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Hourglass Immaculate Liquid Powder Foundation

Hourglass Immaculate Foundation claims to be the oily skinned person’s dream. The foundation starts out as a liquid and as you blend it quickly turns into a powder finish, and matte texture. It feels very lightweight on the skin and you can get a sheer to medium coverage when you apply it with a foundation brush.

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4 Looks for a Night Out

These 4 looks are key elements to look fabulous for a night out. They work well alone or in conjunction with one another. False lashes or loads of mascara instantly make your eyes look bigger. Sculpted cheeks bring added dimension to the face,

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Armani Designer Lift Foundation

Armani’s latest edition to their foundation line is the Designer Lift Smoothing Firming Foundation SPF 20. Perfect for anyone who wants their skin to look tighter and firmer. Especially formulated complex of emollients and velvet filters contribute to a smoother looking complexion.What I also like about this product is the blue pearl pigment that gives a gorgeous luminosity to the skin.

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Get the Look: Roberto Cavalli AW/11

Love the dramatic eyes at Roberto Cavalli. The matte black with the metallic shadow is gorgeous. The trick to recreating the look is to encase the metallic colour with the black. The inner and outer corners need to be dark and well blended and the centre of the lid should be shimmery.

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2011 Met Gala

Just days after the royal wedding party wowed in McQueen, the Met Gala For 2011 Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, was last night. Anyone who didn’t know who McQueen was before, most definitely knows now.

Diane Kruger, Emma Stone, and Rihanna all went for a strong lip.

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How to: Colourful Eye Makeup

This Spring is all bright pops of colour. Here are our top tips for getting the trend right when it comes to the eyes:

1. Apply your shadow on top of a cream shadow or coloured pencil to increase the intensity.

2. Use a flat stiff brush to pack the colour on the eyelids,

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Bold Brights for SS11

Today is the first full day of Spring, and we celebrate with our first post of the new season! So it’s quite obvious that one major trend we all need is brights. Everything from neon to electric shades and hues are a must for Spring. Runways were lit up with hot pink lips,

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5 of the Best Eyeliners

Eyeliner is the one product I generally don’t leave the house without. I’m not big into eyeshadow on a day to day basis. The quickest way for my eyes to look done is to line them. These 5 are some of the best for creating a variety of looks.

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Tip of the Day: Getting Stubborn Product Out of Brushes

Image from Svend Lindbaek Photography

Sometimes brush cleaner is not enough to get emollient products like lipstick, or silicone products, like gel eyeliner out of your brushes. The best thing to break down the left over product is to use a small amount of soap.

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Oscars 2011


Unfortunately I missed the Oscars last night. I have them recorded but it’s just not the same. From what I can see these were probably the best looking ladies of the evening. However, not all got it right from head to toe.

For example Cate Blanchett in Givenchy Couture was quite spectacular.

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