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The top 5 things I’ve Learned From Lisa Eldridge

British makeup artist Lisa Eldridge is undoubtedly the queen of makeup on YouTube. She may not have the most subscribers, the most uploads, or the most watched videos, but when you take into account her celebrity clients, magazine editorials, and newly released book on the history of makeup, she certainly takes the crown. Read more…

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The Look – Roaring 20s Featuring Rimmel

I recently went to a show at The Adelaide Cabaret Festival which called for some vintage style. I decided to go for a 1920s look with dark eyes and deep red lips and as I’ve recently had my hair cut into a much shorter, chin length bob, and I was keen to see how it would respond to hot rollers and whether I could pull the whole look together.  Read more…

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The Look – Rimmel London Look Competition

I’m such a sucker for makeup contests! When I saw the London Look AU competition, hosted by Rimmel, at first I was skeptical, but when I saw that it was judged by a panel instead of public vote, I thought it was worth entering. The requirement of creating my own London Look inspired me, so I bit the bullet and dived right in. Here is my entry, and what happened next!  Read more…

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Contouring Made Easy – Clever Technique

I was having lunch with some Adelaide based beauty lovers last week when one of our group members, showed me a contouring technique that is life changing! I’ve always struggled with contouring, especially cheeks, which is strange because I am very familiar with the idea of how it is supposed to work. Now that I have learned this trick, I am the contouring queen! Read more…

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Bésame Cosmetics Part 3 – Old Hollywood Glamour

And so here we are at part three of my Bésame Cosmetics series. It’s time to see these babies in action. Bésame Cosmetics is no doubt a retro/vintage inspired range that covers a number of decades, but overall I really feel the 1930/1940s vibe. We haven’t yet hit the cutesy 1950s, and high glamour is the order of the day. Join me as I create an Old Hollywood Glamour look. Read more…

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Bésame Cosmetics Part 2 – Take my Money!

So, what did I buy when I went to visit vintage connoisseur Sandra D, Australian distributor of Bésame Cosmetics? Oh, only a few things. A powder, mascara, rouge and three lipsticks. Oops. But guess what? I love every single thing. Read on to see what they look like and why I love them! A full Bésame inspired, 1940s makeup look coming soon! Read more…

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L’Oréal Brush Contest – A Tale of Heartbreak

I can still remember the way I felt when I saw the YouTube video announcing the launch of L’Oréal’s ‘The Brush Contest.’ Eva Longoria starred in the quirky clip which invited budding makeup artists to create a three minute video tutorial for a ‘bold and daring’ look which was based around the theme of colour clash. This was going to be it, my big break. My video would be epic! Read more…

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Bésame Cosmetics Part 1- The Interview

Bésame Cosmetics was created by artist, cosmetic historian, and designer Gabriela Hernandez after a life-long love affair with vintage beauty. Come with me as I meet the Australian distributor, Sandra D, and learn about this incredible collection of vintage reproduction makeup which will make you feel like a star of the silver screen. Read more…

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A Tale of Dry Lips – LÜK Beautifood Lip Nourish

Do you suffer from dry lips that no balm seems to heal? Have you tried every lip product known to man and still no relief? Join the club! After suffering with dry, flaky and cracked lips for my whole life I stumbled on a piece of information that made perfect sense, and now I’m on the road to recovery. Could it be the answer for you too? Read on! Read more…

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