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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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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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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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The 5 New Must-Have Makeup Items

The world of cosmetics is constantly evolving, and along with it are trends that sweep the world in a matter of weeks thanks to YouTube, Instagram and Beauty Bloggers. Need to know what’s hot in the world of makeup right now? Ever heard of contouring or tubing mascara? Read on for the 5 newest must haves from the international beauty set! Read more…