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The Best Felt Tip Liquid Eyeliner Pens for 2021

Of all the beauty products, eyeliner has to be my favorite and there really is nothing more satisfying than having an amazingly formulated liquid eyeliner that glides on effortlessly for a perfect line and has the rich black pigment to match the darkness of my soul. It almost brings a tear (an imaginary tear, we don’t want to mess up our amazing eyeliner!) to one’s eye. In this post, I’m going to attempt to introduce you to the best drugstore liquid eyeliners out there, and ones that you can also easily get from Amazon!

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18 Makeup Brushes You Absolutely Have to Have and How to Use Them

Often when I meet clients for the first time and I open my brush kit containing ‘just’ 48 makeup brushes (don’t worry, I’m only going to recommend the 18 makeup brushes you need and how to use them in this article) their faces either show signs of bewilderment and wonder or, if you’re like me, the first time I opened my brush kit, complete overwhelm! Why on earth would you need 48 different brushes!? Little did I know, as a makeup artist on a busy day, that I would be wishing I had more! 48 different kinds…

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Makeup’s Glamorous History

Makeup is an almost indispensable part of every woman’s life these days but did you know where makeup’s glamorous history all began? No? Okay, yes, besides being a makeup addict, I am also somewhat of a makeup nerd, so these things are important to me! So, let me show you how and where the history of makeup all began. A long, long, looooong time ago… The use of cosmetics spans at least 7,000 years and is present in almost every society on earth. Cosmetic body art is argued to have been the earliest form of ritual in human culture. The...

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Makeup in the Time of Lockdown

With Covid becoming the new norm, many of us are finding ourselves either trading our office jobs for a home office (with help from technologies like Zoom), pivoting and adapting our own businesses from home during lockdown, or are sadly without work. Just as the celebrated Nobel prize-winning author, Gabriel García Márquez, wrote of the struggles South American communities experienced during the late 1800s in his book Love in the Time of Cholera, so too are we facing similar upheavals during our time. One such upheaval is our loss of ‘normal’ brought about by lockdown and, for many women, the...