Matte, Not Flat

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Changing up the texture of a lip colour can bring something totally different to a make-up design.  Matte textures add an extra level of impact and interest to bold colours, and can make a more nude shade more interesting.  Here … Continue reading

Fright Night

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With Halloween rolling around once again, we’ve been busy admiring the various pretty sugar skulls and artistic demons popping up on Pinterest and Facebook.  However, for a real taste of terror this Fright Night, we turned to some of the … Continue reading

Hot off the Press

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Rimmel London launches Royal Plush Christmas Collection Rimmel’s Royal Plush Christmas Collection (£3.99 – £6.49) is the new launch for lips, nails and eyes comprising: Apocalips Matte Lip Velvet in Burning Lava (crimson pink); Salon Pro Nail Colour with Lycra by Kate in the … Continue reading

Face Time

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Now held every two years in the Birmingham area and organised by Rosie of Rainbow Faces Ltd, the UK Face & Body Painting Convention 2014 is the oldest face painting gathering in the UK, now with balloon twisters and some … Continue reading

It’s Academic

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With so many schools and colleges out there, it can be difficult to know which course is the right one for you.  Without the proper training, you’re facing an uphill struggle in an already ultra-competitive business.  We recently met up … Continue reading

Stand Out

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The final countdown begins to Warpaint at Professional Beauty North this weekend and make-up loving visitors have plenty to keep them occupied.   Whether you’re looking for products for your kit or a new bag to carry them, airbrushes or make-up … Continue reading

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NARS Cosmetics unveils Laced With Edge Holiday 2014 Gifting Collection      Laced With Edge Holiday 2014 Collection is the Christmas launch from NARS.  The collection has products for face, lips and nails including: Algorithm, the NARS Laguna bronzer repackaged accompanied … Continue reading

Whiter Shade of Pale

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It seems like forever that the debate’s been raging in the cosmetic world about the shades of foundation, or rather, about the choice of them.  Reaching a crescendo since in the ‘90s over shades for women of colour, and the … Continue reading

Vote Illamasqua

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Last weekend saw the live stage element of competition for the The Illamasqua Distinction in Make-up Artistry Awards 2014, which was held at BAFTA on London’s Piccadilly. The Awards were created to celebrate undiscovered talent and give aspiring make-up artists … Continue reading