• Tackling Acne: When ‘Drinking More Water’ Isn’t The Answer

    Mia Versluys While the odd pimple may present itself as a mere inconvenience, for those with acne its presence can create an endless cycle of frustration, wreaking havoc upon one’s self-esteem and in our fight for answers we are often told to simply ‘drink more water’. Yet, while on...
  • Black-Owned Businesses to Support During Black History Month and All Year Round

    Evie Seal To celebrate Black History Month this October, a great way to show your support to the community is to support black owned businesses. From small businesses to global brands, Evie Seal discusses some of her favourite black owned fashion and beauty brands to support during Black History...
  • Beauty Tips from a Makeup and Skincare Specialist

    Having grown up with a makeup and skincare specialist for a mother (thank god), I have been lucky enough to have a walking-talking beauty expert by my side, ready to call me out on questionable makeup choices, make my ‘unflattering’ clothes disappear, and point out any dry skin on...
  • Bad Beauty Habits to give up for Lent

    With Lent just around the corner (6th March-18th April), many people are wondering what bad habits to ditch from their everyday life. Whether you are religious or not, Lent is a great way to better yourself when it comes to bad habits. Most people go down the traditional food-related...
  • Winter TLC: How to care for your skin and hair

    So far, it hasn’t been a particularly freezing winter, but if the past few years have taught us anything, it’s to expect snow as late as April (thanks, climate change). But exam stress paired with long dark nights and chillier temperatures is no doubt leaving most of us feeling...
  • Beauty Review: Merumaya

    Recently, skincare brand Merumaya approached Impact Lifestyle asking if we would like to review their products. As Lifestyle Editor, I’m not generally inclined to do brand-specific beauty reviews as I’d rather be guided with recommendations than read anything persuasive for or against one brand or the other. However, after some digging...
  • Summer Makeup Trends and How To Create Them

    The makeup trends of summer 2017 may look hard to wear but when done right they are stunning and the perfect boost to your summer wardrobe. We’ve collated the biggest trends here, with advice on how to make them without breaking your budget. Gloss When done right gloss can...