Monday, 26 January 2015

Top 5: Lip Treatments

With many parts of the country enveloped in a white blanket, icy winds whipping around every corner, temperatures regularly sinking below 0ºc and the local drugstore running dangerously low on petroleum based lip protecting products, it is safe to say that winter is well and truly here...

Monday, 19 January 2015

New Additions: Winter 2014

I have accumulated quite a lot of products over the last couple of months; I haven't been actively looking to but it has just happened. Here's what's new...

Friday, 16 January 2015

Monday, 12 January 2015

Jane Iredale Pure Pressed Powder Foundation

When working for one of my most regular broadcast clients we often have guests (usually male) join us in the studio at very short notice and more often than not for very short periods of time. This frequently results in me having to do unexpected make-ups in a matter of minutes; sometime seconds and this is where this foundation comes into its own...

Saturday, 10 January 2015

Love: Ilia Beauty New Products

I'm a little slow in posting this but I am loving the look of the new additions to the Ilila Beauty range. As well as a couple of new shades to their existing lip line, Ilia are taking their first steps outside lip colour creation with the inclusion of a tinted moisturiser and concealer - I can't wait to see how they fair...

Monday, 5 January 2015

Top Five: Essentials for Natural Looking Eyebrows

I am a big fan of a natural looking eyebrow. I love a full brow that hasn't had too much tinkering and that comes across in many of my make-ups. Eyebrows frame your face. They strengthen, balance and define. They add character. They can also take years off you! A good set of brows can really help carry the rest of your look. Look at rugby players - they often spend their playing years (and more often than not, afterwards) eyebrow-less. Odd.

Friday, 2 January 2015

Pantone: Colour of 2015

With the new year upon us we say a fond farewell to the vibrant Radiant Orchid and open our hearts to a warmer, softer hue; Marsala...