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5 minute morning makeup inspired by Zara Larsson + GIVEAWAY

I’ve teamed up with Clinique to try this 5 minute look inspired by the wonderfully talented Zara Larsson who created four looks with the team for an awesome interactive video. 17 year old powerhouse, Zara Larsson is the perfect ambassador for Clinique as her style is second to none, with looks that never fit into just one category. Together, they’ve shown just how easy it is to create four completely different looks using the same product ranges, and I was instantly drawn to the fresh ‘Bare Look’. The best part? You don’t need to be a makeup master to get these right. So the truth is, I like to sleep in. That means I give myself 10 minutes to get ready and get out the door. Sure I plan very well the night before (want to know my secrets?) but it all comes down to making everything nice and simple.…

5 Secrets to Bikini Waxing at Home + GIVEAWAY

Bikini season is well and truly upon us, and that means one thing… Feeling confident in your bikini. So whether you plan on prepping at the gym, in a tanning booth, or at the mall with a new bikini, THIS needs to be next on your check-list. Although I’m a firm believer brazilians should be done at salons and spas, a bikini wax is nice and easy to do at home, so long as you do it right. Here are my secrets… 5 Secrets to Bikini Waxing at Home 1. Use the right tools This one’s simple. No point going through the pain if it’s not going to work, so always opt for hard wax when working with thicker hair. I’ve been trying the new Veet Spawax warming pot and love it. Read more below. Along with the right wax, you need to make sure your hair is long enough.…

How to: Really find out your skin type

So you think you’ve got oily skin, eh? Well, I think most of us presume that during the hottest months, but how do you know? Sure, we all see it on TV and in magazines, stating that if your skin is oily you’ve got to be that exact skin type. Or if your skin is dry on your cheeks, yes, you’ve got a dry skin type. Then we go around trying to fix the problem at hand, but what if you’re treating for the wrong skin type? Drama! Find out below how you can (once and for all) find out your skin type… https://youtu.be/iy8SKQvdGwg Surprised? I was! This whole time I’d been walking around thinking “you’ve got dry skin, you’ve always got dry skin” when really that could be further from the truth. I’m the most common here… Combination! Luckily with Shiseido’s newest foundation, it doesn’t matter what skin type…

The newest trick to concealing that pimple

Oh yes, it’s time to face the facts, my dear… Pimples are inevitable. And that’s where products like concealer and foundation become our best friends. So how do you really conceal a pimple?  Well this one is quite simple, as I think this tried and true process is great. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it, right? Step 1: Pick a concealer colour the exact shade as your skin Step 2: Use a concealer brush to evenly apply product Step 3: Once dabbed on, blend the edges out using your finger Step 4: Lightly dab powder on to keep your coverage from melting off in the day. The newest trick  Although I think this routine is faultless, I’ve come to find a wee trick that helps me stay covered all day long. You’ve got to bake your makeup! So after step 2, I’ll leave my concealer on completely unblended for…