Category archives: Editors' Picks

Party Lips

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The party season is all about making grand entrances. Whether it’s a classic LBD, a sparkling number or an all-in-one cut-out, add the perfect finishing touches with a lipstick or gloss that will give your outfit a dramatic lift.   The Pinks Be bold and bright this party season and opt for a hot pink lipstick or gloss that is sure to get your[...]

Radiant Skin

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As Christmas party season looms ever closer, now is the perfect time to get your skin in tip-top condition so you can enjoy a radiant complexion under and over your make up. Face Time The cold weather can play havoc with your skin, so get into the routine of giving your complexion a weekly pick-me up with a face mask or treatment. Packed full of skin[...]

#BeautySpotlight on Nail Polishes

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This week we’re putting the #BeautySpotlight on nail polishes. Nail polishes are a quick and easy way to vamp up your look. Whether it's bright and bold or nude and natural, a coat of polish can add those all-important finishing touches. Here at Debenhams HQ, we've been hard at work testing out some polishes for you. Here's a what we had to say... [...]

Wish List Eyeshadows

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Eyeshadows are a great way of giving you a fresh new make up look in an instant. Whether it’s fun and flirty, sexy and seductive or dazzling and sparkling, with just one swipe you can create a variety of looks for the day and night. Here’s a round-up of the eyeshadows that are hot right now. Clarins The Essentials Mineral Make up Palette Back by popul[...]

Halloween Beauty Treats

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This Halloween create a beauty look that is more bewitching than out right scary.  1. Vamp up your eyes with the Paranormal Palette by Illamasqua. Featuring 4 stand-out shades including punchy pink, pumpkin orange, vibrant green and plush purple, you can create a variety of looks that are out of this world. 2. Put some glamour into Halloween with G[...]

Tried and tested: Ole Henriksen eye care

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Want the bright eyes and fresh-faced visage of your former self? In our final Q&A session with renowned skincare specialist Ole Henriksen, we discuss how to effectively  reverse the signs of ageing, and revive the area around the eyes.  Anti-ageing is one of the most common skincare concerns. What products do you recommend to combat wrinkles, dark cir[...]

Tried & Tested: Beauty Gadgets

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Innovative gadgets can be a game-changer to your beauty regime.  At first glance they can look a bit daunting and they do come with higher price points so are they worth it? I've rounded up my favourite gadgets to give them a test drive, but don't just take my word for it, you can also read what our customers have to say. Clinique Sonic System Purifying Br[...]

Beauty Q&A: Ole Henriksen on nourishing dry skin

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We met with LA-based skincare guru Ole Henriksen to talk about avoiding winter dryness, what you should eat to moisturise from the inside out, and were let in on an insider skincare trick that requires ice cubes only.  Last week we talked about the ideal regime for sensitive skin , peels, and the bare minimum really busy gals need to do to have perfect sk[...]

Object of Desire: Tom Ford Velvet Orchid

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Feast your eyes on Velvet Orchid, the glamorous new fragrance by Tom Ford. Velvet Orchid is an ‘Oriental Floral’ that lavishes you in luxury. With just one spritz, the addictive notes of Bergamot, Mandarin, Succan absolute and Honey blended with Turkish Rose Oil, Jasmine, Purple Orchid, Orange Blossom, Myrrh, Sandalwood, and Vanilla, will seduce you. F[...]

Get the Look: Highlighting & Contouring by Estee Lauder

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Learn insider tips and tricks by Estee Lauder and create the looks you want in just 3 minutes. Highlight & Contour A magic wand for sculpted cheekbones – your everyday highlighting pen. This shading secret puts the ‘E’ in ‘Easy’. The key to a natural looking bronze is to hit all the points where the sun would naturally kiss your face: the to[...]