Product of the week: Charlotte Tilbury Full Fat Lashes Mascara

    A decent lengthening mascara is so hard to find, so either you opt for the falsies, or embark on an almost life-long quest for a mascara that’ll give you just enough length without the clumping. Well, not quite. There is a mascara that does the trick without all the drama and that mascara happens to be the Charlotte Tilbury Full Fat Lashes Mascara. Here’s my review of my current favourite cosmetic product. Enjoy!   The Charlotte Tilbury Full Fat Lashes Mascara is a recent addition to the Charlotte Tilbury range, which has taken makeup artists and beauty bloggers by storm. It claims to give lashes thirteen times their natural volume without the need for falsies, as well as curling, separating and giving plenty of length. What more could […]

Step by step tutorial to achieving the perfect nude lip

  Nude lips aren’t the easiest look to achieve, especially when choosing the right shade of nude is hard enough. Here’s my step by step guide on getting a long-last nude lip right every time.   As you’re going in for the nude, you’ll want to start off by priming your lips to perfection. I always begin with the Charlotte Tilbury lLp Scrub and Lip Magic, which I use to exfoliate my lips in order to start off with a smooth base. The key ingredient in the scrub is propolis, an elixir created by bees, which they use to protect the lining of of their beehives. It’s super moisturising and helps to heal any cracks in my lips.   The secret to long-lasting lipstick is to use a concealer before […]

Three books every makeup enthusiast should read

  In order to become the cosmetics expert that I am today, I had to live, love and learn pretty much everything beauty related, which meant plenty of studying and especially reading. Even today, there are a few books I like to keep on my bookshelf as references for when I need a bit of brushing up on techniques, or when I’m in search of creative inspiration. Here’s my top three go-to beauty reads, which I suggest every cosmetics aficionado should read at least once in a lifetime.   Making Faces by Kevyn Aucoin     Makeup mogul Kevyn Aucoin is best known as the makeup artist to the stars, having collaborated with high-end fashion magazines, including Vogue and Cosmopolitan, as well as creating makeup ranges for popular cosmetics brands […]

Inspirational lip art looks by makeup artist Vlada Haggerty

Lip art has recently become an overnight internet sensation, as makeup artists have been creating imaginative lip looks and sharing them via social media. One of my favourite makeup artists to have jumped on the lip art bandwagon is Los Angeles based Vlada Haggerty, who creates and posts magical lip art images on her Instagram account. Here are a few of her looks that I’m looking forward to recreating this summer! Miss Popular lip paint by @tattoojunkeecosmetics 💟 Update: these are not bath salts lol. It's white sparkling sugar, sprinkles. #lipart #mattelips #mattelipstick #vladamua A post shared by Vlada Haggerty (@vladamua) on Feb 18, 2016 at 12:38pm PST Created using a bright and bold matte liquid lipstick and cleverly placed sparkling sugar sprinkles. This is one hot lips look that’s […]