How to: rock the sultry cat-eye makeup trend

The dark and dramatic cat-eye cosmetic trend has been worn by some of the most glamorous women on the planet, turning heads when perfected by the likes of Taylor Swift, Angelina Jolie and Rihanna. You can even try the cat-eye makeup trend yourself, but it’s not a look for every outfit, every occasion and every style. So where and when should you try the cat-eye look? Read our how-to guide and start experimenting with this bold and sexy cosmetic look in the correct context.

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Your skin needs you! Learn how to moisturise and protect your precious hide from harm.

Moisturising tips for happy skin

Moisturising isn’t just a post-shave lifesaver, you know. Your skin isn’t supposed to be as dry as a bone; it ought to be naturally moist in order to retain its resilience, health and attractiveness. With such a bewildering array of products on offer though, how do you choose the right one for your skin? From utilising the best routine to how different products can affect an individual’s skin, here’s what we think everybody ought to learn about moisturising. Continue reading

What does your perfume say about you?

Choose your scent
Choosing a signature fragrance, whether it is for yourself or a loved one, is never an easy task. The challenging part is when the chosen fragrance needs to really capture the essence of said person. When selecting a scent, it’s always worth thinking beyond what kinds of smell they like. Their personality, what foods they’re into and even things such as their favourite music preferences can also now be taken into consideration. Oh, how far have we come since the days of purely buying a perfume, solely to smell a little bit nicer! So, we thought we’d have a little fun and go one step further. Check out our feature below and find out how to choose your fragrance to match your sporty pastime of choice.

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Valentine’s date night: cosmetic tips for that big date

1 - St Valentine's cosmetics

The last thing you need to worry about before your big date on Valentine’s Day is your makeup. Take a look at these cosmetic tips for that first date!

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Five cosmetic life hacks for when you’re in a rush!

When you smudge your eyeliner in a rush, don't start over again, thy this handy trick
If you’re anything like us here at Direct Cosmetics, not a week will go by when there’s at least one day where you’re running late for something important. Whether it’s the morning commute, an important job interview or a first date, a missed alarm or a ten minute snooze can spell disaster for your day. What if you haven’t the time to apply your cosmetics? You can’t leave the house without at least a little TLC! Fortunately, we’ve compiled these five brilliant cosmetic life hacks to ensure that you can rush out the door looking your very best next time. You can thank us later!

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