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The Quick Cat Eye

June 20, 2016

Realised I had not shared a video in a long time and when I starting watching some make up videos yesterday (realised I needed a beauty overhaul!) I thought how perfect this one was by Lisa Eldridge. When you are really short on time, but want that cat eye flick, follow her simple steps!

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Age Defying Beauty

April 12, 2014

We all know that make up is a life saver. Our indispensable tool to cover up blemishes and conceal our dark shadows – the result of too many nights with too little sleep. Having a naturally young looking face for my age I love how a bit of cover up and sweep of mascara can make me look and feel my age. I think that is what is most important looking your age and not trying to be any younger or older than you are. I have noticed however the increasing numbers of girls who slap on layers of make up in an attempt I assume to look older when really they are spoiling the enjoyment of not NEEDING it.

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I have met many girls who on first impressions I assume to be the same age as myself, but I soon discover, as on one occasion recently, that a girl is only 16 when she wears enough foundation and eye make up to be at least 20. Unable to hide my surprise at this girls actual age I said how much older she looked and she happily replied with ‘oh thank you!’ But was my remark a compliment? While it may be flattering to appear older than you are, the problem soon escalates to acting like you are older. With the rise of teenage celebrities ¬†having a huge influence on the lives of younger generations I am not surprised that so many girls feel the pressure to keep up. On top of that I don’t know if magazines like Miss Vogue or Teen Vogue encourage this speedy transition from child to adult or just simply nurture it?

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Spooky Eyes

October 26, 2013

I must admit that I am very bad at getting into the spirit of Halloween. What is appealing about horror and gore? Well, if you feel the same way as me then I have a solution to looking like you have made some sort of ‘effort’. Eye make up can become the centre piece of your outfit and won’t cost you loads like a completely new costume. It is worth taking a ¬†look at the images below and having a go at experimenting first, I wouldn’t leave it until the 31st otherwise you will make a panicked mess! I have yet to think of my costume but my eye make up will be posted up next week!

Halloween Eye Make Up

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