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Makeup Basics

HOW TO SET YOUR MAKEUP

HOW TO SET YOUR MAKEUP

Makeup application jargon can sometimes sound so technical that you end up confused whether it’s an actual makeup term or something that’s been made up to just sound intriguing. This Makeup Basics series focuses on defining these terms in the simplest of ways! Setting does […]

HOW TO USE PRIMER UNDER MAKEUP

HOW TO USE PRIMER UNDER MAKEUP

Makeup application jargon can sometimes sound so technical that you end up confused whether it’s an actual makeup term or something that’s been made up to just sound intriguing. This Makeup Basics series focuses on defining these terms in the simplest of ways! Priming isn’t […]

WHAT IS STROBING?

WHAT IS STROBING?

Makeup application jargon can sometimes sound so technical that you end up confused whether it’s an actual makeup term or something that’s been made up to just sound intriguing. This Makeup Basics series focuses on defining these terms in the simplest of ways! One of […]

EYESHADOW TIPS AND TRICKS FOR BEGINNERS

EYESHADOW TIPS AND TRICKS FOR BEGINNERS

I may not be a beauty guru, or a makeup artist and I may not even be a proper blogger (more on that in the future, possibly) but I do have a handful of helpful hints for applying eyeshadow that can help you create a great, simple […]

HOW I CLEAN MY MAKEUP BRUSHES

HOW I CLEAN MY MAKEUP BRUSHES

This post was originally posted on 4/3/2017 and rewritten on 21/11/2017 Brushes are a haven for bacteria and manky old makeup stains so keeping them clean is important – it can even prevent you from breaking out! Here’s how I clean my brushes and beauty […]

MASCARA WANDS – WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?!

MASCARA WANDS – WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?!

[This post was originally published 9th August 2017 and revised 15th November 2017] I think we’ve all picked up a new mascara just for the interesting wand at some point in our lives. Mascaras are constantly being released that promise to have the world’s first whatever wand, that can […]

HOW TO: COLOUR CORRECT

HOW TO: COLOUR CORRECT

Colour correcting your skin can look complicated, extensive and a little scary, especially when Instagram videos show people applying all the colours under the rainbow all over the face in intricate patterns and looking flawless at the end of it. But colour correcting doesn’t have […]

WHAT ARE UNDERTONES?

WHAT ARE UNDERTONES?

Makeup application jargon can sometimes sound so technical that you end up confused whether it’s an actual makeup term or something that’s been made up to just sound intriguing. This Makeup Basics series focuses on defining these terms in the simplest of ways! This time […]

CONTOURING & HOW TO DO IT

CONTOURING & HOW TO DO IT

Makeup application jargon can sometimes sound so technical that you end up confused whether it’s an actual makeup term or something that’s been made up to just sound intriguing. This Makeup Basics series focuses on defining these terms in the simplest of ways! Contouring is […]

WHAT DOES BAKING YOUR MAKEUP MEAN?

WHAT DOES BAKING YOUR MAKEUP MEAN?

Makeup application jargon can sometimes sound so technical that you end up confused whether it’s an actual makeup term or something that’s been made up to just sound intriguing. This Makeup Basics series focuses on defining these terms in the simplest of ways! Baking. Something […]