Tutorial: How to put on false eyelashes

I’ve been really getting into falsies lately (I’m Asian and I have no lashes so I need all sorts of help). At first I was completely daunted, but after doing them at home twice, I managed to put them on on a moving train. There are a lot of methods out there for putting on false eyelashes, but this is …

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Guest Post: How to Apply Eye Makeup on Asian Eyes

Today I’ve got a guest makeup picture tutorial by Patricia of MakeupMew on a topic that I definitely need training on – how to apply makeup on Asian eyes (although mine are a right doozy – not quite double, possibly triple, definitely kind of hooded!) Hopefully this is helpful for those of you with tricky eyelids… I personally find it …

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How to curl thick Asian hair with a hair straightener

I love romantic curly hair, but I’m scared of my curling iron – too much exposed metal! I recently discovered that you can curl hair quite well using a hair straightener, which is a lot less scary for a butterfingers like me to use on the back of my head where I can’t quite see it (I’ve also been thinking …

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DIY Custom Lipstick; or, How to use up old lippie part 1

Today I’ve got a DIY project to show you, that I’m very proud of – mixing lipsticks to get custom colours. I’ve recently started buying lippie, inspired by the likes of Michaela and Ling. As a rookie lipstick buyer/wearer, I have a whole collection of shades that look terrible on me – they’d be great if they were sheer, but …

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Four makeup tips every girl should know

Happy Friday! Today I have a guest post about makeup tips, something I’m not completely confident in yet – so instead here is some advice from Isabella Franklin, who knows a bit more about this than I do… Editor at Large If you slap on the same concealer and blusher every day with little to no thought, it might be …

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Troubleshooting PVA peel off base coat

A lot of people have asked me questions about Essence/PVA base coat since my original post on it – I’ve gathered here some of the most common questions and some solutions that seem to work, after some trial and error. Some of the solutions weren’t thought up by me, but by clever ladies who’ve contacted me on Twitter, or are …

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