Back to school time is a very exciting time of the year, you get to see all your friends again and get back to your school work and extra mural activities. . . the fact that it is also time to put your makeup, jewellery and nail polish away is less exciting. Luckily today… Continue reading 5 Back To School Beauty Tips.
Oatmeal is a very healthy (and yummy) breakfast, it is chock full of fibre and protein and is a guilt free comfort food IMO, but my love for oats stretches far beyond the culinary. Oats is a great skin care ingredient, not only because it has an array of amazing benefits when applied to the… Continue reading Why Oatmeal Is Your Skin’s BFF And Four Ways To Use It.
Tight, uncomfortable skin is something I have been struggling with since I hit puberty, it started with my misguided idea that I need to wash my skin with harsh cleansers and skip on the moisturiser (*shudder) in a bid to ward off spots. In my early twenties, I no longer had spots but had… Continue reading DIY Hydrating Facial Mist And Why It Will Up Your Skincare Game.
There are A LOT of makeup brands, even though I love it (but . . . I am a hoarder), it can be super overwhelming if you are not an experienced makeup shopper. While teaching clients how to do their own makeup I would often see people bring out super expensive pallets of fancy designer… Continue reading Makeup Artist’s Picks: Makeup Brands For Beginners.
I have seen many websites and blogs urging people to apply castor oil to their eyelashes and scalp to help increase growth rate and thickness of the hair. It all sounds very exciting, I mean who doesn't want thick sexy hair, but there really is no concrete scientific evidence to support this claim. The fact… Continue reading Beauty BS: Castor Oil Will Help Hair And Eyelashes Grow Long And Thick.
Masks are something I often and routinely buy on a whim. . . I don't know why, I mean sure they are fun and make me feel like somehow after doing a facemask I am just miraculously going to have my S@¢t together (just me?) but I just can't resist. When I recently found out… Continue reading Makeup Artist’s Review: e.l.f. Hydrating Gel Mask.
If you have been a reader of this blog post for a hot minute you will know that I have obnoxiously sensitive skin, I mean I complain about it . . . ad nauseam. So, I would like to think that I have learned a thing or two about how to deal with red, sore… Continue reading Makeup Artist’s Tips: Navigating Sensitive Skin.