Since the concept of “weekend” posts has become rather disconnected from actual weekends, I’m renaming this series HIGHLIGHTS because it’s more descriptive. Same format, different name. Happy new year! I have high hopes for the coming year in beauty.


I love these modern art-inspired beauty looks by Violette!

In light of mental illness hero and all-round badass Carrie Fisher’s passing, here’s a piece on Princess Leia’s iconic hairstyle

We’ve lost many celebrities who pushed the envelope in terms of who is allowed to be seen and how you can present yourself. 2017 started brutally with the death of John Berger, art critic, writer and generally wonderful mind. There’s no denying the link between art and beauty. You can watch his groundbreaking “Ways of Seeing” series on youtube.

As a fan of science fiction and beauty, this artificial skin product looks like something right up my alley.

I talked about multichromatic highlighters in a recent post, and it looks like NYX is launching several for spring 2017.

Speaking of badass, Kicki Norman of Daisy Beauty wrote this clear-cut and informative post on oils in skincare. It’s in Swedish, but well worth the google translate treatment.

I discussed trends in a recent series of posts – here is ELLE’s take on 2017.

Have you considered a beauty look for your funeral?

Pantone’s colour of the year is Greenery – a beautiful spring green that would look gorgeous on eyes and nails.

Award-winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie discusses her interest in beauty in light of her no.7 partnership

Inspo: Rainbows