The majority of Brits (74%) gets up and out of the house in the morning in under 30 minutes, according to a just released study from Clinique. Even more concerning is that a whopping 20% say they flee the house in less than 10 minutes. Forget about a healthy breakfast, in 10 minutes, Iâ€™d be lucky to wear matching shoes.
The dayâ€™s stress starts even before Brits get out of bed. According to the survey, 38% said they check their email as soon as they wake up. Forget about morning romance; Brits are actually four times more likely to check email than have a â€œcheeky moment” with a partner in the morning.
We all know how stress takes its toll on our looks, but for many
With the Summer Olympics in full swing, all eyes are focused on London and all things British. Beautyinthebag particularly loves the history behind makeup brands native to our friends across the pond. Some are organic, some are wacky and bold, some are sexy, and some are just classic standbys that will never disappoint!
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We love a little history behind the makeup brands we use. Rimmel, which has been around since 1834 (thatâ€™s almost two centuries!), started when a respected French perfumer accepted an invitation to manage a perfumery on Londonâ€™s Bond St
Calling all frequent flyers. For this weekâ€™s Gorgeous Giveaway we have 3 Anti-Age Introductory Sets (each valued at $51) from Aromatherapy Associates to give to our lucky winners. This fabulous British brand, which is making major inroads in the U.S. market, harnesses the power of essential oils and plant extracts to create radiant, youthful complexions.
The Anti-Age Introductory Set contains six travel-size essentials.
Skin Firming Serum: apply morning and evening after cleansing and toning.
Fine Line Face Oil: apply over the serum.
Rich Repair Eye Cream: concentrate on lined areas for firming and nourishment.
Rich Repair Nourishing Cream: apply after eye cream for moisturizing
OK BITB fans, weâ€™re going to be very British and discuss the weather, but I promise thereâ€™s a purpose.
If you are anything like me, the mere whiff of coconut reminds you of suntan lotion, sandy beaches, scorching sunshine and good times. Itâ€™s just such a shame that British summertime seems to get shorter every year and this year itâ€™s started super-early â€“ weâ€™ve had record sunshine and temperatures in April. At BITB London we are already donning our sandals and getting our polished toes out.
This summer, I want to create my own fragrance