Current Make Up Wishlist and What to be looking out for!

Here are the top 5 make up items that i’m currently lusting over, and I WILL be purchasing in the near future.

Too Faced Born This Way Foundation

I love any Too Faced product, but this foundation from the reviews and swatches I’ve seen looks to die for!! Its full coverage, dewy and luminous , everything we desire in a foundation however if you’re oily like me you may want to carry a powder round with you! On this image is beauty guru Shaaaanxo and you can see how amazing this looks. It comes in around £29 and you can purchase this from http://www.debenhams.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/prod_10701_10001_154614104999_-1

Anastasia Beverly Hills Illuminator

LOOK AT THAT GLOW… is all I can say. These creamy powder highlighters come in 4 shades, so hollywood, peach nectar, riviera and starlight. I’d be happy with any of them, they’re super pigmented and glowy and this will be my next purchase!! The shade in the picture is peach nectar. They come in around £28!

https://www.cultbeauty.co.uk/anastasia-beverly-hills-illuminator.html?gclid=Cj0KEQjw75yxBRD78uqEnuG-5vcBEiQAQbaxSHYJeCnifGGxAalMExmID4XqYRR_v9qec8QnfTt8JtwaAjwa8P8HAQ

Anastasia Beverly Hills Cream Contour kit

Here pictured is Beauty guru Carli Bybel deciding whether the ABH cream contour kits are a hit or miss. I haven’t personally tried the kits yet as I’ve been debating buying them for a while. This is because I’ve always used separate items to highlight and contour , such as dark and light concealers and never thought to use an actual kit.
It’s also quite pricey coming in around £39.99 but the beauty gurus of the world all say its worth it!!

https://www.cultbeauty.co.uk/anastasia-beverly-hills-pro-series-contour-cream-kit.html?gclid=Cj0KEQjw75yxBRD78uqEnuG-5vcBEiQAQbaxSEP-xILXLYCDZayQyz0gL1wWRP9zlTsKzFj392TmEhgaApFC8P8HAQ

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My favourite lip glosses and liquid lipsticks for Autumn | Review and Swatches

Favourite lipglosses

Certain colours we wear in Autumn really complement the colours in the air, the ground, the trees and usually we run with the theme of oranges, burgundy, browns and this applies to make up too.

I’ve picked out 4 lip colours that i feel will compliment all make up colours that are fall appropriate.

2 of them glossy lip colours and 2 liquid matte finish lipsticks.

Lipglosses 

Smashbox legendary lip gloss in Disco Rose –

This colour is absolutely beautiful , a proper “glossy” gloss however it’s really pigmented so much so there doesn’t even need to be a lipstick underneath!! The rose shade is perfect for fall eyes , oranges, browns , purples etc. I’m gonna wear this colour for the rest of the year!! This was sent as a sample to me so I’m unsure of the price.

Chanel Lipgloss in 46 – 

This lipgloss is absolutely to die for!!! Looks great over a brown lipstick or by itself. Its taupe/mauve shade is completely the colour of the season. Its versatile and will look good over purples, browns, nudes and pinks. Its a little pricey at £22 but will last you forever as you don’t need much for 1 application.

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Liquid Lipsticks

MUA Luxe Velvet liquid lipstick in Halcyon

This bargain liquid lipstick is 100% one of the best I’ve ever used and at an amazing price of £4 you can’t go wrong. The consistency is thick but not too drying, the colour is nudey/pinkey/mauve shade and it lasts all day without flaking or drying, I’m going to buy every shade!!

Lime Crime Velvetine Collection in Salem – 

This liquid lipstick is the bomb.com , the shade isn’t for the faint hearted as its extremely dark BUT should you dare to wear it I personally feel it will suit all skin tones in different ways. This particular lipstick is around £13 but much like the other one will completely last all day and night if you left it !! its creamy, super pigmented, quite difficult to apply because of the dark colour, does need a bit of practice! Once you have mastered it, is totally worth it.
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The best Halloween make up tutorials on the internet

Stuck for halloween ideas?

Have a look through these tutorials to give you an idea on what to do with your make up on halloween if you’re dressing up for a party!

Nicole Guerriero – Little Red “Rotting” Hood

Make up by Leyla – Feline Glam

PollyAnne B – Black Swan make up tutorial

Chrisspy – Halloween half skull

These are by far my favourite halloween tutorials, great range, still keeping it glam but scary too!! email me on makeupbyamylou@gmail.com if you attempt any of these i’d love to see!!!

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How to find your perfect celebrity hair colour.

Its amazing how many hair colours that are actually available. All of us are guilty of looking at pictures of celebrities then taking said picture to our local salon (even me) only to be told our hair won’t end up that way. It’s disappointing.

However this picture gives us a rough guide into the different tones and styles that are available and what kind of skin tone do they suit?

Are you a bombshell blonde like taylor swift or a bodacious brunette like kim kardashian?

leave me a comment and let me know your favourite hair colour!
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Current 5 Celebrity Make Up Crushes

We all know what its like, if you’re a make up fanatic like me then you too will constantly be yearning for that celebrity make up look. Flawless, fresh, polished. So today i’m letting you know who I think is wearing the BEST looking make up, and what are their make up must haves?

Eva Longoria
Red carpet princess
Spokesperson for L’Oréal, she is a huge fan of the True Match Foundation collection. She swears by moisturising your face for youthful skin, and using a blush with shimmer for a red carpet glow!

Kylie Jenner
Beauty Queen at just 18
Kylie is the Queen of make up already, her make up tutorials with Hrush are second to none. Kylie is all about her lips and lashes.
Her favourite lipliner: MAC Spice, Whirl and Stripdown
Her favourite contour and highlight: Anastasia Beverly Hills powder contour kit
Her favourite foundation: Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation

JLo
Best at Glowing Glam
Never underestimate the power of a nude lip—and Jennifer can wear a nude a million different ways!ips. The shade at the Globes was pale with a slight “silver” and “pinkish” undertone. Giorgio Armani Lip Pencil in 1—”the nude of nudes,” was used as a base for L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro Lip Colour in Neverending Nutmeg.

Khloe Kardashian
Fan of contouring and flawless base!
Her favourite primer: Giorgio Armani Light Master Primer.
Her favourite foundation: Chanel Vitalumière Aqua in 60 Beige
Her Favourite highlighter: Urban Decay Naked Illuminated Powder

Gigi Hadid
Model Behaviour
Super pretty Goddess of Glow has recently burst onto the A list scene with her beautiful blonde locks and natural make up and I love it! Her VMA’s look was to die for. She has been known to use a lot of Maybelline , which is my favourite high street make up brand!


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