If I am going to write a review of a Jeffree Star product, shall I do so in the enchanting style that he speaks? Should I have opened this piece with “Good morrr-ning!” or “Hey girl, how are YA?” I can’t help but feel that his personality comes through in his products. Vibrant, questionable colourContinue reading “Jeffree Star Cosmetics Blood Sugar Palette Review”
There is nothing toned-down about werewolves, witches, risen-again skeletons, creepy clowns and the rest of Halloween’s scary stock types. But sometimes, it is understandable to want to tone down your Halloween make-up. Not everyone likes thick black cat-eyeliner or wants to wear cheap face paint (because who is really investing in expensive face paint forContinue reading “Let Your Lips Do The Halloween Talking”
A few months ago I wrote something about why pink and orange are the colours of Spring. My follow up from that, which I have testified to already, is that these colours have followed me into winter. Call me lazy, call me biased, but regardless of season, I’ll always lean towards bright colours.
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.
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!”
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.
Oily skin is a beauty guru’s kryptonite. With most make-up and skincare products formulated for dry or sensitive skin, it is insanely difficult to find matte finish make-up that doesn’t force us to compromise on a glowing complexion and durability. Because let’s face it, a ‘mattifying’ primer just isn’t enough. Here on Josie Marie, IContinue reading “The Oily Diaries: Intro”
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”
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”
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”