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What makeup and beauty products did I get for my birthday?

Last month I had my birthday but didn't do any big celebration. That doesn't mean I didn't get to receive a few good presents :-). Some of these presents were make up and beauty products, of course! For starters, I got some cash from close family that partly went to buying makeup and beauty products… Continue reading What makeup and beauty products did I get for my birthday?

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Summer Makeup – application tips for extreme heat

When Sarah of the lifewithlilred blog gave a shout out for a collaboration with anyone wanting to write about a summer topic as a guest on her blog thought this is it, I HAVE to finally write this post because who likes dripping makeup, right?

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Locker room beauty talk

Yes, I very much am self-conscious when make-up free in public but I decided that as far as swimming is concerned that's where even I can draw the vanity line.

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Travelling and packing lightly

Light makeup and me don't mix very well. Which is why I always struggle with what few products to take along with me when travelling.

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2nd year blogversary and a (make-up) surprise!

Today marks my blog's anniversary. It's been 2 years already since I first embarked on this make-up learning and blogging journey! I haven't always been consistent with my blog writing or practicing my make-up skills enough. A day job and life in general tends to get in the way of favourite past times like that.… Continue reading 2nd year blogversary and a (make-up) surprise!

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Professional photoshoot – Part 1

The lovely Marie, one of the photoshoot models I had the pleasure of working with Today I had the pleasure of doing the makeup for a corporate photoshoot and was very excited and anxious at the same time as this was my first ever professional gig as a makeup artist! I was very honoured to… Continue reading Professional photoshoot – Part 1

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Back to makeup basics (and blogging)

It's been ten (yes, 10!) whole months since I last posted on my makeup blog.  Swiftly moving on from the shame and embarrassment of that realisation I want to return to my promise in my last blog post and restart by writing about the No. 1 lesson I was taught from my makeup instructor: hygiene and sanitation.… Continue reading Back to makeup basics (and blogging)

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Impulsive makeup buys

Hands up who else is also guilty of trying a new brand of lipstick, eye pencil or shadow, liking it, buying it, only to discover when they get home that it's almost an exact replica of a product shade they already own. This has happened to me multiple times. I must have accidentally bought at… Continue reading Impulsive makeup buys

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My make-up classes – Dedicated to my father

The inspiration for starting this blog came from my spur-of-the-moment decision last April to enrol in a makeup academy which is within walking distance from my place of work. As I have mentioned before, I've always been fascinated by make up and colours and spent a lot of money in products so I thought that taking… Continue reading My make-up classes – Dedicated to my father

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Beauty preparations for my summer holiday

Call me weird but when I am preparing for a holiday I also plan my beauty regime just before my travel.