Archive for the ‘Eyes’ Category

Easy steps to melt-proof make-up!

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Summer means lots of sweating and thus lots of sliding make-up, but we have some great tips on how to tackle this common mishap. The saying goes: “women don’t sweat, they glow” but us ladies all know that this is frustratingly, false. Unfortunately, no matter how much many of us love the hot weather, it read more »

A beauty blessing – coconut oil

Sunday, April 27th, 2014

Natural oils are all the rage right now in the world of beauty, but one is proving a perfect all-rounder for a range of health and beauty benefits. Coconut oil is bursting full of natural goodness guaranteed to bring a range of benefits to your lifestyle. As well as helping to speed up the metabolism read more »

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 »