GLOSSY EYESHADOW The runway trend here is fairly simple in concept: the look of messy perfection. You can use any colour as the eyeshadow base or even go bare and just go straight for the gloss, but black or charcoal shadow seem to be most popular at the moment. Obviously, not a look for a… Continue reading How to Wear Runway Make-up Trends – Part 3
VIBRANT POPS OF COLOUR ON A MINIMALIST BACKGROUND The one trend that seems to be emerging this Spring/Summer 2017, is a sporty minimalism and simplicity. Even on the runway, where the outrageous and sometimes outlandish is the norm, the make-up looks have moments of individuality and uniqueness, but they’re not overloaded with a lot of peripheral… Continue reading How to Wear Runway Make-up Trends – Part 2
GLITTER LIPS/WINGED LINER/FULL DARK BROWS Take one feature you like and make that your focus. In the pic above, the glitter lips, the extended inner and outer corner sharply winged black eyeliner, the strong, full, dark eyebrows–look striking on the runway. In real life though, unless you really have the personality to pull this off, you’ll… Continue reading How to Wear Runway Make-up Trends in Real Life
As a former trained make-up artist and cosmetician, avid make-up and skincare junkie and lover of the written word, I’m writing this blog out of sheer interest and frustration. Over the years, I’ve seen make-up and skincare trends come and go, and come back again, but one thing in particular has me disturbed: the overtly… Continue reading What is this Blog About?
One woman’s quest to help other women sift through the clutter of their make-up drawers and decipher the pseudo-science of the cosmetics industry at large.