Makeup

Six Of The Best Non-Chocolate Advent Calendars Of 2014

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With recent news of chocolate shortages, we've decided that this year's Christmas advent calendar choice might have to be less cocoa-filled. (If not f...

Women In India Can Finally Work As Make-Up Artists

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Women in India will finally be allowed to work as makeup artists after nearly 60 years of exclusion. In ridiculously archaic guidelines from unions...

What's in My Handbag? September 2014

Susannah Taylor | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Susannah Taylor

I got this bag at Bicester Village as I live quite close, it was an absolute bargain. It's sturdy, strong, fits my laptop, and I absolutely love it!

How Much Photoshopping Actually Goes Into A Beauty Ad?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Ever wondered how much editing actually takes place before a beauty advert reaches your TV screen? Well, now you can experience how much photoshopp...

21 Stunning Halloween Makeup Ideas

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Here's the deal: you've been invited to a Halloween shindig and after endlessly scouring the internet for costume ideas, you've given up. Luckily f...

These Halloween Transformations Are Incredible

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Introducing Lucia Pittalis: the female makeup artist capable of morphing into Rocky Balboa with the swish of a brush. Italian makeup artist, po...

How to Do Sculpting and Highlighting

Susannah Taylor | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Susannah Taylor

Thanks to the likes of Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Lopez, chiselled features and defined cheekbones have made a comeback from the 80s. Face sculpting can include hollowing our your cheekbones, contouring your nose and highlighting the apples of your cheeks.

These Celebrity Make-Up Transformations Are Incredible

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

While mere mortals struggle with applying liquid eyeliner, Filipino TV star Paolo Ballesteros can transform his whole face to replicate his favourite ...

Top 10 Modern Beauty Classics

Susannah Taylor | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Susannah Taylor

After spending years being asked what she was using on her models' faces during shoots to give them such flawless skin, Charlotte finally bottled the magic elixir for us to buy. Once massaged into the skin, it is absorbed straight away meaning you can apply makeup almost instantly.

The Cheap Beauty Supers

Susannah Taylor | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Susannah Taylor

You don't always have to go high-end and high-cost to find a cult product. Here are our top buys under £15

The Hashtag #makeuptransformation Might Just Be Our New Favourite Thing On The Internet

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Comedy

If you want to amuse yourself for a few, ooh, days, then we highly recommend checking out the hashtag #makeuptransformation on Twitter and Instagram. ...

'Electronic Makeup' Totally Transforms This Model's Face

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Tech

Makeup artists and CGI engineers are usually thought of as being enemies, not friends. This video shows their future might be together, not apart. ...

It's All About the Eyebrows

Amanda Elias | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Elias

Eyebrows are extremely important, if you haven't seen the pictures of celebrities without eyebrows circulating then you definitely want to google it, if not just to laugh but to also see how annoyingly beautiful Jessica Alba still looks!

New Trends in Tokyo

Charlotte Cave | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Charlotte Cave

Just landed back from shooting four issues of autumn winter fashion in Tokyo. When you go all that way, no point just doing one story when there is so much to say - what a world. What an experience. Misty, humid and hot - as a hair stylist, one could worry about the hair but luckily we are all about 90's grunge: neon wigs, plaits and fifties quiffs; damp air couldn't touch us.

Make Up - It's Fake

Archie Damant | Posted 31.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Archie Damant

Makeup is the bane of any teenage girls life. It's made to seem like you'll gain confidence and become overall a better person. But really all it does is wreck your confidence and make you look a caked troll. Surely natural beauty is the way forward?

Top Tips For Your Summer Holiday Beauty Look

Laura Pearson-Smith | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Pearson-Smith

Many people struggle with their Summer holiday beauty look. When you are lying by the pool, on or the beach in the sun, you want to feel comfortable and look flawless.

From Star Wars To White Walker: Stunning Make-Up Transformations

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Make-up artist Elsa Rhae painstakingly spends up to three hours pulling together these dramatic, stop-you-in-your-tracks looks (especially the Game of...

Is Makeup Our Hijab?

Valdemar Alsop | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Valdemar Alsop

Are we truly to believe that the world's women can't be beautiful without resorting to a bit of slap? Our continued existence and propensity for procreation suggests otherwise.

These Tiny Eyelid Paintings Are Mindblowing

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Most women tend to use a touch of mascara and a flash of eyeliner to make our eyes stand out - but one lady takes eye make-up to a whole new level. ...

Leg Make Up Is Just One Step Too Far

Clare Finney | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Clare Finney

We can run, cycle, work, play and flaunt our legs a thousand times more freely than our Georgian equivalents. Yet with this comes the important caveat: throughout - and in spite of - hard work and activity, our appearance must remain without flaws.

Reaction to No Makeup Selfies Reveals How Most of Us Really Feel About Cosmetics

The Conversation UK | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Conversation UK

What do you think the opposite sex finds attractive in you? If you're a guy, do you think that women prefer bulging muscles and washboard abs? Or, if you're a woman, maybe you think men prefer skinny girls, like the ones we see on the catwalk? If so, you're likely mistaken.

Say Eye Do to Liquid Eyeliner

Nina Leykind | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nina Leykind

Looking at the runway reports it's clear that liquid eyeliner is the lynchpin to many of the beauty looks on show. Mastering the perfect cat eye or winged out graphic liner is something that manages to elude many of us. As the famous meme states never ask a girl with winged liner why she's late!

Give Your Mum A Real Mother's Day Treat - Some Rest

Sarah McGiven | Posted 24.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

I asked my parent friends what they would most like for Mother's Day and the first answer was universally 'sleep', followed by the traditional flowers and chocolates. So why not give sleep related, or at least rest-themed Thank You gifts this Sunday?

Beautiful Vanity: The #nomakeupselfie

Rebecca Myers | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Myers

Narcissism. Isn't it awful? Isn't it just the worst? You open your newsfeed and you see Instagram galore, "look how amazing my life is xoxo", and accidentally EXTREMELY CAREFULLY LIT stunningly beautiful superhuman selfies, as far as the eye can see.

Weekend Shopping: Queen Bee Style

Sarah McGiven | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

Last spring saw one the release of the most perfect fashion collections in recent memory, from Alexander McQueen. Based around bees and women as worker bees, this fantastically visual theme was cross-pollinated with the brand's dark romance. Immaculate construction ensured each elegant look was executed in the most high fashion way.