How to: Kate Bosworth Inspired Look.
Willa writes… I am absolutely in-love with this look Kate Bosworth was sporting recently! Its so fresh and modern! So here’s my take on how to re-create this perfect summer look: Face: Light and Dewy! Start with a light tinted moisturizer. Cover under-eye circles with a tinted eye gel, try Garnier Roll-on Anti Dark Circles. For Cheeks use a cream blush with a pop of peach try...
My favourite blushers
Flo writes… Hey everyone! At the moment I’ve been particularly keen on my blusher and so I thought I would share what my favourite ones were… Blushers- I love my blushers pink or peach coloured! Benefit Posietint- amazing staying power Bourjois blush in 34 Rose D’or- very pretty shimmery pink blusher Bobbi Brown Pot Rouge for Lips and Cheeks in 21 Cabo Coral- the...
Tips for Fresh Makeup in the Summer!
Q: Hey! I was wondering if your girls have any tips on making my makeup stay fresh all day during this hot weather? I find it creasing and melting off! -Daisy. A: Hello Daisy! Here are some tips for you to follow to keep your face looking fresh and sweat-proof all day long! Less is More. Keep face makeup to a minimum in the Summer. It will only clog your pores and feel heavy. So try a tinted...
TIP: For a casual way to rock red lips keep the rest of you makeup to a minimum. I suggest just a little tinted moisturiser, filled in brows and a lick of mascara, or simply curled eyelashes, to stop your look from being too dressy. A stain is also a great way to wear a bright colour on your lips.
How to Apply Powder Bronzer!
Willa writes… It’s the time of the year when we all want that bronzed, tanned look! The idea is to re-create where the sun naturally hits your face and enhance it! Here are some tips to help you fake it even if you have the palest of skins! Start off with your foundation/base routine done. As were using powder, use a foundation with a satin/matte finish, or layer a light covering...
Willa writes… Another nail obsession of mine would have to be Neon Nails! I love them and are constantly looking for the perfect flushed shades! So check out my top 5 bright polishes: From left to right: Pop nail glam in Violetta Collection 2000 Hot looks in Swizzles Max Factor mini polish in Bright orange Max Factor mini polish in Diva Coral Nina Ultra Pro in Fuchsia Rage My...
In Search of a new Stippling Brush?
Willa writes… I was, until I found EcoTools Bamboo finishing Kabuki! My Gosh Stippling brush sadly came to an end after shedding an uncontrollable amount of hair! So I was in desperate need of a new one! I came across EcoTools Bamboo finishing Kabuki in boots and it caught my eye! It was the only stippling brush I could find in drugstores so I decided to give it ago! So far its...
Have you 'Spring-Cleaned' your makeup collection...
Willa writes… If not, its about time! Summer officially starts tomorrow and what’s a better way to start it than having a clear and clean makeup collection? So many new products are making there way into stores at the moment with lots of new modern formulas so get rid of all that stuff from last year! When clearing out, seriously dig deep and toss all those ancient products lurking in...
What I'm loving this month
Flo writes… Hey guys, sorry its been so long! But today I thought I would let you know what products I have been loving this month, so lets get started- Rimmel colour mousse eyeshadow in 005 Glitz- This is AMAZING! The colour is perfect for the day because it is almost the same shade as my skin but shimmery so you get a pretty natural look. It lasts along time too, when you apply it sets...
Willa writes… For some reason at the moment I can’t get enough of Pastel Nail Polishes! I’m Obsessed! Here are my go to colours which I have been using for the past few weeks: From Left to right: Barry M Blue Moon Revlon Minted M&S Lemon M&S Lilac Revlon Lilac Pastelle I find Pastels just make you look so tanned and look good on lots of nail shapes! My...
Let the Posts Begin!
Hey Everyone! Exams are practically over so were going to start posting constantly again! Yay! So look out for lots of fun posts this weekend and next week! We will still be answering Questions so if anyone has any ask away : makeupwrites.tumblr.com/ask We are also planning to open up a youtube channel. The idea is you can see who we are subscribed to and who our fave beauty gurus are!...
Update- 10 June.
Hey Everyone! Just a little update from us! Sorry we haven’t done a full on post in a while, were in the middle of big exams so were studing really hard for those! Luckily they are nearly over and towards the end of next week we will start putting up posts regularly again! Till then does anyone have any requests for us to do? We love to hear from you? Ask here :...
Tips for a Salon-Worthy Manicure!
Q: How do you do a manicure that looks salon-worthy? I always end up looking stupid when I do my nails. -sen A: I love doing my nails myself! So here are some of my Top-Tips to a long lasting manicure! Prep: Soak your nails in hot lemon water, not only does this get rid of any yellowness or staining on the nail bed but it will also soften the cuticles! Now your cuticles are soft massage a...
Simple First Date Look.
Flo writes… We’ve received lots of questions about what makeup to wear on a first date so I thought I would make a tutorial… Skin: Dewy and Fresh Use a tinted moisturiser for glowy natural looking skin. Cover up under-eye shadows with a light reflective concealer. Recently I’ve been loving Maybelline’s Dream Lumitouch highlighting concealer. Use your normal...
How to: Contour your face!
Q: Hey guys! so i have a question about contoring your cheekbones. how do you do that? A: Hiya! Here is a simple step-by-step tutorial on how to contour your face successfully! Start with your foundation/concealer done. Then apply a highlighter using a small narrow stippling brush, or fan brush. Apply it to the tops of your cheekbones and up into the brow bone, creating a squashed C shape....
Q. Do you have any ideas for work makeup? A. Hey there! We do have lots of tips for work makeup so here we go… Face Firstly make sure you use a primer as an office day can be long and go on into the evening. I would recommend using a hydrating one to combat the drying air conditioning that most offices tend to have. Try ELF’s mineral infused face primer. Use long lasting...
What Makeup to wear for Acne Skin.
Q: Do you have any tips for acne makeup? Like wearing makeup while treating your acne? A: If you have acne or troublesome skin choosing your foundation can be hard! The easiest thing to do day-to-day is to go for a mineral foundation. Its quick and easy to apply and is natural so it won’t harm your sensitive acne skin. Here are some good ones: Inika Mineral Foundation -My favourite...
TIP: Paint your toe-nails in a yellow this spring/summer! It makes you look super tanned and makes you feel summery!