Highlighting found a solid foothold in the beauty industry years ago and has since then become an essential step in any makeup routine. For those new to the concept, highlighting can be daunting but if correctly approached and executed it is something that can make all the difference. ¬†But what is highlighting? Typically one would apply a product with luminous properties to areas of the face that light would naturally highlight or where more attention would want to be attracted. These areas are: the top of the cheekbones, below the arch of the eyebrow, the undereye area, the cupids bow, the nose, chin and centreRead More →

Shaving’s one of those things I have a love-hate relationship with. Yes, smooth legs are sensational but do I necessarily enjoy doing it every week? – that would be a no. Sometimes I just can’t see the point of shaving. What’s fun about having little scabs at your ankles that make wearing shoes uncomfortable or removing the glorious layers of your summer tan? It also takes up a lot of time that we can probably invest into something more beneficial. When was the last time you noticed that someone didn’t shave? I find it interesting that most people don’t notice anything. We’re all probably concentratingRead More →

Glossy eyelids. Ever heard of them? The high fashion industry has yet again produced another makeup trend that has crept into our hearts. To my surprise, this isn’t a new trend, but it has resurfaced and regained popularity. Even celebrities, like Kylie Jenner, have contributed their share. Thankfully, the trend has been distilled into a wearable form that simply entails gliding lip gloss over your eyelids. Brands like Milk Makeup¬†created an ‘eye vinyl’ that has the same effect. Mac has a similar product too. It all depends on what look you’re going for and the price you’re willing to pay. I use a Charlie lipRead More →