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MLM Companies

What is MLM? Well in short it means multi level marketing! It is a marketing strategy in which the sales force is compensated not only for sales they generate, but also for the sales of the other salespeople that they recruit. This recruited sales force is referred to as the participant’s “downline”, and can provide multiple levels of compensation. Firstly I would like to say MLM is NOT a pyramid scheme. How? Well If the money you make is based on your sales to the public,  ...

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Are you a Fake Tan Fanatic?

Fake tan is amazing…let’s face it, you can achieve almost any depth of tan all year round regardless of your natural colour…you don’t have the risk of skin cancer or premature ageing and the choice of products is almost unlimited! However, the mark is saturated with tanning products and it gets confusing which one is best for you! Should you choose a bottle that costs £50 or should you choose one that costs £5? What about a quick tanner or a gradual tanner? It can be quite costly to trial  ...

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Pain is Beauty

You’re in labour, contractions are coming on strong, your due to start pushing- what’s the first thought that comes into your head? Maybe it’s, will it be a boy or girl? Or, this better be worth it? Or, By God this hurts… But for one woman it was, where’s my contour brush? This New York-based makeup artist shared images of herself propped up in a hospital bed surrounded by palettes as she applied a full face of product . . . despite contractions. She says, “I was pausing during  ...

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Birchbox

Who’s heard of Birchbox? Wikipedia describes it as; Birchbox is a New York City-based online monthly subscription service that sends its subscribers a box of four to five selected samples of makeup, or other beauty related products. Basically for around £10 a month you can get a box sent to you filled with gorgeous beauty products. There are normally about 5 or 6 samples for you to try. At the moment (march) when you register you can get a free brush. But also if you use this link you can  ...

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The cilium effect

In Biology the common ‘eyelash’ is also known as The Cilium. The Cilium is a short microscopic hair-like vibrating structure found in large numbers on the surface of certain cells, either causing currents in the surrounding fluid, or, in some protozoans and other small organisms, providing propulsion. Aka an eyelash. I have accumulated 7 wonderful facts about your eyelashes that i think you will be quite surprised at. 1. They protect your eyes. Like our eyebrows, the tiny hairs  ...

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Sunday Lash Sessions

Today i had a photographer come in and photograph some of my products for me. Being an ex-photographer myself it was great to step back and watch someone else do all the work yet still have a fantastic outcome. We started with lips and moved on to eyes. We focused on one particular product- Moodstruck 3D Fiber Lashes + Mascara by Younique. What i love about this product is its two wands are made from incredibly natural ingredients. Apparently they are combined with green tea extracts and an  ...

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eBay Bargins

Today i thought i would mix my posts up a little. I wanted to show you what amazing bargins you can get on eBay. Over the past few years i have purchased many pieces of jewellery from eBay and on the whole they have been quite impressive. For the budgeteers and students out there, or those that don’t really care too much about using branded products, this bargain hunter list might just be what you’ve been needing. All of these ‘buy it now’ items are less than £0.99p  ...

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MMM BonBons

So Younqiue have released a new tinted lipbalm and called them Lip BonBons. Firstly i love the name BonBons but secondly each of the 5 shades are named after a different dessert. Vanilla Milkshake, Red Velvet Cake, Cherry Cobbler, Chocolate Truffle and Raspberry Cheesecake. So these beautiful lipbalms hydrate your lips with nourishing oils and fruit extracts and they also keep your lips looking brilliantly beautiful and supple! Due to the carefully selected ingredients the products  ...

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$150 for blusher

Would you pay $150 for blusher? Makeup brand Laduree have released a rose petal blusher made of papered rose petals. It comes in three shades which can be seen below. The blush is a DIY in itself. The rose petals/blush itself comes in a refill form in a plastic case and wrapped in a silk drawstring bag. There is a plastic pot with the Marie Antoinette-ish locket which must be purchased separately. Laduree advised to only transfer half of the petals into the pot, but let’s face it, no  ...

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Where do you do ‘it’?

I started off putting on my makeup each morning before work in my bathroom. The light wasn’t too horrific and it didn’t disturb my sleeping partner. However, I needed a better setup. Having done a bit of research i made my way to Lakeside, Essex, UK to Ikea where i found this lovely ‘Malm Dressing Table’. Its good quality wood combined with the glass sheet on top creates a beautiful set up for any MUA/ amateur makeup lover. You can both fix this product to the wall  ...

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