FOTD: My Makeup Face Of The Day – Subtle Siren

Benecos Natural Lipstick in Soft Coral  //  W2 Eyebrow Pencil Deep Brown  //  Alva Natural SkinCare BB Cream in Fair  //  Rimmel Stay Matte Pressed Powder  //  Body Shop Under Eye Concealer  //  Alva Baked Rouge in Shiny Pink  //  Alva Green Equinox loose pigment in Cool Silk  //  Alva Kajal Kohl Liner in Black  //  Alva Mascara in Black  //  Borjois Precision Liner From my veritable smorgasbord of products here, I think a few things stand out for me.  The first is my love of natural products, and the second is just how many different tweaks can go into […]

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Product review: Barry M #101 lipstick in Marshmallow – move over Lady Gaga

As you will know if you’ve been tuning in, I have been having huge fun experimenting with makeup and beauty just lately – even more so than usual.  I’ve had loads of new finds that I’ve absolutely loved, often inspired by looks and reviews from other lovely guys and gals on the net. My renewed fervour for all things beauty is ostensibly due to my impending nuptials (more on that story later), and to that end, one of my current must-find items is the perfect nude lipstick for my bridal and bridesmaid makeup.  Why outsource this job when I can […]

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Recreate the look: Pinterest eyes – coloured waterline

Most nights between the hours of 10pm and the wee small hours of the next day, I can be found surfing You Tube, blogs, and Pinterest for inspiration.  I love having a compendium of things I could be doing, even if I sometimes don’t have the energy to do it.  My makeup board on Pinterest has recently been heaving with gorgeous eye ideas.  There are so many colours and effects to explore, the possibilities are endless.  I love spotting a look, shopping for it if need be, and attempting to recreate it. I have a far more unpractised hand than […]

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