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PRODUCTS TO STEAL FROM THE ULTIMATE MEN’S GROOMING KIT – Beauty Article

Who says you can’t pinch your partner’s products? Let us share with you the products we recommend stealing from your man, as featured in the latest Ultimate Men’s Grooming Kit… Our only resident male and E-Commerce Director, Dean, also shares his top three products that a man in your life is bound to love. We hate to mention the C word, but Christmas is coming – get prepared and purchase the Ultimate Men’s Grooming Kit for the perfect gift. MANCAVE…

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THE #BEAUTYBOSS EDIT: EDITOR’S TOP PICKS – Beauty Article

The #BeautyBOSS Edit marries both high street and high end favourites in one box; featuring 15 makeup, skincare and haircare products approved by The Sunday Times Style’s Sarah Jossel. We caught up with our editor, Jem, to discuss some of the products inside and why you NEED to try them… GLOSSIER SUPER GLOW VITAMIN C + MAGNESIUM SERUM As a long-term Glossier fan, it’s no surprise that I’m ecstatic to see Glossier in a LiB box. I remember the first…

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5 WAYS TO USE JURLIQUE’S ROSEWATER BALANCING MIST – Beauty Article

If there’s one product that is ideal for use all year round, it’s a facial mist. This month, get your skincare routine in check with our biggest Haul of Fame yet. The Jurlique Rosewater Balancing Mist Intense Deluxe Edition is powered by four unique roses that have multiple benefits, making it THE product to slip into your everyday routine. As a brand, Jurlique was founded in the unspoiled hills of South Australia, and more pertinently, not in a laboratory. At…

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THE INDIA KNIGHT-APPROVED PRODUCTS YOU NEED – Beauty Article

The Sunday Times Style columnist India Knight has tried, tested and discovered some of the very best brands so you don’t have to! As featured in her weekly column, The India Knight edit (worth £210) is made up of 10 products (6 FULL-SIZES) that you can try for yourself for only £40! Exceptional products that deliver on efficacy and value, here are our top five which you didn’t know you needed… until now! THE ORDINARY NIACINAMIDE 10% + ZINC 1%…

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DESK MAKEOVER WITH COCONUT LANE – Beauty Article

We’ve hit refresh this month with a range of chic accessories and stationery from this month’s member reward partner, Coconut Lane. With your New-Season Beauty edit this month you’ll also receive a 30% OFF voucher to use at Coconut Lane! Not sure what to add to your bag? We’re bringing all the inspiration with our (very) pink and girly desk makeover. For all the girl bosses and marble lovers out there, Coconut Lane delivers the ultimate in chic fashion accessories,…

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The Beauty Thread: Testing a vegan skincare routine – Beauty Article

For this month’s The Beauty Thread, we tasked our Marketing Director, Dean, to put to test a richer, vegan-based beauty routine. Let’s see how he got on…First off, I am a skincare junkie; I’ve been obsessed with skincare and keeping my face young since I turned 30 (a little while ago). Over time I’ve worked out what works for me and what is important in my routine. My routine is pretty consistent as I believe consistency is key, and my…

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Get the party started with the Grazia Advent Calendar – Beauty Article

There’s no doubt that the 2019 Grazia Advent Calendar will luxe up your December, providing the ultimate Christmas countdown with 24 of the industry’s top products. Worth OVER £326, this covetable edit of both cult classics and new-found heroes is yours for only £85! We caught up with Grazia Beauty & Health Director Joely Walker to discover her top 5, while we show you our favourites and how to incorporate them into a party ready look! JOELY’S TOP 5 Lixirskin Electrogel Cleanser“Slicker than your…

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Get the most out of 24 Days of LiBmas – Beauty Article

Opening a door to reveal a beauty gift every day in December is a sure-fire way to relish the Christmas countdown, bringing with it much excitement and – of course – beauty discovery. Saying that, there’s more to this year’s 24 Days of LiBmas Advent Calendar than first meets the eye. Yes, we’ve delivered on the beauty treats, but we’ve also been strategic in our offering to ensure the festive season is all about YOU. There’s not one product in…

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10 REASONS TO LOVE CLARINS – Beauty Article

This month’s Haul of Fame Most Wanted is the Extra Firming Day Cream from luxury French skincare brand Clarins. Founded by Jacques Courtin-Clarins in 1954, this environmentally aware brand’s constant innovation to meet the beauty needs of women has now been delivered to you for ONE MONTH ONLY! Not sold? We’re sharing 10 reasons to love Clarins! CATERS FOR ALL As one of the top skincare brands in Europe, Clarins isn’t just for your Grandma, your Mother, or your Auntie, their…

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Refine your ritual with Autumn ’19 The Beauty Heroes edit – Beauty Article

