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18 Mar

Foundation, Concealer or BB Cream: When To Use What and Why.

foundation concealer bb cream
                It can be daunting when it comes to choosing what to use when there is so much variety available. It all comes down to what effect you desire, but an understanding of the properties and levels of pigmentation on offer will help you master your make-up routine. For a light, natural look BB cream is the way to go. It is similar to a tinted moisturiser except it has additional elements added to it to help the skin, like SPF and skincare benefits. BB creams are the most sheer and perfect for minimal coverage and a no-make-up effect.               For more coverage Foundation is a mainstay of make-up: it’s versatile, and can be built up or sheered out depending on how you use it. It...
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17 Mar

5 Ways To Get The Most Out of Your Favourite Eye Palette.

5 ways to maximise eye palettes
                          The amazing array of colours and pigment in the latest eye palettes are just too good to be true. So, we've decided to give you some tips on how to get the most out of your favourite palette. 1. Don't Be Afraid To Experiment Make your own signature shade by blending  a favourite shade with one you do not generally use.               2. Create Your Own Liquid Liner Take a very fine tipped brush and wet it, then using a darker colour from your favourite palette, create a liquid liner effect along the eyelid.               3.The New Smokey Eye Using two shades, and wetting your brush, apply the lighter shade first over lids and lash line, then take the darker shade closer to the lashes. Once dry, blend, blend...
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3 Mar

Less Is Always More, Ladies!

Less is more
The worst mistake women make when applying foundation is to cover their entire face with it. You can end up with a mask-like, unnatural look that some in the industry refer to as "cake face"! Start with a clean, moisturised face. Apply a foundation primer, if you have one. Primers help the foundation or tinted moisturizer glide on more smoothly without settling into fine lines and wrinkles. Place a dime-sized amount of foundation in your palm and dot the foundation on any red spots or uneven areas of your skin. These are usually around the chin area, along or on the nose, under the eyes and the corners of the mouth. Do not cover the entire face, your goal is to achieve an...
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