Blog Posts by Sophia Moir

  • This Couple Literally Grew Old Together On Video And It’s Truly Heart-Warming

    It’s all kinds of #RelationshipGoals

    Meet Kristie and Tavis, a US couple in their 20s who are set to wed next month.

    The pair are probably thinking, ‘Where will we be in 10 years time? And 10 years after that? What will we look like when we grow old together?’

    Meet Kristie and Tavis - they're getting married next month. YAY! [YouTube/Field Day]Meet Kristie and Tavis - they're getting married next month. YAY! [YouTube/Field Day]Well, thanks to a bunch of extremely talented make-up artists and the art of time-lapse, they can find out – and so can we.

    The couple were transformed into 50-year-old, 70-year-old and 90-year-old versions of themselves – and their reactions to each other are truly touching.

    First, we see them in their 50s, with husband-to-be Tavis in a suit-and-tie and side-part, while Kristie is shocked by her aging, middle-aged appearance.

    The couple are first transformed into 50-year-old versions of themselves [YouTube/Field Day]The couple are first transformed into 50-year-old versions of themselves [YouTube/Field Day]But heartwarmingly, Tavis tells Kristie that he hopes she looks like that when she’s older because she looks ‘fantastic.’

    Talk about #RelationshipGoals

    “We’ll probably have a couple of teenagers by then. Ugh. That’ll be rough,” jokes Kristie.

    Kristie is NOT impressed with her 50-year-old self - but Tavis is [YouTube/Field Day]Kristie is NOT impressed with her 50-year-old self - but Tavis is [YouTube/Field Day]The pair are then aged another 20 years so next, we see them as 70-year-olds, with the pair sporting grey

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  • Vlogger Zoella Reveals The True Extent Of Her Mental Health Issues: ‘Severe Anxiety Can Be Incredibly Isolating’

    The YouTuber has opened up about her anxiety issues and panic attacks in aid of Mental Health Awareness Week, admitting there are some days when she can’t get out of bed

    From the outside looking in, her life is practically perfect in every way.

    She has the house by the seaside, the loving boyfriend – not to mention the three million YouTube subscribers hanging on her every word.

    But in reality, vlogger Zoella suffers from crippling anxiety that at times can leave her struggling to leave the house.

    YouTuber Zoella has opened up about her anxiety issues for Mental Health Awareness Week [Instagram]Speaking to Glamour UK in aid of Mental Health Awareness Week (11-17 May), the YouTuber – real name Zoe Sugg - admits that some mornings she’s scared to wake up for fear of having a panic attack.

    "I go through phases where my anxiety isn't as bad and when it's pretty awful,” said Zoe, who’s a Digital Ambassador for mental health charity, Mind.

    “When it's bad, I can't even leave my bed or I'll start my day off by opening my eyes and having a panic attack.”

    Zoe Sugg became mental health charity Mind's first digital ambassador [Mind]And despite coming on leaps and bounds since suffering from anxiety issues at the age of 14, the 25-year-old admits that her symptoms can be just as frightening as they were when she was younger.

    “The symptoms are

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  • Pink Explains THAT Epic Response To Online Trolls Who Dissed Her Weight: ‘I Have Feelings Too’

    The mum-of-one took to Twitter earlier this year to respond to body-shaming critics and now she’s opened up about the reason behind it. It turns out, she's not as tough as nails after all...

    If you mess with anyone in celeb-land, you DON’T mess with Pink.

    The singer did not take well to online trolls who dissed her weight earlier this year, writing a lengthy post on Twitter shaming the critics who said she looked bigger than usual. (She didn't - it was total rubbish).

    Pink has addressed THAT online response to body-shaming [Getty]Pink has addressed THAT online response to body-shaming [Getty]And now the singer has opened up about why she responded so personally to the online body-shaming attack, revealing she will not be brought down by cyber bullies.

    “I don’t take well to bullying. I am not a person that will be bullied. I am not a person that will stand by and watch other people being bullied,” she told Entertainment Tonight at the BMI Pop Awards this week.

    The 35-year-old said she does not condone bullying in ANY form. You go, girl [Getty]The 35-year-old said she does not condone bullying in ANY form. You go, girl [Getty]And while Pink may look tough as nails, the mum-of-one revealed she’s just like anyone else – she doesn’t appreciate haters knocking her feelings.

    “I’m also raising a girl, I am a girl, I have feelings. People think I take no sh*t and I’m tough, tougher than nails. I’m a human being,” she said.

    But ultimately, she had one thing to say to the

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  • Who Will Prince Harry Marry? Bets Are On For Who Will Wed The World’s Most Eligible Bachelor

    Cressida Bonas, Chelsy Davy and rumoured new love interest Anastasia Plewka are all in the running…

    He recently spoke about his desire to want to settle down and start a family.

