Beauty Playground
Beauty Playground
LATEST POSTS
 
Make
MAKE UP TIPS FOR GLASSES WEARERS

As all glasses-wearers know, no matter how much you love your frames, they sure are a nuisance when it comes to makeup.cWhether it’s your lashes brushing against your lenses...

READ MORE >

The Best of Beauty for Cocktail Lovers
THE BEST OF BEAUTY FOR COCKTAIL LOVERS

When it comes to beauty products and the world of pampering, it’s all about scents. Do you have any favourite fragranced products? Why is it you like them so much? The likelihood is...

READ MORE >

Summer Trends the Right Way
SUMMER TRENDS THE RIGHT WAY

There have been so many trends so far this summer, but the key to acing them is all in the detail. Experimenting with new beauty products is always daunting especially...

READ MORE >

A Guide to Sweat-Proof Make Up
A GUIDE TO SWEAT-PROOF MAKE UP

We can’t help but rejoice when the sun makes an appearance each day and blazes us with the heat – if we’re lucky – but with the sun some comes exactly that, heat, that triggers...

READ MORE >

Gift Sets: For Special Occasions, All Year Round
GIFT SETS: FOR ALL YEAR ROUND!

Here at Fragrance Direct, we live by the mantra that a gift set is for life, not just for Christmas – it’s the only way. There’s no need to bulk by at the end of the year...

READ MORE >

FD Beauty Box
INTRODUCING THE FD BEAUTY BOX!

Whether you’re looking for the perfect gift with a fantastic range of beauty bits or you fancy treating yourself to some new makeup goodies, our brand new FD Make Up Favourites...

READ MORE >

Hand Luggage Heros
HAND LUGGAGE HEROS

Here at Fragrance Direct we love travelled size minis, so we decided to discuss some of our favourites. Mini’s are great for testing out a new product if you have never used...

READ MORE >

The Festival Edit
THE FESTIVAL EDIT

Its officially here – festival season! Whatever festival you are attending you want to feel your best if you’re look is totally extra or you’re keeping it minimal in your doc martins...

READ MORE >

Wedding Make Up Inspiration
WEDDING MAKE UP INSPIRATION

This time of year, often brings a surge of wedding invitations through the letterbox. As it is such as exciting occasion it often comes with the added stress of what to wear. For a wedding...

READ MORE >

Highlighters vs Illuminators
HIGHLIGHTERS VS ILLUMINATORS

Highlighters and Illuminators add a glow to your final makeup look, but what’s the difference and which is best? Here, we bring you everything you need to know about these products...

READ MORE >

Coverage Hacks for Hot Weather
COVERAGE HACKS FOR HOT WEATHER

So far, the spring of 2019 has brought us some gorgeous sunshine and we are all hoping that this is a preview of what is to come throughout summer. But as a beauty company we can...

READ MORE >

Find Your Perfect Red Lip
FIND YOUR PERFECT RED LIP

Do you dream of pout perfection? If you’d love to track down the best shade of red lipstick for your complexion, you’re in luck! Choose the right shade of red in a texture to suit you...

READ MORE >

Our Top 5 Concealers
OUR TOP 5 CONCEALERS

Today we are reviewing the concealers that we have at Fragrance Direct. In every girl’s make up bag we rely on a trusty concealer to brighten up our under eye and cover those breakouts...

READ MORE >

Bronzers
BRONZERS - THE HOLY GRAIL MAKE UP ITEM

Every girl knows how much of a key player bronzer is to their makeup bag. Whether you rely on it for adding some colour to your complexion or sculpting your face, a good bronzer...

READ MORE >

Organise your Make Up
HOW TO ORGANISE & DECLUTTER YOUR MAKE UP COLLECTION

Spring is finally on the horizon, and for many of us that means it’s time for a huge clean-up operation. We know that one of the areas...

