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5 Best Setting Powders

When it comes to setting powders, not all are created equally. Although using the correct techniques to set your face and apply powder are essential to help your makeup look great, using a powder of high quality is just as important.

Too Faced Primed & Poreless Setting Powder

A tried, true and tested favourite, the Too Faced Primed & Poreless Loose Setting Powder has been an essential in my collection for many years. The formula is extremely finely milled which means it never looks cakey and is great for setting concealer under the eyes.

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makeup tip 💄💋

I see so many girls at school wearing expensive makeup bc they think that is what will make them pretty. I get so many compliments on my makeup and I use cheap products. Yes, I do buy some expensive things but for the most part it’s just drugstore makeup. the best thing you can do is buy affordable makeup and do your makeup right bc it’s a huge confidence booster. i highly recommend nyx and rimmel. not only do i use those brands but i order from colourpop which is really cheap and fantastic!

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BEGINNERS MAKEUP KIT:

heres a few of my holy grail makeup products that i still use and that are great and affordable for beginners!

foundation:
• Maybelline Fit Me! - Matte + Poreless (for oily-normal skin)
• Maybelline Fit Me! - Dewy + Smooth (for dry-normal skin)
• L'Oreal tru match super blendable liquid makeup
• L'Oreal infallible pro-matte foundation (for oily - combination skin)
• milani 2-in-1 foundation + concealer

concealer:
• maybelline age rewind concealer
• L.A girl pro conceal
• Maybelline fit me concealer

primer:
• Maybelline baby skin instant pore eraser

highlighters/illuminators:
• Hard Candy sheer glow all the way face & body illuminator (can double as a primer)
• physicians formula shimmer strips
• NYX illuminator (can double as a primer)

powder/finishing spray:
• airspun translucent extra coverage loose face powder
• rimmel stay matte long lasting pressed powder
• covergirl translucent professional loose powder
• L'Oreal infallible pro-spray and makeup extender, setting spray

bronzer:
• nyc smooth skin face powder, bronzing
• rimmel natural bronzer
• wet n wild color icon bronzer
• milani baked bronzer

blush:
• milani baked blush
• Maybelline dream bouncy blush

mascara:
• Maybelline great lash mascara
• L'Oreal teloscopic mascara
• Maybelline the colassal mascara

eyebrows:
• L'Oreal brow stylist definer brow liner
• Nyx wonder brow pencil
• milani stay put brow color
• elf cosmetics brow kit

eyeshadow:
• covergirl truNaked eyeshadow palettes
• Maybelline color tattoos
• milani everyday eyes eyeshadow collection

eyeliner:
• Jesse eyeliner
• Maybelline amster precise liquid eyeliner

lips:
• milani color statement lipstick
•revlon color stay ultimate liquid lipstick
• milani amore matte lip creme

eyelashes:
• any ardell lashes

brushes:
• real techniques brushes
• ecotools brushes

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FESTIVAL HAIR & MAKEUP

Summer is in full swing and so are the festivals! So I have teamed up with Wella Shockwaves to bring you this jewelled double-dutch braid hair tutorial paired with an embellished makeup look, perfect for the Summer season.
Click the play button above to see how to achieve this fun look!

Shockwaves kindly supplied me with Rimmel makeup for this tutorial, so it’s all affordable and you can pop down to your local high street to pick up the products required to recreate this look.

Enjoy!  


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Day 15

Sunset Nails!

It’s been a while since I’ve done any gradient nails and I loved getting round to doing some again! 

I’ve found I always do my nails so that they are the right way up for me but I notice a lot of people do it the other way round…I think it does make it slightly harder to photograph for me, everything’s kind of ended up upside down in this one!

Products used-

Yellow- OPI in Exotic Birds Do Not Tweet

Orange- OPI in No Tan Lines

Orangey red- OPI in Living On The Bula-Vard!

Red- Rimmel in Queen of Tarts

Black- Sinful Nail Enamel in Voodoo

Topcoat- Barry M in Plumpy Topcoat

Day 36

Mosaic/Stained Glass/Bright Patterned Nails!

These were originally supposed to look like a mosaic or stained glass but after I finished them I realised they looked more like the pattern from a classic 90s tracksuit…oh well, I don’t mind too much!

Products used-

Purple- Rimmel in Lovey Dovey

Blue- OPI in Super Trop-i-cal-i-fijiistic

Red- Rimmel in Queen Of Tarts

Orange- OPI in No Tan Lines

Yellow- OPI in Exotic Birds Do Not Tweet

Green- Rimmel in Loosey Goosey

Pink- OPI in Two-Timing The Zones

Black- Acrylic paint