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Tried & Tested: Braun Face

As Braun Beauty Ambassador, the amazing and very beautiful Jessica Alba says, “Braun Face gives women the confidence and freedom to either wear make-up or not”. With this in mind as a make-up fanatic, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on the new Braun Face – a 2 in 1 facial epilator and cleanser. Providing pore-deep cleansing and high...

‘Spy’ star Rose Bryne glitters for Violet Grey photo shoot

Sultry actress Rose Bryne has just landed a feature with online beauty magazine Violet Grey. Covered in glitter, wet looks, sparkling nails, and more, Rose Bryne channels her inner model.Rose Bryne didn't go nude for Violet Grey like Rosie Huntington-Whitely did, however the ‘Spy’ star poses for Naj Jamai in the striking portraits with styling by Cervando Maldonado.In her...

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...

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...

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...

Just in time for Valentines: Ralph Lauren celebrates 20 years of ‘Romance’

Taylor Hill and Michael Stephen Shank star in Ralph Lauren Romance fragrance campaign

Taylor Hill and her BF Michael Stephen Shank star in Ralph Lauren's iconic perfume campaign 'Romance' which is now in its 20th year. Captured in New York City, Taylor Hill and Michael Stephen Shank look uber cool and loved up in the black and white images as the couple embrace each other for the campaign. The Romance scent is described as a...

Post Christmas Beauty Treatments to Revive You From Head to Toe

The Holidays are the best time of year, all the glitz and glam. It's so fun, but unfortunately, all that amped up beauty can leave our hair, skin, and nails feeling more under the weather than glamorous. So, there’s no better time than now to treat yourself to an at home spa day for a hair, skin, and nails revival!

New Year. New Scent.

It is a fact that the majority of us received a perfume or three for Christmas, so why not use the new year as an excuse to create a signature scent for yourself. Whether you are the girliest girl and like to smell all fruity and floral, or you're a little more toned down and like your scent more...

Make-up Tip: Party Proof lipstick

For this festive party season, we all want to look our best. With so many parties on the way I thought I would give you a tip to make your lipstick party proof. To get the best results you should use my previous tip about exfoliating the lips.Apply your lipstick last after your foundation. Before applying the lipstick straight...

‘Mad Potion’ Sexy Magician Ad starring Katy Perry

Back with a bang, we see Katy Perry in a new fragrance campaign for her 'Mad Potion' scent as a sexy magician wearing a low-cut waistcoat and top hat.The theme of pink and purple, including the bottle design and her own hair, Katy looks super cool in this new campaign. We can't wait to see the video campaign.Related: Daring, sexy...

Illuminating Makeup Lust List

nars christopher kane outer limits

Why illuminating makeup lust list? Because this list is all about getting your makeup glow on. Oh yeaaaahhhh bebe! I am literally drooling over this Nars eyeshadow (above).  It's even got tiny little sparkles in it, in this beautiful peachy shade. you can even use it as a shimmery highlight on the tops of your cheeks.£18 Nars Christopher Kane in the shade Outer LimitsI badly want...

Is this what Honest Beauty looks like? Jessica Alba’s new campaign

The Honest company by Jessica Alba is stepping into the cosmetics business with the launch if Honest Beauty.Honest Beauty is a new line of makeup and skin care products which features different shades ranging from pale 'Snow' to deep 'Cocoa'.The official ad campaign sees Jessica Alba and 5 other stunners celebrating diversity with the inclusion of different models with...

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...

The Summer Skin Survival Guide

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I don’t know about the rest of you, but when faced with a heat wave like the one we’ve been living in, I tend to forgo the makeup. On the off days that I do decide to apply it, the heat has got me looking like something out of the House of Wax (see above for real footage of myself).Having...

Me…Re-touch Free | The Body Shop UK Make-up Photoshoot

Behind the scenes of a professional make-up shoot, with models and make-up artists from our stores. No filters, no re-touching, just our people, our products our passion. Features new Instablur http://bit.ly/1skSKKp❤ PRODUCTS MENTIONED ❤ All-in-One Instablur http://bit.ly/1vxdyCS Radiance Highlighter http://bit.ly/1m6VzAi Honey Bronze Bronzing Powder http://bit.ly/1kwSya2 All-in-One BB Cream http://bit.ly/1qZuMUm Honey Bronze Bronzing Gel http://bit.ly/1t8HmEw Honey Bronze Brilliance Powder http://bit.ly/Ro7QUv Lip & Cheek Stain http://bit.ly/1eP1N0b Colour Crush Eyeshadow http://bit.ly/1gF7xNT Shimmer...

