To me autumn and winter is the time for the bold lip, this is partially due to my lazy ass not wanting to get out of bed and thus sticking to just mascara and lipstick, but also because the autumnal colours are soooooo beautiful. In this blog post I will be discussing the 5 lip… Continue reading Makeup Artist’s Favourite: Autumn/Winter Lip Products.
Use theatrical blood as an ultra natural lip and cheek stain. Halloween is in the air, and many of us (ME!) might get a bit over excited when shopping for decorations and costumes, which just get tossed into the cupboard until next year. However there is one Halloween themed product that is great to use… Continue reading Unconventional Beauty Tips 02.
Now that the cold weather has been rolling in (*sobs*) I have noticed my old nemesis . . . dry alligator skin on my legs. . . has returned with a vengeance. I have tried so many things, like shaving with oil, dry brushing and doing DIY salt/sugar scrubs. Though these work amazingly during the… Continue reading Makeup Artist Tips: What To Do For Super Dry Skin On Your Body.
The Victorians were an eccentric bunch to be sure, some of their leisure activities included unwrapping mummies, taking pictures with dead relatives and taking some arsenic, so it is not that hard to believe that their beauty practices and inspiration were err. . . . weird. One of the main sources of inspiration, the Instagram… Continue reading Weird and wonderful beauty history: Consumptive Chic Victorians (1837- 1901).
I can not tell you how often I have read in magazines that you should put toothpaste on your pimples to help them dry up and heal faster. If you were wondering if this is something you should try . . . the short answer no. . . No! And the long answer is. .… Continue reading Beauty BS: Put Toothpaste On Pimples.
Getting sick is an unfortunate part of life, especially now that we are moving into the colder months. Normally, if I am sick, when I go out to begrudgingly seek medical attention or sustenance (Ice cream counts right?!) I like to do a little bit of gussying up before I go . . . because… Continue reading Sick Day Makeup Routine (For When I Don’t Want To Startle The Doctor).
A lot of people I have met both professionally and personally have the misconception that wearing a foundation or BB cream with an SPF in it is enough to protect your skin from ageing and possible CANCER. . . that is a no from me. . . and many, if not all, medical professionals. The… Continue reading Beauty BS: Foundation with SPF is good enough.