Show-Stopping Soft Glam

Everyone knows that the show–stopper of soft glam is perfect concealer. All that your face demands in soft glam moments is well-concealed under-eyes and a positively bright forehead.

I’m A Boux Avenue Ambassador!

In a break from essay writing and debating the essence of highlighting, I am now a student ambassador for Boux Avenue! My content is taking an exciting turn toward representing my favourite lingerie brand, as well as writing about make-up. I have always avoided gimmicky writing and content clichés when writing, and my work withContinue reading “I’m A Boux Avenue Ambassador!”

The Oily Diaries: Rose Hip Oil

Incorporating rose hip oil into my skincare routine for oily skin does not make me a walking contradiction. Why? Because it’s anti-inflammatory and regenerative properties shrink pores, smooth the skin and create a second-skin-style barrier. Sometimes you should fight fire with fire.

Holy Grail Glows

A matte finish as the holy grail state of make-up is a minor passing cloud in today’s glowing sky. Setting sprays, lip glosses, highlighters in all their variations and the skincare brands influencing cosmetic trends are devoted to radiant finishes. Yet, we must still question why make-up’s renewed vitality is so important. The spirit ofContinue reading “Holy Grail Glows”

A Weekend Visit Guide To Madrid

With busy boulevards, contemporary architecture, and an abundance of roof top bars, Madrid is an underestimated city when it comes to culture trips. The Spanish capital provides an unparalleled submersion in both city and Spanish culture, and here is Josie Marie’s weekend visit guide. Location Plaza Mayor is the best place to stay. I stayedContinue reading “A Weekend Visit Guide To Madrid”

The Essentials To Eye-shadow Blending

Eye-shadow can be a difficult thing to crack. Sometimes it feels like the only cracks are in your concealer base. I live for the moment when all blending is done and it is time to apply foundation – I class this as the time when one is out of the colourful woods and can startContinue reading “The Essentials To Eye-shadow Blending”

Juvia’s Festival Palette Review

Juvia’s latest palette is one of 9 exuberant mattes and shimmers. The lack of “filler” shades and irrelevant colours that eventually blend into one makes this the ultimate summer (and thus festival) palette. Festivals are generally agreed as the best time to be colourful, bold and extraordinarily creative. My festival memories of past summers areContinue reading “Juvia’s Festival Palette Review”

Colours Of Spring: Pink & Orange

Daffodils littered the streets, flower beds, botanical gardens, vases with shallow bases – yellow is the colour of Easter. But in the aftermath of Easter weekend (purple foil wrappers everywhere, a constant sinking feeling of ‘how many choc eggs have I eaten?’) we must now start questioning – what are the colours of Spring? ForContinue reading “Colours Of Spring: Pink & Orange”

Not Your Average St. Patrick’s Day Eye-Shadow Inspo

In the name of St Patrick’s Day, the beauty world is going to churn out a magnitude of bright green looks this weekend. But green can be a tough one – vibrant or soft? Glitter or matte? One shade or multi-colour cut crease? It feels like a time where not bleeding green makes you theContinue reading “Not Your Average St. Patrick’s Day Eye-Shadow Inspo”

If It Isn’t Blue, It Isn’t True

Blue is the latest statement colour on lids across cyberspace and the world… If it isn’t blue, it isn’t true. A new wave of block-blue eyeshadow has woven itself into recent fashion weeks and Instagram culture. Kourtney Kardashian has done it, I’ve done it (lol), and a magnitude of artists were doing it. Blue isn’tContinue reading “If It Isn’t Blue, It Isn’t True”