When you awake to darkness and heavy rain pelting against the windowpane and return from work to pretty much the same conditions, you know autumn is in full swing. After a long-drawn-out day at the office, I enjoy nothing more than a refreshing pamper. Our Autumn ’19 The Beauty Heroes edit delivers some of the best skin saviours, hair revivers and new season essentials needed to reset and refresh your routine. So, what products have acquired a permanent place in…

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QUIZ CLOTHING £100 FASHION SWAP CHALLENGE – Beauty Article

In celebration of fashion month and our fabulous September member reward from QUIZ (20% off when you build your monthly edit) Harri and I tasked each other to a bit of online shopping – not unheard of for either of us let’s be honest. Motivated by the Polyvore days of the internet (weren’t they the best?) we decided to style an outfit that we thought the other would wear from the QUIZ closet. Amusingly – and by complete coincidence –…

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An interview with François Nars – Beauty Article

French makeup artist and photographer François Nars is an icon who continues to shape the global fashion and beauty world. He came to prominence through collaborating with Marc Jacobs’, creating some of the most memorable makeup looks. To this day, his creative expression and bold originality still reigns all over the world. To celebrate NARS bringing back its debut lipstick line – which originally launched in 1994 at Barneys New York – we caught up with the multifaceted beauty pioneer to…

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Tips for getting a good night’s sleep! – Beauty Article

We take beauty sleep very seriously in the LiB office, which is why we’re delighted to have partnered with BALANCE to launch The Night-Time Edit – the ultimate pre-bed ritual. Sleep is an essential piece of housekeeping when it comes to keeping the mind, body and soul harmoniously happy. A good night’s rest provides the opportunity to process information, consolidate your memories and clear toxins from the brain. If you fall victim to a routine that hinders your sleep pattern, or struggle to…

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Sainsbury’s: Why the products made the cut – Beauty Article

To celebrate our debut collaboration with Sainsbury’s for the launch of the 2019 Beauty Awards box, we sat down with our Sales Director, Christina, to get the low down on why each product made the cut. She hand-picked 14 LiB-approved products (9 FULL SIZES) across each award category, giving you access to £90 worth of high street heroes for just £25!  Feather & Down Sweet Dreams Pillow Spray I’ve always had trouble sleeping and this pillow spray from Feather & Down is the…

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The Beauty Thread: the pool-proof vacay routine – Beauty Article

For this month’s The Beauty Thread, we’re bringing all the summer vibes with a pool-proof vacay routine from our Partnerships Manager, Jess. Currently soaking up the sun, she will be talking you through her holiday heroes… I tend to be the one in the office to have my ‘Out of Office’ on more of August than off, and currently enjoying a sunny week in Spain. I like to keep my makeup routine simple and natural on holiday, so here are…

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WHY YOU SHOULDN’T SHY AWAY FROM LIQUID LINER – Beauty Article

Marmite of the beauty world, liquid eyeliner tends to be the product you embrace or avoid in its entirety. In a bid to lure you away from the latter, we’re celebrating this month’s Haul of Fame Most Wanted from Eyeko and granting you access to three eye-conic liner looks that even the most hesitant can master. Whether you think liquid eyeliner isn’t for you, doesn’t suit your eye shape or is just too much of a faff (we’ve all been…

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Beauty Headliners Round Up – Latest In Beauty Blog – Beauty Article

This month, we embraced festival season with our Beauty Headliners Edit. We’ve seen LiB newcomers and firm faves drop this month, bringing you a stellar line-up of products and brands. Not built your Beauty Headliners edit? Don’t miss out on building a box filled with beauty YOU have chosen. There’s less than 24 hours left! With all build your own box orders this month you would have received a 20% voucher for Red Letter Days (check out our pick of…

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WHY THE NEW + NOTEWORTHY PRODUCTS MADE THE CUT – Beauty Article

You’ve all been LOVING our brand new New + Noteworthy Beauty Edit, so much so it’s nearly sold out! If you haven’t got yours, it’s time to act FAST (you may have already missed it on time of reading). Take a look below of all the products in the box, where I (Jem, Editor) and Harri (Brand Campaign Manager) share with you why each product made the cut – THEN treat yourself! Hot on the heels of the all new Haul…

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Joely Walker’s Best of Beauty Picks – Beauty Article

In celebration of the Grazia Best of Beauty issue, we’ve teamed up with the magazine’s Health and Beauty Director, Joely Walker, to bring you a major beauty offering of 18 products for only £50. We caught up with Joely to discover her top picks from the box that she recommends you all try… This stellar line-up worth over £244 is selling fast, so get yours now! Bumble and bumble Dry Spun Texture Spray “One of my all-time favourite texturising sprays, this nifty number adds impressive volume…

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The Beauty Thread: an indulgent evening skincare routine – Beauty Article

For this month’s The Beauty Thread, we’re talking all things evening skincare with our Logistics Manager, Anna. After mastering what’s good for her skin, she will be talking you through her beauty cabinet staples… The most important factor in my evening skincare routine is time, or rather a constant lack of it. By the time I get to the moment where I can start preparing for bed, I am already so exhausted, therefore I need products that will help me…

