Tried & Tested: Microblading

Article by Gemma Treby I have always had ok brows; they seem to have a ‘good enough’ natural shape, but with the brow craze that is going down at the moment, I’d been feeling little left…

Tried & Tested: Lash Extensions

Article by Sammi Nice I headed down to Salon Number 5 in Newmarket this month to see what all the fuss was about when it comes to lash extensions. To start with I was a little sceptical,…

Velvet Review: Giggling Squid

Following the opening of Giggling Squid in Bury St Edmunds last month, we thought it was about time we called in for lunch. Promising simple, rustic and fresh Thai dishes, we were really looking forward…

Velvet’s Guide to SPF

Recent research from NIVEA SUN and Cancer Research* has revealed over 80% of us have admitted to becoming sunburnt in the UK and 66% of us protect ourselves more from the sun when we are abroad.…

Q&A with Luke Hayes

This month, we caught up with Luke Hayes, Body Transformation Specialist… How do we get a six pack? The key to getting a six pack is not what many people think! Everyone has abdominal muscles, and…

June’s Best NEW Beauty Buys

Article by Sammi Nice So it seems June is set to be a busy (and expensive!) one when it comes to beauty! There’s full collection launches from John Frieda, Estée Lauder, Bobbi Brown, MUA and…