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A beauty focused how-to blog featuring makeup how-to's, plus modern skin care tips, reviews of beauty devices, our current obsessions, what inspires us, plus countless quick tips and tutorials from industry make-up artists and beauty insiders.

5 secret products you should never leave home without

5 secret products you should never leave home without

Ever unexpectedly wish you had packed an uncommon beauty item? The unexpected always seems to happen during trips away from home so I've developed my secret stash. These beauty tools are must-haves in my go bag every time I pack - you know, for the chance encounter with that guy at Starbucks who could be your soul mate, bumping into your savage high school...

Anti-Aging Body Lotion

Anti-Aging Body Lotion

Emulsified oil-in-water formula to give you the benefits of both purified glacial water and emollient rich texture of oil. This silky, light-weight lotion is a hydrating combination of ingredients that not only helps to revitalize and regenerate the skin but also infuses the skin with a penetrating vitamin complex, omega fatty acids and anti-oxidants to leave you with velvety soft, smooth skin. Formulated for...

How to help prevent wrinkles

How to help prevent wrinkles

Fine lines, wrinkles, crow’s feet, aging lines - no matter what you call them none of us like them! So how do we help prevent them? First, we should understand why they show up. The delicate, thin skin around your eye is called the Periorbital area.This fine layer of skin isn’t supported like the rest of your face with a fatty tissue layer. Without the support of...

The Best Dressed. The Best Makeup. Time to Talk Oscars 2018!

The Best Dressed. The Best Makeup. Time to Talk Oscars 2018!

1. Viola Davis' look is everything. Viola Davis is one of those people who can seemingly wear anything and slay for days. She's never been a celeb who shies away from colour, but her Barbie pink Michael Kors gown and matching clutch by Roger Vivier was literally everything. I have a few favorites of the night, but no one (well, other than Nicole Kidman) come...

Are Anti-Oxidants in Skin Care Important?

Are Anti-Oxidants in Skin Care Important?

To understand why Anti-Oxidants are important we need to first understand what Free Radicals are. From Rice University: Free radicals are atoms or groups of atoms with an odd (unpaired) number of electrons and can be formed when oxygen interacts with certain molecules. Once formed these highly reactive radicals can start a chain reaction, like dominoes. Their chief danger comes from the damage...

Determining your Skin Type

Determining your Skin Type

Determining your skin type is extremely important when shaping a healthy and beneficial ski n care regime. There are many factors that contribute to your skins type. Exposure to the sun and pollutants, your diet, how much exercise you get, your stress levels and the change in seasons all play an integral part in the health of your skin –...

What is it anyway? Leontopodium Alpinum Extract

What is it anyway? Leontopodium Alpinum Extract

Better known as Swiss Edelweiss, this well-known mountain flower, belonging to the daisy or sunflower family, is found only at altitudes above 6000ft. Over thousands of years this ruggedly beautiful flower has adapted to the harsh, thin climate of the mountains and has developed exceptional protection against deadly UVA and UVB rays.    ...

8 Beauty Resolutions

8 Beauty Resolutions

What are your resolutions this year? Drink more water? Exercise more often? What about your Beauty Resolutions? We've got 8 easy resolutions help you make this the best skin year yet!  Skip the heavy foundation – too much foundation  or overly heavy makeup looks fake and artificial. Let's get real and look real ...

The Eye's have it

The Eye's have it

Looking to add some dramatic oomph to your look? Bio-Blends Eyeliner Pencils are perfect for creating definition to compliment your holiday outfit. The sultry effect is easy to achieve because they easily glide across the eyelids, allow for thin or thick lines, and are forgiving of mistakes.  If you want something with even more va-va-voom reach for your Bio-Blends Liquid Eyeliner, these are dramatic and bold colors!   Start by making your...

4 Skincare Tips for Winter

4 Skincare Tips for Winter

Baby it’s cold outside… The temperatures have dropped and winter is upon us. With the cold snap we should be adjusting our skincare routines to better hydrate and maintain the lipid barrier of our skin. It’s not just the cold, dry air outside but also the hot, dry air as we walk into our homes,...

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