Posts tagged ‘makeup’

April 12, 2015

Hey Pretty Eyes!

thandie-in-violet make up

We all have a tried and tested ‘face’ that we can slap on to trundle through a regular day. Of course ‘regular day’ is an elastic phrase if, like me, you’re of South Asian origin.  Once upon a time my regular day face consisted of what most women would consider full bridal makeup. As I’ve gotten older my makeup has become significantly lighter and more sparing yet I still haven’t often been quite daring.

nars guy bourdin

About a month went to the amaaaazing Guy Bourdin exhibition at Somerset House just before its final curtain call. The gift shop had an amazing Nars makeup range commissioned especially

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June 12, 2014

Don’t Do It: Brown Lippie

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The case against brown lipstick: Exhibit 1 the ageing effect

I know the 90s are back and I’m a 90s kid but…yuck.  Brown lips are gross and add 15 years to a face.  I got my first Rimmel Heather Shimmer lippie free with more! magazine and dabbed it on whilst frowning over Position of the Fortnight.

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May 13, 2014

Crayons for Lips

bourjois colour boost lip crayon peach on the beach

Bourjois have brought out a new range of lip crayons called Colour Boost and they are delicious!

Easy to apply, the glossy colour makes lips appear bigger

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March 25, 2014

Do You Look Tired After 8 Hours Sleep?

perricone no concealer concealerThere is nothing you can do to dark circles under your eyes. Stop wasting money on products that pretend that you can erase them. Stop drinking water, it tastes rubbish. Dark circles are heredity (thanks mum, also thanks for the ghetto ass).

Enter Dr Perricone MD. Sound like some quack American doctor, right? Like the one off the Simpsons (hey, the 90s are in so we are allowed to reference the Simpson again). Well, anyway his No Concealer Concealer is awesome. It’s just under £40 so yah, a bit more pricey than your usual but if you are south Asian origin then you probably look like you need it.

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April 25, 2013

Get The Look

lancome rouge in love lipstick 21

 

 

Lancome Rouge in Love lipstick £21

Beauty trends this Summer include bold lips, 60s flicks and strong brows. Tick, tick and TICK!  These trends are fab for me as I usually wear all three in trend or not.

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March 19, 2013

Chanel’s Yellow Mascara

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Chanel has launched a yellow mascara!  It is part of this Summer’s butterfly inspired makeup range from the luxury fashion brand.

I can’t think of any worse colour to highlight my luscious

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May 10, 2012

Red Lipstick

Research conducted by the Universite de Bretagne-Sud, France, revealed that male customers are 50% more likely to tip waitresses wearing red lipstick over any other colour.

 

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