Showing posts from October, 2015

Brushology: Make-up brushes and how to use them

Hello everyone! Make-up brushes   can easily take any make-up look to the next level.  If you are new to make-up, you should definitely know about different types of brushes and their uses.     With so many types of make-up brushes, going into a beauty store and picking out the right make-up brush can be intimidating.  There are various brushes for your face, eyes, lips and brows.  And although it isn’t a brush, a blending sponge, is perfect for a flawless-looking skin .   Check out the "visual brush class" below for more information! Source Let me know which tool you couldn’t live without!  Personally, I need my blending sponge and powder brush to do my make-up. Related post: A guide to make-up brushes: Which ones to use and when

The ultimate eyeliner guide

Hello everyone! Want to up your eyeliner game?   Stuck for eyeliner ideas?  Maybe this illustrated eyeliner guide  from  might give you some inspiration!  The way you apply your eyeliner  can transform your make-up look in a big way.  From big bold strokes to delicate flicks, there’s an eyeliner style for every occasion. Check out these 11 stunning eyeliner looks:     via My signature eyeliner look is the "classic bar".  What's yours?  Leave a comment and let me know! Related posts: Open flame liner?! White eyeliner tips and tricks

Outfit inspiration (Halloween edition) - Where's Wally? (Waldo)

Hello everyone! Halloween is quickly approaching so  today I want to share  with  you an  easy, last-minute costume  idea .  Want to dress up as  Wally   from  Where's Wally?   (aka Waldo)  this Halloween ?  -  Easy!   You can probably make this costume  from clothes you already have!   Wally's distinctive outfit includes a red and white striped shirt, beanie, black glasses and jeans .   The striped shirt and jeans might look like a normal, everyday outfit, but once you add the glasses and a red and white pom-pom beanie, you won't be mistaken for anyone but Wally/Waldo.  And don't forget the brown shoes and messenger bag to complete the costume.  You can also add a walking cane if you can find one.  What are you going to be for Halloween?   Similar posts: Outfit inspiration (Halloween edition) - Wednesday Addams Outfit inspiration (Halloween edition) - The Little Mermaid

Cleansing and minimizing the appearance of pores

Hello everyone! Let's make one thing clear, pore size is determined mainly by our genes.  Pores may also become larger with age or excessive sun exposure.  However, pores can definitely appear larger and more noticeable when they become clogged with dirt, oil and dead skin cells.  An effective cleansing and exfoliation regimen is   essential to keep pores clean and minimizing their appearance. The most effective approach in minimizing pores is by keeping them clean and clear at all times.   Check out these blog posts to learn more/view additional   DIY beauty recipes to help you cleans and minimize your pores.  The beauty benefits of ice The holy grail of toners! DIY: Deep cleansing pore strips DIY: Enzyme peel mask Scrub your face with sodium bicarbonate! Baking soda beauty tips! Lemons for clear skin The amazing beauty benefits of honey Banana peel skincare?! Also , check out the i nfographic below:   The ultimate steps to cleansing and shrinking your pores .

Tag post: Halloween questions

Hello everyone! October is finally here - Kids are back in school and the weather is starting to get a little chilly.  But most importantly, Halloween is almost here!  So today I'm  going  to answer some Halloween related  questions . 1.  What’s your favourite horror movie?   Horror/ Thriller is my favourite  genre.  Here are some of my favourite: Stir of Echoes   (1999),  The Others   (2001),  "Frágiles" ( Fragile ) (2005),  "El Orfanato"  ( The Orphanage )   (200 7 ).   I actually love Spanish horror movies, French comedy and Italian drama.  2. If you were in a horror movie, how far do you think you would get? (Five minutes, halfway, all the way to the end credits…?) All the way to the end credits, duh!  3. Favourite scary video game? I'm not much of a gamer. 4. Favourite scary story? The ghost stories my   nanna   (grandma) used to tell me and my brother when we were little. 5. What’s one unusual thing that y