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Autumn Beauty Essentials on our Wishlist

It’s October and in London that means one thing. The autumn beauty essentials are coming out. As well as the tried and tested beauty items, I also have a long list of other autumn beauty essentials on my wishlist. First up, it’s time to get those nails in order. I’ve put away my orange and fuchsia shades and it’s time...

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...

Topshop Beauty Has Launched and it’s 100% cruelty-free!

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Topshop Beauty has landed with 140 colours, all of which are 100% cruelty-free! Discover Topshop Beauty and a brand new range covering everything from your everyday essentials to the tools to create that picture-perfect makeup look.Shop Topshop beauty now

Topshop Beauty AW16 – Shop the unique beauty looks

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Topshop beauty see's heavy kohl-lined eyes, magenta lips and big, big hair made up the AW16 Topshop Unique beauty look. “Club kids were the inspiration for this season.” Topshop beauty consultant Hannah Murray told us backstage. “It’s a little bit punky and a little bit sexy, with a nod to the ’60s.” What do you need to recreate this look?The Skin: The Concealor Palette...

Tried & Tested: Frizz No More

Hair. We all have it. Whether it’s thin, thick, curly or straight, frizzy or flat it can be a pain. With the summer almost over and the Autumnal weather setting in, the temperature changes and change in seasons can play havoc with our barnets. There is such a huge array of products on the market to help relieve our hair...

AW Makeup Tutorial For Green, Grey, Hazel and Brown Eyes

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Here comes my Autumn/Winter 2014 makeup tutorial. This look is ideal for parties and going out clubbing. Blue/green teal and turquoise shades are my go colours when I’m in the mood for a bright eye makeup that really makes my eyes pop, but feel free to try it out with blue or purple shades, depending on what’s that compliments your...

Make-up Tip: For dry chapped lips

In the cold seasons it’s common for us to get dry, chapped lips. You should always try and wear some sort of lip balm to protect your lips from the cold. Here is a cheap and effective way to rid those horrible dry lips. Whilst having a hot bath, apply a thick layer of lip balm and leave to...

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...

Surprise yourself every month with mystery beauty treats from GLOSSYBOX

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For those of us who love surprises and all things beauty, GLOSSYBOX is a pamperlicious Godsend. Every month, the iconic makeup and skincare obsessed brand send its members a chic baby pink box tied with a slinky black bow, containing a plethora of highly coveted beauty and makeup products.Why wait for your romantically inept other half to send you an...

Get the look- Jade Ellis plus win WooWoo nail wraps!

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Jade Ellis burst onto the scene last year when she was one of the 12 finalists in The X-Factor.  She was known on the show for her amazing look, and when Jade Ellis popped by to Flavourmag make up artist Jemelin gave her another show stopping look.Using products from Earthnicity and Glominerals, she created a golden smokey eye look...

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...

Spicy Shimmers, Smokin Mattes, its Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty Palettes

Rihanna stars in her very own Fenty Beauty Moroccan Spice campaign. The singer who is taking the beauty, fashion & lingerie world by storms, looks amazing in the latest beauty campaign for Fenty Beauty. This is the release of a new makeup palette called Moroccan Spice, which landed in stores and online earlier this month.Rihanna models in the official campaign images, showing...

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...

Get the look: The beauty of Let’s Stay Together on BET! @BET_Intl @Tillyli

With the new season 4 of Let's Stay Together airing on BET, I thought I would take a look at how they achieved their flawless make-up, as the cast always look so glamorous. They all have their own unique styles; from Stacy with her sexy conservative dress sense, to Crystal with her youthful fresh look, but they all keep...

Gina B Beauty’s Tips & Trick

So we’ve all heard the rumour that layering is gold when it comes to dressing well right? Vintage blouse, preppy vest, and slouchy boyfriend blazer… ring any bells? But, feeling like you need to buy a new outfit every time you go out (thanks to the tagging application on Facebook) is time consuming AND unrealistically expensive! You know what...

Mac is Beauty – Mac Makeup release stunning new ss15 campaign

We are delighted to share this stunning new campaign by MAC Makeup. The campaign features uber cool stunning eye-catching visuals and reminds us why they are one of the best make up/cosmetic brands in the world.MAC Makeup enlisted legendary photographer Miles Aldridge yet again to photograph its new visual campaign for its ‘Wash & Dry’ and ‘MAC is Beauty’ line....

Illamasqua – Redefine your shine + Receive a free highlighting buffing brush with our exclusive code

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We've got a special treat from Illamasqua giving Flavourmag readers a free highlighting buffing brush when you buy any of the 'Beyond Powder' range from Illamasqua, using code: FLAVOUR Proudly boasting over 100 vegan makeup lines, Illamasqua is an iconic cosmetic brand renowned for being 100% cruelty-free and celebrating beauty in all of its weird and wonderful forms.Think light-as-air loose...

Models transformed in the amazing beauty gifs by Elle Muliarchyk

Josephine Skriver, Magdalena Jasek, Ji Hye Park, Manuela Frey and more flaunt their stuff in hair and makeup looks that go from everyday girl to rock goddess, Barbie and even sexy secretary. Working with models from The Society, photographer Elle Muliarchyk created this beauty series of GIFs featuring leading faces of today.GIFS: Elle Muliarchyk Art Direction: Vita Raykhman Stylist: Priscilla Polley Makeup:...

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

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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...

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...

Winter Checklist: Grooming Tips For The Groomsman

From the best skincare products to tips on shaving—here’s, a quick and handy guide to hitting the right notes for your most personal grooming needs. In fact, this is a list of stuff you may actually need to consider grabbing the next time you're out shopping. BullDog Original Shave Gel: They say cleanliness is next to godliness, and that is...

Gina B Beauty Tips: Kohl it like a Kardashain

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 when...

Best Beauty Advent Calendars 2016

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It's that time again when the best beauty advent calendars 2016 are released for Christmas. Last year we said 'forget chocolates and take a look at the best beauty advent calendars for 2015'. This year we are literally saying the same thing. The reason being, is that beauty advent calendars almost always sell out immediately as they are stocked.These charming...

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...

Girl Power: Nylon Magazines most Iconic beauty looks

Nylon Magazine for its June-July 2015 edition, takes a look back at some of the famous female musicians throughout the years and captures this beauty editorial campaign photographed by Jamie Nelson.Models Anna Nevala and Merethe Hopland transform into iconic women including Patti Smith, Gwen Stefani and Stevie Nicks with bold makeup looks that leap off the pages.Magazine: Nylon (June/July 2015)...

Get Flawless Skin! Smashbox Try it Kit: BB + Halo

Get Flawless Skin! Smashbox Try it Kit: BB + Halo. Want the photo finished look? You can get it with the Smashbox Try It Kit. Everything you need for perfect looking skin. Smashbox is the only makeup brand born out of a real photo studio. So if these guys can make a girl look  flawlessly-camera-ready, you know you'll look flawless...

Gina B: How to Master the Art of Ombre Nails

Ombre patterns have blown up this year! With the Ombre/dip dye hair trend leading the way for hair fashionistas. The French word ombré means "shaded," and in fashion it refers to pretty much anything that starts out one color and then slowly morphs into another. We've weathered trends for ombe hair, ombre clothes, ombre fur. So why not ombré...

Concealer Lust List Must Haves

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Concealer Lust List Must Haves. We all need a little helping hand. On those days when ya wake up with a spot, or dark circles looking extra dark. Why not try my Flavour concealer top picks. On my quest to find the ultimate concealers. I have got the low down on some best buy's, that you may have not even...

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...

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...