritation. The soft microfibres in the towel feel smooth on the skin.

    How do they work?

    The gentle fibres in the towel provide light exfoliation, leaving your skin with a perfect base for the next application.

    It’s hard to believe that a face towel requiring only water can efficiently remove all makeup traces with minimal effort and time.

    After each use, the towel can be machine-washed or washed by hand. Avoid hot water or fabric softener; use a linen bag to prevent the towel from disappearing.

    One side of the towel features exfoliation fibres to remove dead skin cells and promote a healthier glow, while the other has shorter fibres for gentle makeup removal. Using a microfiber towel instead of disposable pads is an eco-friendly choice.

    The makeup remover towel is a more efficient way to remove makeup than traditional methods.

    It’s ideal for those who dislike the tedious process of removing makeup after a late night and prefer to deal with the aftermath in the morning.

    If I had known how effective the makeup towel was, I would have started using it years ago. In addition to the towel, I  use Simple Purifying Gel Wash to cleanse and detox my skin.

    These towels also make fantastic gifts for family and friends, as my sister greatly appreciated hers last year.

    You can purchase them in most shops, supermarkets and online retailers. I bought mine from FM World, and they come in pink and purple.

    Make up remover towel
    FM World’s makeup remover towels
    Make up remover towel

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    Conclusion

    If you want to save money, help the environment and find the perfect gift for someone, I highly recommend the makeup remover towel.

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  • mineral make up

    Mineral based cosmetics

    Women find themselves spending a fair amount of money on fragrances so why not spend the same on mineral-based cosmetics? There are many benefits to wearing mineral make-up and with the damage that everyday life can play on our skin, it’s the way forward.

    Mineral based cosmetics

    The weather, summer or winter, has a huge impact on the skin. Drying it out if we’re in the sun for long periods and making it feel tight and irritated through lack of moisture. Having the heating on during the winter months can also take out essential oils from the skin.

    Men and women are constantly spending money on skin care products to help with the damage done by the weather and our day-to-day surroundings. When I first began working with FM World, a perfume and cosmetics company, I was often asked by the women if our make-up was mineral-based.

    Why do we look for such in our cosmetics?

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    Well, mineral make-up started around the early 1970s, by a lady called Diane Richardson Ranger. She began creating her body products even though she had no experience of making her own. She was enthusiastic nevertheless and pushed forward to eventually opening up her body care boutique based in Northern California.

    Diane saw the potential and need for natural body care products so she created make-up that was free from perfumes, alcohol, dyes, emulsifiers and mineral oil.

    We all look for cosmetics that are kind to our skin and still give the same results as traditional cosmetics.

    Whilst the price tag will essentially be higher for mineral-based cosmetics, it’s a similar scenario when we purchase perfume. We get what we pay for.

    The benefits of mineral-based cosmetics

    The ingredients are safe and can be used on those with sensitive skin. Those who perhaps have troublesome skin such as acne or dermatitis are often looking for a more gentle alternative. Mineral-based cosmetics contain Ingert ( a type of gas that does not undergo chemical reactions).

    Ingert gases are generally used to prevent unwanted chemical reactions from degrading and are bacteria-free so they won’t expire.

    The effective ingredients found in mineral makeup will help the skin to heal, protect and soothe. Using natural ingredients keeps the cosmetics free of irritating chemicals such as fragrances, waxes, synthetics, gluten and parabens. ( These are preservatives that are widely used in cosmetics ).

    The importance of having a glowing complexion and a natural look is important to women.

    So by using mineral make-up, the ingredients will promote much healthier skin and are less likely to clog the pores. When our pores get clogged with make-up, this leads to bacteria and infection.

    With adaptable pigments that can be used wet or dry, such as eye shadow, body shimmer, lip colours and blusher, this gives a more versatile option when using them.

    The coverage is easier to build up and layer without looking or feeling heavy. With the use of fewer ingredients, this will also reduce the chance of irritation of the skin.

    Everyone’s skin is different so with the added advantage of long-lasting mixtures, these will bind the natural oils of the skin and are water resistant too for a lasting finish.

    Mineral-based make-up protects the skin but creates a barrier from harmful outside elements and can protect from the rays of the sun by adding some protection.

    Mineral based cosmetics
    FM Cosmetics HD effect mineral powder

    Whilst mineral make-up is better for the skin, it is still widely recommended that all traces be removed before going to bed.

    Make-up left on overnight will seep into the pores of the skin and this is when bacteria can set in. No matter how tired you are from a night out with friends, make sure above anything else that you remove your make-up. Using a gentle cosmetics remover will further benefit the skin and leave it soft, cleansed and youthful.

    Mineral -based cosmetics
    Refreshing micellar liquid 3in1 Complete Care 220 ml

    The healthier option

    Mineral make-up binds to facial oils so this is much better for the skin and gives the make-up a natural water resistance. It’s important to choose the right cosmetics.

