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Mac Foundation – The Breakdown

mac foundation - the break down

There is no denying it MAC is the place for foundation. However it is not just about choosing the right shade of foundation but the right texture of foundation for our skin type, that affects its overall staying power and the finish you are looking for. For years I was wedded to my MAC studio fix foundation but found only...

10 Best beauty advent calendars for 2015

Forget chocolates and take a look at the best beauty advent calendars for 2015. Ranging from small bottles of perfume to little pots of cream blush or foundation, there's pretty much something for everyone. This year there are plenty of options to suit all budgets available, including advent beauty treats from John Lewis, House of Fraser, Selfridges, Lush, Charlotte Tilbury, The...

Celebrity Hairstylist Dionne Smith launches training doll with Afro hair to improve inclusivity

Ebony the training Doll by Dionne Smith

Hairstylist to the stars Dionne Smith has launched an amazing Afro Hair training doll to improve inclusivity while offering stylists an opportunity to boost their skills with Afro Hair. Dionne Smith's creation of the training doll named 'Ebony' gives up-and-coming stylists a chance to enhance and learn how to care for and style Black hair and was inspired by a...

Want Long Luscious Lashes? Younique 3D Fibre Lashes, Here We Come!

Younique moodstruck 3d lashes

I recently got the chance to try out some new cool cosmetics from America and after having a little play around I thought I would introduce you to one of the stars of their show, the Younique 3D Fiber Lashes. This mascara actually adds extra fibres to your eyelashes creating the appearance of more lashes as well as adding extra length.When...

Top 10 beauty myths put right by beauty expert Amanda Elias @bravuralondon

Understanding your skin and how it works will allow you to maintain the health and condition of your skin, allowing your natural radiance to shine through. 1. You should wear sunscreen every day Yes you should, even in the winter there is UVA present, although these rays don’t burn the skin, they are the main cause of premature ageing so always...

Adi Alfa revelas her beauty secrets @miss_alfa86

After shooting 15 looks on set with the beautiful Adi Alfa, we sat down and got her to share her beauty tips, exclusively for the Flavourmag.co.uk readers. What are your beauty must haves?For me my beauty must haves are. A really good moisturiser with a high SPF I use the body shops vitamin C daily moisturiser spf30 which gives my...

Sleek Garden of Eden: Make up how to/review @TillyLi @SleekMakeUP

As spring draws to a close I thought I would do my last spring time review/how too on the Sleek eyeshadow palette Garden of Eden. This palette was launched by Sleek as part of their spring collection and boasts a whole host of beautiful greens and earthy toned neutrals.There are so many different and versatile looks that can be created here...

Sister Act – Kendall and Kylie Jenner look beautiful in Kendall X Kylie Cosmetics 2020 campaign photos

Kendall X Kylie Cosmetics 2020 campaign photos

Kendall and Kylie Jenner look absolutely stunning and beautiful in a sexy photoshoot for their Kendall X Kylie Cosmetics 2020 campaign. Looking almost twin-like the sisters pose together for the stunning campaign which features beautiful nude makeup looks as well as a touch of fashion too.Corsets, bodysuits, tights and gloves take centre stage and the sisters not only flaunt their...

YSL Beauty Sale – Get 20% Off Site Wide!* Plus free pouch and 2 minis

YSL Beauty Sale

Did you know you can now get 20% off YSL Beauty (Site-Wide*) and a FREE pouch plus 2 minis? Welcome to the Yves Saint Laurent Beauty SALE. Grab yourself an amazing 20% off with no code needed... Just go ahead and take a look today at yslbeauty.co.ukAlso, receive a free pouch and 2 minis when you spend £55 after discount using the...

Fenty Beauty – Slip Shine Lipstick out now!!!

