Give them some lip!


Whether you love to wear statement lipsticks or you not, you can’t deny that they are the height of fashion this autumn. You only need to look at Taylor Swift, Cara Delevingne or even lipstick style icon of the moment – Candice off The Great British Bake Off – to see that darker, berry inspired […]

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Budget vs Blowout: Coral Lipstick

Budget vs Blowout coral lipsticks

Bright, perky coral lipstick is a perfect summer shade – but we’ll be the first to admit it can be tricky to pull off. Depending on your skin tone you may want something more pinky, or more red-orangey to get that coral pop of colour. Luckily, there’s a range of smokin’ hot coral lipstick shades […]

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Treat Yo’Self! Our beauty splurges

Top beauty splurges

Let’s be honest, the British summer so far is a bit miserable and the news headlines are pretty grim – sometimes, we find we need a good old fashioned pick-me-up in the form of a pleasingly-packaged beauty product. Something a bit treaty that you enjoy pulling out of your make up bag on the train or in a restaurant. […]

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Spring makeup: the 5-product face

5 product spring makeup look

Our writer Rhian picks her top five products for fresher, light spring makeup. Have a read below. Spring makeup: 5 products for a fresher look Whenever spring time comes around, I always feel the need to down tools as it were, step away from the heavy coverage foundation and opt for a simpler make-up look. […]

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Spring Beauty Edit

Spring Beauty Edit 2016

This month is a spring inspired beauty edit. That means lighter dewy makeup and brighter, lighter hair in preparation for summer. Enjoy! The Spring Beauty Edit Our writer Rhian shares her top spring beauty edit picks for fresh spring products. Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturiser I have to admit, it took me a long time to […]

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Cheap & Cheerful Beauty Treats

Cheap Beauty Treats - Average Janes

Let’s be honest, on cold, dark winter mornings, make up is often the thing that helps us feel pulled-together and ready to face the day ahead. Somehow though, this in-between season doesn’t inspire a big splurge – so while we’re waiting for new Spring trends, we thought we’d bring you seven of our favourite cheap beauty […]

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Lady in Red: party lips

Lady in Red party lips Average Janes

Party season is perfect for playing around with a new look. We love bright reds and pinks for perfect party lips. Slick on your favourite shade or use your gift vouchers or Christmas money to experiment with a bold new one. We’ve selected a few of our old faithfuls and new loves – take a look […]

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October Autumn Beauty Edit

Average Janes October Autumn Beauty Edit

Welcome to our new monthly roundup of our favourite seasonal beauty products, kicking off with our October autumn beauty edit. This month, we’re all about preparing for the colder autumn weather with products to battle dry skin and chapped lips. Radiance boost – Oskia Renaissance Mask First up, with the changing weather and reliance on […]

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Winter Beauty Wishlist


Pop these little luxuries onto your wishlist to perk yourself up with some make-up treats this December. There’s a lot to be said for breaking open new packaging and brightening dull winter skin with a blur of blusher or flash of mascara. It definitely helps boost our mood when we need to drag ourselves out […]

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Top 5 Matte Lipsticks


Matte is back! Soft, saturated lip colour is perfect for completing a fresh, dewy spring make-up look. Seen everywhere from fashion weeks to high street brands, the matte lip is back for the first time in years – and we’re loving it! The key with matte lipstick is to make sure your lips are well […]

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Spring Makeup


Finally, spring is here! Not only does it mean beer gardens, sunnies and cider but it also means we can showcase some new spring looks with dewy, natural not-so natural make-up! Spring base First up, this time of year we want to achieve that dewy and natural looking skin. We need something that covers and […]

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