The Makeup Blog

All things makeup, hair and skincare

Teenage Skincare

‘For the first 30 years of your life, you get the skin you were born with, then you get the skin you deserve’. This quote shocked me in to taking care of my skin. I only wish I’d have known sooner. It is so important to take care of your skin from an early age,

Makeup to Feel Like a Queen – Dreamingless Magazine

Regal : Of, resembling, or fit for a monarch, especially in being magnificent or dignified. Monarchical? Magnificent? Regal? Me? No. If you’re anything like me after a special New Year’s Eve, then you too found yourself looking and feeling right at the other end of that noble scale. Never let it be said that beauty

Hair & Makeup Tips For Brides

Tips for brides Pinterest will seriously be your best friend over the coming months. Use it to look for wedding hair and make-up ideas, how to make your own favours or invites and to secretly pin bridal gown options to share with your bridesmaids and mother. Don’t do anything drastic with your hair in the

Cinderella – Dreamingless Magazine

When I was a little girl, I always dreamed of being Cinderella; aside from being kept in a basement, doing all of the housework and being told what to do, I thought of being whisked away to the ball by my friends, dressed beautifully and get to meet my Prince Charming. Of course, none of

Prepping and Pouting – Bath Chronicle

Lipsticks are my favourite piece of make-up. It can completely make a look and adding  a pop of lip colour to a fresh face really makes a difference. To make a lip colour really stand out from the crowd, its so important to know how to prep your lips first and how to apply it

Christmas Makeup 2015 – Bath Chronicle

Don’t shoot the messenger, but Christmas is coming. On the brightside, this does mean Christmas parties and yet another chance to get dressed up and (hopefully) dine out on the boss’ money! Velvet and cashmere textured foundations are the mother of all foundations at the moment giving a radiant feel that is still reasonably matte.

Skin Care and Hair Routine

I’m a sucker for a good on trend product. But what that really means is that I end up with a lot of products that I a) don’t like or b) just don’t work too well on my skin. It’s my 29th birthday tomorrow (woohoo) and over the past 15 years I have been trying

Makeup Hacks – Bath Chronicle

Tricks of the Trade If there was just one thing I could go and tell my teenage self about make-up, it would be to pick the right shade of concealer. I distinctly remember my dyed black hair, heavy eyeliner and almost white concealer under my eyes. It was a strong look. To save everyone the

How to Wear Pink – Dreamingless Magazine

Come on Barbie, lets go party. When I think of pink, I either think of the late 90s now defunct pop band Aqua singing ‘Barbie Girl’ or being five and crying because my mother was trying to force me in to a pretty little pink dress (not happening mother!). This year however, I’m seeing things

Making the Most of Your Lipstick

It breaks my heart when I get to the end of my favourite lipstick. Especially if the product has been discontinued (which always seems to happen). However did you know that there is still plenty left in the bullet? Take a spatula or the flat end of a spoon and dig right to the base