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18 Mar

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

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                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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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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12 Dec

All I want for Christmas with Ana Kechris

Christmas Wishlist

Christmas WishlistIt’s the most wonderful time of the year — indeed, it’s almost Christmas time! This year, we thought we’d make it all about you and in light of this, we interviewed 6 people of all ages and genders about what’s on their beauty wishlist this year.

Our first lucky guest of honour is Ana Kechris, a 23-year-old beauty therapist and self-confessed grooming nut who is desperate for a few Summer essentials to help her remain primped and preened all season long.