    A good product will let the skin ‘breathe’ whilst wearing as well as the protection from harmful rays as mentioned earlier. Products that contain titanium dioxide will make it an excellent SPF.

    Having the advantage of mixing products and colours gives the wearer a much more versatile option and layering for a natural glow is what every woman aims for.

    Mineral based cosmetics

    How long does mineral makeup last?

    Most will have a long shelf life due to their ingredients and this works well when many women accumulate a fair-sized collection of make-up. It’s disappointing and difficult to throw away cosmetics that haven’t been used as often as others.

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    There will always be products that need to be discarded because of their shelf life or because the consistency has changed and the product is no longer suitable to use.

    Mineral makeup doesn’t allow for bacteria to grow as there is a lack of organic material to allow this to happen. A comforting thought.

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  • mineral make up,  Perfumes

    Perfumes and cosmetics

    Perfumes and cosmetics have always gone together. Wearing a favourite fragrance makes both men and women feel good. Wearing cosmetics gives women extra confidence with the bonus of complimenting an outfit.

    Of course, there are always days that neither is required, such as during the several lockdowns in 2020 to this year when many of us were working from home.

    The only people to see were those of immediate family living in the same house or work colleagues on the other side of a computer screen during a Zoom call.

    Even then there was the bonus that we could switch the camera so that we had a glamorous profile photo to show off instead of the reality.

    Wearing Pyjamas, hair tied up, no make-up or perfume on for the women seemed to be a bonus. Days that we didn’t feel like we’d had to make the effort to look good.

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    No need to look your best when there is no visit to the office or seeing customers.

    Perfumes and cosmetics
    2020-2021 saw many people working from home

    Men get away with far more when it comes to appearances. They wake up looking just the same as they went to bed. Perhaps the hair is slightly dishevelled but overall, they don’t feel the need to ‘glam up’ for the sake of a conference call.

    The truth behind why women wear make-up

    Perfumes and cosmetics
    A woman’s cosmetics bag can contain a huge selection of products for day and night wear

    Women have been wearing make-up for many years and around 44 per cent of American women won’t be seen leaving their homes without make-up on.

    So what are the two primary reasons why women wear make-up?

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    Concealment/ camouflage

    Even if women don’t apply a full face of make-up such as eye shadow or lip gloss, many will reach for the foundation to cover up any imperfections. This alone will give more confidence and ‘hide’ any insecurities that women may have about their appearance.

    Just a dab around the eyes to conceal the dark shadows that many women have as they get older will have the same effect.

    Seduction

    Women are constantly aiming to be prettier, more glamorous and more confident. The media plays a huge part in this when we see models, pop stars and actors looking glam on screen. Some even feel that they have to keep such appearances off-screen when out shopping.

    Others will disguise themselves with hats and sunglasses to blend in with the public. Some will walk out bare-faced regardless of getting photographed and that shows true confidence and an attitude that they are confident in their appearance.

    I find this particularly powerful and true statement to all women out there. We really can be confident on the outside if we can change our mindset and be confident within.

    From a young age, women are taught that to be successful in their relationships, and careers and build friendships, they need to look pretty.

    School-age children often compare themselves to others and see the popular girls in class gaining more attention from the boys because they are prettier.

    Once old enough to wear makeup then give these girls the confidence they feel they need as they grow into women.

    Young children are often experimenting with mum’s make-up. Wearing a lip gloss or blusher to copy what their mum is wearing.

    Attractive women are treated differently and more in favour when it comes to success in jobs and relationships, as unfair as this seems.

    Features that we notice first in men and women

    The first feature that we notice in others is the eyes. Whilst men have little choice when it comes to making their eyes stand out, women have and do take full advantage of the selection of products on offer to make their eyes ‘pop’.

     

    Perfumes and cosmetics
    Eye shadow brings a whole new dimension to a woman’s eyes

    Another feature is the lips. Women tend to have darker lips naturally as well as the skin around the eyes.

    Lipstick/lip gloss is a great product for making the lips bigger and more seductive. Red lipstick is known to make women appear more attractive to men.

    Perfumes and cosmetics
    Red has often been seen as a seductive colour when it comes to lipstick

    Adding a complimentary shade to the lips can make a huge difference and some women feel that just wearing a lip colour is enough to be able to step out of the house.

    Perfumes and cosmetics
    The latest colours of lipgloss from FM 2022 have beautiful depth, a magical wand to apply easily and a long-lasting colour on the lips

    Men will notice eyes and lips first and are drawn to these features so women will often enhance those for this reason. The foundation is by far the top cosmetic product that women will use first. Even if no other cosmetic is worn, just hiding any imperfections, helps to even out the skin tone or cover imperfections, which makes a huge difference in confidence.

