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Water Me Pretty: Inglot Nail Polish Review

By Sophia Hussain We’ve all been there, watching in horror as a dampened cotton ball slowly removes polish to reveal manky, yellowed nails–it happens sometimes, as bacteria accumulates under nail polish, and oxygen can’t kill it thanks to the…

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Can Makeup Give you Cancer?

By Diane Small After Johnson & Johnson were recently slapped with a heavy lawsuit after a judge ruled that the company’s shower and talc products had likely caused the plaintiff’s ovarian tumor, many have been wondering: can makeup give…

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How To Do Halloween Makeup

By Mayela Vazquez Halloween night is around the corner and getting the perfect look for that night could be a little stressful, especially if you don’t want to spend a lot of time and money on it. But no…

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Oh la la! How to Get Luscious Lashes

By Sophia Hussain Lust for long lush lashes? Whether you are naturally blessed with doe-eyed lashes (lucky lady), or apply a few coats of mascara daily, or quite simply you crave the allure of dramatic falsies – we definitely…

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Get the Look: Alexa Chung Makeup Tips

By Sophia Hussain MEOW!  It’s all about the fabulous feline flicks for Brit IT girl Alexa Chung.  This award winning presenter, model, writer, and beauty expert is a style icon in both fashion and beauty – so much so,…

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Berry Nice! Our Lipstick Picks for Autumn

By Sophia Hussain We’ve been eating berries all summer, and this autumn they’ll be all over our lips too–in the form of richly hued lipstick! Berry lips are absolute feminine perfection, instantly brightens the complexion, and look chic with…

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Makeup Trend: Summertime Blues

By Chere Di Boscio The Sky’s the Limit with Natural Blue Makeup Whilst most girls are flashing coral nails and lips to offset their tans this summer, real fashionistas know that a) tanning is bad for your skin, b)…

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Berlin Fashion Week Makeup Trends

By Diane Small As Berlin Fashion Week AW14 proved once again, the German city is on the cutting edge of not only eco-fashion, but eco-friendly makeup. Highlighting three days of natural cosmetics and eco fashion, the lavera Showfloor beautifully…

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Backstage Beauty: Couture Week Makeup

By Sophia Hussain Every Couture Week in Paris features some backstage chaos where fresh-faced models are getting their hair done (and re-done), nails manicured and makeup applied to their faces and bodies before they debut their dramatic looks on…

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How to Get Vegan Friendly Fake Lashes

By Diane Small Stunning lashes can’t be achieved with mascara alone. In fact, no other lash product – from topical growth drugs to professional extensions – delivers instantaneous results like the perfect pair of falsies. False lashes are the…

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5 Ways to Get a Tan Without the Sun

By Sophia Hussain We all know that pale is indeed beautiful, but if you’re more pink and purple than gold, and you want coveted sun-kissed skin without exposure to harmful UV rays, then get ready to kick-start your summertime look…

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Get the Look Makeup Tips: Julia Restoin Roitfeld

By Sophia Hussain A blogger, model and mom, French natural beauty Julia Restoin Roitfeld always looks effortlessly chic, especially sporting classic ruby red lips to accentuate her stunning green eyes.  A bold lip always pairs well with subdued eye…

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10 of the Best Nude Lipsticks

By Sophia Hussain Perfect your pouts with subdued nude hues!  Chemical-free, all natural nude lipsticks give a natural everyday look, especially for enhancing the mystique of smokey eyes perfection – and there is definitely a nude hue for you.…

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Subtle Energies: Tried and Tested

By Chere Di Boscio I first saw them at the Six Senses Spa in Sharq Village, Qatar. Thick glass bottles of rich, delicious scented body oils lined up on the shelves, promising customers a sensual aromatherapy experience. When my…

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Makeup’s LBD: Organic Black Eyeliner

By Sophia Hussain The “little black dress” equivalent to makeup is black eyeliner – perfect for creating high-impact statement eyes.  The look is pretty much perennially fashionable, but we noted it on the runways of Rebecca Taylor at New…

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Get In the Pink with Spring Makeup

By Sophia Hussain Pink is the ultimate feminine hue that is synonymous with les printemps. Best of all, it suits every skin type: basically, the darker your skin, the darker the pink you can use. No matter what you…

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Top 5 Bridal Beauty Tips from Lisa Sim

By Sophia Hussain How does a blushing bride look flawless on her wedding day without committing a major beauty faux pas? By using a natural cosmetics line created by an in-demand makeup artist of course! Montreal beauty Lisa Sim,…