Handling Break Outs Part 2: Full Coverage Makeup Routine
I mentioned the other day that I recently came down with a bad case of the breakouts. I went through my trusty cleansing and treating routine
, my skin cleared up for a week or two and then went it back to it's old ways. Humph. I was not happy.
It actually turned out to be a bit more intense than I had originally thought, so I went to the doctor to see if there was anything I could...
How To Wear Pantone's Colour of the Year: Emerald
I love it when a trend is universally flattering. There is nothing worse than being in love with a style and knowing that you'll never be able to pull it off (I'm looking at you harem pants, bustier tops and boyfriend jeans). Fortunately, the hottest Spring trend and Pantone's colour of the year
happens to be flattering on every skin tone.
You may be shying away...
Make-up Tutorial: Working with Hooded Eyelids
I am the proud owner of semi-hooded lids. And no, this isn't a car term. If you haven't heard of hooded eyelids before, let me give you the low down: hooded eyes/eyelids are when eyelids are partially covered by skin underneath the brow when the eyes are open.
Hooded lids can make your eyes appear smaller and of course, we always want our peepers to be big and bright! Plus, they can...
The 10 Essential YouTube Makeup Tutorials You Need to See(images via elionia.blogg.se, weheartit.com, fatal-e.tumblr.com)
YouTube is a goldmine of information. Especially when it comes to beauty. I think we definitely proved that with our round up of 10 Jaw Dropping Halloween Tutorials
. However, those tutorials aren't exactly 'office appropriate' so we thought a guide to your essential makeup tutorials via YouTube was needed...
10 Jaw Dropping Halloween Makeup Tutorials
The Internet is a wonderful place, is it not? I love it. One of my favourite sites is, of course, YouTube. Nora wrote a great article a while back on all the things she's learned via YouTube
and it comes to mind whenever I stumble upon some amazing new factoid via the web. When Halloween rolls around, YouTube becomes my go-to place for ideas and tutorials. If you do a bit of digging,...
Holiday Jewel-Tone Makeup Tutorial (plus Enter to Win!)Sponsored
Fall 2012's colour palette is all about jewel tones - sapphire, emerald and lush burgundy - and we saw plenty of that during our recent surprise makeover at Fairview Mall
. You might assume these shades in fashion wouldn't translate easily to beauty, but you'd be wrong. Surprisingly wearable, these colour combos will be perfect for your upcoming holiday soirees.
We enlisted our...
Get the Look: Madonna MDNA Tour Makeup Tutorial
Recently, Ali and I were invited to have breakfast with Gina Brooke, Madonna’s make up artist of 10 years (Yes, THE Madonna)! This invite was for the launch of Make Up For Ever’s new Aqua Rouge Liquid Lip Color line
The star of the show? Aqua Rouge in Nº8 Iconic Red - the official lip color of Madonna’s MDNA tour. We were so inspired by the looks Madonna wore on her tour that we...
Tip Tuesday: Get Glowing Flawless Foundation Coverage
I crazy bananas broke out (for those of you who speak proper English that means super duper badly) recently and I've been battling these bumps for the past little while! Is this a little TMI? Well, if it is, I apologize. But it's the truth and I'm pretty sure I'm not the only one facing this issue. I try and take care of my skin as much as possible, but while recovering from a...
Make Up Tutorial: Fall 2012 Jewel Tone Eye Shadow
Jewel tones are trending big time right now, whether it be in fashion or beauty
! Rich, deep shades like aubergine, oxblood
, emerald and sapphire are the 'it' colours this season. Inspired by Jason Wu and Roberto Cavalli's fall 2012 shows, we enlisted our resident make up guru Mandy to give us the 411 on how to wear jewel tones on your eyes.
Done with a dark lip (one...
5 Minute On the Go Beauty Refresher
The other day I was running late, rushing out from work to meet friends for dinner and I had no time to go home or freshen up or change my clothes. This isn't anything out of the ordinary for me. I'm usually running around from one place to another and this tends to take a toll on my makeup. Showing up to a friend's birthday dinner dripping in sweat is a regular occurrence for me....