Valentines Day Gift Guide for overwhelmed guys-UK edition
Feb11

Valentines Day Gift Guide for overwhelmed guys-UK edition

  Charbonnel Pink Champagne Truffles Perrier Jouet Belle Epoque Rosé Alex Munroe Bumblebee Necklace Diptique Rosa Mundi Candle Jo Malone-Red Roses bath Oil Elle Macpherson Lingerie Chloe Marcie wallet in Nut Philippa Craddock-Avebury Bouquet Too Faced Sweetheart Flush...

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The Basic Makeup Brush Set: Which brushes do you really need?
Feb09

The Basic Makeup Brush Set: Which brushes do you really need?

  With all the makeup brushes available out there…choosing the right brushes for your personal makeup kit can be very intimidating. I’ve put together a basic brush kit to help you select the right ones. My favourite brush brands are M.A.C, Stila, Nars and Shu Uemura. They all use high quality fibres that deliver excellent makeup application. If you invest in great quality brushes and care for them correctly, they can...

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Eye Allure: from drab to fab…easy, quick tricks!
Feb04

Eye Allure: from drab to fab…easy, quick tricks!

Sometimes the simplest of tricks can make your eyes look just gorgeous. Let me talk you through it… Start with a pair of metal lash curlers and gently crimp your clean, dry lashes. (Please ensure the rubber in the bottom of the tray is undamaged and present! If not, you might chop your lashes off  #disaster!!!). The easiest way to do this is to look downwards, rest the top bar on your lid and close down as near to your lash-line...

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Charcoal Smokey Eye with Liner
Dec04

Charcoal Smokey Eye with Liner

A 5-Minute Face by B Model: Cheryl Makeup and photography by B   This Navy/Charcoal ‘Smokey eye’ look, is great for evening or for a touch of every day glamour at the office. Whenever I do a smokey eye, I do the eyes first and save foundation application for last. That way ,it won’t matter if dark shadow drops under your eyes, you can just wipe that panda look away! 1. I have lined the outside of  Cheryl’s eyes, above...

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How to get Streak Free, Flawless, Liquid foundation application.
Nov28

How to get Streak Free, Flawless, Liquid foundation application.

The finish of your foundation has much to do with the quality of your foundation, but that conversation is for another day. Today is the test of the tools. Which makeup tool provides the best application of your liquid foundation? A brush? A sponge? Which brush or sponge? Your fingers? It was difficult to photograph the final result, even though I used a shade of foundation much darker than my skin tone. I used the same liquid...

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The English Rose Look with a rouge cheek: tips on how to make your blush stay all day!
Nov15

The English Rose Look with a rouge cheek: tips on how to make your blush stay all day!

A 5-Minute Face by B Model: B Hair, makeup and photography by B   Summer is blush time! Actually I’m a blush girl, so any time is blush time! I love the look of flushed cheeks and a healthy glow!   1. Start with your usual foundation or BB cream. I love the Garnier BB Cream in clair/light. Define brows with shadow and a brow brush and apply mascara. 2. Start with cream blush on unpowdered skin. Dab a smudge of your cream...

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