Rihanna X Fenty have released more must-have cosmetics with the latest launch from Fenty Beauty. The Slip Shine Sheer Shine Lipstick offers ten creamy shades infused with pomegranate for a juicy look.Lensed by Dennis Leupold, Rihanna gets her closeup wearing the Glazed shade in a peachy pink hue. Priscilla Ono works on makeup for the shoot with hair by Yusef.The Fenty Face was created for women of...

Get the look – MK1’s Charlie Rundle

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Last week we had the privilege to shoot the amazingly talented duo MK1 who made their national debut on this year’s X Factor. I was lucky enough to get to make-up the stunning Charlie Rundle. I thought I’d write a blog for you all on how I got her look for the shoot.SkinCharlie has great skin and I wanted...

Agent Provocateur Lipstick & Lipgloss – The breakdown

Sultry lingerie brand Agent Provocateur has taken a step into the makeup and beauty market with the release of its beautiful Lipstick & Lipgloss collection. With the lipsticks costing £20 and lipgloss costing £18, you can now bag yourself some iconic Agent Provocateur items to add to your collection.The Agent Provocateur lipsticks come in 2 styles, Matte and Luminous and...

Unleashed – Maybelline x Marvel makeup collection features lipstick, highlighter, mascara and more

An Le directs Marvel x Maybelline film

The world of makeup is getting a superhero makeover as Cosmetics brand Maybelline and comic powerhouse Marvel join forces on an upcoming makeup collection. Girl Power - Swipe on your superpower with the Maybelline x Marvel makeup collection which includes mascara, highlighter, lipstick, and more.https://vimeo.com/445297211Director An Le created the Marvel campaign film featured above for this awesome new collection and features the likes...

How to make him fall in love. Win Love Potion by Oriflame

There are many theories when it comes to bagging yourself a date with that guy you have a crush on. You can make him jealous, play hard to get, flirt with him, act like you’re not interested or just lay all your cards on the table. While all of the above may work, there is a sure fire...

YSL Beauty – 2 Brand new Couture Colour Clutch palettes released

YSL beauty pallets

YSL Beauty has launched two brand new Couture Colour Clutch palettes available exclusively at www.yslbeauty.co.uk First up is the Couture Colour Clutch Eyeshadow Palette Paris, brand new multi-finish eyeshadows presented in a faux leather quilted clutch adorned with the iconic YSL logo. A cult eye accessory daring you to clutch at colour as you define your look for the new...

How to get perfect skin and fall in love with your selfies

If you are looking at your photos and aren’t happy with the condition of your skin, you should consider changing your lifestyle a little. Almost every young girl suffers from a lack of confidence due to problematic skin. Except for the rare cases when the cause of the problem is hormonal disruption, acne and other flaws can be fixed with...

Get the look with Charlie Hedges

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Radio presenter Charlie Hedges is very much used to being off camera in her role as one third of the presenting team for KISS FM’s weekday Breakfast Show alongside Rickie and Melvin. Having interviewed the likes of Nicki Minaj, Will.i.am, Rhianna and Cheryl Cole on the breakfast show we thought it was time to put Charlie under the spotlight...

H&M Nail Varnish and Lip Pencil Review

I am an H&M type of girl, but I have never tried any of their cosmetics. I always veer away from make-up and nail polishes sold by clothing retailers as I just assumed the quality would be bad, but last week I was in H&M when I saw a wall of nail polishes; the colours were so bright, loud...

It’s here! The Liberty Beauty Advent Calendar worth over £789

Liberty Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

BREAKING NEWS: The wait is over. The 2020 Liberty Beauty Advent Calendar is out now and it has over £789 worth of products. Yikes! Every year, Beauty Advent Calendars sell out months in advance, so you have to be quick to get yours. We will soon be compiling a list of the Best Beauty Advent Calendars for 2020 so watch...

