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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...

Make-up Tip: Filling your eyebrows

Eye brows define the face.  So when you are doing your makeup filling your eyebrows in will make a real difference. I draw mine on with a ‘Rimmel’ eyebrow pencil £2.99. I like this one because it comes with a brush on the lid. Before you start to fill in your eyebrows you should use an eyebrow brush. Begin...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Glowwbox – beauty for women of colour.

There are so many ways for us to be able to purchase our beauty products, but as products for women of colour aren’t readily available everywhere and aren’t as fair in price as regular drugstore products, we look for other ways to get what we need. We’ve heard of beauty boxes before, but as there is now one that...

Get the look – Tanya Lacey

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There aren't many females that can boast a title of singer, songwriter and rapper, yet Tanya Lacey is all 3.  Probably most known for her top 5 track with Loick Essien "How We Roll" and recent writing credits include: Stooshe, Nikki Williams and Cover Drive,we thought we would get her in our studio for a photo shoot and live stream...

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...

Glam About Town

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Brighten up your look this summer with these popping coloursPhotographer: Daniel Thomas Video: Charlie Massey Stylist: Natalie James from Natalie Styles Hair: Dionne Smith Make-Up: Katrina Appie from Beauty Box Models: Ufuoma Itoje and Maggie SaraiLook 1 - Orange dress - Aqua Couture, Necklace - Hayley KrugerLook 2 - Purple skirt worn as dress - Aqua couture , Necklace - Hayley KrugerLook 3...

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...

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

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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...

4 Highlighters You Should Try

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It's all about getting your glow on. Twitter, insta, youtube. Everyone has super shiny cheekbones. Want in on that action? Here's 4 highlighters you should try that you may not have heard of but you should definitely try. Now if you really want to get that beyonce glow I would recommend one of my fave' highlighters; Boot's No.7 Shimmer Palette in...

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...

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...

Liberty London’s Beauty Advent Calendar 2018 OUT NOW!

Liberty London beauty advent calendar 2018

The sell-out Liberty London Beauty Advent Calendar is OUT NOW, and this year, it’s better than ever! Worth over £600, this is the ultimate gift for the beauty obsessed! Housed in a beautiful Liberty London box, this year’s advent calendar compiles an edit of our top beauty buys, featuring 18 full-sized products alongside deluxe samples.Get your Liberty London Beauty Advent...

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...

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

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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...

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...

Halloween, Christmas, New Year: how to look the best & treat your skin well this coming party season

At Tropic Skincare, we're well aware that your skin still needs a little bit of love in the colder months. With Halloween, Christmas, and New Year very close together, we’ve decided to compile some skincare tips to keep you right during the party season!Time to indulge!It’s inevitable this time of year. Rich food and sweets, alcohol, and (if you’re doing...

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...

Inside the Hair Dressers Eyes @DionneSmithHair

The Hair Dressers Eye is one of the UK’s leading top hair and beauty blogs, dedicated to bringing you the juiciest gossip from the beauty and hair world and delivering the best reviews, interviews, personal stories and guides within the UK.Founded by celebrity hairstylist Dionne Smith, who boasts an impressive clientele list ranging from Naomi Campbell, Chanel Iman to Genevieve...

Ruby Wing Nail Varnish Review

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Do you remember when hyper coloured T-shirts came out? Well I do, back in primary school days. They were so cool at the time, the heat of your body would change the colour of the shirt from; pink to purple or blue to green. It was so pointless and mesmerising as a young child. Well now that I am...

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...

Wedding Hair Tips Every Bride Must Remember

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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...

Best New Beauty Products to Save Your Skin In The Cold Weather

Ski season is well and truly upon us! Whilst we love to immerse ourselves into the snowy slopes come winter, we can’t help but feel some concern for the negative impact our skin can take as a result. Harsh weather conditions such as wind and snow can have a noticeable effect on the skin including broken capillaries, wind burn...

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...

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...

Ellie Goulding lands MAC cosmetics collaboration

Burn singer Ellie Goulding lands MAC cosmetics collaboration. Following in the footsteps of other stars like Rihanna and Miley Cyrus. !function(d,s,tgl){var js,f=d.getElementsByTagName(s),u=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http://static.taggled.tv/':'https://d221s6s6t247qm.cloudfront.net/';if(!d.getElementById(tgl)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=tgl;js.src=u+'widgets/widget.js';f.parentNode.insertBefore(js,f);}}(document, 'script','tgl-widget');The holiday is due to be released in December 2015 and the image below gives a  glimpse of what is to come introduces pink, brown and nude tones that are sure to be a best seller.Check out our...

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...