Stunning christmas makeup looks – shine like a star!

Halloween came and went, but I can barely hide my excitement. And that's because.... Christmas is coming! I've just enriched my collection with TONS of glittery beauty products for a variety of Christmas makeup looks. During this festive time there is simply no such thing as too much glitter, shimmer and sexy burgundy lipsticks! Finally you can put on this amazing shimmery … [Read more...]

How old should you be to wear makeup?

I get this question a lot, both from parents and from their children: How old should you be to wear makeup? When is the right time to start? Before we get to the bottom of this, here's a rough guide: Assess what type of makeup is appropriate to wear, taking into account the age & circumstances. What's okay for a party at your friend's home might not be suitable for … [Read more...]

How to remove eyelash extensions at home?

Have you ever wondered how to remove eyelash extensions at home? If so, this post is right for you. I’ll admit it - I envy these gorgeous celebrities, sporting long and thick eyelashes… Yes, I’m well aware that they all have a private makeup artist at their disposal. But that doesn’t mean I shouldn’t keep on trying to get that perfect look on my own :-) My solution: … [Read more...]

How to get waterproof mascara off without makeup remover?

What fun-loving gals and beauty conscious women don’t love waterproof mascara? It’s one of the best cosmetic advances ever that make beach and pool days pretty despite the splash. Heat doesn’t even beat your well-paid for waterproof mascara, right? But as much as waterproof mascara is an essential beauty enhancer, it can also be a nightmare to remove. It’s awful on your … [Read more...]

Best airbrush makeup reviews: kits & machines

Airbrush makeup used to be reserved for the entertainment industry, but in recent years has entered the mainstream. And no wonder - it gives a FLAWLESS finish without multiple layers of makeup. Who wouldn’t want that, right? Even though the airbrush distributes just a fine mist of makeup, it really does amazing job at covering everything from blemishes to tattoos and any … [Read more...]

How long does airbrush makeup last?

My best friend was getting married last weekend. As a chief bridesmaid and a beauty fanatic, I was in charge of all things makeup. The bride's most important question of the day was: how long does airbrush makeup last? Ideally, brides want to look perfect for up to 12 hours (the photoshoot, ceremony plus reception) without any retouching whatsoever. The general rule of … [Read more...]

Best kabuki brush reviews: Buyer’s Guide

It’s always good to have a variety of makeup brushes available on hand. But If I could only own a single makeup brush - I would go for kabuki. Kabuki the most versatile brush around. Ideal for applying foundation, bronzers, blushers and shimmers flawlessly. But with so many of them around, how to find the very best kabuki brush? Our picks for the best kabuki brush ✓  … [Read more...]

Purrfect! Simple cat makeup ideas for Halloween

We’ve all been there: You have just received a last-minute invite for a Halloween party. Normally you would ignore it, but this one organized by your long-time crush. It's time to impress!  Problem is - you don't have a costume, and there's no time for shopping. Quick search on Pinterest gives you an idea: a sexy catwoman. Outfit sorted: shiny leggings, v-neck and a … [Read more...]

How to clean a mascara wand?

Picture this: you have bought a really good mascara not long ago, but after 2 months you cannot stand the clumps? Well, you could chuck this (still perfectly) good mascara or...you could give it a quick clean. "How to clean a mascara wand?" - you wonder. Let me guide you through it. Saving money, saving the environment These days, so many of us are just having too much fun … [Read more...]

Surprising benefits of beetroot juice for skin

Just the rich burgundy colour of beetroot juice makes you feel good. It looks almost like a glass of red wine! You may have hated the pickled beets found in jars and slopped onto a plate with some lettuce when you were a child, but raw beet juice is completely different. For one thing you don't have to worry about the texture which some find unpalatable. Beetroot juice … [Read more...]