READ MORE >

TOP 3 MAKEUP APPS

These days, there’s an app for just about everything and the ever-current beauty industry has stepped up to the mark. We’ve been seeing beauty and makeup apps springing up for...

READ MORE >

MOTHERS DAY GIFTS FOR ALL

Whether you’re celebrating your own mum this Mother’s Day, or preparing to show your partner or a friend how much they mean to their younger kids, choosing the right gift – however small...

READ MORE >

PINTEREST BEAUTY TRENDS

More and more of us are turning to Pinterest for inspiration and trend forecasting so we thought we would pull out some of our favourites for you to have a look through! The first one which we...

READ MORE >

LIVING THE HIGH LIGHT

No one can deny their obsession with highlighters and creating that flawless glow! Whether you apply it everyday or just to add a little something when you are enjoying out of work...

READ MORE >

BEAUTY & FRAGRANCE GIFTS

Mother’s Day will be here before you know it and with it being on the 31st of March, the last day of the month it is best to be prepared while we still have the budget. We all want our...

READ MORE >

HOW TO PACK FOR LIGHT SPRING

Is your first holiday of the year nearly here? Whether you’re going on a city break or a week somewhere further away for some sunshine, you must start thinking about what to...

READ MORE >

NEW YEARS BEAUTY RESOLUTIONS

As we bid farewell to 2018, many of us set our new year’s resolutions… Every year most of us attempt to change our ways but often fail, sometimes even before the end of January...

READ MORE >

VEGAN FRIENDLY BEAUTY

January, the first month of the new year, a time many of us try and make a change. Whether it is joining the gym or starting guitar lessons, the start of the year inspires us to try new things...

READ MORE >

DATE NIGHT MAKEUP

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and we can’t stop thinking about how to style for the big night. Love is in the air, and we feel more strongly about our favourite palettes...

READ MORE >

BEAUTY HACKS THAT WILL SAVE...

We all like to look and feel good, but sometimes spending hours in front of the mirror in the morning can be a real drain on our time and energy. However, if you apply a couple of....

READ MORE >

NEW YEARS EVE MAKEUP IDEAS

The party season is officially here, just in case we didn’t have enough reasons to get all glammed up. If you’re anything like us, you’ll have plenty of outfits already lined up and ready to go...

READ MORE >

GYM PROOF YOUR MAKEUP

Now that we are heading into the new year after giving 2018 a mighty send off, it’s now time to attempt those new year resolutions. One for many people, is to get back in the gym and...

READ MORE >

AUTUMN MAKEUP TUTORIAL

Looking for a little bit of makeup inspiration? Then we have just the thing, check out this gorgeous Autumn makeup look that is perfect for the season!...

READ MORE >

CHRISTMAS PARTY MAKEUP TRENDS

Throughout the festive period we attend more parties than at any other time of year. With that comes the added pressure of having a new outfit for each occasion. We share ideas we have...

READ MORE >

BEST BEAUTY TRENDS

2018 has been an impressive year for fashion and beauty. We’ve seen new products by Givenchy and Armani fly off the shelves, while growing trends in skin rejuvenation and therapeutic...

READ MORE >

MAKEUP BRUSHES USES

Fragrance Direct are here with all you need to know about your most essential beauty tool! Read about what makes a great make up brush, which brushes to use for what and how to clean...

READ MORE >

GIRLS NIGHT IN PAMPER KIT

If all those nights out are taking their toll, it’s time to plan a night in to remember. Getting the girls over for a pamper evening is one of the best ways to unwind, catch up and destress. The real...

READ MORE >

AUTUMN NAIL COLOURS

For months we’ve been getting excited about this autumn’s nail colours. The AW18 Fashion Week catwalks were awash with exciting new nail trends and spins on some of our favourite...

READ MORE >

GUIDE TO CRUELTY FREE AND VEGAN MAKEUP

For a long time the biggest concerns about make up were how long it stayed on, how much it cost, and whether your sister would try to steal it. This soon changed when people became...

