This year we have taken inspiration from everyone and everywhere when it comes to our makeup inspirations and fashion trends. We have closely followed bloggers and makeup artists from across the globe to bring you the latest trends and products (which we love!) So, it would only be right to celebrate our favourite ladies, whilst rounding up our favourite looks that they have kindly shown us for the Christmas period. More
December; the month of frantically rushing around the shops, making sure you have the ideal presents for your nearest and dearest. The season of tinsel, champagne and all things shiny… including several new sparkling outfits to celebrate!
Suddenly the shops are adorned with sequins, glitter and all things metallic, ready for the yearly excitement leading up to the midnight stroke. So, we’ve trawled through the Christmas mayhem to bring you the top looks for slaying the dazzling party season
Our Hollywood mirrors look amazing on a vanity table…and they look even better when you know the makeup around them is completely cruelty-free. Awareness of just how many brands are still associated with animal testing is constantly growing, encouraging more and more of us to think twice before we buy. What’s more, an EU grant was recently given to a UK alternative to animal testing (that uses human cells!) suggesting the future’s bright in terms of waving goodbye to testing on four-legged friends. However, until it’s in the mainstream, we’ve found five of our favourite ethical beauty brands for you to use and enjoy – with the assurance that no animals were harmed in the making of your look.
Now we’re not one for saying there are make up rules because you should always do what makes you feel happy. If that means using an eyeshadow as a highlighter on lipstick as a cheek tint then go for it. In the words of our favourite vlogger Jaclyn Hill – you do you. However there are some definite don’ts when it comes to makeup which we should all aim to avoid.
It’s no surprise our Hollywoods are a fave of beauty queens the world over – with LED lighting in a choice of two shades and a huge selection of styles and sizes, they’re the ultimate makeup accessory for achieving a flawless finish and perfecting complicated looks. However, as any makeup maven knows, the tools you use to achieve your look are equally as important – perhaps none more so than the trusty makeup brush.
From flawless foundation to extravagant eyeshadow – here’s a few of our fave makeup brush brands. Do you use any?