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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...

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...

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. Skin Charlie has great skin and I wanted...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

How to avoid a makeup meltdown in summer

With the current temperature set to scorchio our eye makeup is really put to the test. Runny eyes, smudging or simply melting off are some of the annoying consequences we face by wearing eyeliner in summer. Here I have tried and tested three waterproof eyeliners on the high street to see if they can beat the heat. 1. RIMMEL SCANDALEYES...

Celebrity Watch: Rita Ora – Create the look

As our hot British version of Rihanna, Rita Ora has a look that’s immensely stylish yet so simple to achieve. Her make-up is timeless, her hair beautifully bouncy at all times and her fashion sense is the epitome of throwback 90’s edge. Make-up wise, this look can be sooo quick and simple to achieve! You will need… A dewy foundation base such...

Carnival Makeup Time! With The Sleek Rio Rio Palette: Review/How To

Carnivals coming, you know what that means don't 'ya. It's time to get bright and bold, it'a time for CARNIVAL MAKEUP! I have written about Sleek Makeup before, it is still one of my fave' high street brands. So when I saw the Rio Rio palette I couldn't resist. I was standing there in Superdrug having tried  every colour of...

Gina B – Apache Fashion

New trends come and go like the ever changing British weather. BUT just like the LBD (little black dress) the Native American influence has been a prominent favourite throughout fashion history. As it crops up time and time again, especially during summer’s festival season! For decades, moccasin style footwear, colourful feathered jewellery, embellished purses and fringed clothing with Native...

Lauren Curtis: Smokey Eye For Beginners + Eyebrow Routine

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One of our favourite makeup artists, Lauren Curtis show us how to do Smokey Eyes for beginners. Get your brushes, makeup and start practising. Hi guys! This is my go-to smokey eye look, I absolutely love it! It makes my eyes appear bigger and more elongated and it’s super easy! Perfect for beginners This is part one of two videos...

Review: Spring Time Metallic Gradient Nails/Nail Varnish @TillyLi

I am in Love with these fresh spring time nails. Chrome is in, so I thought I would couple this beautiful metallic pale blue with a soft warm pink to welcome in my springtime mood. To create this look I used a very simple and easy to achieve gradient technique, and here's how I did it. Firstly I applied my...

Glamour Make-Up: How to…

Above is a glamour shoot I did for the fantastic photographer Gina Antoine. I absolutely love creating glamour looks, it may not be a good thing for a makeup artist to say, but sometimes I feel the more makeup, the better! However, this full on look is definitely not limited to glamour shoots, it can be perfect for a...

Pineapple Dance Studios ‘Choose Dance’ Fragrance gift set

The only night in any dance addicts’ calendar is always the night where there’s a party and at a party when you’re dancing hard, you want to smell good. Pineapple Choose Dance Fragrance Gift Set is a wonderful Christmas gift choice. The gift set includes Pineapple Choose Dance 50ml EDT Spray, Pineapple Choose Dance 100ml Body Lotion and Pineapple Choose...

Learn tips & tricks from hair and beauty industry professionals Dionne Smith & Joy Adenuga on November 2 at Black Velvet

This fabulous evening brings together talented celebrity hair stylist Dionne Smith and amazing make-up artist Joy Adenuga to show you how to use the tips and tricks used by the professionals to achieve a fabulous look. This is the first in what is set to be an annual event and will take place on Saturday 2 November 2013 at...

Hyaluronic Acid: it’s not just a phase, mum

Hyaluronic Acid

Ah, Winter, thou have arrived! Not only do you make us wear 50+ layers of clothing on top of another 50+ layers, you decide that we must also suffer through bright red noses, lips that are sucked of all moisture, and skin that is so dry you could make it into a fine powder (gross but true). As you already...

Sultry Sexy Seasonal Makeup look. It Might Be Cold But It’s Not Drab

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It's Autumn! The weather has turned, it's getting colder outside and the clocks have gone back. WHY!!! I'm not ready yet. On the other hand it means I can delve into the autumnal colours of my make up palettes to create this seasonal makeup look. Here's a simple Glam and very seasonal look. I used a selection of sleek palettes...

Beauty Tips for Sensitive Skin

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Maintaining our skin is a difficult task nowadays. With some many environmental factors to consider such as dust particles and air conditioning units drying out our skin, it’s hard to know what is going to help and what isn’t. If your skin is sensitive you have to be particularly careful as many products on the market can make your skin...

Cocktail inspired beauty looks

With a great weekend of sunshine (despite the odd shower) it feels like summer has officially arrived! This means rooftop bars, cocktails and not to mention the World Cup. Whether you are partying in Ibiza or Isleworth it's time to swap nudes for neon and go bold. Here I have created three versatile summer makeup looks inspired by my favourite cocktails, which look great on Asian and dark skin. Ingredients: (Clockwise from top) Mac Studio...

Gina B’s top summer beauty trends

Step away from the tweezers ladies! Bold Brows Bold brows are big news for spring as they have been seen dominating the catwalks this season. My advice is to leave the shape natural and use a brow pencil to add extra colour and define. Use powder colour-matched shadow and blend well for a soft finish. Gina B Beauty inside tip -...

Winter face prep for Sensitive skin @JuxaposeBeauty

As we all know, the harsh winter weather can have all kinds of effects on skin.. which is why it's important we use the right products to help keep our skin healthy, fresh and revitalised. There are number of products that can be used for cleansing and moisturising, however a vast majority of these products are not suitable for those...

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