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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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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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Who is Shanghai Suzy?

There’s a new girl on the street when it comes to affordable lipsticks in great fashion colours with comfortable matte and satin finishes. Actually that’s a lie, Shanghai Suzy isn’t that new, but Joanna Wheaton’s famed lipstick brand is to me. Thanks to my informed sister Lizzie, I’ve finally seen the light. Come, join me to check out Lizzie’s impressive collection and be enlightened! Read more…