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Emily Thornhill

Beauty / Features Writer

Location icon United Kingdom

Emily, 23, London-based Beauty and Features writer.

I hold a BA English w/ Creative Writing degree from Queen's University Belfast and a MA Magazine Journalism degree from the University of Sheffield.

Previously interned at: Stylist Magazine, Harper's Bazaar UK, Vogue UK, Cosmopolitan UK, Now Magazine, The Debrief, Press Association, Shortlist Magazine and Retail Gazette.

Portfolio
Cosmopolitan
12/18/2015
A beginner's guide to fragrance types

Girls, if you're anything like us, you'll CONSTANTLY be shopping for your next summer/winter perfume and the most exciting thing about going on holiday is seeing your favourite fragrance discounted in the duty free shop. But have any of you ever stopped to think about what the hell that label saying "eau de toilette" means and how it can alter the perfume itself?

Cosmopolitan
12/21/2015
Google's 10 most searched beauty questions of 2015 answered

So Google have revealed the most searched for beauty questions of 2015 and just incase you've still not figured these out we've got the answers for you - no googling needed. 1. How to do the Kylie Jenner lip challenge?

Cosmopolitan
12/21/2015
Is Kylie Jenner going to launch a makeup line?!

Whenever the Kardashian and Jenner sisters share their beauty routine, secrets and favourite cosmetics, the beauty world braces itself for a new makeup trend (we can 'thank' these girls for the huge 2015 trends of overlining, contouring and baking - the list goes on and on) and a sudden spark in sales of the name-dropped products.

Cosmopolitan
12/08/2015
The complete guide to makeup expiration dates you REALLY need to know

Do you know when all of your makeup and skincare products expire? No? Did you even know that makeup products can expire? No?! The Cosmo Beauty team were split, some knew, some didn't and some found out the hard way - because using past-it products can be just as bad as eating gone-off food.

Cosmopolitan
11/26/2015
Black Friday 2015: This year's best beauty deals

If you're not familiar with Black Friday (seriously, where were you last year!?) it's an annual tradition that has crossed the pond from America, where big sales happen on the last Friday of November - YAY! We know what you're thinking - 'cos we're definitely thinking it too - soo many Christmas present bargains!

Cosmopolitan
12/16/2015
The beauty buzzwords we gained from 2015 trends

2015 has been chock-a-block FULL of bold, brave and beautiful beauty trends that have expanded our beauty vocab too. These new terms can be attributed to trending Instagram hashtags, as well as inspiration we've taken from the catwalk, beauty experts and celebrity trends. Which ones do you recognise? 1.

Cosmopolitan
12/02/2015
The ultimate Christmas beauty baubles for 2015

Cosmopolitan is the lifestylist for millions of fun fearless females who want to be the best they can in every area of their lives, with information on relationships and romance, the best in fashion and beauty, as well as what's happening in pop culture and entertainment.

Cosmopolitan
01/14/2016
It's a face off: Luxury vs budget highlighters

Who hasn't heard of Benefit and their iconic High Beam highlighter?! This little pot has been a staple in my bulging makeup bag since I first discovered slap and more importantly Benefit itself! However, after recently graduating I've found a much cheaper (almost 75% cheaper!)

Cosmopolitan
12/16/2015
The Christmas beauty delivery dates you NEED to know

Yet to finish your Christmas shopping? Well, don't worry - you're in good company here because some of the Cosmo beauty team are yet to start ANY, we repeat, ANY of their gift buying. So, to help both you and ourselves, we have compiled a list of the best beauty websites and their final Christmas delivery deadlines - you can thank us later, ladies.

Cosmopolitan
12/08/2015
Apparently there's a link between tattoos and self-esteem...

A new study, conducted by Texas Tech University sociology professor, Jerome Koch has found that women with multiple tattoos reported higher levels of self-esteem than anyone else in his study. Tattoos are typically linked with "deviance" according to Koch, but this time Koch's study is "about wellness."

Cosmopolitan
12/02/2015
The ultimate Christmas beauty baubles for 2015

Cosmopolitan is the lifestylist for millions of fun fearless females who want to be the best they can in every area of their lives, with information on relationships and romance, the best in fashion and beauty, as well as what's happening in pop culture and entertainment.

Cosmopolitan
11/30/2015
The ultimate beauty Christmas crackers for 2015

1. Jo Malone Christmas cracker Do you want to show the Christmas dinner chef just how thankful you are for the amazing meal you're about to tuck into? Jo Malone's Christmas cracker will 100% do the job and everyone will want to help pull this cracker. £32, jomalone.co.uk 2.

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