How to Get a Little Extra ‘Oomph’ Out of Your Mascara

How to Get a Little Extra ‘Oomph’ Out of Your Mascara

I’ve been using this little trick whenever I want to get a quick boost of volume, length and curl out of my mascara for years now … And since all the parties during the holiday season welcome a little extra drama in the eyelash department, I thought I would share the trick with you guys. 🙂 I also use this trick when my mascara starts running out and isn’t working to it’s full potential, or when I’ve purchased a mascara that doesn’t really give me as much volume, curl, and/or length as I want. (This keeps those mediocre mascaras from going to waste!)Continue reading

Learn Insider Makeup and Skincare Tips by a Qualified Beauty Therapist at These Sessions Across South Africa!

Learn Insider Makeup and Skincare Tips by a Qualified Beauty Therapist at These Sessions Across South Africa!

While most of us constantly scour the web and whatever other resources we can find to get the best skincare and beauty tips that will help us achieve flawless skin and a healthy glow, Beauty Therapists don’t have to do that because they have all that knowledge and more inside their heads! So if you were given the opportunity to to get inside the head of a qualified Beauty Therapist and learn all the information that you need to achieve beautiful skin and a flawless finish, wouldn’t you want to take it? … I definitely would! And I am planning to do just that by attending these Makeup and Skincare Sessions that are taking place nation wide, offered by Euphony Kgadima, a qualified Somatologist/Beauty Therapist.

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6 Useful Ways To Use White Eyeliner in Your Beauty Routines

6 Useful Ways To Use White Eyeliner in Your Beauty Routines

I was using my white eyeliner for one of the below mentioned tricks when I realised how many different ways white eyeliner can be used and how handy this little tool really is in my life!  So I thought I would share them with you below.SmileContinue reading

80’s Hair ‘Tossed to The Side’ Look is Back! And here’s How to wear it Now:)

80’s Hair ‘Tossed to The Side’ Look is Back! And here’s How to wear it Now:)

Do you guys remember the days … way back in the 80’s … when you could just flip your hair to the side and voila; you had the coolest hairstyle ever!  I guess it actually depends on how old you are, but I totally do! (And I’m totally aging myself here!). As soon as my hair was long enough to, (and my mother let me wear my hair down), I was wearing my hair this way. (Making it possibly the first trending hairstyle I ever wore!) Well guess what! You know how they say fashion repeats itself? … It seems to be backSmile

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How to Add Volume to Hair in Less than 5 Minutes When you Don’t Have Time to Wash It!

How to Add Volume to Hair in Less than 5 Minutes When you Don’t Have Time to Wash It!

Do you ever have those days when you just do not have time to wash your hair, but it looks limp, flat and kind of oily?  Well I was having one of those days today!  Since I was not in the mood to tie it in a ponytail or do any other kind of updo,  I decided to quickly do this little trick that only takes a few minutes but helps to ‘restore’ the volume and refresh your ‘do’.  I then thought it would be great to share it with you guys, so here you goSmile

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Tips to Perfecting This Season’s Bold Coloured Pout :)

Tips to Perfecting This Season’s Bold Coloured Pout :)

I absolutely love bold red lipstick and I love the new bold lip colour trends that are in this season … like the rich burgundies, and deep reds!  (See ‘Fall/Winter 2012 Makeup Trends to try in South Africa Now!’ for more about the lipstick trends of the seasonSmile). Bold lip colours are so alluring and can take a simple day time make up look to a glamorous evening look!  However,when wearing a bold lip colour there are so many glitches that can occur; ie. cracked, bleeding colour, colour not staying, and the worst – wearing a colour that doesn’t flatter your skin tone!  Not what you want when you are wearing a bold lipstick and you can be sure that all eyes are on your lips! So to make sure that you don’t end up with any type of embarrassing ‘malfunctions’, here are some tips to making sure you’re lipstick application is perfect!

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Tips to Making Eyes Look Bigger!

Tips to Making Eyes Look Bigger!

It truly seems like this season’s ‘biggest accessory’ is the eyes.  From the runway to the red carpet, so many of the makeup looks of the season have bold and dramatic looks focused on the eyes.  And why not, since ‘eyes are the windows to the soul’ (I know that’s such a cliché quote to use in this post but it works right?!).  They are also the most expressive feature on our face so it only makes sense to draw attention to them as the focal point. Unfortunately heavy eye make up can sometimes make eyes appear smaller; and we all know that when it comes to eyes ‘bigger is better’ so that would not be the look to be going for! To solve this problem, here are a few quick tips that can help make your eyes look bigger, even when you’re wearing dramatic eye makeup.

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