Long gone are the days of eye-catching burgundies and neon pinks: now a gentle application of a subtle peach powder is all the blush you’ll need. In some instances, going over the top with cosmetics can be fun, such as trying out a daring streak of red across your lips or thickening those ticks at the corners of your eyes for that cat eye look, but when it comes to accentuating your skin colour, it’s sometimes best to stick to as little makeup as possible. That’s how celebrities such as Made in Chelsea’s Millie Mackintosh and Jennifer Lopez manage to create such beautiful, natural looks.
Whether you’re health conscious or just lack the ability to catch a tan, sometimes you just have to fake it! There’s nothing wrong with applying a little tinted moisturiser or adding a touch of colour to your legs and arms to give you a flattering bronzed look, especially during the warmer months when you’re likely to be showing a little more flesh. Continue reading
It’s finally happened: summer is here, sort of, and that means it’s time to look at holidays in the sun, pop to the beach and pop on our shorts again – hurrah! Of course, it does also mean that it’s time to get the pins out and look at them critically. If, like me, you’re not a great fan of the colder months and only manage to get through winter by layering up (tights, leggings AND jeans!), it’s likely that your legs have turned a bewitching and almost luminescent shade. Fear not, ladies, for I’m here to let you know the best products out there if you want to fake it to make it.
Your cosmetic routine should be specifically tailored to get the best from your facial attributes, but all the makeup in the world can’t make you look your best if your hair is having a shocker. If your face is an exquisite renaissance portrait, your hair should be the gilt-edged frame that holds the whole look together, but haircare is all too often undervalued, by both men and women. Here’s what you should – and shouldn’t – be doing to get the best from your barnet.