- Dec312018Ellis James
After the excitement of Christmas is over, our thoughts turn towards the following week: New Year’s Eve. As the year draws to a close, we can’t wait to see in the New Year in style. Whether you’re attending a party, heading out on the town, or hosting a gathering of your own, NYE only comes around once a year, and it’s a great excuse to do something special with your look. Here are some beautiful makeup ideas to bring a little elegance and sparkle to your New Year’s Eve at the end of 2018.
- Dec032018Ellis James
More numerous than fine dining cutlery and more complicated than a Rubik’s cube, makeup brushes come in a variety of different shapes and sizes. It can be confusing enough just to know which one you should use for which purpose, but hopefully this handy guide can help shine some light on the matter.
- Oct222018Ellis James
Working out before work is a fantastic start to the day. It gets your blood flowing, your brain cells all fired up and sets you up to experience your best possible day. If you’re heading straight to the office afterwards, it might mean that you’re a little pushed for time to get ready. Your skin will be glowing after your workout, so you’re going to need less help to look fresh and alert. Here is our quick, 10-minute post-workout makeup routine.
- Oct012018Ellis James
October is the month of golden leaves, cozy evenings and Halloween. Fall is well underway, and we can’t wait to dive into all the juicy new beauty products the season has to offer. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite new skin care and beauty products for fall and winter. From lip balms to eye shadows, fake tan to fragrances, we’ve chosen the best of everything, so you can look and feel fabulous – even when skies are gray.
- Sep172018Ellis James
There’s nothing like a bit of rain to ruin the makeup look you’ve put together! Whether you’re on a night out or it’s a day look you’ve put together, a downpour or a splash of rain can be a real pain. The real key to maintaining your makeup look in bad weather is the products you choose. The most important thing is to choose waterproof eyeliner, mascara and eyebrow color as these are the darkest and will make the most mess of your makeup if they get wet and run. Jet black tears streaming down your face are never ever a great look! As always, there are absolutely loads of price points to choose from – you can spend a little, or a lot to find the perfect waterproof essentials.
- Jul022018Ellis James
July 4th is a great excuse to throw a summer party. Bring on the drinks, the fireworks and, most importantly, the glam. If you’re throwing your own party this Independence Day, it’s a great excuse to refresh your wardrobe with summery vibes. Step away from the generic American flag T-shirt and take a look at our tips for how to outglam everyone this 4th of July.
- Mar262018Ellis James
There’s freshness in the air, wildflowers in the fields and candy in the shops. Easter marks the beginning of spring and new life, so why not see the new season in style? However you choose to celebrate Easter, it’s a great time of year to inject some freshness into your life – and your look. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite makeup ideas for you to try this Easter holiday.
- Nov012017Ellis James
It may seem like a case of “first world problems” but, this morning, disaster struck as I prepared to apply my make up for work and discovered that my foundation had mysteriously vanished during a night out the previous evening. A panicked search of the entire flat confirmed my greatest fear; I was completely and entirely off base, a realization that shook my foundations to their core.
- Sep182017Ellis James
Life is busy for most people, there’s no getting around it. In an ideal world we’d all be able to choose exactly how long to spend getting ourselves ready in the morning, after the gym or for a night out. Sometimes it doesn’t work that way. Whether you’re a busy mum, a working woman, a combination of the two, or someone who just doesn’t want to spend too long on their face, here’s our tips to ‘put on a face’ in ten minutes flat.