June 20, 2016

How to achieve the perfect Cat Eye with liquid/cream eyeliner

How to achieve the perfect Cat Eye with liquid eyeliner   Sultry, sexy and mysterious, Cat Eye eyeliner has continuously made a comeback on the makeup scene since the 1950s because of its elegance and Hollywood glamour-esque feel, but it really isn’t the easiest eye makeup look to achieve. Have you been smudging your way to mastering the Cat Eye? Follow the simple steps below and kiss goodbye to uneven flicks in a jiffy!   Selecting your tools   Long lasting liquid eyeliner with a fine tipped applicator is your best friend when it comes to perfecting your Cat Eye as a fine tip will really help to create a line with precision. If your hands just aren’t steady enough for fine lines, opt for an eyeliner pen, which generally […]
June 17, 2016

Bright and Bold – colourful lipsticks that will brighten up your summer

We’re out with the nudes and in with you bolds this summer, as cosmetics brands release a wave of bright lipsticks to match all the colours of the rainbow. Here are a few of my personal favourites that I’ll definitely be trying out this summer!  LA Splash – Liquid Lipstick in Dia de los Muertos   😈💜 Thank you @sosforbeauty! Repost : Last chance to get your Dia de Los Muertos liquid lipstick by @lasplashcosmetics in Hasta Las Muerte. This is seriously one of my fave dark purple lippie. It dries matte, but it has a gorgeous shimmer in it. GET IT 💜 oh and the bottle is aimply the cutest 💀 A post shared by LASplash Cosmetics (@lasplashcosmetics) on May 29, 2016 at 2:46pm PDT     LA Splash […]
June 12, 2016

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 […]
June 9, 2016

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 […]