beauty CRIME

USING DIRTY BRUSHES…Eh, why bother, you think. Here’s why: Skip washing your brushes and you could wind up with muddied colours, clogged pores, and bacterial infections. Once every three weeks, lather brushes with a gentle shampoo, rinse well, and let them dry overnight. Another option: Clinique Antibacterial Brush collection—they’re treated with a microbial solution that […]

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foundation PRESCRIPTION

IT REALLY DEPENDS ON PERSONAL TASTE WHICH FOUNDATION FORMAT YOU LIKE – liquid, stick or compact. But saying that, there are certain formulas that are best suited for different skin types. Here’s some make-up tips to help you work out which foundation is best for you…* IF YOU HAVE DRY SKIN, pick a hydrating or […]

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make-up MISTAKE

MASCARA ON THE LOWER LASHES… It highlights crow’s-feet and dark circles. And it can just generally looks bad. Coat your top lashes with the blackest black mascara and it will make the whites of your eyes look clearer and whiter. It’s also best to avoid superthick formulas that don’t separate easily. Lashes get dryer as […]

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hairdo LOVE

LOVING REESE’S piecey eyelash-grazing fringe pushed off her face… It’s simple, understated, but entirely flawless. If you have a heart-shaped face, be sure your fringe isn’t too blunt—slighty tapered ones like the Reese’s are much more flattering. {Source: Instyle}

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less is MORE

TO AVOID LOOKING ‘TOO MADE UP’… try this make-up balancing trick: After applying your make-up, turn away from the mirror and then turn back… remove {or soften} the first thing that stands out and catches your eye – like heavy eyeliner or over-powering lipstick – basically anything that makes your face look off balance at […]

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red lip TIP

THE TRICK TO WEARING RED LIPSTICK IS TO… pick a formula that looks moist (that’s sexy), but not superglossy (that can verge into slutty territory). Look for lipsticks with “moisturising,” “creamy,” or “butter” in their names, and select one that has a little brown in it. {Source: Allure}

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drawing the LINE

FOR THE PERFECT EYELINER LINE THAT LASTS ALL DAY follow these five steps… 1. Prep eyes. Brush a small amount of translucent powder across your lids to absorb any oil. 2. Position lashes. Place your middle finger at the outer corner of your eye and gently lift the skin up and out slightly. 3. Line […]

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