    Perfumes and cosmetics
    A selection of FM cosmetics foundations suitable for all skin types

    Adding a pink-based blusher will also give the appearance of younger-looking skin as it gives a similar look to the natural glow that we have. Eye shadow, mascara and eyeliner can help maximize your natural eye colour as well as make the eyes look larger and more evenly shaped. Be careful wearing too heavy or too dark a colour as this can make the eyes look smaller and aged.

    When it comes to make-up, less is most definitely more. We’ve all fallen into the trap of constantly applying a bit throughout the day to the point when we have too much.

    Good lighting at home is essential in making a huge difference. There is nothing worse than leaving the house and catching yourself in the rearview mirror in the daylight and seeing what we thought was a subtle amount has been overloaded.

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    Once we have applied make-up and a spritz of our favourite fragrance, we are ready to face the world.

    Do you have any questions regarding cosmetics or perfume? Drop a comment below or get in touch.

  • Cosmetics,  Perfumes

    Beauty and perfumes

    Beauty and perfumes have always been intertwined, much like a hand fits perfectly into a glove. This relationship dates back to around 7000 BC. The beauty and perfume industry has been and will continue to be a massive force worldwide. Since the creation of Chanel, the perfume industry has experienced phenomenal success. Sales remain consistent, especially as Christmas approaches when loved ones rush to both physical stores and online retailers to purchase their favourite perfumes.

    Beauty and perfumes
    Make-up has always been a popular purchase to look and feel good about ourselves
    Beauty and perfumes
    Capturing a unique fragrance can be hard but FM fragrances allow you to try over 200 with our samples

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    Beauty and Perfumes

    Choosing perfume and makeup as gifts for friends or family can be quite a challenge. Everyone has their unique preferences when it comes to scents and cosmetics.

    With such a vast variety of makeup and fragrances available, it can feel like navigating a minefield to find the perfect gift, especially if you want to keep it a surprise. It’s not always easy to ask someone about their favourite product without revealing your intention.

    It’s a relief when a loved one has a signature perfume or makeup item they consistently use, making gift-buying straightforward. Many people turn to online platforms like eBay for such purchases these days.

    Both beauty and perfume contribute to how individuals present themselves to the world, and the industries continue to evolve, driven by changing consumer preferences, technological advancements, and a focus on sustainability and inclusivity.

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    It’s quick, easy, and often more affordable than buying from the stores. So, what happens when someone buys a fragrance that they don’t like? Do they wear it anyway or leave it in the drawer to eventually expire? I’ve left it in my bedroom cupboard when I’ve had a perfume that doesn’t suit.

    Cosmetics

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    “Choosing perfume and makeup as gifts for friends or family can be quite a challenge. Everyone has unique preferences when it comes to scents and cosmetics.

    With such a vast variety of makeup and fragrances available, finding the perfect gift can feel like navigating a minefield, especially if you want to keep it a surprise. It’s not always easy to ask someone about their favourite product without revealing your intention.

    It’s a relief when a loved one has a signature perfume or makeup item they consistently use, making gift-buying straightforward. Many people turn to online platforms like eBay for such purchases these days.

    The same dilemma applies to makeup. It can be tempting to purchase a vibrant eyeshadow palette with all the colours of the rainbow, but if you’re buying for someone who either doesn’t wear much makeup or prefers subtle shades, it can end up being a waste of money, and we don’t like that.

    One advantage of shopping for makeup these days is that similar to perfume, you can often purchase small samples before committing to a larger 50ml bottle. But what about makeup?

    Fortunately, several companies, including FM Cosmetics, offer individual pots of makeup, allowing you to wear your favourite shades without wasting a full palette.”

    Beauty and perfumes
    Single shimmer eye shadow by FM Cosmetics
    Beauty and perfumes
    Also available in gold

    A great idea that saves us money on buying a palette that has just two or three of our favourite colours and the rest of the palette gets left untouched.

    Beauty and perfumes
    Three available colours with FM Cosmetics eye shadows

    Everyone loves to save money, and companies certainly have their customers’ interests at heart when creating cosmetics and perfumes. Since makeup is unique to every woman, companies aim to provide them with the opportunity to make the most of all their cosmetic items.

     

    Growing up with make-up

    As a youngster, I had a makeup bag that consisted of every eyeshadow, lip gloss, and mascara. We tend to have our favourites that we go back to. If we emptied our makeup bag on the table and picked out the items we use regularly, there would be almost half of the products that were never used. Some may have been favourites but got replaced with the latest lipstick or blusher.

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    Beauty and perfumes

    Rimmel lasting lipsticks are hugely popular

    Beauty and perfumes

    Rimmel Natural Bronzer– a must-have for the summer season with a selection of colours to choose from.

    These days, we can afford to buy just what we need, and with such a variety of fragrances that keep on growing every year, we are spoilt for choice. It becomes harder when it comes to purchasing a birthday/Christmas gift or simply treating ourselves. Let’s face it, ladies, you do love to treat yourselves, and why not?

    I’d love to hear your thoughts on what brand of cosmetics you purchase or what your current perfume is. Comment below or get in touch 

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