FOTD: Golden Eye

I’ve had a few requests for a FOTD post to go with the last Style post that went up yesterday, so here it is.It basically centres around a heavy eye, with lots of gold and black, paired with a nude-ish lip and unobtrusive, yet illuminating blush. Here’s what I used: Left to right: Smashbox Jet Set Waterproof Eyeliner (under the eye); Daniel Sandler Matte Shadow in Shade 238 (to shade…
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Face of The Day FOTD

I’ve got the bug for using coloured eyeshadows at the moment. Nothing too drastic, you understand, I’m taking baby steps, one at a time, as I make my move away from my brown/black failsafe smokey eye look! This was as safe a deviation as it was possible to make, veering from the browns towards a deep navy, layered over a shimmering light oyster colour. And here’s what I used: Skin: …
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Illamasqua Generation Q – The Collection

Yesterday I wrote about the gorgeous Empower eye palette from Illamasqua but I need to tell you about the other gorgeous, lust-have products also in the Generation Q collection that is launching on 6th September.The Generation Q collection is aimed at real women, and so they’ve used real women, not models, (and not real women who are probably models, which I hate) in the ad campaign.  The campaign talks to…
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Face of the Day – Inspired by the Dolce Vita!

An overdue face post… possibly because I feel so self conscious writing these?  Anyway, enough of the ‘sharing’… For a recent Black Tie affair, I decided to go for the whole Riviera/Dolce girl look – you know, big hair, heavy on the eyes, gloss on the lips… a 1960’s Sophia Loren was my inspiration. Obviously, I left the hair to my hairdresser, I couldn’t do my hair like this in…
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Bare Minerals READY – LAUNCHING TODAY!

It’s no secret how much I love my Bare Minerals products.  On any given day, I’ll have at least one BM product on my face, and quite often, many more.  In fact, many’s the day when the whole face is Bare Minerals.The one bugbear is the loose powder eyeshadows, which can tend to get messy when you’re rushing.  So get READY for this!Launching today, Bare Minerals takes a giant leap…
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