Organic Skincare

Going green is going to be mainstream. Even skincare has gotten into the act with organic makeup. Organic cosmetics is more of a blanket term, as it covers several kinds of natural skincare options. Plant and plant materials themselves can be part of organic skincare products, as well as mineral-based products.

What organic really means is that the products themselves have not been exposed to pesticides or other man-made chemicals. Unless the organic cosmetics product actually says certified, it will probably have pesticides in it.

Organic Cosmetics Basics

As stated above, organic makeup is made up of either minerals, plant derivatives or a neat combination of both. Continue reading Organic Skincare

Most Common Makeup Mistakes – Part Two

Runny mascara. Stray mascara marks around the eyes. Overdone eyeliner. It’s happened to the best of us. In my last post, I talked about mistakes that many women make in applying foundation. Today we’re going to talk about no-nos for the eyes. Many women make similar mistakes when applying mascara and eyeliner, or they don’t find a balance between the eyes and lips. Here’s how to avoid these common makeup mistakes.

Mascara

The biggest mistake many women make is not tossing their mascara after four months, tops. Continue reading Most Common Makeup Mistakes – Part Two

New Year’s Makeup: How to Make It Last All Evening

New Year’s Eve – it’s a time for shedding old limitations and stepping into a new, more fabulous version of you! However, one thing you don’t want to shed as you trot from soiree to soiree is your makeup. With smudgy, melting makeup, ladies end up looking bedraggled and tired at midnight, just when they should be looking their best for that magical first kiss of the New Year.

The tips we’ve gathered below will keep your makeup looking fresh all night long. Throughout, we’ll focus on two of our favorite makeup designers: PAUL & JOE BEAUTE and Jemma Kid Makeup School.

Apply Primer

Primers are mainly known for their ability to even out rough skin. Continue reading New Year’s Makeup: How to Make It Last All Evening

Makeup Organization – Clear Acrylic Makeup Organizer

Makeup Organization - Clear Acrylic Makeup Organizer

Can’t find that lipstick again? Running late and just need that eyeliner? Is your makeup collection in a mess spread all over your vanity bench top? Are you forever looking for your favourite makeup items only to be frustrated when you can’t find them straight away? I have found this innovative product to get your makeup collection organised and looking great. Continue reading Makeup Organization – Clear Acrylic Makeup Organizer

Bridal Hair and Makeup Trials: Why Are They Important?

You only get married once and if something goes wrong, you won’t be able to go back and undo the disaster that might have or occurred. Everything must be double-checked and secured down to the last detail and this includes your bridal hair and makeup. Thus, hair and makeup trials are essential to make sure you, the bride, are happy until the end of the wedding.

When are hair and makeup trials done?

Ideally, the trials must take place a few weeks before the actual wedding. To be safe, it must be done at least 2 or 3 weeks before your wedding. Continue reading Bridal Hair and Makeup Trials: Why Are They Important?