Photo agency bans retouched advertising

Photo agency bans Photoshopped images of women Consumers have made it clear that they no longer want to see photoshopped or retouched advertising – and brands are finally listening. US drug-store giant CVS is the most recent company to announce an end to photoshopped advertisements – and the decision by America’s largest drugstore chain has the potential to influence other companies to do the same. ADVERTISING inRead invented by Teads Announcing the change, CVS Pharmacy President Helena Foulkes said: As a woman, mother and president of a retail business whose customers predominantly are women, I realise we have a responsibility to think about the messages we send to the customers we reach each day.” READ MORE Top global photo agency… Read More →

TOP TIPS TO GROW YOUR HAIR LONG

 12 Tricks for Growing Your Hair Really, Really Long Are you someone who finds growing hair a challenge? Our busy lifestyles can leave us with less time for getting ready, meaning more straightening, tying our hair up & no time for treatments! There is there is hope four all of us short haired beauties yet! I found these top 12 tricks really helpful to understanding how we cause more damage to our hair daily, and maybe theres a chance to grow your dream locks after all! 1. Remember that it can’t grow overnight. Unless your scalp unleashes new strands like a Chia Pet, gaining new length is going to take time. “Hair typically only grows about a quarter of an inch… Read More →

Anti Ageing Gloves

When I was young, I was fortunate that my gorgeous mum passed on a wealth of beauty tips & advice to me, some of which I only really started to understand as I grew older. One thing I’ll always remember her saying was, ‘make sure you cleanse, tone and moisturise’ and ‘look after these (rubbing her hands), they’re the first place to show signs your getting old’. Two years ago I became a mum to my beautiful daughter, my hands were constantly in water. I was either washing them, washing her, washing up or washing something! My hands got so dry the skin was splitting! I suddenly realised what my mum was talking about all those years ago, my hands were starting to… Read More →

M.A.C New collection

Calling all beauty geeks M.A.C is going to brighten up any pre winter blues!! You can always count on M.A.C for their incredible creative collaborations. And if you haven’t heard of their forth coming collection prepare to be dazzled! M.A.C have teamed up with one of the biggest names in China’s fashion scene, Guo Pei. The Beijing-based designer is known for her extravagant and intricate couture garments, and has been in fashion design for 26 years. Together they have created a collection of golden tones and neutral colours sprinkled with deep blue-graphite, inspired by blossoming flowers and beautiful gardens. If you aren’t already excited about this incredible collection, the vintage embossed packaging with an exotic floral-illustrated fabric will certainly charm… Read More →

I Love Me Campaign !!

I love me Campaign / ‘The MIW body confidence boost’ We aren’t always good at feeding ourselves with confidence or celebrating how great we are, sometimes you just need to hear it from someone else. Simply share this video and Tag one of your besties on fb/twitter and tell her two things you love about her, use tags #MIW2thingsiloveaboutyou @MIWmagazine Let’s spread some positivite Girl-Tude and confidence to our girls across the globe !      

Dreaming of Knitwear

Happy new year MIW beauties!- It’s been a while since my last blog, but I hope you all had a fab Christmas, and got lots of goodies x With winter still in full flow, and the temperatures far from warming up, I thought I would write about what is inspiring me this season…….knitwear, and lots of it! It’s no secret that I love a good knit and any excuse to wear one. What’s not to love? they are easily accessorised with black skinny jeans, boots, and a statement bag. Whilst January may not be everyone’s favourite month of the year, you have to admit it is a good time to hit the sales and grab yourself a winter bargain (or… Read More →

AW14 makeup

The latest trend to watch out for on the catwalks, doesn’t just translate to your wardrobe, but also your makeup bag. Yes the time has come to update your makeup look, to see you through the winter, and this season its all about teaming a nude, matte face with a bold statement brow (a la Cara Delavigne) as seen on the catwalks.  So how do we get the nude look, without actually going nude with the makeup (I can hear the sigh of relief girls, you still wear makeup, just less of it) so there is no need to get drastic, lets see how we get the understated look just right. Remember, this look is not about having a flat… Read More →

Dr Pam: Breaking up is hard to do!

Dear Dr Pam, I’ve just turned 30 and haven’t had a proper relationship for three years now. For the past three or four months I’ve been seeing a guy I’d known for about a year. I know he really likes me but I don’t feel like I can give him any more than what I’m already giving him. I see him about once a week, we sleep together, I don’t text or call him much. I know he wants more and it’s not right to string him along. I do like him, I enjoy the sense of companionship, but I really am not interested in having a relationship with him. This whole situation has kind of snowballed and now I… Read More →

Orange is the new black

With orange being this summers top colour trend, I am going to share with you some ideas on how to wear it. With the summer sales now starting, now is a perfect time to grab yourself a bargain. Some people are not too sure about this colour, but my mission is to persuade you orange phobes out there that this colour is hot! I can assure you it looks great during the summer months, when you can wear it in the form of shoes, a handbag, or makeup (yes I said makeup, but I don’t mean in the form of eye shadow. This season is all about the lips, but more on that later)  The list is endless on how to wear it, whether you choose to go for a pastel or neon shade, or colour block it against pink, which looks AMAZING by the way, I have been looking out… Read More →

MIW Meets ‘The Beauty Spot’

Two Female Entrepreneurs Esta & Hannah prove that a having a ‘Beauty Spot’ really is a sign of true beauty! ‘The Beauty Spot is an online beauty service with exclusive offers for beauty treatments, hair, photo shoots and chauffeur service. Whether it’s a night out, special occasions or weddings the Beauty Spot can provide everything to make you look fabulous’.  – Esta & Hannah. So who is the Beauty Spot and why was it formed? MIW’s very own VP went to Weston Super Mare to investigate and meet the ‘female beauty bosses’. Watch the video and see The Beauty Spot‘s MIW introductory piece below. It’s so inspiring to hear of women believing in themselves and following their dreams. Esta and Hannah are both working mums from Weston-Super-Mare,… Read More →