READ MORE >

HOW TO PACK FOR A WEEKEND BREAK

When it comes to packing for a weekend break, no matter how many times you write a list, start packing 3 days before and make many mental notes, you always end up forgetting...

READ MORE >

BEAUTY TIPS FOR STUDENTS

Your mum’s bought you your first ever set of pots and pans, you’ve finally sorted your student loan and you’ve had your last night out with your schoolmates – you’re officially...

READ MORE >

WEDDING MAKEUP LOOKS

Wedding season is well and truly here! Check out makeup looks on somewhere like Pinterest and you’ll find billions (quite literally) of ideas to go at. That makes it the fastest...

READ MORE >

OUR TIPS FOR EASY EYEBROWS

Your eyebrows are a major part of your look. Although it might be easy to side-line brow maintenance while you primp and preen other parts of your face, beauty experts...

READ MORE >

AUTUMN MAKEUP TRENDS

Goodbye summer, hello autumn! There are a few perks to shorter days and darker nights. One, it’s the perfect time to up your game and bring out the freshest looks. We especially love...

READ MORE >

MAKEUP BRUSHES AND THEIR...

Have you fallen into the trap of buying more makeup brushes than you know what to do with? Or perhaps you’re in the other camp, and have a couple of tired, worn out brushes...

READ MORE >

HOW TO MAKE YOUR MAKEUP LAST

We’ve all been there. The heat turns up a few notches and you suffer from the dreaded makeup slide. Whether you have a long day ahead or a big night planned, it’s good to...

READ MORE >

THE ULTIMATE MAKEUP...

Fragrance Direct are bringing you the ultimate in makeup inspiration. Discover timeless looks for eyes, skin and lips that you’ll love. Perfect these techniques...

READ MORE >

HOW TO APPROACH FOUNDATION

Primers are often overlooked as a makeup essential. But anyone in the know will tell you that a primer should be a firm fix in your makeup kit. Just like other base products like...

READ MORE >

MAKEUP WITH SPF

So the biggest date night of the year is almost here’ if you’re looking for some make up inspiration to take it to the next level then check out some of our favourite looks. We all like...

READ MORE >

SHIMMER SHADOW TRENDING...

Eyebrows should be sisters not twins… yeah yeah we all know! But we all want our eyebrows to look the best they possibly can, watch Steph’s super easy brow routine and pick up some tips...

READ MORE >

CONCEALERS FOR FLAWLESS SKIN

Concealer is an make up bag must have! If you hit the jackpot with a concealer they can give you flawless, glowing skin that hide blemishes, under eye circles, pigmentation, the list...

READ MORE >

SPRING MAKEUP PICKS

pring is in the air, and now’s the time to update your makeup collection. If the catwalks are anything to go by, this season is set to be an explosion of colour and glitter when it comes...

READ MORE >

MAKEUP FOR BROWN EYES

If you have lovely brown eyes, you really have won the lottery when it comes to makeup picks. Lucky you, your eyes won’t clash with many colours on the spectrum, so you have a free rein...

READ MORE >

PRIMERS, ARE THEY WORTH THE HYPE?

Primers are often overlooked as a makeup essential. But anyone in the know will tell you that a primer should be a firm fix in your makeup kit. Just like other base products like...

READ MORE >

DATE NIGHT MAKEUP IDEAS

So the biggest date night of the year is almost here’ if you’re looking for some make up inspiration to take it to the next level then check out some of our favourite looks. We all like...

READ MORE >

EYEBROW ROUTINE - TIPS AND TRICKS

Eyebrows should be sisters not twins… yeah yeah we all know! But we all want our eyebrows to look the best they possibly can, watch Steph’s super easy brow routine and pick up some tips...

READ MORE >

  • Do you need foundation? Which coverage should you choose? How should you apply it once you...

    READ MORE >

  • With summer on its way, it’s time to take a fresh look at your skincare routine. One essential...

    READ MORE >

Make Up Tips