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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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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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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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