Wedding Season

So this is my second bridal makeup post in a row, but as it’s still wedding season I feel it’s appropriate! Like last week’s bridal look, I kept this one soft and natural. I used a neutral colour palette of browns and pinks for a classic look and a slightly smudged eyeliner to keep everything soft... Continue Reading →

Natural Bridal Makeup

Last weekend I finally made some progress on my portfolio. I haven't done anyone's makeup in weeks, not for lack of motivation, but just lack of time and busy weekends. This summer is flying by and I can’t believe it’s August already; it’s dawning on me how much work I still have to do. I... Continue Reading →

COSRX Skincare Review

Over the past year or so, I’ve developed an interest in Korean cosmetics and skincare. I find Korean makeup and skincare to be very innovative and, as I’ve discovered, very influential in the world of Western cosmetics. Even if you’ve never gone out of your way to research and experiment with Korean beauty trends, it’s... Continue Reading →

The Case Against Contouring

So I’m sure we all know how it works by now. You’re innocently scrolling through YouTube or Instagram, looking for makeup tips and ideas and inevitably a video involving contouring appears. You open said video and it’s pretty standard fare to start off with. A girl, sometimes a guy, sitting in her/his bedroom or makeshift... Continue Reading →

How To: Glitter Lips

  If you use Instagram to follow beauty and makeup accounts, you've probably noticed the glitter lips trend that’s been around for a while now. Unlike many other beauty trends, this one is easy to recreate and works really well as a statement lip for a night out. If you’re looking for a quick way to... Continue Reading →

Pink Statement Lips

A bold statement lipstick is ideal for those days when you’re feeling too lazy or busy for anything that requires a collection of palettes and extensive research on YouTube, but you still want to look like you’ve made an effort. An intensely coloured lip can instantly elevate an otherwise simple makeup. If you’re pushed for... Continue Reading →

Soft Bridal Makeup

For Cat, I decided on a soft bridal makeup that would be appropriate for a Spring or Summer wedding. I think that bridal makeup requires a fine balance between providing a long-wearing makeup with enough coverage while still looking light and ethereal. This can still be achieved even if the bride opts for a high... Continue Reading →

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