Sorbet Salon Review

Sorbet Salon

Sorbet Salon review. Sorbet is not just a salon it's a brand created by South African Ian Fuhr. Sorbet has finally made it's way to England offering "customer convenience, service excellence and a consistent brand promise" sounds good to me. So I went down to check out the newly opened Muswell Hill salon, of course whilst I was there I...

Get the look: Hauntingly Beautiful

Look jaw dropping with a simple but devastatingly gorgeous look that has been turning heads this season.How to get the lookIf you are girl that likes to achieve that professional finish...Illamasqua Matt Primer £22 Illamasqua Skin Base Foundation £27 Urban Decay Eye Shadow Primer Potion in Original £16 MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Powder £21 Illamasqua Neutral Palette £34 Illamasqua Eye Brow Cake £14.50 MAC Eye Khol...

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...

Get 20% off Illamasqua Studio makeup artistry courses at Box Park

Illamasqua Studio

Creativity is at the heart of Illamasqua, led by their Director of Artistry Pablo Rodriguez, the brand is always innovating with the professional in mind. This passion for artistry is best expressed within their new Illamasqua Studio in the heart of London. Discover their new pop up space in Boxpark, Shoreditch for all your tools and courses to professional makeup...

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...

Black Friday Beauty and Makeup Offers

black friday beauty offers

Just in time for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, here is a list of the best Black Friday Beauty and Makeup offers available. Revolution Beauty Offers Sunday 18th - Monday 26th 1/2 Price On All Advent Calendars Monday 19th - Monday 26th Better than Half Price on Revolution Brush Sets (sltd lines) AND Half price off all liquid highlighters Tues 20th - Monday 26th Free Retro Luxe Lip Kit...

How to find the perfume that suits you best

perfume that suits you best

Have you always wanted to smell good, so to fulfil that desire, you bought a gazillion different perfumes or aftershaves, but no particular scent from all of them resonated with you? If this is the case with you, you should think about finding your signature perfume. We are going to help you find the perfume that is best for you....

Must-have Dermalogica products

Perfect pores and blemish-free skin doesn’t just happen overnight, no matter how much we wish it would! In truth, we often need to call on the help of a few magic lotions and potions to help smooth our skin. Dermalogica is the go-to brand for many celebrities. Here’s our pick of the top four skincare products from Dermalogica retailer Pure...

How to: keep your hair spectacular with great products

pick and mix hair styling

Styling your hair isn’t as simple as slapping on some hairspray and giving it the hold of Amy Winehouse’s beehive circa 2006. It’s a delicate process, an art form of sculpting and weaving and regular maintenance. But you don’t have to create the follicle equivalent of the Sistine Chapel on your lonesome. Like any master craftsperson, we can recommend you...

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...

Get the look: Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian is not only known for her womanly curved. She has also gained praise for her perfection of the smoky eye! Kim always ensures the focus is never too dark (i.e a day out at the zoo with the pandas), which allows the focus to be on her lashes and eye colour. Kim also knows the cardinal rule...

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...

Dior Addict Lipstick – Jennifer Lawrence rocks new campaign

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After releasing the teaser campaign for Dior Addict lipstick, Jennifer Lawrence follows up with the full commercial as she sits pretty in pink. https://youtu.be/spR6DARlx50The Hunger Games actress wear a pink dress, while rocking the very bold Dior Addict Lipstick in the same shade. Using the tagline #Shinedontbeshy, Jennifer does a seductive voice over set to zoom-ins on her lips.Get the Jennifer Lawrence,...

Go NUDE with Nicki Minaj and M.A.C cosmetics

nicki minaj nude

Nicki Minaj has revealed her nude lipstick line in collaboration with M.A.C and it looks pretty cool. Available from the 21st September, the Nicki Minaj nude lipstick will make you want to errr, GO NUDE!Nicki Minaj teased the new line via her instagram account which you can see belowhttps://www.instagram.com/p/BYGbVnmB_3f/?taken-by=nickiminajIf you love M.A.C lipsticks then read our MAC Lipsticks - The Breakdown review...

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...