Scottish Beauty Blog the home of Scottish Beauty

By Payton

Spots are the bane of my skincare regime. Recently I blogged about problem skin products. But what about disguising spots? In my younger days, I thought the answer was heaping on the concealer. Now, however, I’ve learned some top tips on how to use makeup to cover up blemishes. Handy hints like those from MAC Senior…

St Tropez Spraycation

By Payton

The Scottish sun may be shy but don’t let its intermittant appearance get in the way of having sun-kissed skin. Because, as everyone ought to know, nowadays, the only way to get beautiful bronzed limbs is the healthy way, and that means faking it. So good news for peely waly Scots; top self tanning brand,…

The Scottish Beauty School

By Payton

As beauty schools go in Scotland, The Scottish Beauty School is one of the most established and long-standing. Opened in June 2004 by Glasgow-based Liz Klineberg, some 8000 students have its completed beauty courses. And with courses in everything from acrylic nails and gel overlays to waxing and spray tanning, the school is the ideal…

Benefit Cosmetics ‘Mascarathon’ kicks off in Edinburgh

By Payton

Running in the rain never looked so glamorous as the Benefit Mascarathon, lead by TV presenter Caroline Flack, kicked off in Edinburgh. The event is aiming to raise cash for domestic violence charity, Refuge. And running the first two miles was the I’m A Celebrity presenter along with some 30 runners, who despite the rain, pushed on.…

Things you can do in Earth Month

By Payton

Given that this blog is called Scottish Beauty Blog, I’m guessing you’ll have figured out where I’m from. The land of forests, mountains, whisky and, of course, occasional rain: Scotland. It’s a pretty green country – both ecologically wise and landscape. But it’s still good to be reminded that we can do our bit to look…