Archive for the ‘Eyes’ Category

Top five morning-after products

Friday, January 4th, 2013

Many of us feel less than fresh after Christmas thanks to the endless parties and the inevitable overindulgence – if you are seeing the effects when you look in the mirror, you might want to try these products to help cheat that ‘fresh as a daisy’ look… 1) Clarifying detox shampoo, Phyto (£10.50) Hair can read more »

Made in Chelsea star Millie Mackintosh launches eyelash range

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Made in Chelsea star Millie Mackintosh has joined forces with Nouveau Lashes to produce a range of eight pairs of strip lashes named after some of her favourite London haunts. As a professional make-up artist herself Millie has high standards when it comes to her beauty products and has made sure that her own line read more »

Perfect definition with Lancôme Liner Plume

Monday, August 13th, 2012

You have one chance with eye-liner: one sudden twitch could undo all that time you spent painstakingly applying eye-shadow. If the liner smudges, or if one side ends up thicker than the other, the whole lot will have to come off and before you know it you’ll be surrounded by a heap of black-smudged cotton read more »

LUSH Emotional Brilliance Make-up Collection

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

Beauty brand Lush have decided to pop their finger in the make-up pie and have released a range of exciting vegan lip colours, eye shadows, eye liners and mascaras. The range has been named Emotional Brilliance, and is designed to include a shade to suit every emotion and mood. From Vibrance – a bright orange read more »

MAC eyeliner is a summer must-have

Monday, June 18th, 2012

Whether you fancy a feline flick, a smoky smudge or just understated definition, MAC’s got it all – liquid, gel, pencil or kohl. Perhaps as a result of the ‘Duchess-effect’ creating a wave of women attempting to emulate the understated elegance of Kate Middleton, black eyeliner has quickly become the hottest beauty trend of the read more »

Revive ancient Indian beauty with Lord & Berry Kajal Stick

Monday, May 28th, 2012

Taking inspiration from the beautiful decadence of ancient India, Lord & Berry’s Kajal Stick is thick, creamy and perfect for lining eyes to create a striking, exotic look. Of course, any dark eyeliner can be used to recreate that ‘Asian princess’ look if applied properly, so what is it that makes the Kajal Stick stand read more »

Nicola Roberts’ Dainty Doll brand launches new SS12 make up collection

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Nicola Roberts, the ‘pale but interesting’ redhead from Girls Aloud has had her fair share of public criticism since rising from obscurity. When the band first spawned from talent show ‘Pop Stars the Rivals’, she was cruelly dubbed the ‘unattractive one’ and never seemed to quite fit the preened, bronzed, big-haired look Cheryl Cole and read more »

NEW Eyestudio Colour Tattoo 24HR Cream Gel Shadow

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

In the world of eye-shadows, Maybelline’s new Tattoo Cream Gel Shadow is a bit of a wild one. Firstly, don’t let the name put you off – there is nothing permanent or painful about this makeup. It’s not even an eye tattoo transfer like the name might suggest. ‘Tattoo’ is simply a reference to Maybelline’s read more »

Pop art takes makeup industry by storm

Monday, March 26th, 2012

‘Pop art’ is the new buzz-phrase for this year’s spring/summer trends. It’s finally time to ditch vintage glamour for the vibrant colours and bold lines made famous by Andy Warhol and his contemporaries. Some of the most recognisable images of the 1950s pop art movement include Warhol’s Campbell’s Soup Cans, the White Burning Car and read more »

From the pencil-case to the makeup bag: the 4 best makeup ‘pens’

Monday, March 12th, 2012

Remember the glory days of gel pens and bendy rulers? Remember when hording neat arrays of stationary in your fluffy pencil case was cool? Well, the glory days are about to be relived, because beauty brands everywhere are giving makeup a bit of a W.H.Smith makeover. Why go for the age-old powder, liquid or cream read more »