    And with Prince Harry admitting he's on the lookout for the right woman to 'share the pressure' of royal life, the bets are on for who will marry the fifth in line to the throne, Prince Henry of Wales.

    'Who will marry Harry?' is the question on everyone's lips at the moment [Getty]The prince, 30, was reported to be ‘cosying up’ to German model Anastasia Plewka at a yacht party earlier this year, so it’s no surprise that she’s the 8/1 favourite to be the bachelor’s first wife.

    Prince Harry was rumoured to be cosying up to German model Anastasia Plewka earlier this year [Instagram]However according to her Instagram, she’s very much in love with her boyfriend, which is great news for all the princesses-in-waiting, but not great news for Hazza.

    But it looks like she's very much in love - which is good news for all the princesses-in-waiting [Instagram]Perhaps he'll go back to one of his exes? He was with former flame Cressida Bonas for two years before splitting in 2014, with the 26-year-old reportedly heartbroken by the split.

    If the couple were to rekindle the flame, the odds of Harry settling down with the blonde Mulberry model are currently at 12/1, followed by his previous ex, South African lawyer

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  • Ladies, Save Your Dried-Out Mascara With This One Tip!

    Clumpy mascara giving you grief? This 10-second life hack might just change your life

    The worst thing about being a make-up junkie is having to throw your stash away afterwards.

    Mascara’s one of the worst culprits – a couple of months after splashing out twenty quid on your fave mascara (Benefit They’re Real, FYI), it’s gone all clumpy and you’re like, ‘WHY HAS THIS HAPPENED???’

    This one mascara hack will change your life [YouTube[This one mascara hack will change your life [YouTube[But we’ve just discovered this AMAZING mascara hack that might have just made our lives as beauty addicts that little bit easier.

    If your mascara is almost empty/clumpy/dried out, just pop it in the microwave with a glass of water for 10 seconds and it will be as good as new.

    Check out the vid below for the very uncomplicated hack in action…

    NB: If you’ve had your mascara open for more than three months, it’s probably best to bin it anyway to avoid getting a nasty bacterial infection!

    [This Shoelace Hack Will Change Your Life]

    [Watch Out Zoella, This Blind Beauty Blogger Is Giving You A Real Run For Your Money]


     

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  • Watch Out Zoella, This Blind Beauty Blogger Is Giving You A Real Run For Your Money

    ‘Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer, HOLLA!’

    It’s not often we sit and watch a beauty video on YouTube and afterwards, feel like we can take on the world.

    But Lucy Edwards isn’t your regular beauty blogger – she’s a one-of-a-kind blind beauty blogger, and she’s brilliant at it!

    Blind beauty blogger Lucy Edwards aims to address misconceptions surrounding visual impairment [YouTube]Blind beauty blogger Lucy Edwards aims to address misconceptions surrounding visual impairment [YouTube]At first glance, Lucy’s channel looks like most other style-obsessed YouTubers and features videos such as ‘New Look and H&M Haul’ and ‘January Beauty Favourites.’

    But she really is something special, because this 19-year-old from Birmingham is aiming to ‘bridge the gap between the disabled and the perfectly-abled’ through her expert make-up tutorials.

    Posting under the pseudonym ‘Yesterday’s Wishes’, Lucy’s positive attitude is contagious and it’s clear she has the ability to become a hugely successful beauty YouTuber – visually impaired or otherwise.

    Lucy Edwards with her guide dog, Olga [Twitter]Lucy Edwards with her guide dog, Olga [Twitter]Speaking to Buzzfeed, the auburn-haired teen admitted she became partially sighted at the age of 11 due to a rare disorder, and then went blind two years ago.

    Through her YouTube channel, she wants to address

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  • TV BAFTAs 2015 Beauty Round-Up: Say Hello To The Braidy Bunch!

    It was all about the plaits, up-dos and bronzed glows at the House of Fraser British Academy Television Awards in London, with Michelle Keegan and Millie Mackintosh leading the red carpet…

    The fashion trends at the TV BAFTAs 2015 left little to be desired, with sheer dresses, plunging necklines and racy cut-outs taking centre-stage.

    But beauty was a whole different ball-game, with trends aplenty from the red carpet at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London.

    Here are the top hair and make-up trends from the House of Fraser British Academy Television Awards…

    Braidy Brunch

    Former ‘Coronation Street’ actress Michelle Keegan channelled boho vibes with her ethereal mint green maxi dress – and her loose French plait complemented this look perfectly.

    Michelle Keegan channelled boho vibes with a Frozen-inspired fishtail plait [Rex]Michelle Keegan channelled boho vibes with a Frozen-inspired fishtail plait [Rex]Want to recreate Mich’s stunning side-braid at home? A top stylist at Regis Salons shows you how to create a similar fishtail plait in the video, below…

    Nikki Sanderson and Rosie Fortescue were also among the stars rocking plaits on the red carpet.

