Transforming day make-up into glamorous evening make-up

Transforming day make-up into glamorous evening make-up

For general daily make-up, we all like to keep it pretty simple. I am personally known for a very subtle ...

SB Maternity Beauty

SB Maternity Beauty

Bringing a child into this world is an amazing, awe-inspiring experience and a great privilege. Still, you will agree with ...

Turn your eyes from Drab to va-va-voom Fab!

Turn your eyes from Drab to va-va-voom Fab!

In our last article about the eyes we touched on the importance of well-groomed brows and a flawless canvas for ...

The secret to a lasting, radiant glow

The secret to a lasting, radiant glow

Suppose I told you there was an effortless way to achieve a healthy, youthful glow no matter how tired you ...

Why bother with make-up brushes?

Why bother with make-up brushes?

When I decided to create my make-up collection for the African woman, I thought long and hard about what products ...

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While training with MAC cosmetics in the U.S, we learned the key skills a professional Make-Up-Artist should always have under their belt.  One of the foremost we had to master was the art of doing eyebrows. The importance of this step cannot be overemphasized. Well-groomed eyebrows frame your face and provide a professional, neat appearance with or without makeup. Here [...]

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If you have a dark olive, bronze, rich beige or black complexions then you have dark skin tone. Colors such as red violet/fuchsia, deep black, burgundy and lavender with red undertones are most suitable for dark skin tones. When I was training with MAC Cosmetics back in the USA, there was a sister (as African-Americans affectionately call each other) who [...]

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As you grow older your skin becomes more sensitive.  But some people have naturally sensitive skin. For this, it’s most likely that when it comes to makeup application there is the worry and discomfort of having to deal with skin problems and irritation. If you know you have this kind of skin then it’s important to know the type of [...]

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Am I the only one feeling the heat? Temperatures are rising and there are no signs that it will get cold anytime soon. Let’s face it, with this kind of weather you need make up that wont slide off your face. Hence, the great cosmetics scientists developed waterproof makeup which enhances natural skin tone and ensures it stays PUT on [...]

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Multi-use make up is all about using a make-up product to serve different purposes. Multi-use make-up comes in handy especially during the broke seasons like the beginning of the year or when you are travelling and you want to travel light. Here are a few of those make up products. Shadow: You can use a neutral shadow to bring that [...]

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Choosing the right make up is essential but many women go wrong because they don’t know which colours go well with their skin tone and the diverse number of makeup products in the market doesn’t seem to make the situation any easier. With a little know-how when choosing your makeup, it will feel like a walk in the park. First, [...]

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A bronzer is applied on your skin to help it achieve a sexy golden look and darken your complexion subtly. They are available in powder, cream and gel form. If you have oily skin consider powder bronzer while those with dry skin should invest in quality cream bronzers. Bronzer can help you mask features such as a wide nose, help [...]

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Face powder is an important constituent in your makeup kit. Most women are afraid to apply face powder because they believe it will make their makeup look heavy and make them look older. On the contrary, powder is used to; 1. Reduce the shine on your face or the excess oily areas of your skin. 2. It can be used [...]

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Choosing the right make up is essential but many women go wrong because they don’t know which cosmetics go well with their skin tone and the diverse number of makeup products in the market doesn’t seem to make the situation any easier. With a little know-how you can learn how you can match your makeup to your skin tone, making [...]

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Not everyone has flawless skin but it’s something that most women desire. We use makeup to enhance our natural beauty, bringing out our best features with the illusion of flawless skin. How then can this be achieved? First and foremost you should find out what works for you; we all have different skin types; oily, dry, normal, combination with dark [...]

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