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Get day to night ready with SUQQU + STYLE – Beauty Article

With our latest Style Summer Essentials box (get yours here), we’re showing you how to flex your quads, SUQQU style. With one full size Designing Color Eyes palette among the line-up (worth £46 – the price of this box), you’ll receive one of four shades in your box. Whatever shade you receive, these versatile eyeshadow quads allow you to gradually build and layer colour to achieve beautifully sculpted eyes. Today, I’ve put these palettes into action, testing two shade variants that…

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Red Letter Days Experiences – Editor’s Picks – Beauty Article

This month’s exclusive member reward partner is Red Letter Days, a brand pioneering the concept of giving unforgettable experiences as gifts. With all LiB members receiving 20% off an experience of their choice with their July boxes, and my goal of making memories over accruing materialistic ‘stuff’ I don’t really need, I’ve hand-picked my top five Red Letter Days Experiences that I know you’ll love. With over 4,000 to choose from, Red Letter Days give their customers an unrivalled choice…

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HOT RIGHT NOW ROUND UP – Beauty Article

This month, we welcomed the new season with our Hot Right Now Edit. Collating together the best summertime essentials across the board, we’ve loved bringing you the hottest products from a variety of LiB-approved brads. Not built your Hot Right Now edit? Make sure you don’t miss out, because whether you’re home or away, we’ve got summer covered. With all build your own box orders this month, you would have received a £5 voucher from our exclusive member reward partner…

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Find your perfect nude with Lipstick Queen! – Beauty Article

The LiB Haul of Fame is a year-long edit that collates together the 12 most sought after beauty products. From global bestsellers to bona fide cult classics, these are the products you NEED to try. This June, we’re bringing TWO effortlessly cool and universally flattering lipsticks from the one, the only… Lipstick Queen! Left: Blooming Blush // Right: Sweet as Honey A bold lip has a time and a place, but for an effortlessly cool day-to-day look our go-to is…

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Instant Eyeshadow in under 10 seconds with Eye Majic – Beauty Article

Among the line-up of our Hot Right Now edit this month, we’ve discovered a brand that exceeds the norm when it comes to beauty innovation, and it’s a product we couldn’t wait to grant you access to. Not only is Eye Majic featured in our build your own edit this month, but you can also find it in our debut Heat box – meaning you have plenty of opportunities to try it for yourself. If you’re new to the Eye…

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THE BEAUTY THREAD: SUMMERTIME BALL MAKEUP – Beauty Article

For this month’s The Beauty Thread, we’re talking all things summertime beauty with our Account Manager, Georgina. She will be showing you how she gets ready for a special event and what beauty staples made the cut… I absolutely love dressing up for an occasion; it’s not often you get to do so, therefore I make the most of it when I do! Summer is here, and the social schedule is filling up. This weekend I attended a charity ball and…

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What’s hot in Heat? Our top picks! – Beauty Article

We’re feeling hot, hot, hot! Our office beauty stash has been sizzling this week with the latest Heat Beauty Box launch, and we can’t get enough of its contents! Not sure whether it’s for you? Think again. Team LiB is sharing the top products that you NEED to try… Loved by our Editor & Social Media Manager Jem, Sensational offers the perfect solution for lazy nail girls. The peel off polish glides onto buffed nails in one stroke, dries in minutes, doesn’t damage…

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The LiB Haul of Fame Most Wanted – Beauty Article

This year, we’ve introduced something super exciting: The LiB Haul of Fame. This year long edit (yes, there will be a new product launching on the 1st of each month) will collate together the 12 most wanted products in beauty. From cosmetic-trailblazers to iconic bestsellers, these are the products that everyone needs to try. Important notice: Our mission is to give all our members access to the best in beauty. We have made sure we have enough to allow all members the chance to…

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GLOBAL BEAUTY LOOKBOOK ROUND UP – Beauty Article

If you’ve been following along with our monthly edits, you’ll know that this month we went global. Putting the spotlight on the best beauty innovations from around the globe, we’ve loved bringing you a customisable edit that celebrates the world’s diverse perceptions of beauty, and since it’s come to an end, we’re rounding up our top highlights from the month. Not built your Global Beauty Lookbook edit? Make sure you don’t miss out on adding some of our favourite products,…

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THE BEAUTY THREAD: MASTERING A TRAVEL BEAUTY ROUTINE – Beauty Article

For this month’s The Beauty Thread, we’re talking all things in-flight beauty with our Managing Director, Charlotte. As someone who likes to travel the globe in search of sun, sea and vitamin D, this month’s Global Beauty provides the perfect opportunity to reveal some of my travel tips on how I look after my skin; pre, during and post-flight. In preparation for my trip to NYC this month, I’m reaching for my tried and tested products from around the globe… PRE-FLIGHT If you have walked…

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