    Rosie Fortescue looked beautiful with her pretty plait [Rex]Rosie Fortescue looked beautiful with her pretty plait [Rex]Soap actress Nikki Sanderson framed her face with a French plait [Rex]Elegant Up-Dos

    Reality star Millie Mackintosh incredible in an embellished gown, but it was her hair and make-up that really caught our eye last night.

    Millie Mack looked incredible on the TV BAFTAs 2015 red carpet [Rex]Professor Green’s gorgeous wife showcased a

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  • Michelle Keegan Is Giving Us Major Outfit Envy With Her Lipsy Looks Right Now

    The former ‘Corrie’ actress donned not one but FOUR different looks for a promo day in London yesterday. Jealous, us? Never!

    She’s just launched her latest Lipsy fashion collection so it’s no wonder she wants to show it off.

    And former ‘Corrie’ actress Michelle Keegan gave us MAJOR outfit envy with four different looks in one day.

    Michelle Keegan rocked four different outfits in one day yesterday [Rex]Michelle Keegan rocked four different outfits in one day yesterday [Rex]Blimey O’Riley, we struggle to come up with four different outfits a week, let alone a day!

    Let’s have a little look at what Mich, 27, donned for her busy down in London-town…

    Outfit One: Biker Girl Chic

    An early morning call time didn't stop Michelle looking glam [Rex]An early morning call time didn't stop Michelle looking glam [Rex]Mark Wright’s soon-to-be-wife nailed off-duty style in a leather jacket from her upcoming AW15 range, along with a white knitted top and 70s-style flared jeans.

    But it’s the accessories that are giving us major outfit envy – not only is she wearing snakeskin Terry de Havilland wedges but that BAG! It’s the peach Mulberry Del Rey that’s now been discontinued. Uber jel right now.

    Outfit Two: Woolen Wonder

    Michelle's second outfit showed off her slimline, pre-wedding figure [Rex]Michelle's second outfit showed off her slimline, pre-wedding figure [Rex]The next look of the day was for a Lipsy photocall and is it just us or is Michelle looking slimmer than ever?

    The beautiful brunette flaunted her tiny frame in a grey cowl-neck dress from

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  • Did Kylie Jenner Get Lip Fillers For All The Wrong Reasons?

    As the ‘Keeping up with the Kardashians’ star confesses to getting temporary lip fillers, we spoke to an expert to find out why young girls like Kylie are getting work done – and the risks that come with doing so

    It was the worst kept secret in reality TV history, so when 17-year-old Kylie Jenner confessed to getting lip fillers, none of us were really surprised.

    But the bigger question to come out of this whole debacle is not why she lied about it the whole time – but why she felt the need to have work done in the first place?

    Kylie Jenner recently admitted she HAD had temporary lip fillers [Instagram]Kylie Jenner recently admitted she HAD had temporary lip fillers [Instagram]We spoke to Dr Carolyn Berry, Medical Director and Founder of Firvale Clinic, to find out why young girls including Kylie feel the need to alter their looks so drastically – and the risks that come with altering your features at such a young age.

    First things first, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is very strict about lip fillers has only given approval for those over the age of 21 to have them.

    However, neither Kylie (nor her injector) have broken US law because it’s legal to get lip fillers under the age of 21 with the consent of a doctor, patient and parent.

    Kylie Jenner before lip fillers (it was pretty obvious she'd had work done) [Rex]"The most common lip filler is hyaluronic acid and this is not bad per se for the body as it is produced

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  • General Election 2015: Are The Party Leaders' Wives The Secret To Their Success?

    As the UK goes to the polls in the #GE2015, we take a look at the women standing beside three of the men hoping for your vote today

    After weeks of campaigning, the UK goes to the polls today in the General Election 2015.

    With 22 million people failing to vote in the last election, the party leaders have been doing everything they can to persuade people to get out and vote – including bringing their wives on the campaign trail.

    But who are the ladies that stand beside David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg – and are they the secret to their success?

    From L-R: Samantha Cameron, Justine Miliband and Miriam González Durántez [Getty]From L-R: Samantha Cameron, Justine Miliband and Miriam González Durántez [Getty]Samantha Cameron, wife of David Cameron, Prime Minister and Leader of the Conservative Party

    Born Samantha Gwendoline Sheffield in 1971, the PM’s wife grew up in Normanby Hall, a mansion set in a 300-acre estate in North Lincolnshire. She attended private school in Oxfordshire before taking A-Levels at the prestigious Marlborough College (the same as Kate Middleton).  She later studied for a degree in Fine Art at UWE Bristol.

    The 44-year-old met David Cameron as a teenager, through one of her Marlborough College schoolfriends, his sister Clare. She later went on holiday

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