Archive for the ‘Eyes’ Category

Back to basics: Eyeliner

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

From prep-work to picking the right colour – keep reading for the ultimate guide to eyeliner. If you’re anything like us, chances are you’re stuck in an eyeliner rut. Black kohl lined eyes are one of the first things us girls learn when we start wearing make-up, and while this look can be great – read more »

New year, new makeup, new NAKED palette!

Friday, January 24th, 2014

It’s time to get naked, again! Urban Decay’s new eyeshadow palette is the must have beauty secret for 2014.

Tips and tricks for brighter eyes

Saturday, November 9th, 2013

Dark circles and puffy eyes are common problems – find out what you can do to help improve their appearance. A recent study by Adonia Organics has revealed that women with dark circles/puffy eyes are perceived to look up to five years older than they really are. The same study concluded that the under eye read more »

Explore copper this season

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Gucci stormed the AW13 catwalks at Milan Fashion Week with stunning copper eyes – now we show you where to get the model look on any budget. What could say ‘autumn’ more than rusty hues in copper and bronze? As we move into those crisp cold days, it’s time to emulate our surroundings with dusky, warm make-up pallets. In Milan make-up artist read more »

Top eyeshadow trends for AW13

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Embrace the new season by updating your eyeshadows. Below we show you the three top trends for autumn. Now that we are in the second week of September and the weather is starting to cool, it is impossible to ignore the fact that autumn is on its way. An exciting season in the beauty world, September read more »

Make-up trends for autumn/winter 2013

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

As usual the autumn/winter catwalks this year were teeming with creative make-up looks. You may be desperate to cling on to the last dregs of summer (no need to relinquish the flip-flops just yet) but there’s no denying autumn is on the way and that means just one thing for any beauty fanatic: it’s time read more »

Finding the perfect mascara

Saturday, April 27th, 2013

Trying to find your perfect mascara is similar to the search for true love – before you can start, you need to assess your needs. The mascara market can be a complicated one to navigate, especially when terminology such as ‘volumising’, ‘lengthening’ and ‘curling’ are thrown into the mix. The key to finding a mascara read more »

Ellis Faas – colours inspired by the human body

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Described by Vogue as ‘one of the coolest brands around’, Ellis Faas is high quality, high fashion and high on our list of brands to watch this year. The off-beat cosmetics brand was created by Netherlands-born Ellis Faas. In the ’90s she opened Amsterdam’s first make-over studio, combining a passion for fashion and photography with read more »

How to wear Emerald – the colour of the year

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Emerald green is Pantone’s colour of the year for 2013 – but while it may look great on the catwalk, does it translate easily into everyday life? We look at ways to dazzle with products from the high-street. World-renowned ‘colour authority’ Pantone has teamed up with make-up giant Sephora to create a power collection in read more »

NARS Spring 2013 collection is raw and provocative

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

This coming spring is all about colour – the bolder, the better. ‘Deep Throat’, ‘Orgasm’ and ‘Strip Tease’ are all best selling product lines by edgy New York-born brand NARS. Now the less-than-conventional label has released its latest Spring 2013 Color Collection featuring a rainbow of shades that wouldn’t look amiss in David Bowie’s makeup read more »