We’ve all been there: sat down ready to do our makeup and realising one very important thing is missing… a freshly-wet beauty blender. Commence the angry trudge to the sink to wet, squeeze and repeat.
When Beauty Bay launched their first own-brand eyeshadow palettes in September 2018, I thought to myself I’ll have to try those. Finally, over a year later, I got around to it. And I can confirm that Beauty Bay weren’t messing about. After trying their EYN Bright 9 Colour Palette, I am obsessed.
Applying make-up is an intimate event with an exclusive guest list. It’s just you, your products and the reflection in the mirror. Your reflection doesn’t gossip about the coffee-stained oversized top or rotten dressing gown you choose to wear to the event. It doesn’t tell anyone you didn’t even bother to get dressed after theContinue reading “What To Wear When Getting Glam”
Orange radiates a niche glamour only held by vivid colours. I’m aware that it doesn’t cause the riot that neon green and fuchsia have proven to be capable of, but doesn’t that make it more stylistically ideal? Orange gives a nod to modernity while embracing the every-day ordinary. It’s not a colour here to ruffleContinue reading “A Bit Of Naranja”
In the real world, the term ‘burnt’ implies scorched. We think of a hazy-morning toast mishap or blocks of wood crumbling to ash. Yet, these ideas have not transpired into the beauty world. In the beauty world, ‘burnt’ means deep oranges and tangy browns. And the beauty of this trend lies with two things: itsContinue reading “What ‘Burnt’ Means To Beauty”
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”
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”
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”
READ MY FULL PIECE ON WHY COLOURFUL EYESHADOW IS CLASSY HERE. Colourful eyeshadow has become a centre of fear amongst the rise of nude trends and subtle glitter – but straying away from your usual gold and black smoky eye or matte brown staple look is more liberating than you think. Replacing brown eyeshadow withContinue reading “Why Colourful Eye-Shadow IS Classy”