Throwback: 3 MAC makeup collections you missed! Novel Romance, Rocky Horror Picture Show + The Simpsons

MAC Makeup - The Simpsons collection

Way back in 2014 MAC makeup launched 3 stunning collections that you may have missed. The Novel Romance collection, The Rocky Horror Picture Show collection and the insane Simpsons collection. Here's a quick throwback to these amazing MAC Makeup Collections!!! MAC Introduces Novel Romance Line Romance novel covers are the inspiration for MAC Cosmetics makeup line “A Novel Romance”. The campaign images...

Hair Extensions For Thin Hair

Women with flowing pink hair - Hair Extensions For Thin Hair

A large reason why many people opt for hair extensions, apart from length, is to increase their natural hair’s volume. And understandably so - who doesn’t want voluminous, thick locks? While it makes complete sense to want thicker hair when yours is more on the thin side, knowing what to look for can be a bit challenging. There are so...

Wedding Hair Tips Every Bride Must Remember

wedding hair tips

Even though the wedding dress is an important first step in wedding preparation, another step a bride needs to take seriously is the wedding hair to go with that dress. There are quite a number of brides hairstyles to choose from, this is why you would need to start early when searching for the right one.Choosing your wedding look for...

Beauty tips by actress Alexandra Johnston @MissAlexaJ

After training at the New York Film Academy Los Angeles actress Alexandra Johnston, returned to London and landed one of leads in feature film Tamla Rose, which was screened at Cannes Film festival 2013. With a strong background in dance Alexandra along with co star Adi Alfa also created the choreography for the northern soul based film. Alexandra's latest feature...

Mac Lipstick – The Breakdown

MAC Lipstick, my one true love. It wasn’t always like this, I used to think mac lipsticks were highly overrated, but recently my opinion has changed and I can finally see what others had seen in those small bullets of colour for years. There are a whole load of colours and finishes the MAC Lipsticks come in, and if you aren’t...

What Are The Benefits Of PRP Therapy When Coping With Hair Loss?

prp therapy for hair loss

When coping with hair loss, it can seem like an impossible task as there are a number of causes that could be behind it. But with treatments such as PRP therapy as well as a number of specialist shampoo and conditioners, you can begin to take back control of hair loss over time. In this article, we will be providing...

Capital Xtra’s Jade Avia Reveals her Beauty Secrets @JadeAvia

If you missed our EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with the uber cool Capital Xtra presenter Jade Avia, you can check it out here: flavourmag.co.uk/exclusive-photo-shoot-and-interview-with-capital-xtra-jade-avia/ On set we manage to get Jade to reveal her beauty secrets for our Flavourmag.co.uk readers.Do you have a favourite body part?  Not really but for the sake of the question I would say my teeth, they are strangely...

Top haircare products from HQhair

HQ Hair

Winter's coming, the season of dry & lacklustre hair. It's time to upgrade your products to avoid your hair looking dry, dull and brittle which can cause breakage and split ends. Luckily, HQHair is here to help, with its wide range of professional haircare products, you'll be able to satisfy all of your hair needs this winter. So whether you're...

Joy Adenuga: How I Became a MUA

Joy Adenuga, London based make up artist, talks to Flavour about how she made it as a successful MUA in the fashion industry.When did you first realize that you wanted to be an MUA? 5 years ago but my confidence was really low so I didn't do anything about it.Have you had an educational background in fashion MUA, and do you think...

Eyelash Extension Care

eyelash extention care

Eyelash extensions can quickly and efficiently improve a woman’s appearance. They are very affordable and the results of the treatment can truly be gorgeous, especially for women whose natural lashes are straight and short. Every woman desires long and curly lashes, and eyelash extensions can provide exactly that - at a fraction of the cost of other, more complicated treatments.However,...

Cosmetic Chemistry Connections. – a path for women of colour in beauty and science.

Like fashion, beauty is everywhere we look and the beauty industry is just as hard to get into as the fashion industry. There are so many different roles within beauty that really, it is possible to start anywhere. So why not start from the very beginning? The thought to allow more women of colour to be recognised in the beauty...